Bhutan
| 29 Jan 2020 | 00:22

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - The National Assembly’s refusal to deliberate the Impeachment Procedure Bill 2019 and the Minister and Equivalent Post Holders’ Entitlement Bill 2019 has raised questions on the fate of the two Bills.

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Politics
Bhutan
| 29 Jan 2020 | 00:21

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - The intent of the goods and services tax (GST) is to initialise a robust and smart taxation system and this must begin without placing undue burden on the people and businesses, according to Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering.

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Politics, Finance, Economy
Bhutan
| 29 Jan 2020 | 00:18

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - We now know a lot more about coronavirus. Each new day we are discovering something new about the disease. 

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General
Bhutan
| 28 Jan 2020 | 23:39

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - A common issue in the past, related to constitutional post holders and its members, was the early retirement age, especially when they were at the peak of their career.

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Politics
Japan
| 28 Jan 2020 | 22:23

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government decided to designate pneumonia caused by a new coronavirus found in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, as a “designated infectious disease” under the Infectious Diseases Law at a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday morning.

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General
Japan
| 28 Jan 2020 | 22:18

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Concerns continue to mount over the possibility that the spread of pneumonia caused by a new strain of coronavirus first confirmed in China will put downward pressure on the world economy.

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Business
Japan
| 28 Jan 2020 | 22:10

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government on Tuesday officially announced the outline of a new bill aimed at regulating big technology companies.

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General
Japan
| 28 Jan 2020 | 21:58

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A former Softbank Corp. employee who was arrested on suspicion of illegally obtaining company secrets at the instigation of Russian trade officials, has told investigators that he received tens of thousands of yen in cash from the officials each time he provided them with material, according to sources close to the investigation. 

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General
Japan
| 28 Jan 2020 | 21:50

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Even though it is January, bears have continued to appear near residential areas in the normally snowy regions of Tohoku, Hokuriku and elsewhere. 

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General
Japan
| 28 Jan 2020 | 21:46

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Two more people in Japan have been confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus, Health, Labor and Welfare Minister Katsunobu Kato told a task force meeting at the ministry on Tuesday.

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General