JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Indonesia's flag carrier Garuda Indonesia has become a laughing stock following its no-photo policy.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - For the last 20 years, Indonesia has proven that Islam and democracy are compatible, and the 2019 election has reaffirmed that Indonesia is the world’s largest democracy among Muslim-majority nations.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Replacing Zhemgang with Sarpang for the tourism flagship programme is in contravention of the Budget and Appropriation Act and must be reconsidered.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - When the cottage and small industries (CSIs) globally are turning out to be mainstream financing target, Bhutan is well placed to reap the benefits.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - There will finally be a housing policy, that will come as a relief to the 81 percent and growing urban dwellers paying rents and always at the whims of the landlords.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Boar is the traditional zodiac character for this year and in past such years voter turnout tends to fall and the Liberal Democratic Party struggles.

 KYOTO (The Japan News/ANN) - The highlight of the annual Gion Festival, were twenty-three Yamahoko floats, known as “moving museums” because of their elaborate decorations.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A paid service rolled out by Japan govt will send notifications of nationwide damage estimates to companies soon after major earthquakes in the Nankai Trough and elsewhere. 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Due to a record lack of sunshine, the Kanto and Koshin regions have been experiencing relatively cool weather during the rainy season

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Prime Minister vows to do everything in his power to resolve the national problem.