KATHMANDU, Nov 15 (Bernama) -- Ministers and policy makers from South Asia on Tuesday stressed on dismantling trade barriers, enhancing connectivity and increasing cross-border flows of goods, services, capital, technology and people for economic integration of the region, Xinhua news agency reported.

SEOUL, Nov 15 (Bernama) -- South Korea will co-host a United Nations conference on disarmament and non-proliferation this week on Jeju Island to discuss a pathway for denuclearisation of North Korea and other disarmament issues, Yonhap news agency reported South Korea foreign ministry as saying.

SEOUL, Nov 15 (Bernama) -- The state-run Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) said Wednesday it will team up with Malaysian energy company Tadmax Resources to build a gas-fired power plant in the Southeast Asian nation, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

SYDNEY, Nov 15 (Bernama) -- Australian researchers believe parents should worry less about the amount of time their young children spend in front of digital devices, Xinhua news agency reported.

SEOUL, Nov 15 (Bernama) -- The US State Department said Tuesday that it will soon meet with a US citizen who was arrested for crossing the Civilian Control Line without permission in an alleged attempt to enter North Korea earlier this week, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, citing a US broadcaster.

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15 (Bernama) -- Malaysian-born giant panda cub Nuan Nuan on Tuesday began her journey to China, the land of her parents. She will be sent to the Dujiangyan Panda Base in Sichuan.

BEIJING, Nov 14 (Bernama) -- China on Tuesday expressed its deep concern and sympathy to quake-hit Iran and Iraq, saying it stood ready to offer assistance, China's Xinhua news agency reported.