NAY PYI TAW (Eleven Myanmar/ANN) - Around 100 workers from Tai Yi footwear factory in Hlaingtharyar were planning to march to President's Office to complain about alleged rights violations under the labour law.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - The broadcasting committee from the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commissions would soon propose to the government that it supports the process of switching off the nationwide terrestrial-based analog TV broadcasting service.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Members of Japan's Olympics-bound women's rugby team came from a diverse background.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Freeport Indonesia is recently in the spotlight after revelations that its CEO, Maroef Sjamsoeddin, the former deputy chief of the National Intelligence Agency, met with House of Representatives Speaker Setya Novanto, allegedly to discuss Freeport’s request to get a new license for its operation.

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - The International Monetary Fund’s decision on Monday to include the renminbi in its special drawing rights reserve currency basket from October next year ushers in a new era for the Chinese currency and the SDR.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The 61-year-old suspect had been arrested on October 21 in Surabaya, East Java for allegedly trading wildlife goods for nearly two years.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Technology and politics have yet to go hand-in-hand in the fight against corruption.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - India's Border Security Force has been told to clamp down on cattle smuggling, rampant along the India-Bangladesh border.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The Minister for Women and Child welfare Maneka Gandhi will engage with the national coalition to protect children sexual abuse

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The five new permits included in the list are the business registration (TDP); expatriate placement (RPTKA) and expatriate work permits (IMTA) for a maximum 10 people; producer import licenses (API-P) and custom registration number (NIK).