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Japanese company in Myanmar plans expansion despite workers' criticism

YANGON, Myanmar - Honeys Holdings, a Japanese clothing retailer that manufactures much of its product line in Myanmar, has decided ...


Animal conservationists discover 'Sikkim Chheparo' for first time in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal - In Nepal, the existence of another lizard species has been verified. The additional lizard species was discovered ...


Indian fighter jet draws interest, orders from nations worldwide

DELHI, India: India's defense ministry has said that the country has offered to sell 18 Tejas light single-engine jet combat ...


Bangladesh to send 600,000-800,000 migrant workers to Malaysia in six months

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - After almost four years, the Bangladesh High Commission in Malaysia on Tuesday welcomed the first group ...


Pakistan wins second gold at Commonwealth Games in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, UK - Arshad Nadeem was hailed by the entire country late Sunday for his outstanding performance in the Commonwealth ...


Japanese Kubota, fifth foreign journalist, detained in Myanmar since coup

YANGON, Myanmar - According to the ruling military administration, a Japanese journalist detained in Myanmar has been charged with violating ...


Bangladesh collects biometric data of 800,000 refugees to send to Myanmar

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Sunday, China pledged to assist Bangladesh in repatriating thousands of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.Bangladesh Foreign Minister ...


Saudi Arabia, UAE guarantee 4bn dollar loan to Pakistan to get IMF tranche

ABU DHABI, UAE - The UAE plans to invest $1 billion in Pakistani companies across multiple sectors, according to the ...


Nepal looking at the Taiwan issue closely, supporting one-China policy

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Nepal says it is closely monitoring the recent Taiwan issue and remains committed to the one-China policy.Sewa ...


40-year-old Bangladeshi woman, 15-year-old daughter kidnapped, raped: Two arrested

SYLHET, Bangladesh - Two people have been arrested concerning the seven-day rape of a woman and her 15-year-old daughter in ...


Military demands access to social media accounts to award govt contracts

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - According to a leaked internal document obtained by the press, companies awarded government contracts are being investigated ...


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US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...

South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...

Russian missile scientist charged with passing secrets to China

MOSCOW, Russia: A leading Russian scientist in the field of hypersonic flight, Dr. Alexander Shiplyuk, has been arrested on suspicion ...

Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...

Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...

Canada sends 225 soldiers to help train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA, Ontario: Military trainers from Canada will head to the United Kingdom to teach Ukrainians new techniques for fighting the ...

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Chinese aeroplanes remain grounded at Kathmandu airport

KATHMANDU, Nepal - While the Ministry of Finance has begun repaying interest on the loans for the planes, a batch ...

'U.S. threatened to topple my government due to independent foreign policy': Imran

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - According to information released on Friday, Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf, (PTI) has hired a lobbying firm with offices in ...

UK summons China envoy over 'aggressive' escalation of Taiwan conflict

LONDON, England: After a furious China extended its largest-ever military exercises to encircle Taiwan following U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's ...

Paki Navy rescues nine crew members of drowned Indian vessel near Gwadar

GAWADAR, Pakistan - According to the Director-General of Inter-Services Public Relations, the Pakistan Navy rescued nine crew members from an ...

9 dead, more missing after record rainfall in South Korean capital

SEOUL, South Korea: With forecasters warning of more rainfall, record downpours flooded homes, roads and subway stations in the South ...

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Russian Central Bank reports economy down 4% in second quarter

MOSCOW, Russia: Financial information released by the Rosstat federal statistics service this week indicated that Russia's economy shrank 4 percent ...


Chinese aeroplanes remain grounded at Kathmandu airport

KATHMANDU, Nepal - While the Ministry of Finance has begun repaying interest on the loans for the planes, a batch ...


US gas prices below $4 per gallon after demand falls

WASHINGTON D.C.: Providing relief to drivers in the United States, the average retail gasoline price in the US fell below ...


Walmart looks to streaming entertainment for future revenues

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Walmart could sign a deal with Disney, Paramount, or Comcast, with the aim of breaking ...


Domino's pizza shuts down all stores across Italy

MILAN, Italy: Milano Today has reported that seven years after launching in the country, American pizza giant Domino's has now ...


U.S. stocks bound ahead, Nasdaq advances more than 2%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. investors again plowed into stocks on Friday, many convinced inflation has peaked."Markets certainly got ...


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