BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - Chinese President Xi Jinping put forward 10 major plans to boost cooperation with Africa in the next three years and said China would provide a $60 billion investment package to finance the implementation of the initiatives.
TAIPEI (The Chian Post/ ANN) - According to figures compiled by the National Immigration Agency (NIA), the number of mainland Chinese tourists visiting Taiwan from May 20 to July 26 dropped 15 per cent from the same period in 2015.
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TAIPEI (The China Post/ ANN) - Industry representatives and Taiwan government not aligned over debated labour policies
SAGAMIHARA (The Japan News/ANN) - Satoshi Uematsu, 26, was arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing 19 people and injuring 26 at a welfare facility for intellectually disabled people in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture.
SEOUL (The Japan News/ANN) - The comfort women issue, which has been a divisive factor between Japan and South Korea for a quarter of a century, has entered a crucial stage as it moves toward a final settlement. The Reconciliation and Healing foundation was launched on Thursday to support former comfort women in South Korea. The South Korean government must not waver on this issue.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Political party nomination is better for Jakarta Governor Ahok to rerun in the next election,
KUCHING (The Star/ ANN) - Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said all detained militants were being isolated from other prisoners to prevent the spread of their ideology.