BEIJING, July 31 (Bernama) -- China's medical workers are frustrated with their jobs and are discouraging their children from taking up the profession, a survey has found.

KATHMANDU, July 31 (Bernama) -- Nepal will sign a major power trade deal with India during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first official visit to the country on Sunday, Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.

CARACAS, July 31 (BERNAMA-NNN-Xinhua) -- The leader of Venezuela's opposition alliance, Ramon Guillermo Aveledo, has resigned due to strong internal divisions, but will stay within the alliance, according to an announcement.

BANGKOK, July 31 (Bernama) -- The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has given green light for a 2.4 trillion THB (US$75.02 billion) infrastructure plan to be implemented in the next eight years, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reports citing state media.

SYDNEY, July 31 (Bernama) -- Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott would like Russian President Vladimir Putin to attend the G20 leaders summit in Brisbane despite the constant hampering of international investigators trying to reach the MH17 crash site.

BANGKOK, July 30 (Bernama) - Thailand and four Mekong River Basin countries have adopted the first action plan of a cooperation agreement with South Korea for the next three years, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.