In Hong Kong, one case of Bird Flu has been confirmed in poultry. As a precaution, the government ordered 4,500 animals to be put down.
Conservationists have heralded the landmark decision, which they hope will bring relief to elephants. Under the new law, Hong Kong plans to phase out ivory stocks by 2021.
The US treasury secretary announced that a looming trade war has been put "on hold." But European officials are worried that a new trade deal between the US and China could come "at the expense of Europe."
Health officials in China are expecting an increase of cases as winter sets in. The last bird flu outbreak to affect China occurred in 2013 and killed 36 people.
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange has seen a lot of investor enthusiasm for tech companies. Shares in China Literature doubled in its exciting debut on the stock market, with the firm believed to have a huge potential.
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