MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Since President Rodrigo Duterte took office, more than 600,000 drug pushers and addicts surrendered, of which 895 were killed for fighting the police.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Region faces key challenges such as maritime, resource disputes.
JAKARTA (The Straits Times/ANN) - Tax rates under the amnesty will range from 2 per cent to 10 per cent over three stages, depending on how soon individuals declare their previously untaxed assets and whether the funds are repatriated.
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KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits times/ANN) - 'Certain traitors' pose biggest threat to unity, he says, and points to Malaysia's achievements as sign of progress.
KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - The setting for the birth of one of the most endearing Malaysian songs hardly seems special, but Tanah Pusaka has transcended space and time, and found a foothold in the hearts of Malaysians in these testing times.
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (Philippines Daily Inquirer/ANN) - A mother has gotten in contact with the Abu Sayyaf and was informed by an alleged member of the bandit group that her soldier son has been beheaded.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - A Constitutional Court justice is pitted in a heated debate with a women's rights activist over issues whether all types of extramarital sex should be outlawed to protect Indonesian women.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The tax amnesty programme, which was initially believed to be aimed at wealthy Indonesians with hidden assets stashed overseas, has sparked
concern among small and medium taxpayers, who feel targeted by the programme and its complicated procedures.
KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak pays tribute to the country’s sportsmen and sportswomen in his 59th National Day address, citing that sports, food and the special humour of cartoonist Lat are among the things that Malaysians together.