Asia News Network elects Chon Shi-yong as chairman
Chon Shi-yong, the chief editorial writer of The Korea Herald, has been elected as the new chairman of the Asia News Network (ANN), an alliance of 24 leading media organisations in 21 countries across Asia.
US-Bangla plane crash insurance: Each victim may get up to Rs20m
Families of the victims of US-Bangla plane crash are each entitled to get up to Rs20.06 million (Tk 16 million) in compensation from the airlines and its insurers under international aviation laws.
Phnom Penh Post joins Asia News Network
The Phnom Penh Post, Cambodia’s leading English daily, has joined Asia News Network (ANN), an alliance now comprising 23 media in 19 Asian countries.
Unresolved sea disputes in South China Sea 'worrying'
Malaysia Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein says solid trust between leaders and the military of respective nations is crucial in preventing differences from snowballing into unmanageable conflicts
Bangkok blast: Suspects will face trial in civilian criminal courts, says Thai PM
Suspects linked to bomb attacks in Bangkok last month will face trial in civilian criminal courts – not a military court, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday.