JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The 8,352 gross ton vessel, measuring 122 meters in length and 32 m in width, was caught by the Indonesian Navy after allegedly scavenging the cargo of the wreck of Swedish supertanker Seven Skies’ in waters around the Anambas islands, Riau Islands province, last week.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippine National Police scrambled on Wednesday to produce portable toilets after a ranking police official discovered that nearly 4,000 officers guarding the summit site had nowhere to go to relieve themselves.
SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Parts of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defence system arrived in Seongju, Korea, sparking backlash from some of South Korea's leading presidential candidates, as well as from China.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN News Desk) - Democratic People's Republic of Korea marks 85 years of the founding of its army with a "largest ever live artillery drill" presumed to have been overseen by leader Kim Jong-un.
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - The US has nothing to lose by joining the initiative. By doing so, it will be able to secure investment to improve its own outdated infrastructure and reap the benefits of the huge business opportunities that the initiative promises to create.