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  1. Tibetan monk dies after self-Immolation to protest China's rule in Tibet

    Thetibetpost.com - Tibet 05.28 / 18:23 thetibetpost.com
    Dharamshala — A Tibetan monk reportedly died after setting himself ablaze in Chengtsa County of North-eastern Tibet on Thursday, demanding the return of the Dalai Lama from exile and protesting against Chinese rule over the Himalayan n…
  2. Everyday Chinese: Down to earth

    Shanghaiist.com - China 05.28 / 15:04 shanghaiist.com
    Learn Chinese in bite-sized portions everyday with Shanghaiist! Today's phrase of the day is... 接 (jiē): to link, to connect; 地 (dì): the ground 接地气 (jiē dì qì) is to be down-to-earth…
  3. Everyday Chinese: 一脸懵逼 (yī liǎn mēng bī)

    Shanghaiist.com - China 05.28 / 15:04 shanghaiist.com
    Learn Chinese in bite-sized portions everyday with Shanghaiist! Today's phrase of the day is... 脸 (liǎn): face, 懵 (mēng): to feel lost Put together, 一脸懵逼 (yī liǎn mēng bī) literally means one’s face is full of the expression of feeling lost. We use it to describe a person who is feeling completely lost and doesn’t know what to say…
  4. Everyday Chinese: It's so embarrassing!

    Shanghaiist.com - China 05.28 / 14:31 shanghaiist.com
    Learn Chinese in bite-sized portions everyday with Shanghaiist! Today's phrase of the day is... This phrase is often used when something unexpected has happened to a person, and s/he has been put in an awkward…
  5. Try the new FFC baguette at Bread etc now!

    Shanghaiist.com - China 05.28 / 12:42 shanghaiist.com
    One of many's favorite bakery in town, Bread etc. now has a new addition to the family- The FFC baguette. Yes, they finally named a bread after their location! So, what's so special about it? It's the crunchiness of the bread! People asked for a softer version of a baguette, so they made it! The secret is a change in the dough's resting time, which makes it denser inside and gives it a…
  6. What's On, May 29: INTRO Festival, Dragon Boat brunch and picnic

    Shanghaiist.com - China 05.28 / 10:32 shanghaiist.com
    Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Dragon Boat brunch @ The Living Room by Octave The holistic wellbeing centre The Living Room by Octave has prepared a special Dragon Bat brunch at their organic restaurant Thought for Food where you can enjoy a two-course set for ¥208 per head or 4 courses for ¥308 per person. You'll also have unlimited access to their seasonal salad bar! ???? Brunch 2 courses ¥208 pp…
  7. Tibetan Calligraphy Day created in Tibet celebrated for first time

    Thetibetpost.com - Tibet 05.27 / 12:03 thetibetpost.com
    Dharamshala — A new holiday, Tibetan Calligraphy Day, was started this year by students and teachers at Qinghai Minority College in Qinghai Privince, Northeastern Tibet and celebrated for the first time on April 3…
  8. China steals the South China Sea

    China steals the South China SeaChina snaffled the South China Sea from its Southeast Asian neighbours, without firing a shot, says John West. Read…
  1. Noida’s Raksha tops CBSE Class XII, 5 girls and 2 boys get 99% or more

    After capturing the pole position in 2015, girls continue to dominate the CBSE Class XII results, declared on Sunday, wearing the all-India topper’s hat for the third consecutive year. And, yet again three of the four all-India toppers are g…
  2. Sri lanka Flood: Death toll rises to 150

    Theindianawaaz.com - India 05.28 / 20:07 theindianawaaz.com
    The death toll from devastating floods in Sri Lanka has risen to 150. The Disaster Management Centre also said in Colombo today that 112 persons are still unaccounted for. The authorities have stepped up rescue operations and are rushing aid to nearly half a million people displaced by the worst torrential rains since 2003. Sri … Continue reading Sri lanka Flood: Death toll rises to 150…
  3. Women feel unsafe in Kerala, says Poonam Mahajan

    Theindianawaaz.com - India 05.28 / 20:07 theindianawaaz.com
    Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha national president Poonam Mahajan has alleged that Kerala’s LDF government has failed to provide adequate security to women in the state. Maintaining that the crime rate against women in the southern state is higher than the national average, she said it is the responsibility of the Kerala government to ensure that … Continue reading Women feel unsafe in Kerala, says Poonam Mahajan…
  4. Pakistan violates ceasefire, porter killed

    News.statetimes.in - Jammu & Kashmir 05.28 / 19:41 news.statetimes.in
    STATE TIMES NEWS Srinagar: An Army porter was killed while another sustained injuries in a ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control in Keran sector of Kashmir. An Army official said on Sunday that, “Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Keran sector yesterday by resorting to unprovoked firing, resulting […] The post Pakistan violates ceasefire, porter killed appeared first on State…
  5. Large-scale encroachment of water bodies, 718 booked

    News.statetimes.in - Jammu & Kashmir 05.28 / 19:41 news.statetimes.in
    STATE TIMES NEWS Jammu: A large number of wetlands and water bodies in Jammu and Kashmir has been encroached upon, posing a serious threat to biodiversity. The state government has said that 718 people have encroached upon 422 acres of wetlands in Kashmir Valley. To retrieve water bodies from encroachers, the state forest department has […] The post Large-scale encroachment of water bodies, 718 booked appeared first on State…
  6. Separatists to appear before NIA in Delhi today

    News.statetimes.in - Jammu & Kashmir 05.28 / 19:41 news.statetimes.in
    STATE TIMES NEWS Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has summoned two Kashmiri separatist leaders to its headquarters in Delhi on Monday in connection with a case related to the funding of terror and subversive activities in Jammu and Kashmir. Farooq Ahmad Dar alias ‘Bitta Karate’ and Javed Ahmed Baba alias ‘Gazi’ of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat have […] The post Separatists to appear before NIA in Delhi today appeared first on State…
  7. Dialogue only after stone-pelting ends in Kashmir: Amit Shah

    News.statetimes.in - India 05.28 / 19:41 news.statetimes.in
    AGENCY New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah has ruled out dialogue on the Kashmir issue until stone-pelting ends, but insisted that the government will talk to everyone once violence ends. Asked if the government will speak to the Hurriyat (separatists) too as was done by the previous NDA government, he told PTI, “Once violence ends […] The post Dialogue only after stone-pelting ends in Kashmir: Amit Shah appeared first on State…
  8. PM to embark on 4-nation tour today

