TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) -  The suspect, Satoshi Uematsu, had made unusual remarks about the social welfare facility’s disabled residents, such as “They should be euthanised” and “People like that should die.”

ALL STORIES

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – It was an icy meeting between former presidents Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Benigno Aquino III for the first time since she was released from detention. 

PUTRAJAYA (The Star/ANN) - The US Department of Justice filed a suit last week to seize US$1 billion in assets related to state investment arm 1Malaysia Development Berhad.

PUTRAJAYA (The Star/ANN) - Citing a confidential document from the Malaysian police, New York magazine claimed that the pilot of MH370 flew the route on southern Indian Ocean on his home simulator less than a month before the plane vanished.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ ANN) - The National Development Council (NDC) said the recovery in June may be interpreted as a positive sign though analysts were reserved regarding the pace of the recovery.

BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - The Chinese President urged the People’s Liberation Army to accelerate its ground force’s transformation and reform.

BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - China’s proportion of the global 1 per cent rose from 1.3 per cent to 3.4 per cent between 2005 and 2012, and was well above its 2002 share, which was a mere 0.2 per cent.

ANN Daily Newsletter

It's coming soon. Sign up now and get it first.

BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - US National Security Advisor Susan Rice brought the message during her latest visit, a source with the Foreign Ministry said.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Jakarta Governor Ahok will seek reelection with the support from political parties, instead of individual candidacy as planned before.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - A survey reveals that Indonesians think corruption has worsened.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The return of several key figures in Joko Widodo's Cabinet shows that the president is tightening his grip on power.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ ANN) - The Japanese Chamber of Commerce Bangkok surveyed business sentiment from May 23 to June 15, which drew responses from 26.9 per cent or 459 companies.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva dealt a major blow to the Thai junta and coup supporters by rejecting the draft constitution.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Police have arrested a 26-year-old on suspicion of attempted murder and believe he targeted the victims while they were sleeping. 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) -  The suspect, Satoshi Uematsu, had made unusual remarks about the social welfare facility’s disabled residents, such as “They should be euthanised” and “People like that should die.”

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Many Thais are still unaware when the national vote takes place and whether August 7 is a big day.