The Straits Times (Singapore)
HONG KONG (The Straits Times/ANN) - With a march approved by the authorities expected to draw a huge turnout, the city is bracing for renewed tensions on Sunday (Dec 8).
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Alibaba's Jack Ma and Softbank's Masayoshi Son said innovation will be held at a greater premium in the future. "People have to learn, and the best university is society." said Mr Ma, who retired in September as CEO of the Chinese e-commerce giant.
JAKARTA (The Straits Times/ANN) - The undeclared Harley Shovelhead and one of two high-end Brompton folding bikes which were brought into Indonesia on a Garuda Indonesia flight.
WASHINGTON (The Straits Times/ANN) - In the six Asia-Pacific countries surveyed, most have little confidence in Chinese President Xi Jinping when it comes to "world affairs" than Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ANN) - Setting aside BN would be a radical move, whose member parties ruled Malaysia for 61 years from independence, while PAS was mostly in the opposition vying with Umno for the same Malay vote.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - China was named as a top threat in the Asia-Pacific - by 40 per cent of Australians, 50 per cent of Japanese and 62 per cent of Filipinos.
MELAKA, Malaysia (The Straits Times/ANN) - The power struggle between Mr Azmin and Mr Anwar came to a head this week with the minister's camp planning a "parallel congress" in Kuala Lumpur, and allegations of sexual harassment surfacing against Mr Anwar.