The Straits Times (Singapore)

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) -  Ban closes loophole; N Parks says it shows Republic's resolve in war on illegal trade.

TOKYO (The Straits Times/ANN) - 2 more storms may strike following lashing in Kyushu; 57 deaths so far from heat causes.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Straits Times/ANN) - US firms' Q1 manufacturing investments more than triple whole of last year's

NEW DELHI (The Straits Times/ANN) - 11 other states enjoy special provisions to protect their indigenous identity under various sections of Article 371.

HONG KONG (The Straits Times/ANN) - They want independent inquiry into unrest after 44 protesters were charged with rioting

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Singapore was ranked second for work intensity, which considers factors such as vacation days taken, paid maternal and parental leave, and the share of full-time employees working more than 48 hours per working week.

BANGKOK (The Straits Times/ANN) -  4,500 5ml bottles delivered by govt body as hospitals prepare to prescribe the treatment

NEW DELHI (The Straits Times/ANN) - It suspends trade with rival; trade ban will hurt Pakistan more, says Indian export body

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) -  PM Lee said multilateral efforts have come under stress from widening inequality but solution is to improve it, not to abandon it.

BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) - It also asserts 'unswerving support' for Carrie Lam and her govt to uphold law and order, bring criminals to justice.