JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Indonesia may purchase amphibious aircraft from Japan.
TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Turkish Trade Office in Taipei (TTOT) deputy representative Halil Ibrahim Dokuyucu, who was arrested last month for allegedly groping a woman in a Taipei bar, left Taiwan on Aug. 18.
TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Uber was registered in Taiwan as an information service company four years ago, but local taxi drivers have accused the company of illegally operated car-riding services.
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TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - According to polling, three major factors played into growing dissatisfaction with Tsai Ing-wen's and her administration, naming the labour and holiday policy (42.1 per cent), cross-strait policy (30.5 per cent) and national pension reform (20.1 per cent).
PEKANBARU (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Three oil palm plantation companies were alleged to be involved in forest fires that killed a Navy member, who had tried to extinguish the fire.
BANGKOK (The Nation/ ANN) - Compared to a roughly 50 per cent increase globally, the total research output of Asean has almost tripled in the past 10 years. However, Thailand’s output and share of the world’s research papers has increased “gradually”, with just over 72,000 papers indexed last year – or 0.48 per cent of the database.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Indonesia aims to have a stronger cooperation in maritime security during the Asean heads of state gathering in Laos.
YALA (The Nation/ANN) - Seven Thai policemen injured in an emergency helicopter landing received much-needed help Friday.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Four men, including the president of a pharmaceutical company in Tokyo and a physician, were arrested on charges of illegally selling prescription medicine to Chinese tourists, the Metropolitan Police Department said Friday.