    News.statetimes.in - India 05.28 / 19:41 news.statetimes.in
     AGENCY New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his four-nation tour of Germany, Spain, Russia and France beginning on Monday is aimed at boosting India’s economic engagement with these nations and inviting more investment. In the first leg of his six-day trip, he will visit Germany, where he will hold talks with Chancellor […] The post PM to embark on 4-nation tour today appeared first on State …
  1. English education to start for 3rd graders from FY 2018

    Newsonjapan.com - Japan 05.27 / 22:03 newsonjapan.com
    Japanese elementary schools will be eligible to start English education in the third grade from fiscal 2018, instead of the fifth grade as now, the education ministry said Friday. (Japan…
  2. Western Japan prison to be converted to hotel

    Newsonjapan.com - Japan 05.27 / 22:03 newsonjapan.com
    A former juvenile prison in the city of Nara in western Japan, built in 1908 and designated as an important cultural asset, will be converted into a hotel, the Justice Ministry said Friday.…
  3. G-7 leaders united in fight against terrorism

    Newsonjapan.com - Japan 05.27 / 22:03 newsonjapan.com
    Leaders of the Group of Seven major industrial nations on Friday demonstrated their unity in the fight against terrorism, at their summit meeting in Taormina, Sicily, southern Italy, that started the same day for a two-day run. …
  4. Orion Beer celebrates its 60th anniversary, looks to represent Okinawan industry in the global market

    May 17, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo Orion Breweries, Ltd (Urasoe…
  5. World Boxing Council titleholder Higa of Okinawa bound for Ryukyu Shimpo sports honor award

    May 23, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo Okinawan boxer Daigo Higa of…
  6. Higa wins WBC Flyweight title, becomes first Okinawan world champion in 25 years

    May 20, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo Okinawan boxer Daigo Higa, 2…
  7. Fearless bullfights entertain 4000 onlookers

    May 15, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo The 107th Spring Island-Wide…
  1. Secession fears cloud Myanmar peace talks: government

    Koreaherald.com - South Korea 05.28 / 12:58 koreaherald.com
    NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar (AFP) - Talks to end decades of bitter civil war in Myanmar have faltered, a government spokesman warned Sunday, blaming ethnic rebel demands for greater autonomy, which the military fears could break the country up.The civilian-led government of Aung San Suu Kyi has made striking a peace deal a key pillar of her administration, but fighting has instead intensified in recent months, with tens of thousands displaced by conflict.With only a day to go before the end of the s…
  2. Badminton: South Korea upsets China to win Sudirman Cup

    Koreaherald.com - South Korea 05.28 / 12:58 koreaherald.com
    GOLD COAST, Australia (AFP) - South Korea Sunday won badminton's Sudirman Cup for the first time in 14 years with an emotional 3-2 victory over 10-time champions China at Australia's Gold Coast.The South Koreans claimed their fourth cup in the biennial tournament with a charged 21-17, 21-13 win by Choi Sol-Gyu and Chae Yoo-Jung in the mixed doubles match.The victory -- their first in the world mixed teams competition since Eindhoven in 2003 -- ended China's 14-year grip on the Sudirman Cup…
  3. Sri Lanka steps up relief as monsoon toll exceeds 150

    Koreaherald.com - South Korea 05.28 / 12:58 koreaherald.com
    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AFP) -- Emergency teams rushed food and water Sunday to half a million Sri Lankans displaced by the island's worst flooding for more than a decade, as the death toll climbed to 151.Government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said relief operations had intensified following a break in the monsoon rains, with medical teams reinforcing hospitals in affected districts.The official death toll had climbed to 151 with 111 people still listed as missing, Senaratne said. Another 95 we…
  4. India imposes security lockdown in Kashmir to stop protests

    Koreaherald.com - South Korea 05.28 / 12:25 koreaherald.com
    SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- Government forces enforced a strict curfew in parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Sunday, a day after the killing of a prominent rebel commander by Indian soldiers sparked massive protests in the disputed region.Armed police and paramilitary soldiers patrolled deserted streets and ordered residents indoors in the region's main city of Srinagar and other towns to stop the anti-India demonstrations.Still, thousands of people assembled in the southern Tral area to …
  5. [Herald Review] Fans beat early summer heat with music at Dream Station festival

    Koreaherald.com - South Korea 05.28 / 09:39 koreaherald.com
    The loud exciting EDM rhythm at the Dream Station Live for Now festival on Saturday pounded as visitors made their way to the venue. The all-day festival attracted more than 20,000 people to Nanji Hangang Park, who wanted to cool down from the early summer heat with music. “What’s unique about Dream Station is that unlike any other adults-only EDM festivals, people who are 15 years old and up can come and enjoy it,” said an official from DreamMaker Entertainment, which organized the event. …
  6. BTS wows fans in Asia-Australia tour

    Koreaherald.com - South Korea 05.28 / 09:39 koreaherald.com
    Fresh off last week’s win at Billboard Music Awards, Bangtan Boys on Friday held a concert in Sydney as the last leg of its tour across Asia and Australia.  BTS performs during its concert in Jakarta on April 29. (Big Hit Entertainment)Big Hit Entertainment, the agency of the K-pop sensation, said Sunday that the boyband had wrapped up “2017 BTS Live Trilogy Episode III: The Wings Tour.” The group entertained some 90,000 fans across Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Hong Kong and Austra…
  7. Senior officials of Korea, UN to meet to discuss cooperation

    Koreaherald.com - South Korea 05.28 / 09:39 koreaherald.com
    Senior officials of South Korea and the United Nations will meet in Seoul this week to discuss a wide range of cooperative issues including the growing North Korea nuclear threat, the ministry said Sunday. (Yonhap)The meeting will be held on Monday between Lee Jang-keun, who is in charge of the ministry's international organizations bureau, and Miroslav Jenca of the UN Department of Political Affairs, according to the ministry. This marks their first policy dialogue in which both are …
  8. [David Ignatius] A path forward in Syria and Iraq, post-Islamic State group

    Koreaherald.com - South Korea 05.28 / 09:06 koreaherald.com
    The Manchester terror attack by an alleged Islamic State group “soldier” will accelerate the push by the US and its allies to capture the terror group’s strongholds in Mosul and Raqqah. But it should also focus some urgent discussions about a post-ISIS strategy for stabilizing Iraq and Syria.For all President Trump’s bombast about obliterating the Islamic State group, also known as IS, the Raqqah campaign has been delayed for months while US policymakers debated the wisdom of relying on a S…
  1. China's obstruction of Taiwan at WHA hurts cross-strait ties: Tsai

    Focustaiwan.tw - Taiwan 05.27 / 22:31 focustaiwan.tw
    Taipei, May 27 (CNA) China's efforts to block Taiwan's participation in this year's World Health Assembly (WHA) have damaged cross-Taiwan Strait relations to some extent, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Satur…
  2. Winning numbers of Saturday's Taiwan lotteries

    Focustaiwan.tw - Taiwan 05.27 / 22:31 focustaiwan.tw
    Taipei, May 27 (CNA) The winning numbers for Taiwan's "Grand Fortune" lottery (大福彩) Saturday were 07, 05, 12, 23, 04, 39, 28 plus the special number 27, Taiwan Lottery Co. said…
  3. Taiwan's health minister holds 59 meetings on sidelines of WHA

    Focustaiwan.tw - Taiwan 05.27 / 22:31 focustaiwan.tw
    Taipei, May 27 (CNA) Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said Saturday that he held 59 talks with 31 countries and 28 international organizations on the sidelines of this year's World Health Assembly (WHA) meeting, which is taking place May 22-31 in Genev…
  4. Electricity prices forecast to rise 10% in nuclear-free Taiwan

    Focustaiwan.tw - Taiwan 05.27 / 22:31 focustaiwan.tw
    Taipei, May 27 (CNA) Electricity prices in Taiwan will increase by no more than 10 percent if the country phases out nuclear power by 2025, Economics Minister Lee Chih-kung (李世光) said Saturday, rejecting projections of a 40 percent hike…
  5. Taiwan, Philippines extend MOU on education exchanges

    Focustaiwan.tw - Taiwan 05.27 / 22:31 focustaiwan.tw
    Manila, May 27 (CNA) Taiwan and the Philippines recently renewed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on cooperation in education, extending it for another five years in an effort to continue promoting bilateral exchanges in higher education, Taiwanese officials based in Manila…
  6. MAC denounces TAO charges on Taiwanese activist

    Focustaiwan.tw - Taiwan 05.26 / 22:40 focustaiwan.tw
    Taipei, May 26 (CNA) The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) denounced late Friday evening the charges made by China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) against Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che…
  7. Beijing accuses Taiwanese activist of 'subversion of state power'

    Focustaiwan.tw - Taiwan 05.26 / 22:40 focustaiwan.tw
    Taipei, May 26 (CNA) Nearly 70 days after Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) was first detained in China, the Chinese government announced Friday that he has been arrested on charges for "subversion of state power…
  8. Taiwan's economy seeing sluggish growth

    Focustaiwan.tw - Taiwan 05.26 / 22:40 focustaiwan.tw
    Taipei, May 26 (CNA) Taiwan's economy turned sluggish in April, with the overall monitoring index flashing "yellow-blue" for the first time after nine consecutive months of stable growth, according to business indicators published on Friday by the National Development Council…
  1. Security forces committed to protect country: VP Danesh

    Thekabultimes.gov.af - Afghanistan 05.28 / 15:29 thekabultimes.gov.af
     KABUL: The holy month of Ramadan was a good opportunity to better recognize the enemy and be united and stronger than any time in …
  2. Afghanistan and Pakistan to play T20 cricket matches: PCB Chairman

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan 05.27 / 22:43 khaama.com
    The Afghanistan and Pakistan national cricket teams will face each other during a friendly Twenty20 cricket series, the Pakistani officials have said. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shahryar Khan has said the series will likely be played either in Afghanistan, Pakistan, or Sharjah city of the United Arab Emirates. Khan quoted in a report Read the full…
  3. 15 ISIS loyalists killed by Afghan civilians in Nangarhar province

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan 05.27 / 22:43 khaama.com
    At least fifteen militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed during clashes with the civilians in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The provincial government media office in a statement said a clash broke out between the local residents and the ISISI loyalists in Wach Kot area of Achin Read the full…
  4. Iranian ISIS militant arrested in East of Afghanistan

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan 05.27 / 22:43 khaama.com
    An Iranian national fighting with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group militants has been arrested by the Afghan security forces in eastern Nangarhar province. The provincial police commandment in a statement said an Iranian national identified as Yasir was arrested during a search operation conducted in the vicinity of Haska Mina Read the full…
  5. Prominent Taliban leaders among 13 killed in Kunduz drone strikes

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan 05.27 / 22:43 khaama.com
    At least thirteen Taliban insurgents including three prominent leaders of the group were killed in drone strikes conducted in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan, the local security official said late on Friday. A spokesman for Kunduz police, Inamuddin Rahmani, confirmed the airstrike was carried out late on Thursday night in Chardara district. He said the Read the full…
  6. 59 killed, 39 wounded as Afghan forces conclude anti-IS operations in Chaparhar

    Khaama.com - Afghanistan 05.27 / 22:43 khaama.com
    At least fifty nine militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group were killed during the Silab-5 operations which concluded in Chaparhar district of Nangarhar province on Friday. According to the local government officials, at least 39 insurgents were also wounded during the operations and three others were arrested by the Afghan Read the full…
  1. Study says 100% water in Dhaka slums faecal contaminated

    Clickittefaq.com - Bangladesh 05.28 / 15:46 clickittefaq.com
    Ittefaq Report Almost 100 percent water the slum people uses in Dhaka faces faecal contamination, which causes various diarrhoeal diseases and consequently malnutrition, mostly to children, a new study says. The contamination is caused after collection of water from the last point of water supply by the Water and Sewerage Authority (Wasa), it says. Dr…
  2. BSTI fines 3 shops Tk 6 lakh

    Clickittefaq.com - Bangladesh 05.28 / 15:46 clickittefaq.com
    Ittefaq Report Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) on Sunday collected Tk 6 lakh from three shops in fine as they violated BSTI licence rules and Consumers’ Rights Protection Act. Executive magistrate M Moshiur Rahman and executive magistrate Tazila Kabir Tropa led two special BSTI teams, with the support from Dhaka Metropolitan Police conducted the […
  3. BD assures continued support to UN ahead of Peacekeepers day

    Clickittefaq.com - Bangladesh 05.28 / 14:02 clickittefaq.com
    Ittefaq Report President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages on Sunday assuring Bangladesh’s continued assistance to the United Nations for the ‘protection and promotion’ of world peace. The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers will be observed on Monday in Bangladesh as elsewhere in the world to honor the memories of [R…
  4. 42 JU students gets bail

    Clickittefaq.com - Bangladesh 05.28 / 12:44 clickittefaq.com
    Ittefaq Report A Dhaka court granted bail to the 42 students of Jahangirnagar University held with links to vandalism in a case lodged on Saturday night. The order was passed by Dhaka’s Senior Judicial Magistrate Mostafizur Rahman after they were produced before the court on Sunday. Lawyer Sanaul Islam Tipu, who stood for three female […
  5. Woman sentenced to life term for possessing drugs

