BATAM, Indonesia (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The travel warning for Singapore may affect tourism in Riau Islands. 


TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - In the wake of the initial revelation of data falsification in April, Mitsubishi Motors Corp. conducted internal probes in which fuel efficiency was recalculated for nine models.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN)  - Even familiar fish could become luxury foods beyond the reach of ordinary people if their stocks are depleted. Japan must take a leading role in international management of fishery resources.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Defence Minister Tomomi Inada is determined to visit South Sudan in the middle of September, according to a government source.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A new manned submersible that can reach depths of more than 7,000 meters below sea level will be developed to replace the Shinkai 6500, a manned submersible research vehicle capable of diving to 6,500 meters.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Leaders of the Group of 20 countries will express opposition to rising protectionism in international trade and investment, according to a draft declaration of the G-20 summit to be held in Hangzhou, China, on Sunday and Monday.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Thai authorities stepped up security on BERSATU (Patani Malays People's Consultative Council) insurgency's anniversary and Malaysia Indepence Day.

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BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - The central bank regulations on the fintech sandbox will be completed early in September as Thailand prepares itself for more electronic services.

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, Thailand (The Nation/ANN) - A southern court of Thailand said the transport of Rohingyas was not connected to international crime.

BATAM, Indonesia (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The travel warning for Singapore may affect tourism in Riau Islands. 

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ ANN) - Most children in the Naga Self-Administered Zone (SAZ) suffer from malnutrition, including most of those who died of measles and other infectious diseases in recent weeks, whose lack of food led to a loss of resistance to disease.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Will the general election be held, as promised, by the end of 2017? Or will the date be postponed until 2018?

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ ANN) - Khun Tun Oo, the chairman of the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD) and Shan representative to the Union Peace Conference, decided not to attend the conference, also known as the 21st Century Panglong Conference, citing the exclusion of some ethnic armed groups, according to Sai Nyunt Lwin, the general secretary of the SNLD.

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ ANN) -  Military MP Major-General Than Soe told the Union parliament that while he supports the Union Peace Conference, also known as the 21st Century Panglong Conference, he would like the parliament to amend the phrase ‘democratic federal Union’ in the Union parliament’s statement on the conference.

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ ANN) - The ancient pagodas in Bagan that were damaged by the recent earthquake will be repaired in a seven-step process, said Kyaw Oo Lwin, the director-general of the Department of Archaeology, National Museum and Library, on Tuesday.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN)  - All able-bodied Korean men are mandated by law to serve in the military for about two years. But for a handful of those who don’t have to, it is a matter of choice.