BANGKOK (The Straits Times/ANN) - Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong is the first Asean leader to personally visit the Thai capital to pay his respects since King Bhumibol Adulyadej died on October 13 at the age of 88.
SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - The pressure of South Korea’s competitive and hectic society leads to a sanctuary boom.
SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Apple’s iPhone 7 kicked off its sales in South Korea amid the absence of the Galaxy Note 7.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Top public and private sector banks in India have recalled debit and credit cards after a major automated teller machine security breach.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Japan, a long-time major foreign investor in Indonesia, said it would seek opportunities to fund construction of power plants, railways and toll roads, under the public private partnership scheme.
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PETALING JAYA, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - Besides preparing for the growing ageing society, the focus of the Budget will be raising the disposable income of the common man.
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - The restoration aims to return the revered stupa to its traditional glory in readiness for the 450th anniversary celebrations that will take place alongside the annual That Luang festival next month.
BEIJING (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing is part of a charm offensive aimed at seeking trade and support from China by setting aside a thorny territorial dispute.
BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) - Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte received a red-carpet welcome in Beijing, as both countries decided to restart talks on the South China Sea dispute.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The new airport will open at the end of 2018 and aims to establish Singapore as centre for private jets.
CHITTAGONG (The Daily Star/ANN) - The empty container was opened in Visakhapatnam Port of India where the man was found in a dehydrated and famished state.