BALTIMORE (Dawn/ANN) - An ideology of hatred is a threat to the entire country. That requires an “American” response, not a “Muslim” one.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Given the numerous climate-related events this year that have added to a stronger sense of conviction among the global public on the necessity of addressing climate change, as well as record-breaking investments in renewable energy and low-carbon technologies worldwide among other things, the Paris climate change talks are set to be different from previous years.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (The Straits Times/ANN) - Returning ISIS militants could plan attacks similar to those in Paris in this region, say security experts. Already, as many as 30 militant elements from Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines are believed to have pledged allegiance to ISIS in the past year.
HONG KONG (The Straits Times/ANN) - Malaysian tycoon Robert Kuok, whose family controls the South China Morning Post, rejects talk of linking politics to a possible sale of the Hong Kong newspaper.
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.