SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - In one of the military drills held in Singapore, a P-8 first determines the location of a simulated vessel and then communicates this to ships and aircraft that are part of the exercise.


TAIPEI (The China Post/ ANN) - Around 300 aboriginals protested for their own transitional justice at Ketagalan Boulevard on Sunday ahead of President Tsai Ing-wen’s formal apology to the indigenous peoples scheduled for August 1.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ ANN) - A man wanted by the police attempted suicide with a gun when approached and questioned by police in the Taipei Bus Station lobby on Saturday morning, according to police sources.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) -  A Thai deputy prime minister admitted that it is unlikely that Thailand would be compensated for fake GT200s bomb scanners.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - The Thai prime minister has instructed the Interior Ministry to speed up giving Thai citizens to some 1,000 stateless students.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Three Thai women married to spouses from Britain, Russia and France were among 35 couples used surrogates under the new Thai law so far.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - The third Middle East respiratory syndrome corona virus case in Thailand has been detected.

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TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Environment Ministry is considering banning people from Nishinoshima island, which is part of the Ogasawara Islands, a remote part of Tokyo. According to the ministry, Nishinoshima is the world’s sole “natural experimental site,” and its local ecological system is expected to grow from scratch having almost been destroyed by volcanic eruptions starting in 2013.

HA NOI, Vietnam (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Global companies are attracted by bright prospects in Viet Nam, which had a 6.7 per cent growth rate last year, among the world’s fasted growing economies.

AKITA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - Animal experts warn that bears in Japan have become accustomed to such sounds as radios and the ringing of bells used by humans to frighten them away and now may instead be attracted by the sounds as a marker of human prey.

HA NOI, Vietnam (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Viet Nam with its buzzing street life has become an ideal destination for street photography, for both Vietnamese people and foreigners.

SUBANG JAYA (The Star/ANN) -  Muhyiddin Yassin has downplayed suggestions that he will take over the role of Opposition leader from PKR president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.

KLUANG, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - Discussions on security issues next week in Bali between the defence ministers of Malaysia, Philippines and Indonesia.

NEW DELHI (Dawn/ ANN) - The chief minister of Indian administered Kashmir says she would have given Wani “a chance had I known he was trapped in the encounter”. 

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ ANN) - Obama administration will make an attempt to fulfil the promise with India before the transition process sets in.

WASHINGTON (Dawn/ ANN) - ‘Afghan government has lost 5 per cent territory this year’.