KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) – Loose laws, illiteracy and poverty, along with an unsuspicious welcome of foreigners, have turned Nepal into a haven for Western paedophiles.
CHAMPASSAK, Laos (Vietiane Times/ANN) - In its efforts to attract more tourists through improved services, and visitor numbers this high season are expected to exceed 1 million in Champassak district.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - As the blue waters of Karomber Lake bathe in the sun's golden rays, I immerse myself in its warmth.
KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/Malaysia/ANN) – The Memorial chronicles the road to independence in 1957 and pays homage to the man who peacefully secured our freedom from the British – Malaysia’s first Prime Minister, and my great-grandfather, Tunku.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Singapore was the highest-ranked Asian city, followed by Tokyo in the 18th position and Hong Kong in 24th place. South-east Asian cities like Hanoi and Bangkok also made the list, coming in at 37th and 43rd respectively.
KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) – Unlike several Hindu temples across the country, Pathibhara is open to people of all castes and religions.
PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) – To commemorate the ancestors, the armies begin by saluting three times to the ground and waiting for a horn signal from the royal adviser before taking the bows and arrows off the table to the ‘battlefield’.
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Those in Beijing with a craving for crustacean can enjoy a feast at Jumbo Seafood restaurant that offers crab dishes prepared in 10 different ways, whether they hail from domestic lakes or distant oceans.
Gangtey, BHUTAN (Kuensel/ANN) - For farmers in the locality, homestay is the next source of cash income after Potatoes, also business has contributed to enhancing the livelihood of the villagers besides immensely changing their outlook on tourists.
MANILA (Philippines Daily Inquirer/ANN) - From a workforce of 12.25 million in 2010, the number of Filipinos involved in agriculture has plummeted by 25 per cent to 9.07 million in 2017, the Neda report said.
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