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Thai foreign minister Tanasak Patimapagorn says the regional migrant crisis meeting in Bangkok today will seek short, medium and long-term solutions, The Nation reports. Meanwhile, Dhaka will call for comprehensive efforts to permanently resolve the problems of Rohingyas in today's special regional meeting, says The Daily Star. South Korea confirmed its sixth and seventh MERS cases Thursday, surpassing Iran as the country with the fifth-highest number of MERS cases in the world, writes The Korea Herald. A security expert tells The Straits Times that Singapore has been identified as a possible target for attack by a recent Islamic State in Iraq and Syria posting on social media.
An explosive eruption was observed on Kuchinoerabujima island in Kagoshima Prefecture shortly before 10am local time on Friday, The Yomiuri Shimbun reports.
 
 

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