Philippines
| 14 Dec 2019 | 13:31

MANILA (Philippines Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The resolution, which was approved by the US Senate committee on foreign relations, called on the Philippine government to “drop all charges” against Ressa and De Lima, and allow the opposition senator to fully discharge her legislative mandate.

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Politics, Regional
Philippines
| 14 Dec 2019 | 12:36

MANILA (Philippines Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippine government is coming up with an onscreen rebuttal of the movie “On the President’s Orders” which is being described as a “cinematic investigation” of the country’s bloody war on drugs.

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Politics, Culture
Bangladesh
| 14 Dec 2019 | 12:30

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) – Says UN, calls on India to review it; Japan PM’s visit postponed as protests spread outside northeast; CMs of 5 states vow to prevent implementation of the act.

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Politics
Pakistan
| 14 Dec 2019 | 12:27

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Rights groups say Modi-supporting lawmakers have cleared the bill to justify the deportation of thousands of Muslims.

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Politics
India
| 14 Dec 2019 | 12:25

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The statement came after chief ministers of five states — West Bengal, Punjab, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh — refused to implement the law while terming it as ‘unconstitutional’.

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Politics
China (PRC)
| 14 Dec 2019 | 12:22

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - According to Chinese officials, China and the United States have reached agreement on the text of their phase-one trade deal on the basis of equality and mutual respect.

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Politics, Business, Economy
Sri Lanka
| 13 Dec 2019 | 22:37

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Indian High Commissioner Taranjit Singh Sandhu says that going green has always been part of the two nations' legacy.

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Politics, Regional, Environment
Sri Lanka
| 13 Dec 2019 | 22:36

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - UNP Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa proposed as UNP’s Prime Ministerial candidate for the next General Election.

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Politics
Sri Lanka
| 13 Dec 2019 | 22:36

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Indian Union Home Minister defends Citizenship (Amendment) Bill challenged by Muslims, as not discriminating based on religion.

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Politics, Regional
Sri Lanka
| 13 Dec 2019 | 22:35

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Government to scrap district-based Z-Score system for a school based scientific method to select students to state universities.

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General