Every country, especially developing countries like Indonesia, wants to see its people enjoy greater prosperity. -ST
Hundreds of tsunami victims grew up in an orphanage built by Singapore. -ST
An innocent man wrongfully arrested and charged with kidnapping has been ordered released from detention. -The Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN
The 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games are to be held in the Turkmenistan capital, Ashgabat. -AFP
Animal rights activists accused temple authorities of "cashing in on people's beliefs". -AFP
A UN-mandated probe is investigating the deaths 40,000 ethnic minority Tamil civilians who were allegedly killed by government forces. -AFP
She added that Pertamina's new management would be responsible for cleaning up the firm's oil trading division, Petral. -Reuters
Dha is the Burmese word for knife and refers to a wide variety of knives and swords used by range of peoples across Indochina. -AsiaOne
Kim Yo-jong has been appointed deputy director of the Central Committee of the ruling Workers' Party. -The Korea Herald/ANN
"We want to put an end to this idea in foreigners' minds that Thailand is a baby factory," a Thai legislator said. -AFP