HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - The latest two-day rally did not guarantee short-term growth of the stock market even though some positive signals have appeared in key industries such as banks, securities and real estate, according to analysts.

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ANN) - The way the government, military, ethnic armed groups and political parties are working together for Myanmar's peace process must be correct as peace achieved in an incorrect way will not be durable, said Dr Salai Lian Hmung Sakhong, vice chairman of the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee (UPDJC).

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Meddia Group/ANN) - Yangon Region may have difficulty with providing emergency healthcare if natural disasters occur as its public hospitals have only about 4,800 beds, said Dr Maw Oo from the intensive care unit of Yangon General Hospital during the second earthquake forum held in Insein Township.

HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Japonica brown rice has been grown in Vietnam for about 10 years. The rice is high quality, but consumption has not been stable.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon steps up his objection to wage hike under President Moon Jae-in’s initiative, hints at downward adjustment of economic forecast.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - President Joko Widodo called on the public not to underestimate the recent deal agreed between the government and US mining giant Freeport-McMoRan.

HCM CITY (Viet Nam News/ANN) - The country has shifted from a heavily agricultural economy to a manufacturing hotspot.

BATUBARA, South Sumatra (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The United States have expressed interest in investing in infrastructure located near North Sumatra's Kuala Tanjung Port, which is scheduled to be inaugurated by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on July 30.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Law experts urge the government to scrutinize the agreement on the deal between PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (Inalum) and United States mining company Freeport-McMoran Inc.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Rallies for and against dog meat consumption took place ahead of chobok, a day when Koreans traditionally eat "stamina food."