Kathmandu: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Prem Bahadur Ale today said that the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) would be made a model airport in terms of cleanliness. …

HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kong's Jumbo Floating Restaurant, a famed but ageing tourist attraction that featured in multiple Cantonese and Hollywood films, was towed out of the city Tuesday afte…

LONDON (AFP) - Former AC Milan and Denmark forward Jon Dahl Tomasson was Tuesday named as the new manager of English Championship club Blackburn.     The 45-year-old ex-Mal…

BEIJING (Xinhua) --  hina launched its annual National Energy Efficiency Promotion Week on Monday to raise awareness of energy efficiency and promote green lifestyles, according to the Nati…

NEW DELHI (Xinhua) --The retail inflation rate in India eased to 7.04 percent in May from 7.79 percent in April, the federal government said on Monday.      The retail…

COLOMBO (Xinhua) --  Sri Lankan paddy farmers are cultivating more than the average land that is farmed during the minor (Yala) cultivation season, a minister told journalists here on Monda…

VIENNA (AFP) - Sanctioned by Ukraine in the past over his close ties to Russia, Dmytro Firtash, one of the country's wealthiest citizens, made international headlines this week for saying he…

Singapore (AP) :  China’s defense minister accused the United States on Sunday of trying to “hijack” the support of countries in the Asia-Pacific region to turn them …

COLOMBO (Xinhua) - Sri Lanka will introduce a weekly fuel quota system for vehicles given the difficulties in purchasing fuel, the energy minister said on Sunday.      …

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