    Clickittefaq.com - Bangladesh 05.28 / 12:10 clickittefaq.com
    Ittefaq Report A woman has been sentenced to life term imprisonment for possessing drugs in Kushtia. The convict is Parvin Khatun (40), wife of Kabir Sheikh, a resident of Satbaria Bittipara village in Bheramara upazila of Kushtia. After evaluating all the evidences and completing the hearing, Judge Md Tohidul Islam, judge of Additional District and…
  6. Govt will collect personal or collected antiquities

    Clickittefaq.com - Bangladesh 05.28 / 12:10 clickittefaq.com
    Ittefaq Report The government will launch a campaign to motivate people to deposit antiquities either owned personally or collected by individuals to the government. Incentives will be provided by the government if anyone deposits ancient objects from one’s personal collection. The decision was disclosed at the 20th meeting of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Cultural Affairs […
  7. Man kills wife, mutilates himself in Natore

    Clickittefaq.com - Bangladesh 05.28 / 11:37 clickittefaq.com
    Ittefaq Report A man allegedly has hacked his wife to death and also injured himself over a family feud at Raninagar village of Gurudaspur upazila of Natore district on Saturday. Rokeya Begum, wife of a day-laborer Shafiqul Islam Shafiq of Raninagar village has been identified as the victim, said OC of Gurudaspur Police Station Dilip…
  8. Power generation reached highest till date: PDB

    Clickittefaq.com - Bangladesh 05.28 / 11:04 clickittefaq.com
    Ittefaq Report Amid reports of load shedding in different parts of Bangladesh, the Power Development Board (PDB) has said that power generation has reached record high in the country on Saturday. PDB said the power plants produced 9,471 megawatts on the national grid on Saturday. “Power generation stood at 9,356MW around 9pm, breaking the previous…
  1. First of its kind bridge under construction in Trongsa

    Bbs.bt - Bhutan 05.27 / 14:38 bbs.bt
    Bhutan will soon have its first Post-Tension Box Girder Bridge built over Zalamchu in Tangsibji Gewog in Trongsa. The post First of its kind bridge under construction in Trongsa appeared first on…
  2. NA to endorse Fiscal Incentives 2016 as Money Bill

    Bbs.bt - Bhutan 05.27 / 14:38 bbs.bt
    The motion to endorse the Fiscal Incentives 2016 as Money Bill in the National Assembly was withheld yesterday. The post NA to endorse Fiscal Incentives 2016 as Money Bill appeared first on…
  3. The 3rd Bhutan-India Friendship Tennis Championship underway

    Bbs.bt - Bhutan 05.27 / 14:38 bbs.bt
    The 3rd Bhutan-India Friendship Tennis Championship began in Thimphu today. Seventy five men and women, including 23 players from India are participating in the tournament. The post The 3rd Bhutan-India Friendship Tennis Championship underway appeared first on…
  4. Govt specifies thromdes will be established after electing Thromde Representaives

    Bbs.bt - Bhutan 05.27 / 13:57 bbs.bt
    The Works and Human Settlement Minister Dorji Choden said the setting up of Dzongkhag and Yenlag Thromdes in the country will be possible once the Thromde Representatives are elected. The post Govt specifies thromdes will be established after electing Thromde Representaives appeared first on…
  5. Being the populated city, Thimphu will have over 1000 enumerators for PHC

    Bbs.bt - Bhutan 05.27 / 13:57 bbs.bt
    Thimphu Thromde will have some 1140 enumerators for the second Population and Housing Census (PHC) which begins on Tuesday (May 30). The post Being the populated city, Thimphu will have over 1000 enumerators for PHC appeared first on…
  6. Thimphu has highest number of students with substance abuse problems:Education Minister

    Bbs.bt - Bhutan 05.27 / 13:57 bbs.bt
    Schools in Thimphu recorded the highest number of students abusing substance, compared to schools in other dzongkhags last year. The post Thimphu has highest number of students with substance abuse problems:Education Minister appeared first on…
  7. Their Majesties receive His Holiness

    Bbs.bt - Bhutan 05.27 / 08:52 bbs.bt
    His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen received His Holiness the Je Khenpo and the central monastic body at the Lingkana palace yesterday. The post Their Majesties receive His Holiness appeared first on…
  1. Oli claims to win more seats in second phase as well

    Nepalireporter.com - Nepal 05.27 / 22:38 nepalireporter.com
    KATHMANDU, May 27: Leaders of Muslim community and others from different political parties have joined the CPN (UML) amidst a function organized in the capital city today. CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli and leader Madhav Kumar Nepal welcomed the new entrants in the party. On the occasion, Samim Miyan Ansari, Kamaruddhina Miyan, IK Lama,... The post Oli claims to win more seats in second phase as well appeared first on Nepali…
  2. Civil Society Appeals for a Constitution Amendment Before Local Polls

    Madhesiyouth.com - Nepal 05.27 / 16:14 madhesiyouth.com
    Several members of civil society in Nepal have signed a letter that appeals for an amendment to the constitution in The post Civil Society Appeals for a Constitution Amendment Before Local Polls appeared first on Madhesi…
  1. STELCO warns of more power cuts in Malé

    Minivannews.com - Maldives 05.28 / 12:14 minivannews.com
    The State Electricity Company has warned of more power cuts in Malé after damage to a high-voltage cable left two-third of the capital without electricity in the early hours of …
  2. Sheikh under fire over claim of island with non-fasting majority

    Minivannews.com - Maldives 05.28 / 10:02 minivannews.com
    Delivering a sermon Saturday afternoon at a mosque in Malé, Zaid said he was told during a visit that the majority of people have been eating during daytime at Ramadan for …
  3. President restricts powers of Fuvahmulah city council

    Minivannews.com - Maldives 05.28 / 09:30 minivannews.com
    After deliberations with the cabinet, President Abdulla Yameen decided Wednesday that the newly-elected Fuvahmulah city council will have the same powers and responsibilities as the Malé and Addu city …
  4. Sheikh Imran and Nazim transferred to house arrest

    Minivannews.com - Maldives 05.28 / 06:47 minivannews.com
    The high-profile prisoners were transferred for the duration of the fasting month of Ramadan, which began…
  5. Maldives greets Ramadan

