TOKYO (The Straits Times/ANN) - China's territorial claims to the waterway overlap with four Asean states - Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Brunei - as well as Taiwan.
TOKYO (The Straits Times/ANN) - Ex-minister with 'image of bullied heroine' tipped to win Sunday's election to lead Japan's most populous city.
JAKARTA (The Straits Times/ANN) - Indonesia President Joko Widodo sacked nine ministers and demoted two more, and in their place were at least five highly rated technocrats or professionals in their field of work.
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SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The emergence of the Al Fatihin newspaper online in recent weeks - which Singapore declared a prohibited publication in all forms - drives home the message that ISIS poses a grave threat in our backyard too.
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - IPhone sales in China dropped due to fierce competition from local rivals with Apple's total revenues dropping by 33 per cent, the steepest decline among all regions.
PETALING JAYA (The Star/ANN) - Representatives from the Rajawali Group and Felda may be meeting in Jakarta next week to conclude the deal.
PUTRAJAYA (The Star/ANN) - The US Department of Justice filed a suit last week to seize US$1 billion in assets related to state investment arm 1Malaysia Development Berhad.
PUTRAJAYA (The Star/ANN) - Citing a confidential document from the Malaysian police, New York magazine claimed that the pilot of MH370 flew the route on southern Indian Ocean on his home simulator less than a month before the plane vanished.
KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - Around 15,000 workers were laid off between 2013 and July this year.