The Straits Times (Singapore)

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The regional grouping's questions gives US and China defence chiefs pause to collect their thoughts, formulate strategies and place emphasis, says Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The free trade deal between Singapore and the European Union signals commitment of the two sides, says PM Lee Hsien Loong. But it needs to be updated and issues such as cyber security will need to be addressed.

SINGAPORE (THE STRAITS TIMES/ANN) - 18 defence ministers at ADMM-Plus also back world's first multilateral air guidelines.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Old names in historical records show that the island was recognised as an important maritime gateway, says historian.

TOKYO (The Straits Times/ANN) - Japan will help push through 150 projects in 5 countries in the Mekong region.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The app, that will enable access to e-government services by scanning one's fingerprint, is part of the government's efforts to boost cyber security.

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (The Straits Times/ANN) - It expects expansion of 3.7% this year and next, 0.2 percentage point lower than earlier forecast.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The bar at Regent Singapore is ranked third in The World's 50 Best Bars list.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - A new automated monitoring system will be installed at a cost of S$2.5 million.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - ​Asean's advantages will be meaningless without effective cross-border policies that enable greater movement of data, talent and capital and ease of market access.