SEOUL (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Mount Baekdu, which straddles the China-North Korea border, is the highest and most sacred mountain on the Korean peninsula. 

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JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The Indonesian authorities can take legal measures against fake news or libellous statements, which has the potential to foment social unrest, by using the already available regulations.

SEOUL (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Mount Baekdu, which straddles the China-North Korea border, is the highest and most sacred mountain on the Korean peninsula. 

BANGKOK (The Straits Times/ ANN) - The Dhammakaya temple, known for its massive religious ceremonies and its spaceship-like headquarters just outside Bangkok, has unwittingly put up the most conspicuous resistance to the junta's authority since 2014's coup.

DAVAO CITY, Philippines (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – The Abu Sayyaf filmed the brutal beheading of their German hostage.

BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ANN) - Moves to enhance cooperation will include Belt and Road work.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippine government condemned the killing of a German Abu Sayyaf hostage whose wife was killed by the extremist group last year.

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TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN)  -  The base for a group of people involved in a Chinese version of a bank transfer scam has been found in Japan. 

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Opposition parties slam the Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn as an 'accomplie' of the besieged President Park Geun-hye.

LONDON (Dawn/ANN) - Since the two Koreas went their own paths over sixty years ago, the North has become ever more repressive and closed off.

LONDON (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Targets have been killed with an ice pick and a poison-tipped brolly; one was smothered with a pillow. Methods vary but not the aim - state-sponsored murders of political opponents, ordered by those in power. 

PETALING JAYA (The Star/ANN) - The night before the assassination, Siti Aisyah partied with her friends ar a well-known night club in Kuala Lumpur.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - The amount of VX nerve agent given to Jong-nam would have been more than the lethal amount of 10 milligrams, Health Minister Dr S. Subramaniam says.

SEPANG (The Star/ANN) - Police have confirmed that the low-cost carrier terminal where the murder of Kim Jong-nam took place is free of the toxin.

BEIJING(China Daily/ANN) - Expert sees indications of problems; new strain ‘deserves more attention’.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - In 2016, a total of 1.99 million tourists came to Japan by cruise ship, nearly five times the level in 2014.