    Minivannews.com - Maldives 05.27 / 17:02 minivannews.com
    After traditional pre-fasting preparations and communal feasts, Maldivians joined Muslims around the world on Saturday to begin the holy month of…
  6. Coral stone mosques: the last architectural masterpieces

    Minivannews.com - Maldives 05.27 / 11:46 minivannews.com
    The Maldives Independent spoke to renowned architect Mauroof Jameel following the publication of his book, "Coral Stone Mosques of Maldives, The Vanishing Legacy of the Indian…
  7. Seaplane crash lands in airport island lagoon

    Minivannews.com - Maldives 05.27 / 11:46 minivannews.com
    The nine passengers and three crewmembers were rescued and survived with minor injuries after the TransMaldivian Airways seaplane crash landed in the Hulhulé …
  1. Balochistan: 26 militants lay down arms

    Channel24.pk - Balochistan 05.28 / 19:04 channel24.pk
    Web Desk (24 News) — Up to 26 militants including a commander surrendered to government authorities in Balochistan on Friday, reports 24 News HD. In Balochistan, 26 militants surrendered to authorities in Khuzdar today https://t.co/75qUPLaFBo — Radio Pakistan (@RadioPakistan) May 19, 2017 According to source, 26 militants belonging to a banned outfit laid down their […] The post Balochistan: 26 militants lay down arms appeared first on 24 News H…
  2. Pakistan sizzles under record hot weather

    Sachtimes.com - Pakistan 05.28 / 18:37 sachtimes.com
    ISLAMABAD: Most part of Pakistan reeled under intense heat wave condition on Sunday with maximum temperature recorded 53 degree Celsius Turbat area of Balochistan, Samaa…
  3. ‘5,700 people killed in terror attacks in FATA during last six years’

    Tribune.com.pk - Pakistan 05.28 / 16:52 tribune.com.pk
    An estimated 80,000 houses were damaged in the tribal areas during this period The post ‘5,700 people killed in terror attacks in FATA during last six years’ appeared first on The Express…
  4. Karachi power breakdown: Sindh CM reminds Centre he had warned it could happen

    Tribune.com.pk - Pakistan 05.28 / 16:52 tribune.com.pk
    Murad Ali Shah says he had expressed his apprehensions over "fragile and unreliable" electricity transmission... The post Karachi power breakdown: Sindh CM reminds Centre he had warned it could happen appeared first on The Express…
  5. Petition in Pakistan SC for ‘early execution’ of Kulbhushan Jadhav

    Siasat.com - Pakistan 05.28 / 14:59 siasat.com
    Lahore [Pakistan]: A petition has been filed in Pakistan’s Supreme Court seeking ‘immediate execution’ of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav if he failed to get his capital punishment overturned. The petition was moved by former senate chairman Advocate Farooq Naek on behalf of Muzamil Ali on Saturday, seeking a declaration that the order from the…
  6. Massive power outages across Karachi on first day of Ramazan

    Siasat.com - Pakistan 05.28 / 14:59 siasat.com
    Karachi [Pakistan]: Pakistan’s largest and most populous city, Karachi suffered massive power outages on Sunday, the first day of Ramazan. Karachi, which is Pakistan’s premier industrial and financial centre, suffered a lengthy power breakdown starting in the early hours of Sunday and the issue has still not been resolved. A spokesperson of K-Electric, company which…
  7. Nawaz Sharif’s son appears before JIT in Panamagate probe

    Siasat.com - Pakistan 05.28 / 14:59 siasat.com
    Islamabad [Pakistan]: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz on Sunday appeared before the Supreme Court-appointed Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the Sharif family’s offshore properties to record his statement in the ongoing Panamagate probe at the Federal Judicial Academy. “I received a notice from the JIT yesterday [Saturday] which asked me to appear…
  8. Jessica Minh Anh looks stunning in Pakistani designer’s collection

    Blogs.tribune.com.pk - Pakistan 05.28 / 14:43 blogs.tribune.com.pk
    Syeda Amera will also showcase her collection at a fashion show at Hoover Dam next month The post Jessica Minh Anh looks stunning in Pakistani designer’s collection appeared first on The Express…
  1. India assists in flood relief efforts in Sri Lanka

    Ft.lk - Sri Lanka 05.28 / 19:40 ft.lk
    India began rushing flood relief to Sri Lanka from Saturday.  In a statement the Indian High Commission said the Indian Government received a request from its Sri Lankan counterpart on the afternoon of 26 May to provide assistance following major flooding and landslides in various parts of the country.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi immediately directed the provision of all necessary assistance. He also expressed condolences over the l…
  2. UN support for flood relief efforts in Sri Lanka

    Ft.lk - Sri Lanka 05.28 / 19:40 ft.lk
    United Nations agencies are currently supporting the Government’s relief efforts in coordinating and mobilising resources after receiving an initial request from the Government related to search and rescue efforts. A formal request for support by the Sri Lankan Government was received by the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office on Friday (26) following the onset of the monsoon and its impact in the southern and western regions of the country, the UN Office in Col…
  3. Fresh warnings for floods and landslides

    Ft.lk - Sri Lanka 05.28 / 19:40 ft.lk
    From left: Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Government Information Department Director General Dr. Ranga Kalansooriya (Appeal officer - RTI) and Military Spokesman Brigadier A.W. M. P. Roshan Seneviratne - Pic by Nisal Baduge More rain, strong winds predicted Conflicting warnings on Bolgoda Lake bund leads to c…
  4. Death toll due to adverse weather rises to 146; Over 400,000 are affected

    Itnnews.lk - Sri Lanka 05.28 / 14:44 itnnews.lk
    The number of people killed following floods and landslides has increased to 146. The number impacted by the disaster is above 400,000. The adverse weather has impacted many Districts including Kalutara, Colombo, Gampaha, Galle, Matara, Hambantota, Kegalle and Ratnapura. Civilian life has been totally paralyzed as a result of floods landslides, collapse of river…
  5. Second Indian ship carrying relief reaches Colombo

    Itnnews.lk - Sri Lanka 05.28 / 14:44 itnnews.lk
    The second Indian ship carrying relief assistance immediately responding to a request made by the Sri Lankan Government arrived in the island today. India has emphasized that it is prepared to extend the necessary support to Sri Lanka at any time. Another Indian ship carrying assistance is slated to reach the island tomorrow. The…
  6. Parliamentarians monitor disaster impacted areas

    Itnnews.lk - Sri Lanka 05.28 / 14:44 itnnews.lk
    Operations for the granting of relief to the people impacted as a result of the adverse weather conditions are being carried out continuously. Several Ministers and Parliamentarians touring the disaster struck areas made inquiries into the relief operations mooted for the benefit of the affected people. Minister Sajith Premadasa emphasized the Ministry of Housing…
  7. Thousands join in ITN’s Relief Centre to assist people affected by adverse weather

