According to a rescue worker, a bus leaving Kale for Yangon had plummeted down a cliff side around 300ft deep.
Ko Bo Myint, part of Dhammaaytaman charity group, claimed that one man died on the spot when the bus, belonging to Shwe Mandalar group, went over the edge near Thatyetpin turn along Ponya mountain range path.
The government intends to impose a ¥1,000 “departure tax” on tourists and other travelers when they leave Japan to raise funds for tourism promotion, according to a draft plan.
The envisaged tax would be imposed not only on foreign nationals but also on Japanese citizens leaving the country, the plan says. It would be collected at such times as when travelers purchase a plane ticket.
SEOUL (The Kore Herald/ANN) - President Moon-Jae-in’s new economic policies of reducing working hours and increasing the minimum wage are creating public concern for Korea’s labour productivity may face greater challenges.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN Desk) - Indonesian Defence Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu raised the idea at the annual Asean Defence Ministers Meeting in the Philippines, with ministers stressing the need to address the “threat of radicalism”.
NEW DELHI (ANN Desk) - The race for the prestigious Academy Awards has begun. And given the attention that Angelina Jolie's maiden directorial venture is getting, there is a good chance Cambodia will take home the award in the best foreign language film category.
The Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, is an annual awards show celebrating achievements in cinema across a number of categories from the past year.