TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - President says she is resolute in protecting South China Sea claims.
NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - On November 8, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi surprised his country with an announcement banning 500- and 1,000-rupee notes-worth about $7 and $15 respectively - in a move to crack down on tax evasion, black money, corruption and terrorism funding.
SEOUL (The Straits Times/ANN) - Lawmakers on Friday voted in favour of an impeachment motion, thereby leading to the suspension of the powers of South Korean President Park Geun Hye.
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Chen Tianqiao, once ranked the richest man in China, and his wife will donate $115 million to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in the United States which will use it for inter-disciplinary neuroscience research.
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COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Group Lease PCL sparked a bull rally on the Colombo Stock Exchange yesterday following the acquisition of a 29.99 per cent stake in Commercial Credit and Finance.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - A joint statement issued by the two countries said the designation of a 'Major Defence Partner' was a unique status and institutionalised the progress made to facilitate defence trade and technology sharing with India.
KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - Three suspected kidnappers were shot dead and three others captured in a 20-minute gunfight between the police's Tiger Platoon and eight gunmen in waters off Pulau Bodgaya in Semporna.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Boxer Manny Pacquiao, a devout Christian and now a senator, wants the last Monday of January to be declared a regular holiday as 'National Bible Day' in the Philippines.
SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - National Assembly will decide President Park's fate this afternoon.