Occupy Central campaigners have pledged to mobilise protesters to take over some of the busiest thoroughfares to push for electoral reform. -AFP
The trip will come six months after Francis's first visit to Asia. -AFP
The investigation into him comes on the back of President Xi Jinping's much-publicised anti-corruption drive. -AFP
Investments have stalled since the Southeast Asian country was hit by political unrest late last year. -AFP
Southeast Asian foreign ministers will hold security talks with various counterparts including those from the United States, China and the European Union in Myanmar next month. -AFP
The move makes the company the latest foreign firm to face Beijing's scrutiny, in fields from computing to baby milk. -AFP
The country's fisheries agency said 115 whales were killed during the two-and-a-half month campaign. -AFP
More than 50 pilgrims were resting up for the night after visiting a temple when the lorry driver lost control. -AFP
One spoke of how she was saved by the actions of an adult passenger as sea water flooded into the heavily listing ferry. -AFP
China's participation in the drills has been seen as a step forward at a time of heightened US-China tensions. -AFP