TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The initial basho of the Reiwa era ended on Sunday with No. 8 maegashira Asanoyama holding his first Emperor’s Cup and a landmark moment by a sitting U.S. president.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Defense Ministry has begun studying the number of transport ships, their operational policies and other specifics.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - U.S. President Donald Trump, who arrived in Tokyo on Saturday as the first state guest in the Reiwa era, urged Japanese business leaders to increase their investment in the United States.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Under a resettlement programme of refugees, government intends to double the nation’s annual admission. 

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Odisha showed a spectacular endorsement of Mr Naveen Patnaik’s leadership, where he has been elected for the fifth consecutive term.

HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Vietnamese enterprises were looking forward to promote their businesses under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) facing fierce competition from other member countries.

QUANG NAM, Vietnam (Viet Nam News/ANN) -  In Vietnam villagers still preserve the process of making noodles by hand and hundreds of local vendors serve the dish in neighbouring provinces and cities.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Writers across the world have grappled with the idea of growth and happiness, while mainstream economists call upon the community to rise beyond marginal fixes. 

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Kathmandu likely to focus on the future of Nepal-India ties, India’s neighbourhood policy, and Kathmandu’s attempts at striking a geopolitical balance.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The leadership of both the winning and losing parties must ensure that there is no exacerbation of the ill-will and confrontation of the last few weeks.