NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ ANN) – Two Asian countries -- India and China -- topped the list of countries whose citizens were given most H-1B skilled worker visas in 2015, according to latest data from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Japanese firms have started to encourage their employees and officials to leave at 3pm to promote a work-life balance.
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KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - Embattled North Korean ambassador to Malaysia Kang Chol was his country’s first chief diplomat here who called on media organisations and invited journalists to his official receptions.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - SpiceJet is exploring options that may transform it as India's first long-haul low-cost airline.
BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Merely careless or not caring at all, we toss aside plastic wrappers and create a sea monster that threatens our future.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to work for a “strategic shift” in dealing with Communist insurgents during his incumbency, the Philippines’ top peace negotiator said.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippines’ top diplomat says that while he believes the West Philippine Sea belongs to Filipinos, the country’s territorial dispute with China may “not be resolved during our lifetime.”
COX'S BAZAR (The Daily Star/ANN) - UN rights envoy for Myanmar Yanghee Lee asked Rohingya men and women about the type of torture and repression they had to endure in Myanmar and how they entered Bangladesh,
DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's trip to India has been deferred twice as both India and Bangladesh reportedly failed to find a mutually agreeable date.