North Korean armored train enters China while Vietnam awaits Kim Jong Un
A train believed to be carrying North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has crossed the bridge connecting North Korea and China at Dandong under heavy security. Kim is set to meet US President Donald Trump at a Hanoi summit.
Scores dead in India after consuming toxic liquor in Assam
The victims, who included many women, worked at local tea estates in the northeastern state of Assam. Deaths from toxic alcohol are quite common in India, with many poor people drinking cheap, bad quality liquor.
Chinas peer-to-peer lenders face crisis investors face ruin
A major upheaval is underway in China's peer-to-peer (P2P) finance sector after numerous cases of fraud and negligence. As loans helped finance cars and property, could the crisis worsen the country's economic slowdown?
Saudi Arabia crown prince strikes oil deal in China
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman continued a charm offensive in a two-day visit to China, signing off on a $10 billion oil deal, and pledged assistance in the "de-radicalisation of extremist thinking."
Saudi sisters hide in Hong Kong after fleeing kingdom
Two Saudi sisters say they are hiding in Hong Kong after being intercepted at Hong Kong airport by kingdom officials while fleeing their home. It is the latest case of women fleeing repression in Saudi Arabia.