14 people were injured, including one hurt seriously, The Straits Times quoted reports as saying. -AsiaOne
Viet Nam's rich biodiversity has made it a hub for illegal transportation of rare species and stronger efforts are needed to curb wildlife trafficking. -VNN/ANN
Several other people had made inquiries after seeing an advertisement recruiting people with an interest in travelling to Syria. -Yomiuri Shimbun/ANN
The projects will foster investment as economy grew at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis in the September quarter. -Reuters
Devotees strengthen their faith while on pilgrimage. -The Star/ANN
The authorities and protesters appear to be in search of a typical Chinese face-saving exit but don't quite know how. -The Star/ANN
Consumers are advised to stay away from four brands of Taiwanese pork floss. -China Post/ANN
The World Travel Awards have been regarded as the most prestigious tourism award in the industry. -Korea Herald/ANN
This is the second time this year Sony has revised its sales plan for smartphones. -The Yomiuri Shinbun/ANN
The imported beef tallow from Ting Hsin's supplier has not been officially proven suitable for human consumption. -China Post/ANN