The Straits Times (Singapore)

HONG KONG (The Straits Times/ANN) - People braved the chilly weather in Hong Kong to join a massive and largely peaceful march on Sunday afternoon (Dec 8) hours after police, seized a gun and bullets intended to be used during the demonstration.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The beneficiaries are those under the Kindergarten Fee Assistance Scheme and childcare subsidy, and come from households with a per capita income of $750 and below.

HONG KONG (The Straits Times/ANN) - Group says 800,000 turned up; cops seize gun, bullets believed to be for use at rally.

AYER KEROH, Malaysia (The Straits Times/ANN) - PKR's four-day annual congress that started last Thursday has been wracked by violence, walkouts, and verbal attacks on the other side.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - At an introductory offer of just $24.90 a month, with a two-year contract, readers will get a subscription to the e-paper of the daily broadsheet as well as the Samsung Tab A 10.1-inch Wi-Fi tablet, which normally retails at $398.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - This is why Singapore has allowed US to use its military air and naval bases for decades.

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.