SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - In one of the military drills held in Singapore, a P-8 first determines the location of a simulated vessel and then communicates this to ships and aircraft that are part of the exercise.


KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - Despite the free-visa provision, the flow of Chinese visitors to Pokhara has remained dismal, tourism entrepreneurs have said.

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - At least five persons were killed in water-induced disasters in various parts of the country in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll from landslides and flooding to 90 this year.

THAILAND (The Nation, ANN) - Ariya Jutanugarn loves to make Thai people happy, so she hopes to come home with an Olympics medal and bring more happiness to Thai fans.

THAILAND (The Nation/ANN) - The skeet shooter from Sa Kaeo rose to No 1 in the women’s skeet world ranking in July which also made her the first Thai shooter to be ranked at No 1.

THAILAND (The Nation/ANN) - Since marking her debut at international level with a title at the 2012 Korea Open at the age of 13, Panipak Wongpattanakit has never looked back and she soon quickly emerged as the most likely to claim the country’s first ever Olympic gold medal in the Korean martial arts.

THAILAND (The Nation/ANN) - Wuttichai Masuk will enter the Rio Games with a point to prove.

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WASHINGTON, United States (The Straits Times/ANN) - PM Lee will be first South-east Asian leader to be given this honour by Obama.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) -  Singapore is trying to offer more living and care options for the elderly, says the Ministry of Health (MOH).

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Singapore is expanding its nursing home capacity rapidly. By 2020, the Ministry of Health aims to increase nursing home beds by 5,000 to 17,000 in all. Janice Tai and Seow Bei Yi visited Japan, which has the world's oldest population, to see how the Japanese care for the elderly.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Parents worried but undergrads say they are old enough to decide.

KARACHI (Dawn/ANN) -  Zulfiqar Ali, a Pakistani citizen sentenced to death by firing squad in Indonesia was saved.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Bodies of the militants who died in Dhaka attack and Dhaka raid are still at the morgue without claims.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - An area that has long been considered as the hub of Dhaka's nightlife, with a number of restaurants that used to be open till 2:00 in the morning, today provides a rather eerie feeling.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Bangladesh is one of the earliest signatories of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and has expressed its commitment to ensure the rights of children in international forums.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Today, we are confronted with a rejuvenated JMB and other extremist outfits. Should it come as a surprise when militants are snatched away from the police and cases against them flounder year upon year?