HA LONG, Vietnam (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Asean tourism growth has been hindered by development gaps, as well as weak infrastructure, service quality and human resources.
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Up to 13 movies are slated for release during the Lunar New Year holiday, a peak time for China’s box office.
THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Temperature across the country has dropped by 2-4 degree Celsius, according to National Centre for Hydrology and Meteorology (NCHM) official.
HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Vietnam has attracted 147 Public-private partnership projects worth a total VND1.14 quadrillion (US$52 billion), contributing significantly to improving infrastructure in the country.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Indonesia has taken up the chairmanship of the United Nations Security Council’s sanctions committee on counterterrorism this week, according to its envoy to the UN.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Yokozuna Kisenosato’s decision to retire as a sumo wrestler was met by much regret from many in the sport.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Nissan Motor Co. plans to sue former Chairman Carlos Ghosn for damages stemming from his alleged misconduct, according to sources.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - The government has agreed to abolish 0.02 per cent advance tax on sale and purchase of shares in the upcoming mini-budget. It was a major demand of the stock market players.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua has said that the scope of activities for international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) has been defined in accordance with the nation’s requirements.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - As the world celebrates the centenary of the International Labour Organisation this is an appropriate time for Pakistan to ponder the question of how far it has enabled its workers to enjoy the benefits of standards for their rights set by this agency of the United Nations.