Japan
| 17 Aug 2019 | 19:50

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Temperatures rose Saturday mainly in the Kanto region from the morning, as Typhoon No. 10 brought in warm air from the south. The heat wave is expected to continue for a week or so, increasing the danger of heatstroke after the Bon holiday period.

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Environment
Japan
| 17 Aug 2019 | 19:49

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The city of Saijo in Ehime Prefecture faces the Seto Inland Sea to the north and Mt. Ishizuchi, the tallest mountain in western Japan, to the south. Here, 87-year-old Setsuko Saeki has lived with a robot for a year in her spacious house at the foot of a mountain. 

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General
Japan
| 17 Aug 2019 | 19:48

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The organising committee of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, which will start on Sept. 20, and the international governing body World Rugby have compiled an emergency response plan for cases in which it is judged impossible to hold matches due to typhoons or earthquakes, according to sources.

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Sports
Bhutan
| 17 Aug 2019 | 19:44

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - What is the significance of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bhutan?

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Politics, Regional
Bhutan
| 17 Aug 2019 | 19:44

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit in the beginning of his current term reflects the high importance his government attaches to India’s relations with Bhutan.

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Politics, Regional
Bangladesh
| 17 Aug 2019 | 19:43

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Deafening silence follows death of giant. 

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Politics, Culture
Bangladesh
| 17 Aug 2019 | 19:39

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - If you think that having your own home as your workplace is an advantage, then you are wrong.

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Business, SciTech
Bangladesh
| 17 Aug 2019 | 19:38

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - World governments must act as the first-ever global assessment of forest biodiversity finds that wildlife in the world’s forests has declined by more than half in just over four decades.

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Environment
Bangladesh
| 17 Aug 2019 | 19:36

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Unicef says current education programmes don’t cover over 25,000 children, and an additional 640 learning centres are needed.

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Politics, Regional
Bangladesh
| 17 Aug 2019 | 19:35

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - General Secretary of Bangladesh Tanners Association says tanners to buy salt-applied rawhide starting from Saturday to ease the plight of seasonal traders.

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Business, Economy