TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Lawmakers say they are planning to review a bill on Friday that will provide partial National Health Insurance (NHI) coverage for students from mainland China.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - The current retirement age in Thailand is 55 while life expectancy is about 75 years.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Rationing of electricity and protests by environmentalists are the main disadvantages of making investments in Taiwan, says chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Transfer of defence responsibilities is pushing local residents in southern Thailand further into the line of fire.

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - The US Commission on Civil Rights argues that the US government may be “failing to exercise sufficient due diligence” in criminal investigations accusing Chinese-Americans of espionage.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Two members of the European Parliament had extended invitation to former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to exchange views on the Thai political situation.

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN)- Premier Li Keqiang takes leaders from 16 Central and Eastern European countries for a 20-minute trip from Suzhou, Jiangsu province, to Shanghai covering 110 kilometers on a high-speed train to showcase Chinese technology.

BEIJING(China Daily/ANN) -The two recent cases of Chinese national Fan Jinhui‘s murder and gunmen attack in Mali by the Islamic State show that Chinese nationals face serious threats even while traveling or working overseas, and measures have to be taken to ensure their safety.

(China Daily/ANN) - Obesity and nearsightedness among Chinese students are on the rise and ignorance of physical education and a lack of excercise can be the reasons.

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - China is ramping up its international manhunt of corrupt fugitive cadres and 91 government officials and functionaries suspected of corruption have been repatriated to China from overseas since October last year.