NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The Supreme Court of India upheld the decision to allow women into the sanctum of the 15th century Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai, breaking a traditional gender barrier.
BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) - Many feel Chinese President Xi Jinping has proven competent to be named 'core leader,' which will give him a stronger hand to push reforms.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - During his 3-day visit to Japan, President Rodrigo Duterte will meet Japanese businessmen and explore possibility of getting a Japanese aircraft on lease.
QUETTA, Pakistan (Dawn/ANN) - A police training college in Quetta became the target of an attack by three Afghan terrorists on Monday night, resulting in at least 51 deaths, mostly cadets, and injuries to 97 others.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer / ANN) - If international relations were to be described in the language of courtship, then it would seem that an enamored Philippines rushed headlong into the embrace of a suitor who had been wooing it away from a lover that had, over the years, grown fat and complacent.
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NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ ANN) - India's economy will grow 8 per cent this fiscal while agricultural growth is expected to be over 4 per cent, a central government minister said today.
NEW DELHI (The Island/ ANN) - India’s financial hub Mumbai has been named among top 15 cities globally in terms of total wealth held, while London tops the list, says a report.
BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) - There is higher interest in the plenum this year as it signals the start of preparations for the 19th Party Congress where there will be key leadership changes.
TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Premier Lin Chuan said the ‘New Southbound Policy’ ran parallel to investment in China and was aimed at creating more robust economic linkages globally.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippine government on Monday announced that the South China Sea dispute would take a backseat during President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to Japan this week that is meant to boost a 60-year-old relationship.
HONG KONG (China Daily/ANN) - By elevating the issue from one of local nature to possible collusion with other separatist forces in the country, the two Hong Kong lawmakers-elect have crossed another red line, possibly one of “no return.”
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Increasing number of high school students in China are opting to study in schools abroad, especially in the US.