TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Lee Ming-che’s wife, Lee Ching-yu, urged Chinese authorities on Wednesday to announce the place where he is currently being detained and release him, in a response to Beijing’s Taiwan Affairs Office’s (TAO) official confirmation of Lee’s arrest.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Japanese and U.S. governments have begun arranging for Self-Defence Forces ships, by this summer, to protect U.S. military vessels for the first time in peacetime, it has been learned.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The triggering of Article 50, used by any nation wishing to exit the European Union, is unlikely to cause even a stir in stock markets, as it has been long expected, analysts say.
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UTSUNOMIYA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - Experienced mountaineering teachers made the wrong call allowing high school students to train in mountaineering course during avalanche conditions.
SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - North Korea carried out another rocket engine test, showing a sign of ICBM test soon, according to the US officials
SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Remains of one missing victim have been found at Sewol salvage site, while special inspectors working to determine the cause of tragedy for the next 10 months
UTSUNOMIYA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - Seven high school students and one teacher were confirmed dead as a result of the avalanche that hit a joint high school mountaineering training session in Nasu, Tochigi Prefecture, on Monday, police said.
YANGON (ANN News Desk) - Already hard hit by adverse weather conditions, temperatures will climb up to 3° C in the next 50 years, says World Wildlife Fund.
KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ANN) - Talk of a deal seemed premature late last night when a van appearing to carry the body returned to the mortuary, and security was heightened around the building after a lull since Sunday.