Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe resigned on Wednesday after coming under fire for misuse of tax money, including spending on family trips and artwork, the latest embarrassment as the Japanese capital prepares to host the 2020 Olympics.
As an international tribunal in the Netherlands is expected to rule in a case brought by the Philippines against China on the South China Sea dispute, experts in Indonesia have called on retaining good relationship between ASEAN and China.
The prospect of driving an automated vehicle is becoming more of a reality, Transurban chief executive Scott Charlton told attendees at the Australian Financial Review (AFR) National Infrastructure Summit in Sydney on Wednesday.
China again voiced concern over the Fukushima nuclear leakage incident, and urged Japan to inform the international society of the disaster in a manner that is "timely, comprehensive, accurate and honest".
President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Park Geun-hye on Tuesday called for national unity to denuclearize the Korean peninsula and lay grounds for reunification with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), saying the inter-Korean relations are in a critical moment.