The clock is ticking in the hunt for acoustic pings coming from the voice recorder fitted to the jet. It has a 90-day beacon, the manufacturer's online brochure shows.
China announced it was investigating Canadian businessman Michael Spavor on Thursday, days after a former Canadian diplomat was detained in an escalating diplomatic row.
Patent requests filed by foreign pharmaceutical firms could see them dominating the potentially lucrative market and make it harder for researchers to access marijuana extracts.
Police in Vietnam have issued an arrest warrant for an activist accused of trying to overthrow the state by posting pro-democracy materials on Facebook.
Pakistan joins Myanmar, China, North Korea and other countries which the US sees as having violated religious freedoms or tolerated abuses against religious groups.
Trump told Reuters he would intervene in the U.S. Justice Department's case against Meng if it would serve national security interests or help close a trade deal with China.
Recently enacted laws have made it increasingly difficult to report freely, especially on issues surrounding corruption, human rights abuses and bad governance.
For some of the newly freed women, keeping their baby is a burden as they struggle to get by. For others, it is a relief.
Military government lifts ban on political activity
The rapid growth of cities in India has displaced macaques, driving them into human habitats to hunt for food causing havoc among residents and headaches for the authorities.
"I thought, why not take a weapon of destruction and turn it into a symbol of love that has a positive impact on the community?" she Elizabeth Suda, founder of Article 22.
Meng Wanzhou argued that she should be released on bail while awaiting an extradition hearing, citing her ties to Canada, properties in Vancouver and fears for her health.
U.S. President Donald Trump did not know about plans to arrest a top executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei in Canada, two U.S. officials said.
The government does not plan to name Huawei and ZTE in revised procurement rules but will put in place measures to strengthen security that apply to the companies, sources said.
"Normally our hotel would be full. We are offering discounts because of the fear that allocations will not be utilized," said Chandra Mohotti.