Thailand
| 18 Sep 2018 | 22:19

BEIJING (The Nation/ANN) - Experts see bright prospects for electric vehicles (EV) in Thailand with all concerned agencies pursuing the government’s goal of getting 1.2 million units on the road by 2036.

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Business
Thailand
| 18 Sep 2018 | 22:16

BEIJING (The Nation/ANN) - Negotations on a Thailand-Sri Lanka free trade agreement (FTA) would be concluded by 2020, Auramon Supthaweethum, director-general at the Department of Trade Negotiations, told a press conference yesterday. 

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Business
Thailand
| 18 Sep 2018 | 22:10

BEIJING (The Nation/ANN) - The Department of Foreign Trade aims to increase the percentage of Thai businesses cashing in on tax incentives under the Asean Free Trade Agreement (Afta) to 70 per cent this year, up from 63.04 per cent in 2017.

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Business
Japan
| 18 Sep 2018 | 22:08

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The risk of a possible, massive disaster must not be left unattended.

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General
Japan
| 18 Sep 2018 | 22:06

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government is considering dispatching Ground Self-Defence Force personnel to the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO), an entity engaged in peacekeeping activities in the Israel-Egypt border area on the Sinai Peninsula in eastern Egypt, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.

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Politics
Japan
| 18 Sep 2018 | 21:23

OSAKA (The Japan News/ANN) - Railway services were resumed to and from Kansai Airport by West Japan Railway Co. (JR West) and Nankai Electric Railway Co. on Tuesday, two weeks after Typhoon No. 21 damaged the bridge connecting the airport with the mainland. 

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General
Japan
| 18 Sep 2018 | 21:22

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - There is no end in sight for discussions over the time schedule for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics marathon, which is expected to be impacted by the extreme summer heat.

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Sports
Japan
| 18 Sep 2018 | 21:19

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - More products and services are appearing that treat same-sex couples the same as opposite-sex couples. One factor behind the trend is that society and businesses are becoming more aware of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and companies are anticipating new demand.

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Business
Philippines
| 18 Sep 2018 | 20:23

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - People’s organizations have announced yet another effort to hold President Rodrigo Duterte accountable for human rights violations before an international panel of lawyers.

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Politics
Philippines
| 18 Sep 2018 | 20:18

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - At least 10 mayors will be asked to explain for allegedly being physically absent when typhoon “Ompong”(international name: Mangkhut) struck the country over the weekend, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said on Tuesday.

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Politics, Environment