THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Three Bhutanese engineers, Yeshey Choden, Kiran Kumar Pradhan and Cheki Dorji, will be the pioneers involved in the designing, building, launching and operating of the country’s first nano-satellite.
BANGKOK (The Statesman/ANN) - Viewing creativity through the nationalistic prism is fast threatening to reach epic proportions on either side of a fractious border. As the world worries if two nuclear-armed neighbours will go to war, they are busy spitting celluloid on each other, writes Ravindra Kumar, Editor, The Statesman. Read his commentary here:
BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) - Chinese media and officials are silent on Philippine President Duterte's effusive praise of China and his remarks on "separation from the US."
ANN Daily Newsletter
It's coming soon. Sign up now and get it first.
BANGKOK (The Nation/ ANN) - Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday vowed to fight against an administrative order that instructed her to pay for massive losses incurred in the rice-pledging scheme.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Philippine immigration officials arrested a 63-year-old Japanese who was on the wanted list for committing fraud.
KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ ANN) - The Malaysian government expects the economy to expand at a steady pace of 4% to 5% in 2017 despite the external uncertainties for global growth and trade, which could further destabilise the outlook for oil-exporting and emerging economies.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ ANN) - Following a cyber security breach in the country's banking system, India's largest bank, the State Bank of India (SBI), has advised customers to use its own ATMs.
BANGKOK (The Straits Times/ANN) - Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong is the first Asean leader to personally visit the Thai capital to pay his respects since King Bhumibol Adulyadej died on October 13 at the age of 88.
SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - The pressure of South Korea’s competitive and hectic society leads to a sanctuary boom.
SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Apple’s iPhone 7 kicked off its sales in South Korea amid the absence of the Galaxy Note 7.