TOP NEWS

CLIMATE WATCH

China Daily

Widespread downpours prompt flood warnings in China

The Korea Herald

Heavy rain hits Seoul, Gyeonggi

The Statesman

Heavy rains continue to lash Kerala

The Korea Herald

Climate Clock to drop below 5-year mark for 1st time on Monday

Philippine Daily Inquirer

Over 200,000 people affected by southwest monsoon woes in the Philippines

The Kathmandu Post

Nepali, Indian officials conduct search to recover missing bodies from Simaltal accident

The Straits Times

Sun’s out for the rest of July in Singapore but don’t rule out showers, says weatherman

Philippine Daily Inquirer

Southern Philippines flood victims climb to over 81,000

The Statesman

Home Minister Amit Shah speaks to CMs on floods, offers Central government help

China Daily

Three Gorges Dam opens floodgates to ease pressure as upper Yangtze braces for heavy rainfall

The Statesman

12,000 people evacuated from flood prone areas in Uttar Pradesh

The Kathmandu Post

54 still missing after landslide sweeps two buses into Trishuli in Nepal

Viet Nam News

PM Chinh urges prompt action regarding fatal landslide in Ha Giang that claimed 11 lives

The Kathmandu Post

Landslide in Nepal sweeps away two buses, over 60 passengers missing

The Japan News

Yamagata cherry harvest nosedives due to heatwave; prefecture accounts for 70% of Japan’s cherry production

The Jakarta Post

Bad weather hampers search operations after Sulawesi landslide

2024 PARIS OLYMPICS

The Straits Times

High hopes and noble aims: From Southeast Asia to the Paris Olympics

Philippine Daily Inquirer

Filipino Olympic silver-medalist boxer Nesthy Petecio chases elusive boxing gold

China Daily

Chinese Olympic Committee will send 405 athletes to Paris Games

The Jakarta Post

Fans get behind Indonesia’s new Olympic uniforms

Viet Nam News

Vietnam Olympics team announced, ready to head to Paris

China Daily

Cash incentives for Hong Kong Paris Olympics athletes raised to up to US$7k

China Daily

On track for success: Chinese athletes gear up for Paris 2024

The Japan News

Japan Olympic athletes gather for official launch ceremony

Kuensel

Bhutanese archer and runner prepare for Paris Olympics

Viet Nam News

Vietnamese markswomen eye at least top eight positions in Paris Olympics

China Daily

Young Chinese skating stars on board for Paris

Go Go Mongolia

Mongolian siblings to participate in swimming of Paris Olympics

China Daily

Chinese delivery man to chase Olympic dream

The Statesman

Five Olympic-bound Indian boxers to train in Germany; Panghal to continue in India

The Straits Times

Shannon Tan becomes Singapore’s first golfer to qualify for the Olympics

Philippine Daily Inquirer

Paris Olympics-bound athletes are ready and equipped, says Philippine Sports Commission chief

MIDDLE EAST TENSIONS

The Jakarta Post

Nahdlatul Ulama apologises, lambasts members for ‘tone-deaf’ visit to Israel

The Jakarta Post

Nadhlatul Ulama activists’ visit to Israel does not represent Indonesia’s stance: Foreign Ministry

The Jakarta Post

Gaza war not religious, Indonesia foreign minister says

The Straits Times

Iran’s president-elect reaffirms policy towards Israel

The Straits Times

Senator quits Australia’s ruling Labor Party over disagreement on Palestine

Dawn

20 books to read about Palestine

The Straits Times

S’pore prepared in principle to recognise Palestine as a state at appropriate time: FM

The Jakarta Post

Indonesia decries Israel’s West Bank settlement plans

The Daily Star

US health workers sound alarm on Gaza medical crisis

China Daily

China urges Israel to follow cease-fire

China Daily

Access, security challenge Gaza aid delivery, block medical evacuations: UN

Philippine Daily Inquirer

Some Israel visitors’ new stop on their tours: Hamas’ destruction

The Korea Herald

Israeli tanks push deeper into Rafah

The Daily Star

Israel may have violated laws of war in Gaza, UN rights office says

The Jakarta Post

Indonesian Gaza peace force to deploy only on UN mandate: Foreign Ministry

The Star

Muslims in Asia mark Aidiladha with prayers for people in Gaza

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

The Japan News

Japan Fair Trade Commission to investigate AI market to ensure healthy competition

China Daily

85 percent of Hong Kong companies embrace AI in operations

Viet Nam News

Ho Chi Minh’s 5th AI Challenge opens

China Daily

AI used to help preserve China’s oldest wooden pagoda

The Star

Malaysia’s ‘Siti Nurhaliza scam’ uses AI to convince victims

China Daily

Hong Kong to bolster AI application, science education: Financial Secretary

The Japan News

AI-equipped ACs grow in popularity; some can guess users’ moods, auto-adjust temperature

