KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Both women accused over murder insist they were hired to take part in TV prank show. 

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KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Both women accused over murder insist they were hired to take part in TV prank show. 

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Numbers expected to rise with growing wealth fuelling middle class. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - As the Philippines commemorates the 31st anniversary of the People Power Revolution that toppled the regime of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, both former President Noynoy Aquino and incumbent Vice President Leni Robredo reminded Filipinos that the fight for democracy continues. 

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - The aid is designed to support security and counterterrorism by providing advanced face recognition systems.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippines’ National Security Adviser says the structures being built by China in the disputed waters could be turned into hangars, but hopefully not as military facilities. 

SIALKOT, Pakistan (Dawn/ANN) - BSF officials handed over the woman's body to her family. 

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ISLAND GARDEN CITY OF SAMAL, Philippines (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Amid continued criticisms against his brutal war on drugs, President Rodrigo Duterte insisted it was better that pushers were the ones killed instead of the innocent people and law enforcers. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Allies of Senator Leila de Lima described her persecution as an attempt of President Rodrigo Duterte’s government to silence his critics. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - After the postponement of a Chinese minister’s visit to the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte clarified that China just misunderstood the remarks of the Philippines’ top diplomat on the militarisation of the South China Sea.  

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Singaporean Ai-ling Lee - the first Asian woman to get a nod in the sound-editing category for her work in La La Land - knocked on doors of film studios. 

SYDNEY (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Jokowi's visit likely to lead to joint naval patrols in the South China Sea and trade deals. 

HONG KONG (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Hong Kong residents disappointed with lack of cash handouts despite higher surplus. 

MANILA (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Senator calls allegations against her 'lies' and says the government is persecuting her. 

KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Outcry over use of highly toxic VX to kill Kim Jong Nam at airport; Kuala Lumpur to undertake review of ties with North Korea. 

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - North Korea is estimated to have a vast amount of chemical weapons.