JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The government will repatriate 177 haj pilgrims from the Philippines.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - About a month after the Japan release of the “Pokemon Go” smartphone game app, 553 minors had been taken into protective custody in Tokyo by the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) in relation to the game, according to investigative sources.
BATAM, Indonesia (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Officials were assigned to monitor sea ports serving Batam-Singapore route to anticipate the spread of Zika virus.
BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Thailand desperately needs consistency, but instead get another change in university-entrance requirements.
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SYDNEY (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Sexuality cannot be disassociated from race, income level and global politics.
SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Calls for a nuclear-powered submarine in South Korea to negate North’s ballistic missile threats stir up fierce debate.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Indonesia's maritime ministry reveals three common tricks for foreign-flagged ships to deceive officials.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The broad theme in Quang's 20-minute speech was of the need for greater cooperation between countries in the face of the grave challenges facing the world today, such as the South China Sea dispute.
PUTRAJAYA (The Star/ANN) - The Thai government has agreed to surrender the 10 people identified by Malaysia in the trafficking of Rohingya and Bangladeshi nationals, whose remains were found in mass graves on both sides of the border last year.