BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Humanitarian and public-health assistance urged as Lee admits group can’t intervene.
BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Forum on fake news in SE Asia hears about challenges to freedom of expression.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Tibetan spiritual and temporal leader Dalai Lama on Sunday stressed that dialogue was imperative to settle disputes and avoid violence that has claimed lives of thousands of innocent people world over.
Bangkok, Thailand (The Nation/ANN) - ‘Lenient’ justice system stems from a ‘forgiving’ society.
TAIPEI (The Japan News/ANN) - To prevent trouble developing between fishing vessels in a southern sea area close to the Yaeyama Islands, a Japan-Taiwan committee has agreed that Japanese fishing methods will be allowed in one section and Taiwan methods would be allowed in another section.
TOTTORI, Japan (The Japan News/ANN)—A man traveling around the world on foot, pulling a two-wheeled cart, will finish his long journey — started in 2009 to walk across five continents, not including the Antarctic — in late May.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Japan’s manufacturing industry, which took a leap forward during a period of rapid growth and high product quality, was so well known that “Made in Japan” virtually became a brand of its own. But since the 2000s, labour productivity has fallen, and Japan seems to have lost its superiority. What happened, and can the situation be turned around?
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Fisheries Agency plans to reduce next season’s quota for small Pacific bluefin tuna that can be caught off Hokkaido and Kagoshima Prefecture effectively to zero, and greatly reduce the quotas for Iwate and Kochi prefectures, as these prefectures have significantly exceeded their quotas for this season.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - A woman seems to be in a constant worry when it comes to her skin. Be it wrinkles, blemishes, pimples or aging, skin problems are perhaps the worst nightmare for any girl.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Is it possible to be vegan in a world which is now totally dependent on truly useless things made from animals? I asked myself this question when handed a toothpick on an airline meal. To think that a living, breathing, magnificent tree, lord of the rain, home to thousands of other beings, has been chopped to gouge out waste from my teeth, makes me very sick.
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