NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ ANN) - Myanmar President Htin Kyaw will pay a friendship visit to India from August 27 to 30.


MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – A win for Donald Trump in the US elections would entail serious repercussions for Filipinos and US-Philippine relations especially after the Republican candidate considered the Philippines as a terrorist-exporting country. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - President Rodrigo Duterte has turned the tables on the United States, which has expressed concern over extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. 

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The luxury resale index was part of a report Reebonz released  to track the online luxury scene in the Asia Pacific region.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - “China should be hearing us out. (It’s) about time that you lift the ban to tourists and allow the Filipinos to fish there,” President Rodrigo Duterte said. 

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Despite ranking 46 out of 140 cities in global survey, Republic remains attractive to highly mobile top talent.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Condolence books have been opened at the Singapore Embassy in Washington, DC, and the Singapore Trade Office in Taipei.

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BATAM, Indonesia (The Straits Times/ANN) - Radio HangFM had faced a protest in late 2013 by a group of Muslims who were disturbed by the station's extreme religious sermons.

TAIPEI (The Straits Times/ANN) -The two key cities signed three agreements, including cooperation in district management, film festivals and marathons.

JAKARTA (The Straits Times/ANN) - Pre-emptive steps taken to avert repeat of last year's haze crisis.

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - The search engine,, will serve as a unified portal for all major Tibetan-language websites in China.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - Zoo Negara is not planning to extend baby panda Nuan Nuan’s stay in the country after next year because it would entail a one-off payment of US$600,000.

JOHOR BARU (The Star/ANN) - More Malaysians are not only crossing over to Singapore to work – they are also going to China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Indonesian shuttlers and lifters received warm welcome from the public following their success to win a gold medal and two silvers at Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

JAKARTA/SURABAYA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - According to a survey, the ideal price for a pack of cigarettes must be 50,000 rupiah (US$3.80) instead of the current price of up to 20,000 rupiah ($1.50).

SHAH ALAM (The Star/ANN) - Proton, wholly-owned by diversified conglomerate DRB-Hicom Bhd, needs a strategic and renowned partner that will assist in the company’s research and development and help it become a global player.