DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit will have to be postponed, as four nations have decided to pull out of the event scheduled to be held in Pakistan in November.

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NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The Indian economy has stabilised and now boasts of the highest growth among the G-20 countries, the report stated. 

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - During a meeting of the Nepal-China Trade Facilitation Committee, the Chinese side proposed to establish industries to increase economic activities across the border points.

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - The current chair Nepal and the host of the upcoming summit Pakistan have not made their positions public.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation platform could have been used to confront Pakistan and expose it with hard facts. ​

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - ADB will give $1.5 billion for rail link extension in Bangladesh that will connect the tourist hub Cox's Bazar in the southeast.

HANOI (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Facing a Filipino audience in Vietnam, President Rodrigo Duterte said he would be serving notice to the Americans regarding the military exercise.

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DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit will have to be postponed, as four nations have decided to pull out of the event scheduled to be held in Pakistan in November.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Tharman Shanmugaratnam said he was not the man for the job, stressing that each minister contributes in a way that matches his strengths.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - As the typhoon moved away from Taiwan, access to water supplies was gradually restored.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Singapore's rapid ageing is a cause for concern as this year, 13.7 per cent of citizens were aged 65 and above compared to 9.2 per cent 10 years ago. 

BEIJING (Dawn/ANN) - Tensions between India and Pakistan rose on Tuesday as India's leader cancelled a visit to a regional summit and Islamabad warned it would treat it as “an act of war” if India revoked the Indus Waters Treaty.

BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) - Singapore along with several other nations had asked for a text drafted by the Asean to be added to the final document of the Non-Aligned Movement summit held in Venezuela. 

TOKYO (The Straits Times/ANN) - Lee Kuan Yew was honoured by Japan and credited for the substantial economic ties and close people-to-people relations between Singapore and Japan. 

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Singapore tops the World Economic Forum list in higher education and training and goods market efficiency.

TOKYO (The Straits Times/ANN) - Trans-Pacific Partnership, Shinkansen technology and South China Sea issues were discussed at a meeting between Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.