KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - The police are ready for the upcoming SEA Games next month with security preparations in full swing, said Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Rising demand attributed to changing public perception of the profession, higher starting salaries, job fulfilment.
TOKYO (The Straits Times/ANN) - He defends ties with close friend, but insists no favours were asked or granted in awarding of school contract.
MANILA (The Straits Times/ANN) - He also addresses communist, terror threats in speech to nation.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - They will also aid in lessening the trauma vulnerable victims face in recounting ordeal.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Community leaders must ensure social cohesion is not affected.
LUANG PRABANG (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Chinese contractors have announced they need to recruit as many as 7,112 Lao workers for construction of the Laos-China railway project, a senior government official has said.
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos and Australia have agreed to deepen bilateral cooperation on human rights via a new four-year programme.
BORIKHAMXAY (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Over 900 families in 43villages of Khamkeuth district, Borikhamxay province were affected by flash flooding after recent heavy rains, with one 16-year-old boy killed and property damage estimated at 4 billion kip.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Earlier gag orders on identity of abuse victims and closed-door hearings among proposals.