Grief-stricken family members plan to hold an event in Beijing to mark one year since the palnes went missing. -AFP
The state-run Mirror newspaper said police acted legitimately to disperse a rally on Thursday in the heart of Yangon. -AFP
China's Zhang Dejiang warned advocates of Hong Kong independence on Friday that they were "crossing a line", local media reported. -Reuters
The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen fell 0.5 per cent on Friday. -Reuters
Bangladesh's customs officers caught a North Korean diplomat trying to smuggle $1.92 million worth of gold into the country, after he arrived on a Singapore Airlines flight. -Reuters
Hong Kong's democrat lawmakers called British MPs "honourable" Friday for highlighting concern over the erosion of freedoms by China. -AFP
An industrial city in eastern China has closed several factories. -Reuters
Malaysian airline Malindo Air has launched thrice-weekly flights to Visakhapatnam via Kuala Lumpur. -tabla!
Overseas spy agency would fit PM Abe's new security framework. -Reuters
Civic and political protest is something of a national past-time in South Korea, but acts of extreme violence or civil unrest are rare. -AFP