TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A series of incidents involving ardent players of the smartphone game “Pokemon Go” were reported Saturday and Sunday across Japan.

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MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Rodrigo Duterte's first State of the Nation Address was a speech laced with quips only the firebrand president can get away with.

PETALING JAYA (The Star/ANN) - Foreign ministers reach consensus for various issues including South China Sea.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The violence in Bangladesh overshadows its relations with India 

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - The fishing vessels were allowed to dock at Taiping Island for restocking. The International Court of Arbitration has ruled that Taiping is a "rock" and not an "island".

VIENTIANE (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Asean foreign ministers expressed concerns on the land reclamations and escalation of activities in the South China Sea.

 VIENTIANE (China Daily/ ANN) - Before the annual meeting, which started on Monday, figures from countries such as Japan had called publicly for Asean countries to make the ruling part of the joint statement.

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BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - Tiger attack video in Beijing triggers heated discussion' on whether zoos should be held responsible if visitors don't pay attention to safety reminders.

BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - US National Security Advisor Susan Rice is in China for talks with Chinese officials to prepare for US President Barack Obama’s attendance at the G20 summit in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, in September.

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ ANN) - There are more than 500 refugees in Kyauktaw Township who have not returned to their homes, though the region is stable.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte promises to eradicate criminality, illegal drugs and corruption in government as he delivered his first State of the Nation Address (Sona).

VIENTIANE (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Asean released a joint communiqué after a concern that there would be no consensus at all.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The move to protect software confidential data is aimed at curbing China and other countries that have requested such data from companies.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - It has been learned that the Japanese emperor hopes to “abdicate.” Considering the Constitution and Imperial House Law now in place, what would the implications be? The Yomiuri Shimbun asked experts on the matter to answer these questions.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A series of incidents involving ardent players of the smartphone game “Pokemon Go” were reported Saturday and Sunday across Japan.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Thai police have identified 'old political clique' and seek arrest warrants after Chiang Mai raids.