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  World   Asia  24 Jul 2018

World, Asia, 24 Jul 2018

Indian-origin World Bank economist drowns at Bali beach

Aakansha Pande, a US citizen, was Senior Health Economist at World Bank where she focused on countries in the Middle East and North Africa.

24 Jul 2018 6:57 PM

Hundreds of people missing, many feared dead as hydropower dam collapses in Laos

The USD 1.2 billion dam is part of a project by Vientiane-based Xe Pian Xe Namnoy Power Company, or PNPC, a joint venture formed in 2012.

24 Jul 2018 3:46 PM

Thai boys to become buddhist novices, will live as monks for 9 days

The boys will live for nine days in Buddhist temple, promise made by their families for their safe return and in memory of rescuer who died.

24 Jul 2018 3:00 PM

Guns and roses: Farmers in war-torn Afghanistan enjoy sweet smell of success

The sweet smelling crop is providing farmers in Nangarhar province with a viable alternative to growing opium poppies.

24 Jul 2018 12:07 AM

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