    Itnnews.lk - Sri Lanka 05.28 / 14:44 itnnews.lk
    The programme launched by ITN to provide relief for the affected people, is getting a positive response from the public. ITN Relief Centre was setup yesterday morning to provide relief to the people affected by the natural disasters. Relief Collecting Centres were established under the ITN Relief Centre Programme. Donors in large number are…
  8. Priorities for BIMSTEC

    Lirneasia.net - Sri Lanka 05.28 / 14:34 lirneasia.net
    At the end of a conference celebrating 20 years of BIMSTEC and 100 of Chulalongkorn University, I was on a panel that was tasked with identifying priorities for the organization. Given there were seven panelists each proposing three priorities and some more suggestions coming up from the audience, there was then a need to develop […] The post Priorities for BIMSTEC appeared first on…
  1. Aviary offers early bird discount

    Ttrweekly.com - Indonesia 05.27 / 23:26 ttrweekly.com
    JAKARTA, 11 May 2017: Jakarta’s only eco-inspired Aviary Hotel brand is set to ruffle a few hospitality feathers as it prepares to open its first hotel in Indonesia 16 May. The hotel and servicee apartment project is Bintaro a 15-minute drive from Jakarta International Airport. Commenting on the brand Aviary Bintaro CEO Aswin Sumampau said: […
  2. Ubud Food Festival

    Ttrweekly.com - Indonesia 05.27 / 23:26 ttrweekly.com
    BANGKOK, 11 May 2017: Airbnb is introducing its Indonesian properties with a food theme to gain travellers’ attention during the Ubud Food Festival, 12 to 14 May. Themed “Every flavour is a story”, Ubud Food Festival is now in its third edition offering food fanatics an opportunity to explore Asia’s top dished during the three-day [……
  3. 10 affordable private villas with private pool in Legian

    Balipedia.com - Indonesia 05.27 / 12:04 balipedia.com
    Enjoy Legian to the fullest and stay in a private villa with your own private…
  1. Stranded at the bridge

    Theborneopost.com - Sarawak 05.28 / 17:21 theborneopost.com
    SIBU: The completion of the Katibas Bridge is behind schedule because of an alteration to its design and the specification of its pillars. The bridge which was supposed to be ready for use by March has been rescheduled to be completed in July. As a result those who drove to return to their longhouses in…
  2. Ensure compliance with Price Control Scheme, traders told

    Theborneopost.com - Sarawak 05.28 / 16:47 theborneopost.com
    SIBU: Local traders must ensure that pink price tags for the 12 essential items gazetted under the Price Control Scheme for this year’s Gawai Dayak are conspicuously displayed. Local Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism (KPDNKK) chief Kasim Mana said it was the responsibility of the traders to ensure they do not violate the […
  3. ‘Balik kampung’ rush picks up as Gawai nears

    Theborneopost.com - Sarawak 05.28 / 16:47 theborneopost.com
    SIBU: With the Gawai Dayak celebration just around the corner, preparation for the festivities is picking up. The annual Gawai ‘balik kampung’ rush is surging to its peak as bus terminals and express wharfs here are swamped by people going back to their villages and longhouses to celebrate the harvest festival. They are not returning [&#…
  4. ‘Ministry to maintain freeze on entertainment centre licences’

    Theborneopost.com - Sarawak 05.28 / 16:47 theborneopost.com
    KUCHING: The Local Government and Housing Ministry will continue to require all local councils to freeze the issuance of new licences for entertainment centres in the state. Its minister Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian said a circular was issued by his ministry’s acting permanent secretary, dated Feb 24 last year, requiring the secretaries of all […
  5. 45 doctors in rubber tapper Lim’s family

    Theborneopost.com - Malaysia 05.28 / 16:47 theborneopost.com
    GEORGE TOWN: The family of the late Lim Tang Too, a rubber tapper, can very well enter the Guinness Book of World Records as having the most number of doctors. There are 45 of them spread over Lim’s  children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Lim, who is survived by his wife Loo Siew Chin, had always stressed [&…
  6. Tailor course contents to Industry 4.0 needs – Wee institutions told

    Theborneopost.com - Malaysia 05.28 / 16:47 theborneopost.com
    JOHOR BAHRU: It is suggested that higher education institutions in the country alter the content of courses offered to their students to ensure they can meet the market needs of Industry 4.0 or Fourth Industrial Revolution. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department,  Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong who made the suggestion, said Industry 4.0 [&…
  7. Two Terengganu fishermen freed by Indonesian authority

    Theborneopost.com - Malaysia 05.28 / 16:47 theborneopost.com
    KUALA NERUS: “Thank God we are safely home now and given a chance to fast (during Ramadan) with family. I never thought we would be released after being detained for more than a month in Indonesia.” Mohd Fadly Jaafar summed up his feelings with these words after he arrived at the Dataran Permata Seberang Takir [&#…
  8. Don’t drive if you are sleepy or fatigued — Health DG

    Theborneopost.com - Malaysia 05.28 / 16:47 theborneopost.com
    KUALA LUMPUR: Health Ministry director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah yesterday reminded motorists not to take to the road if they feel tired or sleepy to avoid road accidents. “Do not begin a drive if you are fatigued or deprived of sleep. Being fatigued significantly increases the risk of a crash,” he said on Facebook. [&#…
  1. Check the pattern, get the picture

    Sunstar.com.ph - Cebu 05.28 / 19:51 sunstar.com.ph
    MY MATERNAL grandfather used to give me the fun page of the daily newspaper. I loved connecting the dots and checking the pattern… a flower, a bunny, a house and other configurations that are most interesting to a child. In investigative work, the same is applied: Connect the dots and check the pattern. Now, as a columnist, I analyze events or situations by what I perceived as a child was most i…
  2. Smile, Cebu

    Sunstar.com.ph - Cebu 05.28 / 19:51 sunstar.com.ph
    ONE of Asia’s most advanced and world-class dental centers for dental implants, cosmetic dentistry and general dentistry procedures has just recently opened here in Cebu. Gan Advanced Osseointegration Center (Gaoc) has opened its doors to the public in SM Seaside City Cebu making perfect and beautiful teeth for Cebuanos within reach. But behind all the sliding doors, the advanced technological innovation and dentists trained abroad, is a great man with an even greater s…
  3. Landers VIP preview

