SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - With THAAD, North Korea, Korea-US FTA looming over the summit, ruling party of Korea stresses the visit is to build trusting amicable relationship between the two presidents.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - David Straub, the Sejong-LS Fellow at the Sejong Institute in Seoul who served at the US State Department for 30 years, offered a grim outlook for the two leaders’ first summit.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - South Korea's immigration office says it is continuing the investigation into foreign residents teaching subjects other than their native language on E-2 visas.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - According to the survey, one in every two students drank alcohol at least once. This means 50 percent of the students has tried alcohol.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - The issue came up when banks published names and photographs of loan defaulters in the media.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - As the Indian government embarks on a new goods and services tax (GST) regime from July 1, Bhutan will experience two-edged implication. Imports may become cheaper, but exports could become dearer.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - President Rodrigo Duterte said he has set aside close to US$400 million for the rebuilding of the strife-torn Marawi City. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippines’ trade chief says that the political climate under the Duterte administration has not driven away investors. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - A psyhologist said constant exposure to abusive behavior eventually conditions the child into thinking that violence is an acceptable means to resolve conflicts, and might even believe it is a prerequisite to certain relationships.

HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Statistics compiled by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development show that only 13 out of 113 middle-income countries in the 1960s managed to escape the middle-income trap and become high-income countries.