SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Special counsel says its decision based on justice, not Samsung‘s power in South Korean economy

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SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - "She never asked me to do it. I (voluntarily) did it to help her," claims Choi. 

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Special counsel says its decision based on justice, not Samsung‘s power in South Korean economy

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Over the past decades, previous US administrations have effectively maintained strong security presence in Asia. However, today’s strategic environment is quite different with growing challenges posed by other major powers including China and Russia.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - As the new year gets underway, ordinary citizens are concerned about the rising cost of living, the ringgit’s low level and the outflow of capital.

MANILA (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte urges members to promote regional peace and stability through rule of law. 

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - South Korea should brace itself for increased tension.

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NEW DELHI (The Straits Times/ANN) - Call for stiffer laws, better protection for consumers amid spate of high-profile hackings, cyber-security breaches.

BEIJING (The Japan News/ANN) - Even as Xi Jinping asserts that he has inherited China’s economic reform, he is not seeking the rate of growth the country has seen in the past, writes senior writer Hiroyuki Sugiyama.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - To establish the rule of law in the South and East China seas, where Beijing is pursuing maritime advances, countries concerned should promote even closer cooperation.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Duterte says he may impose martial law if drug problem deteriorates. 

KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Critics of the improving ties between Malaysia and China have accused Prime Minister Najib Razak of selling out Malaysia's interests. 

JAKARTA (The Straits Times/ ANN) - The perpetrators of the Jan 14 attack last year, dubbed the "Jakarta Four", were killed at the scene, but investigations later established that the plot was facilitated by a wide network of terrorists in Indonesia. 

JAKARTA (The Straits Times/ ANN) - A year ago, four gunmen and suicide bombers mounted a brazen strike in the heart of Jakarta in the name of ISIS. It was the first ISIS-inspired attack in Indonesia, and one that would signal the start of a campaign of terror in the country. The Sunday Times finds out what has changed for people living and working in the capital, and examines the looming threat of ISIS in the world's most populous Muslim nation.

LUANG PRABANG, Laos (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Many opportunities for businesses beckon, says President Tan at the end of state visits. 

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Globalisation's chief supporters meet at a time when system they shaped is most under threat.