The Straits Times

‘Eyes’ to detect debris on Changi Airport runways among AI projects showcased at conference

The Korea Herald

Galaxy Z Flip6, Fold6 bring AI tech to palm of your hand

Viet Nam News

AI giving cosmetics industry a makeover

The Straits Times

AI interest group in Singapore aims to launch programmes for all ages to use the technology

China Daily

IN PHOTOS: Cutting-edge technologies shine at 2024 World AI Conference

The Straits Times

Singapore volunteers training AI to crack down on illegal wildlife trade online

The Japan News

Japan’s Defence Ministry to use AI to search for targets

China Daily

Beijing forum grapples with AI’s impact on intellectual property

The Nation

Nation Group’s Krungthep Turakij launches AI reporter ‘KATIE’

THE ASIAN VIEW

ASEAN MATTERS

Viet Nam News

Vietnam e-commerce market grows fastest in Southeast Asia

Viet Nam News

Vietnam’s 2024 growth forecast upward to 6.3%, the highest in ASEAN: AMRO report

The Star

Asean Express completes first Malaysia-China rail cargo trip

Philippine Daily Inquirer

ASEAN customs chiefs unite to intensify regional illicit trade crackdown

The Star

Thai PM Srettha to meet PM Anwar in deep South on Aug 3

The Jakarta Post

ASEAN silence on Pyongyang summit: The Jakarta Post

The Star

Asean consensus, neutrality crucial in light of China ties, says Malaysian PM Anwar

Viet Nam News

Southeast Asian countries see strong FDI flows

The Straits Times

No substitute for Asean even as Southeast Asian countries express interest in joining Brics: FM

Vientiane Times

ASEAN, China mull plans to strengthen media ties

The Star

Asean and China unveil initiatives to enhance media collaboration and people-to-people exchanges

China Daily

Sino-ASEAN partnership vital for regional stability and prosperity

The Nation

Low outlay on technology this year in major Asean economies: report

The Star

Private sector support vital when Malaysia takes Asean chair, says minister

Viet Nam News

Vietnam among six Asean countries with good economic growth: Maybank

Viet Nam News

Vietnam’s Deputy FM attends ASEAN+3, EAS, ARF Senior Officials’ Meetings in Laos

CROSS-STRAITS RELATIONS

Philippine Daily Inquirer

Trump says Taiwan ‘should pay’ US for defence against China

Sin Chew Daily

China, US do not want war in Taiwan Strait: Former Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou

China Daily

Taiwan students visit headquarters of tech giants Qihoo 360 Technology, Alibaba in mainland

Philippine Daily Inquirer

66 Chinese aircraft around Taiwan in 2024 single-day record – Taipei

China Daily

Taiwan soldier charged with leaking military secrets to China

China Daily

‘Race of friendship’ builds deeper cross-Strait bonds

China Daily

New legal guidelines don’t target Taiwan compatriots, says Chinese mainland spokesperson

Philippine Daily Inquirer

Taiwan urges China to release seized fishing boat

The Straits Times

Taiwan says China seized fishing boat near Chinese coast

China Daily

“Taiwan independence separatists” warned of severe penalties

Philippine Daily Inquirer

Taiwan urges citizens to avoid travel to China, Hong Kong, Macao

China Daily

China spokesperson slams Lai’s ‘Taiwan independence’ fallacy

China Daily

China issues guidelines on punishment on ‘diehard Taiwan independence’ separatists

China Daily

Cross-Taiwan Strait integration best way to maintain peace

China Daily

Straits Forum attendees denounce separatist acts

China Daily

Taiwan trip by mainland actor is welcomed

INDO-PACIFIC AND ASIA

The Japan News

PM Kishida meets leaders of Pacific Island Countries in Tokyo; support announced

The Yomiuri Shimbun

Japan plans to help Pacific island nations cope with natural disasters using satellite system

The Japan News

Japan to help Pacific islands build infrastructure; Marshall Islands to get ¥5 Billion to rebuild airport

The Straits Times

India, Southeast Asia can create new era of opportunity: President Tharman

The Jakarta Post

Australia sent back migrants to remote Indonesian island

The Korea Herald

Indo-Pacific Command’s role key to ‘rock-solid’ Korea-US alliance: President Yoon

Philippine Daily Inquirer

Philippine Air Force planes join Australia-led exercise

The Japan News

NATO, Japan, three other nations to meet at summit in U.S.

