SINGAPORE, July 31: Prolonged turmoil in Hong Kong could jeopardize regional financial stability, and that would outweigh any short-term gain for Singapore from flows of funds from investors worried about protests there

The Swedish Academy has been in turmoil since November when Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter published the testimonies of 18 women claiming to have been raped, sexually assaulted or harassed by an influential culture figure with long-standing ties to the Academy.

MALE/COLOMBO, Feb 7: Maldives President Abdulla Yameen’s administration said on Tuesday it had put down a coup afterdeclaring a state of emergency the day before and arresting two Supreme Court justices and opposition figures.

Asia in turmoil

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TOKYO: It is too soon to know whether and how the challenge posed by North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs will be resolved. But it is not too early to consider what that challenge could mean for a part of the world that has in many ways defied history.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Basanta Chaudhary, coordinator of the Advisory Committee formed by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to solve dispute of Nepali cricket, has said that the vested interests of stakeholders have been a major stumble block to solve the contentious issues.

Arab world on the brink of new turmoil

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The government has amended the working procedure of Economic Rehabilitation Fund, allowing bank and financial institutions (BFIs) to seek new applications from industrialists and entrepreneurs who uncured loss due to unofficial economic blockade imposed by India and the unrest in Tarai districts last year.

EAST RUTHERFORD, June 28:Lionel Messi sensationally announced his international retirement leaving Argentinian football in turmoil after a traumatic penalty shootout defeat to Chile in the Copa America final.