SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Singapore still pushing for a 'no haze' situation and total prevention of hot spots: Masagos.


KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - The Australian newspaper has revealed some sensitive details relating to submarines built by French naval contractor DCNS, including variants used by Malaysia and Chile.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - Checks tightened at two access points in Johor in response to news that a Malaysian woman was found to be infected with the Zika virus in Singapore.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Some upscale areas in the capital, including Kemang, South Jakarta, were swamped by floods amid allegedly poor spatial planning and water management.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Legislator Tuan Yi-kang from the ruling Democratic Progressive Party expressed his disappointment over their loss in the Hualien elections through a Facebook post.

SENBOKU, Akita (The Japan News/ANN) - The city recently hosted Japan’s first international race for the aircraft, the Drone Impact Challenge Asia Cup 2016.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The two countries have confirmed their cooperation for a free trade agreement.

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DAVAO CITY (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - For President Rodrigo Duterte, drug addicts are not human beings.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - For China, it is clear that winning Aseans’s strategic trust and strengthening and widening economic cooperation beyond the region would be the two top priorities.

KARACHI (Dawn/ANN) - The Pak-Afghan border crossing at Chaman, Balochistan, has been closed by Pakistani authorities since Afghan protesters burnt this country’s flag and reportedly vandalised the Friendship Gate at the crossing on August 18. 

KARACHI (Dawn/ANN) - It may only be a magazine cover, but it is emblematic of a new, nasty and unfortunate trend in India: vilifying Pakistan, attacking its leaders and even questioning this country’s very existence.

KARACHI (Dawn/ANN) - For many years now, alarm bells had been ringing that water scarcity in the country was reaching a point where catastrophic consequences were imminent.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Weaknesses of the government and security establishment are the terrorists’ strength.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Pakistan’s children know that education is under siege.

KARACHI (Dawn/ANN) - The damp and the dry both burn.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Pokemon Go has been downloaded more than 100 million times. I'm one of those playing the game.