BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Over the past decades, previous US administrations have effectively maintained strong security presence in Asia. However, today’s strategic environment is quite different with growing challenges posed by other major powers including China and Russia.
MANILA (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte urges members to promote regional peace and stability through rule of law.
NEW DELHI (The Straits Times/ANN) - Call for stiffer laws, better protection for consumers amid spate of high-profile hackings, cyber-security breaches.
BEIJING (The Japan News/ANN) - Even as Xi Jinping asserts that he has inherited China’s economic reform, he is not seeking the rate of growth the country has seen in the past, writes senior writer Hiroyuki Sugiyama.
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HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - US President-elect had said that on his very first day in office, he would kill the agreement that 12 nations had negotiated for years. Will the trade pact be able to pull its weight without major driving force, the US, as a member?
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - While other world leaders have criticised his war against drugs, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte expressed appreciation over the support of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in his crusade.
DAVAO, Philippines (The Japan News/ANN) — Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had talks with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in the southern city of Davao on Friday morning, following their meeting in Manila on Thursday. They exchanged their opinions on the Asia policy of the administration of Donald Trump, who will be inaugurated as U.S. president on Jan. 20, among other issues.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Govt official denies any commitment has been given to Indian authorities about soldier's repatriation.
NEW DELHI (dataLEADS/ ANN) - The United States remains the country with the most number of migrants in the world. It is home to 19 per cent of the world’s immigrants, according to the United Nations figures.
DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Incidents of violation of minorities' human rights in Bangladesh increased over fivefold in 2016 than that of the previous year, a report has said.