SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - South Korea postponed its decision to allow Google to export map information from the country.
SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Staggeringly low fertility rate in South Korea leads to more subsidies for working parents.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – Despite the Philippines’ strong economic performance, the poverty incidence in the country is second only to Myanmar in Southeast Asia, a study said.
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MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed a “harsh” crackdown against the Abu Sayyaf after the group reportedly beheaded an 18-year-old hostage.
JAKARTA/MAKASSAR (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Most of the 177 haj pilgrims being duped to fly to Mecca through Manila did not check on the credibility of the travel agent that caused them trouble.
TOKYO (The Straits Times/ANN) - This is the first death related to the wildly popular augmented reality mobile game in Japan.