KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ANN) - Pro-reform group Bersih planning for another street protest while opposition alliance Pakatan Harapan has issued an ultimatum for Malaysia PM Najib Razak to vacate his office by July 29.


MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – President Rodrigo Duterte will face the Congress on Monday for his first state of the nation address. And while he may herald the number of arrests and surrenders made in his war against drugs, he may also have to explain the emboldened killings done in the guise of fighting the menace of narcotics. 

KOTA KINABALU (The Star/ANN) - The five missing Malaysian sailors were believed to be held by self-proclaimed Abu Sayyaf commander Apo Mike alias Najan Sahidjuan.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Envoy says the Turkish government had solid evidence that Fethullah Gulen’s movement was behind the plot.

WASHINGTON (Dawn/ANN) - The Trump administration in the US would continue to treat Pakistan as an important ally in a sensitive region.'

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – While the Philippines already recorded one of the highest economic growths in Asia during the first quarter, the Philippine central bank notes that indicators point to a more robust growth in the second quarter. 

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - The suspects were believed to be taking orders from known militant Muhammad Wanndy Mohamed Jedi to launch attacks in Malaysia.

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MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – A Philippine high court senior associate justice says Filipinos must united in the face of the South China Sea ruling, but says that the Philippines should also be open to talks with China. 

SUBIC (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Filipino fishermen plying the disputed Scarborough Shoal say a probable US vessel has become a welcome sight amid the tension brought by Chinese coast guard.  

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - The latest gaming culture has grasped Bhutanese gamers/trainers although it was launched only in Japan

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN)- The Cabinet on Friday decided to implement “Clean Feed System” on foreign pay TV channels telecast in Nepal. The move is expected to benefit the domestic advertising market, media and related businesses.

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - With talking about India-Nepal borders, the first and last thing that comes in mind is the ‘foregone economic opportunities’ that is plain for all to see. 

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - Around 500 homes in various districts were inundated.

PETALING JAYA (The Star/ANN) - There were roughly 3.3 million foreigners in Malaysia out of the total population of 31.7 million.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - More than US$123 million has reportedly been spent in the search for the flight which went missing on March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Business is especially brisk at most of the 17 hawker stalls on the Bib Gourmand list, with many stalls selling out earlier than usual.