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China Lending Bangladesh Almost $1 BN For Teesta River Project

Bangladesh is to receive a loan of nearly U.S. $1 billion from China for a project to maintain levels in ...

Vikram Kumar Doraiswami appointed India's next envoy to Bangladesh

New Delhi [India], Aug 14 (ANI): Vikram Kumar Doraiswami, Foreign Service officer of batch 1992, has been appointed India's next ...

India-Bangladesh building ties to ship goods to NorthEast

Kolkata/Dhaka [India/ Bangladesh], Aug 12 (ANI): Shipping goods from Kolkata to northeastern states is costlier and time-consuming. The 'chicken's neck' ...

Tilak's legacy continues to be significant for India-Myanmar ties

Mandalay [Myanmar], August 12 (ANI): India-Myanmar ties are rooted in decades of shared ethnic, cultural and historical bonds. The land ...

Thai King Welcomes New Officials as Protests Rage

Thailand's King swore in six new cabinet officials Wednesday amid unprecedented student-led protests that have erupted in recent days denouncing ...

New Zealand Cricket confirms upcoming tours to go ahead

New Zealand Cricket said on Tuesday that Pakistan, Australia, Bangladesh and the West Indies had all confirmed they will tour ...

Sri Lanka postpones cricket league over quarantine rules

Sri Lanka's cricket board Tuesday indefinitely postponed the new premier league tournament scheduled for later this month as health authorities ...

Iran Futsal Unchanged in World Futsal Ranking

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran futsal team remained unchanged in the latest Futsal World Ranking. - Sports news - Team Melli ...

COVID-19 cases in Bangladesh reach 271,881, deaths near 3,600

DHAKA, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Bangladesh reached 271,881 on Friday as over 2,700 ...

Live COVID-19 Updates: Tokyo reports 389 new daily cases

BEIJING, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Laos confirms 2 more cases of COVID-19

VIENTIANE, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- Laos has detected two more confirmed COVID-19 cases, with its total number rising to 22. ...

Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Aug. 13

NEW YORK -- Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 750,000 on Thursday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Iran registers 2,625 new COVID-19 cases

BEIJING, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Another 12 locals test positive for COVID-19 in Bhutan

THIMPHU, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- The lockdown in Bhutan is likely to extend as another 12 people, who were close ...

Lao gov't urges public to fight against dengue fever

VIENTIANE, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- Lao health authority urged local authorities and people to help control the spread of dengue ...

COVID-19 deaths continue unabated in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- The COVID-19-related deaths in Bangladesh has continued unabated as the relevant authorities reporting 44 more ...

Xinhua summary of Asia-Pacific stocks news at 1100 GMT, Aug. 13

BEIJING -- Chinese stocks closed mixed on Thursday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.04 percent at 3,320.73 points. ...

Over 10,000 Myanmar nationals arrive home by relief flights

YANGON, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar government has brought 10,482 citizens back by relief flights and special flights as of ...

Plastic waste has skyrocketed during the pandemic, but there is hope

As COVID-19 continues to take its toll across much of the planet, lockdowns and other mitigation measures have resulted in ...

COVID-19 offers us a chance to rethink elephant tourism

For the first time in recent memory, the world has slowed down and humanity has a chance to reflect on ...

375 kgs of ice detained in Myanmar's eastern state

375 kgs of ice detained in Myanmar's eastern state MENAFN.COM ...

Workers win reinstatement in victory over union-busting operation in Myanmar - Morning Star

Workers win reinstatement in victory over union-busting operation in Myanmar Morning Star Online ...

Why we shouldnt rule out a coalition government - Frontier Myanmar

Why we shouldn't rule out a coalition government Frontier Myanmar ...

UNHCR donates medical supplies to support national COVID-19 response (EN-MY) - Myanmar

UNHCR donates medical supplies to support national COVID-19 response [EN-MY] - Myanmar ReliefWeb ...

Myanmar Strategic Holdings acquires stake in MIL

Myanmar Strategic Holdings acquires stake in MIL DealStreetAsia ...

Myanmar asked to drop charges against 2 Karen HR defenders

Myanmar asked to drop charges against 2 Karen HR defenders United News of Bangladesh ...

After a century of logging, Myanmar struggles to preserve its teak groves

After a century of logging, Myanmar struggles to preserve its teak groves National Geographic ...

Myanmar urged to ensure Rohingya participation in polls

Myanmar urged to ensure Rohingya participation in polls Dhaka Tribune ...

Canadian pastor guilty of defying Myanmar's coronavirus law

Canadian pastor guilty of defying Myanmar's coronavirus law Associated Press ...

Ban on Myanmar's largest observer group to have 'huge' election impact- Director

YANGON: The banning of Myanmar's largest election monitoring group will have a ''huge impact'' on the transparency of November's national ...

PrimeGlobal Adds Myanmar Firm KAMP Accounting - CPA Practice Advisor

PrimeGlobal Adds Myanmar Firm KAMP Accounting CPAPracticeAdvisor.com ...

Over 50% high schools reopen in Myanmar India

Over 50% high schools reopen in Myanmar The Tribune ...

Myanmar- Churches engaged in humanitarian aid

Myanmar: Churches engaged in humanitarian aid The Lutheran World Federation ...

Myanmar- 'Fundamentalists deliberately destabilising country' - ICN

Myanmar: 'Fundamentalists deliberately destabilising country' - ICN Independent Catholic News ...

Myanmar Bars Major Election Monitoring Group From Observing Polls

Myanmar Bars Major Election Monitoring Group From Observing Polls The New York Times ...

Household-Level Impact of COVID-19 in Myanmar - Myanmar

Household-Level Impact of COVID-19 in Myanmar - Myanmar ReliefWeb ...

Ban on Myanmar's largest observer group to have 'huge' election impact- Director

Ban on Myanmar's largest observer group to have 'huge' election impact: Director CNA ...

Myanmar bars Rohingya candidate from contesting election - News

Myanmar bars Rohingya candidate from contesting election Al Jazeera English ...

Vietnamese, Lao top leaders agree to strengthen ties while holding phone talks

Hu00c0 Nu1ed8I, Aug 14 (Vietnam News-ANN) u2014 Party General Secretary and President Nguyu1ec5n Phu00fa Tru1ecdng and his Lao counterpart Bounnhang ...

Militia Leaders Son in Myanmars Kachin to Seek Reelection to State Parliament

Militia Leaders Son in Myanmars Kachin to Seek Reelection to State Parliament The Irrawaddy News Magazine ...

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