The National Anti-Corruption Commission will question four people linked to the scandal over luxury watches worn by Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister.
The move is apparently aimed at consolidating his power ahead of an election this year.
An alleged oil heist in Singapore is shining a spotlight on an illegal trade worth tens of billions of dollars worldwide.
Opposition lawmakers in the Philippines raised concern that letting China Telecom Corp. Ltd. into the country could give China access to state secrets.
The move is the clearest indication yet that his administration will take retaliatory trade action against China.
China’s landmark “Belt and Road” scheme could work hand-in-hand with efforts to help Asian cities meet the needs of their exploding populations.
Mount Mayon has been erupting since Saturday and the number of people fleeing their homes had more than doubled on Tuesday to about 25,000.
State-run media reported that Hla Po Khaung in northern Rakhine State will host a temporary transition camp for people accepted for repatriation.
Some of the worst-hit exporters of plastic waste are in the US and Britain - leaving those countries scrambling to find other places to take their waste.
A speedboat carrying 31 passengers exploded in front of Phi Phi Le Island in the southern province of Krabi, injuring 16, mostly tourists from China.
The case has sparked national media coverage and a nascent #MeToo movement in the country.
The Philippines’ chief volcanologist warned of a possible hazardous eruption at Mount Mayon “within weeks or even within days.”
“We cannot accept South Korea's unilateral demands for additional measures,” Shinzo Abe said.
Countries along the Mekong River say they will reinforce security, trade and cooperation in the face of concerns over competing demands on its waters.
As Beijing reported big improvements in air quality last year, nationwide gains were much more muted as industrial activity shifted away from the capital.