TANBA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - An empty house in a rural part of Tanba has been converted into a guesthouse for foreign visitors who want to step off the beaten path and take a breather in the countryside of Hyogo Prefecture.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The initially planned enthronement parade was postponed out of consideration for residents in areas devastated by Typhoon No. 19 in October.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Marine Eco-Label Japan (MEL) - Japan’s certification system for protecting marine resources, is expected to be approved as an international standard by the end of this year.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Nearly 120,000 well-wishers attended a parade on Sunday to celebrate the Emperor’s enthronement.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) supports its East Java branch's advice for Muslims to avoid using greetings from other religions, saying the call was in line with guidelines in the Quran.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Traveloka has introduced a new feature, called Villas & Apartments, offering alternative accommodation to meet the growing demand for such facilities from its customers.
COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - National People’s Power presidential candidate opposes reformation of land laws proposed in the Millennium Challenge Corporation agreement.
COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Air India subsidiary Alliance Air to commence commercial flights between Jaffna International Airport and Chennai International Airport today. The flights connect Jaffna to India after a lapse of 41 years.
COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) – Lawyers say Rajapaksa has no barrier getting elected and being sworn in as the next Sri Lankan President.
COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Mannar Bishop vows to thwart attempts at a polls boycott on November 16, observing that a collective of North and Eastern Tamil political parties is urging voters not to vote for Sinhala Presidential candidates.