Nepal
| 21 Jan 2018 | 14:19

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - Constitution of Nepal in 2015 adopted three tiers of governments - central, provincial and local, decentralising the authority of the centre.

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Politics
Nepal
| 21 Jan 2018 | 14:18

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - Voters will be using pen to mark their vote instead of the usual Swastika stamp in the upcoming Nepal elections. 

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Politics
Europe
| 21 Jan 2018 | 14:17

DAVOS, Switzerland (The Straits Times/ANN) - The US President is expected to make his presence felt - this time in person - at the annual Swiss event.

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Politics, Regional
North America
| 21 Jan 2018 | 14:16

WASHINGTON (The Straits Times/ANN) - The shutdown of the government does not only reveal political partisanship in a divided country, but also deeper dysfunction within the government. 

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Politics
Thailand
| 21 Jan 2018 | 14:15

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Democrat MP sees attempts being made to ensure the junta returns to power.

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Politics
Thailand
| 21 Jan 2018 | 14:12

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Forest protection officials swoop on poachers of rare siamese rosewood.

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General, Environment
Malaysia
| 21 Jan 2018 | 14:08

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia (Sin Chew Daily/ANN) - Medical tourism generated RM5billion (USD $1.25 billion) of income for Malaysia last year with more than 920,000 foreign tourists from various countries seeking medical treatment here. The availability of halal food, mosques, medication and others also assisted Malaysia to overtake Thailand in this sector, said Lee Chee Leong, Deputy Finance Minister during a launching of PRG medical services.

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General, Economy
Thailand
| 21 Jan 2018 | 14:06

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Credibility of the junta and the anti-corruption agency are at stake.

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Politics
Japan
| 21 Jan 2018 | 14:01

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government is aiming to extend the status of residence (see below) period for foreigners who are preparing to set up businesses in Japan from the current six months to one year in the hope of attracting more foreign entrepreneurs. This specific six-month status of residence period is granted to such foreigners so they can procure funds and make other preparations.

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Business
Japan
| 21 Jan 2018 | 13:59

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Mika Yakushi once attempted suicide when he was a high school student, full of despair at the difficulty of living as a transgender person. About a decade later, he now savors being alive and helping students who face similar hardships.

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General