The Straits Times (Singapore)

WAHSINGTON (The Straits Times/ANN) - The Myanmar historian, author and conservationist was in the United States recently to speak on his most recent book examining race, capitalism and the crisis of democracy in Myanmar titled "The Hidden History of Burma".

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.