SHIZUOKA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - The dispute between Hong Kong protesters and the Chinese government was found in the form of a war of words on ema wooden tablets at a shrine in Shizuoka Prefecture.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - “I’ll be active for another 20 years” said Tetsu Nakamura, a doctor and local representative of the non-governmental organisation Peshawar-kai, who was shot to death on Wednesday in eastern Afghanistan.
COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - JVP-led National People’s Power Movement warns it would lead a mass mobilisation campaign if the government does not put an end to suppressive measures and dictatorship.
COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) – Foreign Minister tells Swiss Ambassador in Colombo that allegedly abducted embassy employee cannot be permitted to leave country without giving a statement.
COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Britain’s Conservative Party clarifies that it does not propose a two-state solution for Sri Lanka in its election manifesto.
COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Sri Lanka Foreign Ministry requests Singapore government to extradite former Central Bank Governor, Arjuna Mahendran, implicated in the bond scams.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - 20 media agencies urge “open, live coverage of court ruling on the Ampatuan massacre cases”, as the day nears when the decision on the Ampatuan massacre case would be handed down.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Corporate Income Tax and Incentives Rationalization Act will reduce corporate income tax to 20 per cent from the current 30 per cent.
MANAUS, Brazil (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - As an anthropologist, I know I should not miss out on the chance to see for myself the natural and cultural richness I have only read about in ethnographic texts.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The country has weathered another typhoon with strong winds and heavy rains that left a path of destruction particularly in Bicol and Southern Luzon.