Protests have flared in the wake of the murder of a student at a prominent Bangladesh university over a Facebook post critical of Dhaka's water-sharing deal with India, allegedly by members of the ruling party’s student wing; PM Sheikh Hasina has responded by saying the university can ban student politics on campus if it wants and clarified the terms of the India pact.
Court rejects government effort to recover more than P1 billion worth of art, property and investments from the family and associates of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, saying the state failed to prove its case.
ASEAN will continue to be headquartered in Jakarta even when Indonesia has moved its capital to Kalimantan, says the organization's secretary-general Lim Jock Hoi.
Protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on a soggy Sunday (October 6) in defiance of the face mask ban but the largely peaceful marches descended into clashes with police later in the day.
It is unclear whether or not Japan will be able to secure enough foreign workers to sustain the Japanese economy in the future.