    Sunstar.com.ph - Cebu 05.28 / 19:20 sunstar.com.ph
    FOR an exclusive lifestyle experience, Landers Superstore Cebu had its VIP Preview just a couple of days before its actual opening to the general public. Its first branch outside of Metro Manila, the Cebu branch is located at 23 Minore Park, Cardinal Rosales Ave. corner Pope John Paul II Ave. Cebu City, making it a truly much awaited addition to the huge selection of shopping destinations in the…
  4. Girl, 15, rescued from ma

    Sunstar.com.ph - Cebu 05.28 / 19:20 sunstar.com.ph
    A 15-YEAR-OLD girl had been praying that the sexual abuse that her own mother made her go through for five years will stop. Police raided their house and rescued her last Saturday in Barangay Opao, Mandaue City where they arrested her mother for online sexual exploitation of children…
  5. ‘Helping Marawi’

    Sunstar.com.ph - Cebu 05.28 / 19:20 sunstar.com.ph
    NO AFFECTED residents from conflict-ridden Marawi City have come to Cebu to flee from the fighting there, said an official of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF). Malo Manonggiring, NCMF 7 director, told SunStar Cebu that they are still awaiting word from the Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte on a possible exodus of Marawi residents to Cebu. Manonggiring, however, assured that they can provide assistance to individuals and families from Marawi who plan to relocate to…
  6. Rescued girl now in DSWD’s hands

    Sunstar.com.ph - Cebu 05.28 / 19:20 sunstar.com.ph
    THE 15-year-old girl who was rescued by authorities after her mother allegedly tried to peddle her for online sex in Mandaue City is now under the custody of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) 7. Brenda Abilo, a social worker assigned at the DSWD 7’s Crisis Intervention Unit (CIU), told SunStar Cebu that Maria (not her real name) is undergoing psychosocial p…
  7. Mambaling police's probe expands

    Sunstar.com.ph - Cebu 05.28 / 19:20 sunstar.com.ph
    POLICE are eyeing more persons of interest behind the death of an accountant last Saturday afternoon after she was robbed of her colleagues’ salaries near a church in the South Road Properties. Senior Insp. Eduard Sanchez of the Mambaling Police Station said that they are gathering more information to identify the gunman and driver of his getaway motorcycle. “We will also consider anyone in the construction firm, staff or construction workers who were absent when the crime happened,” he …
  8. School’s about to start. Find a bag that fits your style

    Mycebu.ph - Philippines 05.28 / 19:05 mycebu.ph
    Summer is about to end, it’s time to pack your bags and say goodbye to summer. Whether you are a Herschel person or a Jansport guy or even a The North Face type, your choice of bags speaks to your needs and style. If you haven’t found the best bag for this school year, we’ve got here the best school bags of different types and brands. See which one perfectly works for you. Remember, your bag isn’t just about carrying all your stuff to school, it is a fashion statement as well. Make sure you…
  1. ANGMO THROWS OBJECT @ S'POREAN'S CAR AFTER DISPUTE, TELLS NETIZENS TO GROW THE F*** UP

    Allsingaporestuff.com - Singapore 05.28 / 10:15 allsingaporestuff.com
    A Caucasian man and a Singaporean driver got into a traffic dispute, which ended with the traffic police stepping in to broker peace between the two parties.   According to the Singaporean netizen involved in the dispute, the Caucasian had pointed the middle finger at the Singaporean driver and threw an object at his car (later admitted by the Caucasian to be a 10c coin) during the argument while they were driving along the expressway. The driver later tried to stop by the shoulder of the …
  2. NETIZEN WARNS AGAINST DENGDENG STALL @ GEYLANG SELLING "UNKNOWN MEAT"

    Allsingaporestuff.com - Singapore 05.28 / 10:15 allsingaporestuff.com
    A netizen claims to have come across a Dendeng stall in Geylang bazaar selling meat of "unknown" origin. The stall is allegedly owned by a Chinese but run by Malay Muslim workers. According to the netizen, her father's friend approached the stall and asked the Malay worker of the stall about what kind of meat is being sold. When the Malay worker referred the question to the boss because he did not know, he claims the boss tried to avoid the question. The netizen, Rose Dafea, wrote: "So he…
  3. WHISTLEBLOWER EXPOSE TREATMENT ACCORDED TO FAMILIES OF LOWER RANK SAF SOLDIERS

    Allsingaporestuff.com - Singapore 05.28 / 10:15 allsingaporestuff.com
    A reader sent this anonymous email to media outlets including A.S.S. Read her shocking story here. This article is written to share my experiences living in an overseas base thus far and I do hope it would be relevant to anyone considering accompanying your spouse if they have been offered an overseas post with the Singapore Armed Forces. The information I am sharing is personal and solely based on my experiences living in an Overseas Training Base. While writing this article, I wished I…
  4. TODDLER BREAKS LEG, 65 Y.O. GRANDMOTHER FAINTS AFTER CYCLIST RAMS INTO THEM

    Allsingaporestuff.com - Singapore 05.28 / 10:15 allsingaporestuff.com
    A 65 year-old woman and her 13 month old grandchild were badly hurt after a teenage cyclist rammed into them outside a condominium in Pasir Ris on 14 May. The elderly woman, Madam Lin Zhenghua, was carrying her grandchild when the accident happened at around 1pm that day. The grandmother fainted from the pain, all while clutching the toddler tightly to prevent her from getting hurt. Madam Lin's husband, who saw the accident, witnessed the cyclist running into his at full speed, resulting…
  5. MINDEF REMINDS PARENTS OF NEWBORN BOYS OF THEIR NS OBLIGATIONS

    Allsingaporestuff.com - Singapore 05.28 / 10:15 allsingaporestuff.com
    Singaporean parents of newborn boys were surprised when they received letters from the Ministry of Defence recenly. They were even more surprised when they read letters congratulating them about the birth of their newborn boys... but then their surprise turned to dismay as the letters were really meant to emphasize the importance of national service and remind them of their child's national service obligations. Despite sending the letter a whole 18 years too early, the parents of these…
  6. ACTOR ASKED TO PUT ON INDIA ACCENT FOR JACK NEO MOVIE IGNITES SOCIAL MEDIA STORM

    Allsingaporestuff.com - Singapore 05.28 / 07:34 allsingaporestuff.com
    A social media storm has erupted after an Indian actor, Shrey Bhargava, went to an audition for a Jack Neo movie. The movie was identified as an upcoming continuation of Jack Neo's army series, Ah Boys to Men. The actor, Shrey, wrote about his feeling of being made to put on the India accent by the show's producers, who did not seem to feel that there was anything wrong with the India accent stereotype. He refused initially, but relented eventually and said that performing the accent made…
  7. PERVERT JAILED 2½ YEARS FOR TAKING UPSKIRTS OF WOMEN @ MRT

