KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Both women accused over murder insist they were hired to take part in TV prank show. 


PETALING JAYA (The Star/ANN) - The night before the assassination, Siti Aisyah partied with her friends ar a well-known night club in Kuala Lumpur.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - The amount of VX nerve agent given to Jong-nam would have been more than the lethal amount of 10 milligrams, Health Minister Dr S. Subramaniam says.

SEPANG (The Star/ANN) - Police have confirmed that the low-cost carrier terminal where the murder of Kim Jong-nam took place is free of the toxin.

BEIJING(China Daily/ANN) - Expert sees indications of problems; new strain ‘deserves more attention’.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - In 2016, a total of 1.99 million tourists came to Japan by cruise ship, nearly five times the level in 2014.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Asean has yet to overcome a few immediate uncertainties.

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PETALING JAYA (The Star/NationTV/ANN) - Weekly Wrap highlights the latest news from last week in the region.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Both women accused over murder insist they were hired to take part in TV prank show. 

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Numbers expected to rise with growing wealth fuelling middle class. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - As the Philippines commemorates the 31st anniversary of the People Power Revolution that toppled the regime of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, both former President Noynoy Aquino and incumbent Vice President Leni Robredo reminded Filipinos that the fight for democracy continues. 

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - The aid is designed to support security and counterterrorism by providing advanced face recognition systems.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippines’ National Security Adviser says the structures being built by China in the disputed waters could be turned into hangars, but hopefully not as military facilities. 

SIALKOT, Pakistan (Dawn/ANN) - BSF officials handed over the woman's body to her family. 

ISLAND GARDEN CITY OF SAMAL, Philippines (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Amid continued criticisms against his brutal war on drugs, President Rodrigo Duterte insisted it was better that pushers were the ones killed instead of the innocent people and law enforcers. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Allies of Senator Leila de Lima described her persecution as an attempt of President Rodrigo Duterte’s government to silence his critics.