BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Yang Dongliang, former head of China’s work safety watchdog, 63, took bribes of about 28.5 million yuan between 2002 and 2015, when he served in posts including vice-mayor of Tianjin and head of the work safety watchdog, the court said.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Phillipines Senator Richard Gordon says allegations made by retired policeman Arthur Lascañas about the so-called Davao Death Squad is ground for impeachment of President Rodrigo Duterte.
BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - An official from the Philippines’ Department of Foreign Affairs said the Asean member-states have been united in coming with a legally binding Code of Conduct on the South China Sea.
SONIPAT (The Daily Star/ANN) - The report of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is based on interviews with people who fled Myanmar after attacks on a border post in October last year.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo welcome questions from teenagers over the weekend and this is seen as a savvy public relations move from the President’s social media team.
KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ ANN) - North Korean ambassador Kang Chol had accused Malaysia of "colluding and playing into the gallery of external forces" last Friday after authorities conducted an autopsy against Pyongyang's wishes.