Beijing has said it has punished scores of individuals for spreading false information online. Charges are related to recent Tianjin explosions and the country's stock market woes.
Tens of thousands of people have gathered in front of Japanese parliament to protest against security bills they believe to be unconstitutional. The proposed legislation would allow Japanese soldiers to fight overseas.
Thai authorities say the man arrested in connection with last week's deadly bombing at a shrine in Bangkok is not cooperating with investigators. Police believe he is part of a people-smuggling gang.