The Straits Times

Senator quits Australia’s ruling Labor Party over disagreement on Palestine

The Japan News

NATO’s Stoltenberg calls for boosting ties in Asia, cites China as ‘challenge to values’

The Straits Times

Australia becomes first country to ban the sale of vapes outside pharmacies

The Korea Herald

Canadian frigate visits Incheon for Indo-Pacific alliance

The Statesman

India, Bangladesh reiterate commitment to free, open, inclusive, secure and rules-based Indo-Pacific

The Statesman

India, Australia, France to work together for free, open and rules-based Indo-pacific

China Daily

Beijing vows to work with Canberra to advance ties

The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia, Australia agree to increase cross-border crime cooperation

ASIAN EDITORS CIRCLE

COMBATING INFLATION

The Jakarta Post

Indonesian government’s plan to restrict subsidised fuel sales is necessary, but risky

Philippine Daily Inquirer

India seen easing rice import curbs; Philippines to win big – Nomura

The Daily Star

Why are onion prices rising abruptly?

Philippine Daily Inquirer

Lower vegetable prices seen this week as harvest season in the Philippines begins

Dawn

PM Shehbaz announces 3-month relief for protected consumers of electricity

Viet Nam News

Inflation target is achievable, wage increase expected not to have significant impact on prices

Philippine Daily Inquirer

Philippine government rolls out ‘P29 per kilo’ rice program for low-income folk

The Straits Times

1.5 million Singaporeans to get up to $850 in August to cope with rising costs

The Jakarta Post

Inflation drops further but Bank Indonesia has no room to manoeuvre

The Kathmandu Post

Monsoon pushes up vegetable prices in Nepal

Eleven Media

Myanmar’s Myeik faces rising prices due to high transportation costs, delays

The Korea Herald

Samgyeopsal prices surge in Seoul, breaking 20,000 won mark for first time

The Daily Star

Gold price to hit one-month high in Bangladesh

Kuensel

Eastern Bhutan farmers worry over declining auction price for potatoes

The Japan News

Government to provide energy subsidies for August to October: PM Kishida

Eleven Media

Daily monitoring ensures fair pricing for essential commodities in Myanmar

SPORTS & GAMES

The Japan News

Shohei Ohtani hits first all-star game homer in 4th appearance

The Straits Times

High hopes and noble aims: From Southeast Asia to the Paris Olympics

The Phnom Penh Post

Lbokator vs Kun Khmer? PM Manet announces first all-Khmer-style MMA competition

Philippine Daily Inquirer

Filipino Olympic silver-medalist boxer Nesthy Petecio chases elusive boxing gold

China Daily

Chinese Olympic Committee will send 405 athletes to Paris Games

The Jakarta Post

Fans get behind Indonesia’s new Olympic uniforms

Viet Nam News

Vietnam Olympics team announced, ready to head to Paris

Philippine Daily Inquirer

Filipino racer Bianca Bustamante to make F4 British Championship debut

China Daily

On track for success: Chinese athletes gear up for Paris 2024

The Nation

Thailand sprints to victory in badminton’s Canadian Open

The Star

Cabinet to discuss Malaysia hosting Southeast Asian Games, says Youth and Sports Minister

The Japan News

Japan Olympic athletes gather for official launch ceremony

Kuensel

Bhutanese archer and runner prepare for Paris Olympics

The Star

Malaysian national sprinter Mohd Azeem Fahmi gets the nod for Olympic wild card

The Statesman

Madness in Mumbai: Crazy scenes at Marine Drive as fans celebrate Team India’s victory parade

Viet Nam News

Vietnamese markswomen eye at least top eight positions in Paris Olympics

ASIA ON SCREEN

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SPOTLIGHT ON ASIA

The Daily Star

Reliving the golden age of arcade games: A nostalgic journey through Dhaka

The Jakarta Post

Chasing the island dream

The Straits Times

Fewer marriages in 2023 in Singapore after surge in 2022

The Straits Times

Adults with autism: Will supported living in the community be the answer?

The Korea Herald

NATO ramps up pressure on China. What does it mean to South Korea?

The Straits Times

‘The customer is not always right’: Japan fights growing scourge of customer harassment

The Korea Herald

How this ‘cat detective’ finds missing felines

The Straits Times

She’s a hit: Singapore’s only female pro wrestler vows to fight on

Dawn

In the name of development: The Baloch library in Karachi on the brink of demolition

The Korea Herald

1 in 5 South Korean women threatened with sexual extortion: study

China Daily

Chinese man travels 82,000 kilometres in a wheelchair

The Korea Herald

South Korea unveils support for borderline intelligent people

The Phnom Penh Post

Taking ownership of the forests: One man’s mission to end illegal logging in Cambodia

The Straits Times

Could animals seized from the illegal wildlife trade strain S’pore’s capacity to keep them?

The Kathmandu Post

Nepal working to secure UNESCO World Heritage Site status for Tilaurakot, where Buddha spent his early years

The Daily Star

Public servants: Anti-graft laws, rules relaxed over the years

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