TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A series of incidents involving ardent players of the smartphone game “Pokemon Go” were reported Saturday and Sunday across Japan.

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BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - The collapse of the stock market in the second half of 2014 dealt a fatal blow to the auction market. The number of auctions held in Beijing in 2014 fell by 20 per cent compared with the year before.

VIENTIANE (The Straits Times/ANN) - However, joint statement doesn't mention South China Sea arbitration.

VIENTIANE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Contention among Asean member states over how to manage the South China Sea issue had threatened to derail the traditional joint communique issued at the end of each year's Asean Foreign Ministers' Meeting.

MANILA (The Straits Times/ANN) - South China Sea gets brief mention in his first State of the Nation Address.

TOKYO (The Straits Times/ANN) - The suspect is said to be unemployed and is a former employee of the facility in Sagamihara, located about 40km south-west of Tokyo.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - Masterchef Jochen Kern advocates using golden palm oil for deep-fying.

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KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - The stock exchange remains cautiously optimistic, although the second half of the year is expected to be challenging.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The contrasting ways the Philippines and China reacted to the South China Sea ruling of the arbitral court highlight the difference between the two countries.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Rodrigo Duterte's first State of the Nation Address was a speech laced with quips only the firebrand president can get away with.

PETALING JAYA (The Star/ANN) - Foreign ministers reach consensus for various issues including South China Sea.

PUTRAJAYA (The Star/ANN) - Malaysia PM Najib Razak said those named in the civil suit including his stepson must take responsibility to clear their name.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Angel investor speaks about entreprenuership and how he spots top talent through cycling.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The violence in Bangladesh overshadows its relations with India 

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Taiwan’s investment slowed on the back of a stringent government budget, privatisation of state-owned enterprises and a series of construction projects drawing to a close.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Taiwan's money supply indicators show sufficient liquidity for the 10th consecutive month.