TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The two countries have confirmed their cooperation for a free trade agreement.


NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw have decided to actively cooperate to tackle common challenges 

YANGON (The Nation/ANN) - Rates start from 5,000 kyat ($4) per half-day to 160,000 kyat ($129) per month.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Asean as a region would benefit from this trend just as trade with China seems to have peaked, while trade with the West has been hit by fragile recovery in demand.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has hatched a plan to boost tourism with Pokemon Go, the world’s most popular mobile game app. 

PHUKET (The Nation/ANN) - Thai police have gathered evidence so an international arrest warrant can be issued for Russian man believed to have stolen cash from many ATMs in Thailand, including Bangkok, Phuket, and other provinces.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Thai junta chief General Prayut Chan-o-cha Monday denied having offered to head a post-election government, saying his remarks last Friday were misinterpreted by the media.

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JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Japan and Indonesia agreed to work together in a US$150 million joint project on reducing emissions.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Two Indonesians - who were kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf group - have returned to their family safely.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - The Preah Vihear temple was the unmentioned elephant in the room at last week’s joint commission meeting.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Japanese beer imports to South Korea have been continuously increasing and there is significant room for market development.

HONG KONG (China Daily/ANN) - While consumers in Singapore are warming to the sharing economy, they are highly selective in terms of what they choose to share.

ZAMBOANGA CITY (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Asked about President Rodrigo Duterte’s plea to allow Filipino fishermen to fish in the disputed West Philippine Sea, Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jinhua said they would look into the possibility.

HONG KONG (China Daily/ANN) - Low maternity and paternity leaves are no doubt a deterrent for the city’s couples to have more children.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - North Korea's firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile has prompted calls to deploy nuclear-powered submarines in South Korea with lawmakers saying it poses a grave threat to Northeast Asia's security. 

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Thais are urged to help control the breeding of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.