SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Raising a rural population that has been declining for come 30 years has long been near the top of the government agenda, with some municipal governments resorting to helping pay for foreign brides.
SEOUL (The Korea Herald//ANN) - With the United States continuing to warn its European allies against deploying equipment from China’s Huawei, debate is taking place over the 5G race among South Korean telco companies and how the government should respond.
SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - National Assembly Speaker Moon Hee-sang said Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is politicizing the “comfort women” issue as part of efforts to win supporters at home.
PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation called on the US Embassy in Phnom Penh on Saturday to respect the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations after it called former opposition leader Kem Sokha “an innocent man” – a move deemed to be “disrespecting Cambodia’s sovereignty”.
PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) launched the Basic Education Equivalency Programme (Beep) on Sunday – an internet-based education programme for Cambodian youths in grades seven to nine who have dropped out of school – at the Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC).
PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Cambodian and Thai border authorities faced off in a heated confrontation on Saturday afternoon, when the Thai side allegedly attempted to use a tractor to remove over 6ha of cassava planted by Cambodian farmers near the border.
PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Phnom Penh’s NagaWorld casino posted a 53 per cent net profit increase last year at $390.6 million, a sum which is almost equal to the combined net profit of all Cambodian commercial banks in 2017.
KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - The Britain-Nepal Academic Council (BNAC) is deeply concerned to hear about the lack of any investigation into the allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct levelled against a leading retired academic in Tribhuvan University.
KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - A good sovereign credit rating is needed to borrow in the international bond markets.
KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - Providing midday meals is a step towards curbing drop-outs in schools
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