SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Singapore still pushing for a 'no haze' situation and total prevention of hot spots: Masagos.


KARACHI (Dawn/ANN) - It may only be a magazine cover, but it is emblematic of a new, nasty and unfortunate trend in India: vilifying Pakistan, attacking its leaders and even questioning this country’s very existence.

KARACHI (Dawn/ANN) - For many years now, alarm bells had been ringing that water scarcity in the country was reaching a point where catastrophic consequences were imminent.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Pokemon Go has been downloaded more than 100 million times. I'm one of those playing the game.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (The Straits Times/ANN) - Protesters rally in KL for arrest of unnamed govt official implicated in state fund scandal.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - DPM Tharman says Ascendas-Singbridge's latest project will set new standards.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Singapore still pushing for a 'no haze' situation and total prevention of hot spots: Masagos.

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SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - This is not the first case of Zika here. In May this year, a 48-year-old permanent resident was thought to have caught the virus on a business trip to Sao Paulo in Brazil.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (The Straits Times/ANN) - She defends performance of her team amid controversies.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Undoubtedly, there is a quarter that wants to project our polity as one that is predisposed to becoming a wellspring of violence, unless it is somehow suitably moulded and rounded-up to accommodate and live with modernity. 

NEW DELHI (The Daily Star/ANN) - The governor of northeastern Indian state of Tripura bats for Bangladesh over the issue of water sharing.

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - PM Hasina slams critics and environmentalists who have been rallying against the coal-based plant near the world's largest mangrove forest.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - The mass rapid transit (MRT) line linking Taipei and the Taoyuan airport has seen major improvements in safety and stability, but initial runs of its trains will not be as fast as intended, a government committee diagnosing the problematic transport project said Saturday.

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ ANN) - The Union Solidarity and Development Party issued a statement on August 25 criticising the formation of the advisory commission for Rakhine State ethnic tensions led by former UN secretary general Kofi Annan.

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ANN) - More than 100 migrant workers staged a protest on August 26 at the Myanmar embassy in Bangkok to demand legal penalties for a recruitment agency which promised them jobs but left them stranded for nearly two months.

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ ANN) - Deputy Director General of the President's Office Zaw Htay says the commission to be led by former UN secretary general Kofi Annan on Rakhine State's ethnic tensions will only be able to make suggestions.