    Allsingaporestuff.com - Singapore 05.28 / 07:34 allsingaporestuff.com
    Malaysian Chang Sean Der,a 29 year old man who is unemployed was jailed for 30 weeks for taking upskirt photos and videos of a woman. Chang holds a masters degree in finance from Britain but felt the need to study women's panties instead. Chang admitted to taking the upskirt videos and said that he did it because he was curious to know the colours and patterns of the underwear the women were wearing. He said he needed to study the videos for his own viewing pleasure. Chang was caught at…
  8. HDB DENYING FLATS TO 80% OF SINGLE MUMS WHO APPLY

    Allsingaporestuff.com - Singapore 05.28 / 07:34 allsingaporestuff.com
    No housing or Baby Bonus for unwed mothers I refer to the article “MSF: Unwed mothers will not get housing and Baby Bonus Cash Gift even if biological child adopted” (theonlinecitizen, May 25). It states that “In a letter to the Straits Times Forum, Ms Yee Siaw Ling, Director of the Family Service Division from the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) clarifies that the government does not provide additional benefits to unwed mothers even if they adopt their biological childr…
  1. The Thai-born refugee the US cannot deport

    Bangkokpost.com - Thailand 05.28 / 19:56 bangkokpost.com
    BOSTON - Lawyers in the US state of Massachusetts are seeking the release of a man they say is being unlawfully detained by federal immigration officials while they try to find a country to deport him…
  2. British Airways back in the sky - slowly

    Bangkokpost.com - Thailand 05.28 / 19:56 bangkokpost.com
    LONDON - British Airways said "many" of its IT systems were back up and running Sunday, but travellers still faced cancellations and delays after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of…
  3. 12-year-old saved by her instinct and street smarts

    Www2.bangkokpost.com - Thailand 05.28 / 14:24 www2.bangkokpost.com
    A 12-year-old Ratchaburi girl has exhibited remarkable courage and instinctual awareness - and provided a great example to others - while saving herself from possible assault, abduction or…
  4. Cambodia opposition: We will win majority

    Bangkokpost.com - Thailand 05.28 / 11:26 bangkokpost.com
    PREY VENG, Cambodia -- Cambodia's opposition leader on Sunday said his party will secure a majority win in a local election next month and a general election next year, pointing to a stronger, more united opposition to challenge the rule of veteran Prime Minister Hun…
  5. 3.5m doses of flu vaccine prepared for at-risk groups

    Bangkokpost.com - Thailand 05.28 / 10:53 bangkokpost.com
    The Public Health Ministry has prepared 3.5 million doses of vaccine to protect people at high risk of contracting influenza, an official said on…
  6. Auto-channel opened at Nong Khai immigration checkpoint

    Bangkokpost.com - Thailand 05.28 / 10:21 bangkokpost.com
    NONG KHAI -- The immigration office at the Thai-Lao Friendship bridge in this northeastern border province on Sunday held an opening ceremony for the opening of an automated passport-screening gate, or auto-channel, for higher security and a speedier immigration process for Thai passport…
  7. Mushroom business flourishes after rain in Korat

    Bangkokpost.com - Thailand 05.28 / 09:47 bangkokpost.com
    NAKHON RATCHASIMA - As people in Bangkok are dreading more downpours, residents in this northeastern province are praying for more…
  8. Ultranationalist Myanmar monks unrepentant

    Bangkokpost.com - Thailand 05.28 / 08:10 bangkokpost.com
    HONG KONG — In the wake of vigilante attacks and brawls that have shaken Yangon, Myanmar’s largest and most cosmopolitan city, the country’s religious authorities are ramping up a crackdown on hard-line Buddhist monks who have played increasingly public roles as sectarian provo…
  1. Nha Trang set to host sea festival in June

    Dtinews.vn - Vietnam 05.28 / 16:10 dtinews.vn
    The 2017 Nha Trang Sea Festival, with the theme Extending the Circle of Friendship, will be held in the central province of Khanh Hoa from June 10 to 13 with 50 arts, cultural and sporting activities.Sunday, 28 May 2017 1:12…
  2. PM Phuc begins official visit to US

    Dtinews.vn - Vietnam 05.28 / 13:51 dtinews.vn
    PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc left Hanoi on Sunday for official visit to the US from May 29-31 at the invitation of President Donald Trump.Sunday, 28 May 2017 8:44…
  3. CGV introduces first ScreenX cinema technology in Vietnam

    Dtinews.vn - Vietnam 05.28 / 09:17 dtinews.vn
    CJ CGV Vietnam (CGV) officially launched the new ScreenX cinema technology, the first of its kind in Vietnam, in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, kicking-off its technology investment strategy for the 2017-2020 period.Sunday, 28 May 2017 12:52…
  4. Hanoi signs up to FPT intelligent transport system

    Dtinews.vn - Vietnam 05.28 / 08:45 dtinews.vn
    The Hanoi People’s Committee has approved a proposal from FPT Information Systems (FIS) to develop an intelligent transport system (ITS) to improve traffic flows in the city, the Vietnam News Agency reports.Sunday, 28 May 2017 12:58 P…
  5. Islamist militants kill 19 in south Philippines: army

    Dtinews.vn - Vietnam 05.28 / 06:35 dtinews.vn
    Islamist militants locked in street-to-street battles with security forces in a southern Philippine city have killed 19 civilians, the military said Sunday, bringing the official death toll from nearly a week of fighting to at least 85.Sunday, 28 May 2017 1:07…
  6. Hanoi aims to train more English teachers

    Dtinews.vn - Vietnam 05.28 / 06:35 dtinews.vn
    Hanoi faces a shortage of high school teachers that can teach in English, requiring universities to train more students adept at the language to meet demand.Sunday, 28 May 2017 10:29…
  7. Hà Nội aims to train more English teachers

    Dtinews.vn - Vietnam 05.28 / 05:06 dtinews.vn
    Hanoi faces a shortage of high school teachers that can teach in English, requiring universities to train more students adept at the language to meet demand.Sunday, 28 May 2017 10:29…
  8. Hundred of hectares of forestland encroached upon in Gia Lai

    Dtinews.vn - Vietnam 05.28 / 04:33 dtinews.vn
    Due to insufficient management, hundreds of hectares of forest in Gia Lai province have been illegally converted to domestic housing and agricultural land.Sunday, 28 May 2017 10:24…