JAKARTA/KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ANN) - Rallies were held to condemn Trump's move to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Protesters rallied in Muslim-majority Asian cities yesterday (Dec 8) to voice their anger over a controversial decision by United States President Donald Trump to reverse a longstanding policy and recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
TEL AVIV - In their reaction to the speech of US President Donald Trump recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Israelis and Palestinians stuck to their respective narratives.
One side interpreted it as unfettered support, while the other lamented it and uttered threats. Both are in for a surprise once they appraise the full content of a carefully crafted presidential speech.
Bangkok (Asia News Desk) - We are told as journalists that when writing obituaries and remembrances to avoid hagiographic pros or being too outwardly effusive in order to avoid misrepresenting our subject with rose-tinted retrospectives.
KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - A nationwide tiger census kicked off from the Parsa National Park (PNP) in Nepal on Thursday.
As per the its commitment to the Global Tiger Recovery Plan, which was endorsed during 2010 St Petersburg Declaration on Tiger Conservation, Nepal is working to double its tiger population up to 250 or more by 2022.
LOS BAÑOS, Philippines and SINGAPORE – The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and BASF signed three agreements, paving the way for wider dissemination and adoption of direct-seeded rice (DSR) tools and technologies. Through this partnership, the two organizations will establish a multi-stakeholder DSR Consortium and further research on the use of non-genetically modified, herbicide-tolerant rice.