BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Pefecto Yasay Jr. said that Asean member countries see the need to “sustain the momentum of dialogue in order to ease tensions in the region” amid militarisation in the disputed South China Sea.
KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ANN) - Remarks on KL's handling of probe were diplomatically rude, says Najib; suspects' remand may be extended.
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Suspected Abu Sayyaf rebels kidnapped six Vietnamese fishermen and killed one crew member in the waters off southern Philippines.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Phillipine's Opposition Senator Leila de Lima says President Rodrigo Duterte is a sociopathic serial killer and a top criminal.
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SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ ANN) - More than $100 million (US$7,0422,544) will be set aside to groom workers and help companies here better seize growth opportunities abroad.
KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ ANN) - The only North Korean national arrested so far in connection with Kim Jong Nam's murder has been in Malaysia since 2013 on a work visa arranged by healthcare medication company Tombo Enterprise.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Phillipines Senator Richard Gordon says allegations made by retired policeman Arthur Lascañas about the so-called Davao Death Squad is ground for impeachment of President Rodrigo Duterte.
BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - An official from the Philippines’ Department of Foreign Affairs said the Asean member-states have been united in coming with a legally binding Code of Conduct on the South China Sea.
KARACHI (Dawn/ANN) - Suspected suicide bomber has been spotted in the footage of security cameras.
KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ ANN) - A 47-year-old North Korean arrested by Malaysian police in connection with the death of Kim Jong Nam was in Malaysia on a work visa and had business discussions with the company which "hired" him.