KATHMANDU, Nepal (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - The state-owned bank of China has written to the Ministry of Finance to officially inform about extension of the grace period.

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - The Ministry of Agricultural Development had initially estimated farm sector losses triggered by floods to stand at $76 million, which was later revised downwards to $55 million.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - South Korean reality TV show "Welcome! First Time in Korea?" invited viewers with fresh perspectives on Korea from foreign visitors.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - One of the largest pro-dog meat rallies was held in Gwanghwamun Sqaure in central Seoul on Friday with more than 400 dog meat farmers calling on the government to legalise the dog meat trade.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Citibank Korea announced that it will be reappointing current CEO Park Jin-hei as the solo candidate for the upcoming term.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Google acquiring Taiwanese tech firm HTC's smartphone arm will not have much impact on Samsung Electronics as Google is unlikely to restart smartphone production, according to an analyst at Daishin Securities.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has vowed to take the "highest-level" action in response to US President Donald Trump's threat to "totally destroy" the North over its nuclear and missile programs, the North's media said Friday.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Murphy, who also visited Thailand, calls on Myanmar military to let in humanitarian aid to violence-hit area.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Schoolboy leads by example – training is available for those wanting to save lives by administering first aid to cardiac arrest victims.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Authorities inspect contested development in chiang Mai.