China (PRC)
| 7 Dec 2019 | 13:30

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Alibaba's Jack Ma and Softbank's Masayoshi Son said innovation will be held at a greater premium in the future. "People have to learn, and the best university is society." said Mr Ma, who retired in September as CEO of the Chinese e-commerce giant.

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Business, SciTech
Pakistan
| 7 Dec 2019 | 13:13

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Protesters on Friday besieged Dawn's Islamabad bureau — the second time this week — and chanted slogans against the media group and set copies of the newspaper on fire.

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General
Thailand
| 7 Dec 2019 | 12:52

BANGKOK (ANN Desk) -  In a study of Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Poland, Turkey and the United States, scientists attribute populism to the rise of decisive leaders who push nationalism, demonise opponents and stir up issues that further divide societies.

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General
Vietnam
| 7 Dec 2019 | 12:43

HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Bilateral trade between Vietnam and African economies has made significant growth in the past decade, however, there is still room for improvement.

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Business
Vietnam
| 7 Dec 2019 | 12:42

HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Despite having gained access to nearly 200 countries and territories with an annual turnover of US$40 billion, Vietnam still struggled to sustainably expand and develop markets for its agricultural commodities in harsh conditions.

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Business, Economy, Environment
Vietnam
| 7 Dec 2019 | 12:41

HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Vietnam aims to reduce plastic waste discharged into the sea and ocean by 75 per cent.

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Environment
Vietnam
| 7 Dec 2019 | 12:40

BERLIN (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Vietnam is one of the six countries most heavily impacted by extreme weather phenomena in the past decade, according to a report released by Germanwatch – a German environmental organisation.

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Environment
Japan
| 6 Dec 2019 | 21:53

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - An annual management fee of US$11 is being considered to be charged by MUFG Bank on accounts that have been dormant for more than two years.

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Business
Japan
| 6 Dec 2019 | 21:50

​TEHRAN (The Japan News/ANN) -  Afghanistan's local authorities had been informed in advance of a possible attack on Tetsu Nakamura, making it more likely that Wednesday’s shooting specifically targeted the Japanese doctor.

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General
Japan
| 6 Dec 2019 | 21:43

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) -  Porsche Drive - the Japanese arm of Porsche AG’s car rental service was launched in Tokyo on Friday.

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Business