SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - SK Telecom revealed in a regulatory filing later in the day that “the company is considering to acquire some stake in Toptec but nothing has been confirmed yet.”
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Visitors take photos of Buddhist statues at the Tokyo National Museum Heiseikan in Taito Ward, Tokyo, on Tuesday, where a special exhibition is featuring treasures from Ninnaji temple in Kyoto and other temples of the Shingonshu Omuro sect around the nation.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - An organisation to closely monitor the dispersion of radioactive materials is being set up by universities across the nation that possess radiation facilities, to prepare for possible accidents at nuclear power plants and terrorist attacks using nuclear materials.
SEOUL (The Japan News/ANN) - North Korea is deploying a full range of tactics to gain the upper hand in its negotiations with South Korea, capitalising on Seoul’s strong desire to hold a successful Pyeonchang Olympics.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Consistency with the Constitution and the tradition of the Imperial family should be taken into consideration when discussing the ceremonies for the Emperor’s abdication and the crown prince’s accession to the throne, a member of the preparatory panel for the ceremonies said during its first meeting on Jan. 9.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government is considering temporarily evacuating Japanese and U.S. nationals and others in South Korea to Tsushima island in Nagasaki Prefecture via Busan Port, if airports in South Korea are closed due to a contingency on the Korean Peninsula, according to government sources.
NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ANN) - Aung Hla Tun has been appointed deputy information minister, according to the President Office’s statement yesterday.
NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ANN) - In order to attract Thai tourists to Myanmar, a statue of Thai princess Su Pan Kalayar has been placed again in Kanbawza Thardi Palace since December 11.
NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ANN) - A development project will be drawn and implemented for Kyunsu Township in Taninthayi Region in the coming budget year, said Regional Chief Minister Dr Le Le Maw.
NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ANN) - 625 temporary housing units will be built for Bengalis that will return to Myanmar after going through the National Verification process.