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Forum will promote infrastructure improvements

Tibet, China will move beyond mistrust, says Dalai Lama

DHARAMSALA (The Statesman/ANN News Desk) - The Dalai Lama hopes relations between Tibet and China can move past mistrust. 

Moon Jae-in vows to mend ties with Xi, rejects sex slavery deal with Abe

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Moon Jae-in and Xi Jinping discussed Thaad issues during 40-minute phone call on Wednesday

Xi, Putin to discuss links among region’s initiatives

Private rice imports OKd

Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez said President Duterte had agreed in principle to allow the private sector to import rice, but further details as to the actual implementation of this policy were still to be finalized and released.

Lopez, who sits as one of the members of the National Food Authority (NFA) Council, told reporters yesterday that he had explained to President Duterte the benefits of allowing the private sector to import rice during a recent meeting.

The Way Station won big at ASEAN Film Festival

HÀ NỘI — The Vietnamese movie Đảo của Dân Ngụ Cư (The Way Station) won Best Film, Best Actor and Best Director of Photography award in ASEAN International Films Festival & Awards (AIFFA) 2017 held in Malaysia on May 6.

Govt lures major Chinese investment to new EEC

Bangkok summit focuses on technology exchange from Shanghai, Hong Kong.

DEPUTY Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said yesterday that the government plans to connect its new Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) development project with the Chinese government’s One Belt, One Road initiative.

700 delegates from 40 countries will attend the WEF on Asean

PHNOM PENH (Rasmei Kampuchea Daily/ANN) - The Cambodian and World Economic Forum’s (WEF) officials expressed their hope that the World Economic Forum on Asean to be held in Phnom Penh this week will attract 700 delegates from 40 countries. 

Five things to know about South Korea's presidential election

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - The Korea Herald breaks down today's historic presidential election in South Korea that may see Conservatives lose power for the first time in a decade. 

South Koreans go to the polls Tuesday after eight months of political turmoil saw President Park Geun-hye removed by a massive, but peaceful, grassroots rebellion. 

FEATURE: Short and sweet

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - The SeaShorts short film festival aims to expose young Malaysian filmmakers to South-East Asian cinema.

When award-winning filmmaker Tan Chui Mui first watched a South-East Asian short film, she was blown away.