BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - The Shanghai Road Administration Bureau is considering the removal of road signs bearing English-language interpretations.
TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Taiwanese foreign ministry is following closely Japan’s negotiations with South Korea, and has reiterated Taiwan’s four demands to Japan over the comfort women issue.
SEOUL (The Japan News/ANN) - Wednesday’s test-firing is believed to be aimed at hindering the foreign ministers’ meeting among Japan, China and South Korea held on the same day in Tokyo, as well as a joint drill by U.S. and South Korean forces that kicked off Monday.
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THIMPHU (Kuensel/ ANN) - Lack of access to basic information relating to hydropower agreements deprive people from knowing the potential impacts, states independent study.
NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ ANN) - Myanmar ranked 137 among 160 countries in the transportation index in 2014, giving it the lowest position among Southeast Asian countries.
SEPANG, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - Every athlete who won a medal at the recently concluded Rio Olympics will get an additional 200,000 ringgit (US$50,000).
BANGKOK (The Star/The Nation/ANN) - Motorists caught playing augmented reality game Pokemon Go while driving in Bangkok risk facing a fine as Thai traffic policemen are on the hunt for reckless behaviours on the road.
BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - A top Chinese think-tank says it is now imperative for China and Asean member countries to speed up Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership negotiations in order to upgrade economic relations to the next level.