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Published On: May 7, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

PM's visits to Vietnam, Cambodia to be productive to explore new areas of cooperation: experts

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's forthcoming visit to Vietnam and Cambodia is aimed at exploring mutually beneficial new areas of cooperation, a key aide to the prime minister said on Tuesday.

MoFA announces PM Oli's visits to Vietnam, Cambodia​

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is visiting Vietnam and Cambodia from May 9 to 15, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said here on Tuesday. At the invitation of the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Hun Sen, PM Oli is paying an official visit to Vietnam on May 9-13 and to Cambodia on May 13-15.

Government transfers two AIGs

The government has transferred two additional inspector generals of police.   A recent cabinet meeting took a decision to this effect upon the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs, according to the Nepal Police Headquaters.

Violence against Women on the rise

Women have come across an increasing spate of violence perpetrated by a male, said the National Women Commission. At a sample test of the programmes on women development implemented at Shuklaphanta municipality on Monday, NWC deputy secretary Meera Sherchan said the number of gender-based violence against women has increased due to social structure, values, and mindsets.

Two Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed after more than 500 days

Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars.

Nepali team leaves for Australia to participate in World Rafting Championship
An eight-member Nepali team including seven athletes has left here for Queensland of Australia today to participate in the World Rafting Championship.

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