WASHINGTON (The Straits Times/ANN) - Bill introduced to inject $2.9b to boost military capabilities in region

TAORMINA, Italy (The Japan News/ANN) - Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called on the international community to reinforce its coalition against North Korea over the nation’s development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles on the opening day of the Group of Seven summit meeting on Friday.

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN)  - The House panel had recently directed the NTA to prevent Ncell from operating the 4G service until the capital gains tax issue was settled.

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - The people here are going through lots of trouble just to manage rice and salt.

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - Bad weather prevents airlift of injured co-pilot, flight attendant

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Garment manufacturers have demanded reduction in source tax to zero percent from existing 0.70 per cent for the next two years.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - But social division must be healed too, former politician says.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - The government published guidelines for investment rules in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) in the Royal Gazette on Friday.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Thai politicians say PM needs to explain the four questions he asked on Friday, and if he will stick to election.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government has been making final arrangements to conduct field research on the northern territories for around five days from June 27 in a bid to realise “joint economic activities” there with the Russian government, according to sources.