JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - A report by the Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict highlighted the growing support for the radical movement, the Islamic State, among the terror outfits in Southeast Asia.
KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ANN) - With PM Najib Razak expected to win the coming elections due to chaos in the opposition camp, he will eventually need to focus on making the civil service more efficient, reduce public handouts and zoom in on raising workers' marketable skills.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - As a highly dense city state with limited space for solar deployment, Singapore is placing emphasis on building up urban solar capabilities which include floating solar as a key focus area.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The Supreme Court of India upheld the decision to allow women into the sanctum of the 15th century Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai, breaking a traditional gender barrier.
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BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) - Many feel Chinese President Xi Jinping has proven competent to be named 'core leader,' which will give him a stronger hand to push reforms.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - During his 3-day visit to Japan, President Rodrigo Duterte will meet Japanese businessmen and explore possibility of getting a Japanese aircraft on lease.
QUETTA, Pakistan (Dawn/ANN) - A police training college in Quetta became the target of an attack by three Afghan terrorists on Monday night, resulting in at least 51 deaths, mostly cadets, and injuries to 97 others.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - When asked to pick between US presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, President Rodrigo Duterte opted to rather choose his favourite hero Russian President Vladimir Putin.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - A former senator who admits to have supported the Rodrigo Duterte during the presidential elections, has criticised him for actions that have weakened the Philippines’ position with regard to the territorial dispute with China.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer / ANN) - If international relations were to be described in the language of courtship, then it would seem that an enamored Philippines rushed headlong into the embrace of a suitor who had been wooing it away from a lover that had, over the years, grown fat and complacent.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ ANN) - India's economy will grow 8 per cent this fiscal while agricultural growth is expected to be over 4 per cent, a central government minister said today.