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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MANILA (The Star/ANN) - According to Philippine and Malaysian intelligence sources, Abu Sayyaf leaders had been drawing up plans over the last few months to abduct Caucasian tourists from Sabah islands close to the southern Philippines.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - With the indictment, the prosecutors ended a six-month, multifaceted probe into the corruption scandal that forced South Korea President Park Geun-hye out of office last month. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - President Rodrigo Duterte praised the Middle Eastern countries he visited saying they did not discriminate against him unlike countries that “like human rights”. 

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Taiwan's National Security Bureau on Monday said that Chinese authorities had likely detained Taiwanese activist Li Ming-che due to charges of violating foreign NGO Management Law.

BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - China and Vietnam on Monday vowed to push forward with the Belt and Road Initiative and maintain stability at sea. 

KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia (The Star/ ANN) - Some 50 Malaysians who joined the Islamic State in Syria are planning to return home, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said.
 

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) – China’s manufacturing reinvents itself, coasts on Made in China 2025 strategy.

MANILA (The Philippine Inquirer/ANN News Desk) - Controversial Philippine President Rodridgo Duterte named world's most influential leader in annual TIME opinion poll.  

SEOUL (The Straits Times/ANN) - Missile blows up soon after test-launch; Washington keeps up pressure on regime.