BEIJING (The  Straits Times/ANN) - It calls out 'inhumane treatment', warns of 'grave consequences' if Canada doesn't release Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government plans to establish a joint transportation unit formed from the Ground Self-Defence Force and Maritime Self-Defence Force in order to increase the SDF’s supply capabilities in military emergencies, such as maritime transport of supplies to the Nansei Islands, multiple government sources said.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Economy, Trade and Industry Ministry plans to foster start-ups in the field of nuclear power, providing funds and human resources to researchers who have developed promising technologies, to help them commercialise those technologies.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The revised Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Law was recently enacted, allowing Japan to accept more foreign workers. Following is a look behind the scenes at how this historic policy change took place.

KOTA BAHRU, Malaysia (Sin Chew Daily/ANN) - Two groups of people are recruiting students for Maahad Darul Anuar School, a religious school founded by PAS spiritual leader the late Nik Aziz Nik Mat. The school was handed to one of his sons Nik Omar since 2009. Nik Adli, another son of Nik Aziz and others set up a booth to recruit students at the school and claim that the school would be handed over to the PAS led Kelantan state government. Nik Omar joined Parti Amanah Negara, formed by former PAS leaders. 

KARACHI (Dawn/ANN) - Rahul Gandhi’s display of his religion and caste mocks Indians who were looking for their own Jeremy Corbyn and Bernie.

KARACHI (Dawn/ANN) - The PPP and the PML-N too have had good moments with the generals, as well as bad and ugly ones.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - There is much that is fogbound, yet there is reason to describe last Wednesday’s arrest of Meng Wanzhou, the powerful executive of China’s telecom behemoth, Huawei, as a thunderbolt for the markets.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - It is a sad sign of the times that the polarisation of society on political and religious lines is now impacting the military too, or at least the Army.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - The past few weeks in Karachi have seen an anti-encroachment drive that has affected livelihoods and living.