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300 trees planted at Berakas beaches on Earth Day

BANDAR SERI BENGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - In conjuction with Earth Day 2017, members of the Beach Bunch - a non-government organisation (NGO) with a vision to have better beaches for all, including coastal wildlife - with the support of the Forestry Department planted some 300 trees at the beaches of Berakas Forest Reserve.

Asean leaders set for annual summit

BANDAR SERI BENGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam will join other Asean leaders at the 30th Asean Summit which will be held in Manila, the Philippines tomorrow.

Fiesta-themed gala dinner for Asean leaders

Southeast Asian leaders will enjoy the best of Philippine hospitality when President Duterte fetes them at a fiesta-themed gala dinner at the end of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit on Saturday.

Indonesia climbs six spots in 2017 press freedom ranking

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Indonesia improves its position at the 2017 World Press Freedom Index.

Asean to address US-North Korea strife

PETALING JAYA (The Star/ANN) - Asean officials said this was the first time that a senior North Korean official had asked Asean to address the issue.

US pushes for more sanctions, diplomacy over North Korea threats

SEOUL ( The Korea Herald/ANN) - Top US officials said "Trump administration seeks to step up sanctions and pressure on North Korea" at a briefing for senators at the White House.

ASIAN EDITORS CIRCLE: Myanmar's policy shifts towards major powers

US travel ban a threat to tourism, Cameron warns

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Former UK premier slams Trump’s policies as prayut calls for balanced approach to help combat terrorism.

EDITORIAL: US welcome to join inclusive Belt and Road Initiative

FEATURE: Trump's 100 days: So far it has been a rough ride

WASHINGTON (The Straits Times/ANN) - Donald Trump faces setbacks at home but his foreign policy seems to be increasingly conventional, to US allies' relief.