Brunei
| 19 Feb 2019 | 09:04

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof received a courtesy call from Deputy Commanding General, United States (US) Army Pacific, US Indo-Pacific Command Major General John P ‘Pete’ Johnson yesterday.

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Politics
Brunei
| 19 Feb 2019 | 09:03

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - The nation is all geared up for the 35th National Day celebration with rehearsals to mark the main celebration actively carried out in the capital.

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General
Sri Lanka
| 19 Feb 2019 | 00:16

COLOMBO ( The Island / ANN ) - Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says it is high time the black market trade between South India and Sri Lanka was formalised.

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Regional, Business, Economy
India
| 18 Feb 2019 | 23:14

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - That two former economic advisers to the Government of India appointed by governments with totally different ideologies, Kaushik Basu and Arvind Subramanian, have seriously considered the idea of a universal basic income for India suggests that there is good reason not to dismiss it just because the Congress has proposed it in the run-up to the ballot.

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Economy
India
| 18 Feb 2019 | 23:13

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - That child labour comprises 13 per cent of India’s workforce should make citizens cower in shame but Indians have neither compunction in employing the under-aged or being served by them, so focused is the country on getting work done cheap.

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Politics, Economy
India
| 18 Feb 2019 | 23:12

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - One feels sorry for Ms Hua Chunying, the Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman, who was compelled to parrot her master’s voice, the Communist Party of China, pertaining to outlandish and absurd territorial claims on the southern slopes of the Indian Himalayas of the state of Arunachal Pradesh, thereby trying to defend the indefensible.

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Politics, Regional
India
| 18 Feb 2019 | 22:51

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Nearly three years after the Brexit referendum, a majority of Britons still can’t believe that they could vote to exit Europe.

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Politics
Thailand
| 18 Feb 2019 | 21:47

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) looks set to pass the Rice Bill tomorrow despite concerns expressed by many farmers and various prominent figures. 

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Politics
Thailand
| 18 Feb 2019 | 21:45

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - There’s nothing fair about an election in which one candidate is the incumbent national leader wielding tremendous power

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Politics
Thailand
| 18 Feb 2019 | 21:37

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Seoul shows the way with procedures varying according to air pollution’s intensity.

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Environment