MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - A Filipino ports and casino tycoon described Donald Trump as the “biggest risk” and the “biggest unknown” in global trade. 

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Bangkok (The Nation/ANN) - Myanmar has made substantial shifts towards its relations with major powers comprising China, Russia and the United States. They are key regional players in Southeast Asia which will impact directly on peace and stability as well as economic development in Myanmar.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Myanmar has made substantial shifts towards its relations with major powers comprising China, Russia and the United States. They are key regional players in Southeast Asia which will impact directly on peace and stability as well as economic development in Myanmar.

KUALA LUMPUR (Sin Chew Daily / ANN) - The second round of Jakarta Governor election has ended. Chinese Christian Governer Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, who is also known as “Ahok” failed in his attempt to seek re-election. He lost to Anies Baswedan.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - A Filipino ports and casino tycoon described Donald Trump as the “biggest risk” and the “biggest unknown” in global trade. 

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Former President Park Geun-hye will have the first trial for the corruption charges that had her impeached.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Samsung says it will improve on Galaxy S8's red-tinted screens for which it has been receiving complaints from dissatisfied customers. 

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SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Post-Jakarta polls, Indonesians need to look within and decide what sort of nation they want

TOKYO (The Straits Times/ANN) - Both support US' approach of laying out all options but say China needs to do more to help.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ANN) - Agreement could be inked as early as today; key piece of proposal calls for KL to repay $1.7b before end of this year.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) — The Japan government has decided to aim for effectuation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement without the United States. With this new direction set, the government aims to contain the U.S. demand for bilateral talks.

JAKARTA (The Straits Times/ANN) - Former minister vows to safeguard diversity, unity after bitter contest marred by religious, racial tensions

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Michelin food inspectors are set to gauge Thailand’s restaurants, hand out prestigious stars and publish a guide for the kingdom. Here’s What the country’s top restaurant personalities feel about it

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - US President Donald Trump has reportedly indicated interest in attending the Asean summit in the Philippines in November. 

BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - Beijing urged Washington on Wednesday to “adjust its outdated policies” on exports to China in light of a recent analysis saying US policy in areas like high-tech goods “significantly contributes” to its trade deficit with China.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe praised the U.S. stance of strengthening pressure on North Korea during a meeting with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday and once again stressed the unity of Japan and the United States.