Finance minister set to be sworn in, following Jayalalithaa's graft conviction. - ST
Push to boost vocational institutes amid glut of uni grads. - ST
Arch-rivals India and Pakistan set themselves up for a rousing field hockey final at the Asian Games after recording hard-fought semi-final wins on Tuesday (Sep 30). -AFP
An Iraqi weightlifter has failed a dope test and been kicked out of the Asian Games, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said Tuesday (Sep 30). -AFP
China's first high-security biosafety laboratory will be ready for use by December, in a move hailed as a "crucial" moment in the fight against pathogens such as the Ebola virus. -AFP
Jong Il-Gwan scored an extra-time winner to put North Korea into the Asian Games football final Tuesday but was sent off minutes later, ruling him out of the gold medal match. -AFP
A Philippine couple were found guilty of human trafficking by a court in the northern city of San Fernando. -AFP
The airline decided to stop the practice because it had caused the company losses of Rp 2 billion (S$4.1 million). -Jakarta Post/ANN
Bangladesh sent medical teams to check millions of cows set for slaughter due to fears they have been pumped with banned steroids for fattening ahead of the Eid holiday. -AFP
Teenager Yoshihito Nishioka humbled Taiwanese veteran Yen-Hsun Lu in straight sets on Tuesday to become Japan's first Asian Games men's singles champion in 40 years. -AFP