BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Three areas of cooperation to stimulate education in science and technological development in the region will be implemented from October 1.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - India's Ministry for External Affairs made the announcement amid growing tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbours following the attack on an Indian army base in Kashmir.
PETALING JAYA, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - Country slips to 25th position from its previous rank of 18, according to global competitiveness report of the World Economic Forum.
KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - Following repeated kidnapping incidents in the Sulu Sea, Malaysia Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said the matter would be brought up during the United States-Asean Defence Minister's Meeting.
KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - The two were among six brothers who led the gang in a series of cross-border kidnappings in the east coast of Sabah, and were high on the wanted list in Malaysia and Philippines.
KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - It is believed that seven people, including the owner of a fishing boat, might have been kidnapped by cross border kidnap groups based in southern Philippines.
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BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - The US has accused the Chinese company of violating its laws against supporting “weapons of mass destruction proliferators,” and engaging in money laundering in its territory and elsewhere in support of North Korea.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Indonesia set to build military bases in Natuna waters and plans to build air base, navy base and an Army base.
SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - South Korea on Tuesday welcome the US’ imposition of sanctions on a Chinese firm suspected to have provided financial services and illicit goods that may have helped beef up North Korea’s nuclear and missile program.
BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - The report also shows that a 10-year decline in the openness of economies at all stages of development poses a risk to countries’ ability to grow and innovate.
BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Infrastructure investment in the Philippines and Thailand is a reason that convinced the development bank that Southeast Asian economies would see growth edge up to 4.5 per cent in 2016, from 4.4 per cent in 2015.