KUALA LUMPUR - (The Star/ANN) - Opposition MP Nurul Izzah Anwar drew ire from both sides of the divide for posing for a photo with “Sulu princess” Jacel Kiram, the daughter of self-styled Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III, who was responsible for ordering the Lahad Datu armed intrusion in 2013.
NAY PYI TAW (Eleven Myanmar/ANN) - National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi had earlier requested for meetings with President Thein Sein, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and Union Parliament speaker Thura Shwe Mann.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - India Prime Minister Narendra Modi the late Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew was a personal inspiration to him.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The Indian government has carried out reforms to create a better condition for foreign direct investment and is working hard on a transparent tax regime, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi tells business leaders at the India-Singapore Economic Convention.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Both nations are to hold regular dialogues to spur industry cooperation as part of a deal, says Singapore Ministry of Defence.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (The Straits Times/ANN) - Critics quiz the foreign ownership of power assets, after the sale of the Edra Global Energy resulted in a huge loss, with concern of 1MDB overpaying its assets to secure the energy unit in the first place.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - There is a critical need in Asia to 'uphold and strengthen rules, norms of collective behaviour based on consent of all', Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, adding that India will work with countries in the region and beyond to keep the seas safe, secure and free for the benefit of all.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (The Straits Times/ANN) - To ensure a good environment, the openings of the three wings will be officiated by wings' leaders, said Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The creation of the Asean Economic Community will encourage some firms to move their operations abroad and there will be significant boost to economy in longer term, experts say.