KATHMANDU (The Kaathmandu Post/ ANN) - Nepal has to create a proper, data-driven framework for effective water resource management

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Overall unemployment rate decreases to 2.1 per cent according to the draft Labour Force Survey Report 2016.

PHNOM PENH (Sin Chew Daily/ ANN) - One Belt One Road mooted by Chinese president Xi Jinping has offered Chinese media a new lease of life it has an advantage in language in reports and analysis on One Belt One Road. Status of Chinese media is rising in the global scene and Chinese media is reaching out to new found readers from various ethnic groups and countries in the world instead of the traditional Chinese readers throughout the world. Chinese media is gaining prominence in international platform, breaking the tradition of western media playing main role at international level.

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ ANN) - Free and fair poll observation is important exercise in a democracy

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Unesco recognises the historic March 7, 1997's speech of Bangladesh’s founding father, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, as a part of world doucmentary heritage.

MANILA (ANN Desk) – Announcement comes after friendly meeting with Donald Trump

SYDNEY (ANN Desk) – Canberra’s first international strategy plan in 14 years declares need to counterbalance growing power of China  

DHAKA (ANN Desk) – Bangladesh may have fallen into Myanmar’s trap by signing agreement, say analysts

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Japan's PM gets kudos for reviving the TPP, but to prove his mettle as a pan-Asian leader he can do more for regional free trade.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) -  The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics are hoped to expedite South Korea's economic cooperation with other countries, especially with Eurasian nations with which the country is seeking a free trade agreement, trade-related officials said Thursday.