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Indonesia scraps a much- anticipated high-speed rail project between Jakarta and Bandung after months of intense lobbying between China and Japan, opting for a slower train instead, The Straits Times reports. Amid Japan's complaints over his China visit, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warns that it is difficult to move in the right direction if the lessons of history are not understood correctly, China Daily writes. South Korean President Park Geun-hye urges China to play a bigger role for unification of the two Koreas, says The Korea Herald. Thailand continues hunt for prime suspect in the August 17 bombing in a Bangkok shrine, according to The Nation. People's power should be exercised during the general election, and not by demonstrating on the streets, The Star quotes Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak as saying.

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Korean TV network launches hallyu theme park

MBC's theme park offers hologram K-pop concerts, virtual reality drama sets and photo booths

For frying out loud, use palm oil

Palm oil has high smoke point to withstand deep drying

Myanmar movie star helps poor but shuns politics

Myanmar movie star helps poor but shuns politics
Kyaw Thu has no political ambitions and prefers to stay away from politics to remain clean and keep his philanthropic work unsullied by corruption

Missile capacity gives China's military cutting edge

Missile capacity gives China's military cutting edge
Bigger and better weaponry on display at grand military parade are China’s ‘trump card’ in naval warfare, offering clear evidence that nation can easily defend itself

Chengdu: Come for the pandas, stay for the history

Chengdu: Come for the pandas, stay for the history
Jinsha Site Museum sits on an archaeological dig site that was one of the Three Kingdoms in ancient China

The AIIB chief who likes to quote Shakespeare

The AIIB chief who likes to quote Shakespeare
Success of new role hinges on delicate balance between East-West interests

How K-pop keeps up with international fans

How K-pop keeps up with international fans
New forms and routes of global communication between stars and fans are surfacing

Who is most popular on V?

Who is most popular on V?
The Naver-owned app has gained momentum among K-pop fans across the world




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