Fewer than 9,000 people have voted in an unofficial referendum in Macau on its political future. Despite the low turnout, organisers say their aim was also to increase political awareness in the territory governed by China.
A union for German train drivers called for a three-hour walkout on Monday (Sep 1) to turn up the pressure on management of the national rail operator Deutsche Bahn in gridlocked wage talks.
British media reported that the measures could include a "temporary bar" on Britons suspected of fighting in Syria and Iraq from returning home.
About 2.35 million people across the nation took part in dry runs of evacuations, rescue operations and fire-fighting.
Indonesia posted a slim trade surplus in July, bouncing back from a deficit the previous month caused by increased imports before the Islamic holy month of Ramadan and the Eid holiday, data showed on Monday (Sep 1).
Setting the stage for a NATO summit dominated by the worst East-West tensions in decades, President Barack Obama will go to Estonia this week with a simple message for Vladimir Putin - do not mess with NATO's ex-Soviet members.
India's oldest political party Congress has slipped into a period of decline after May's general election, but is slowly bouncing back with wins in recent by-elections.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key insisted his bid for re-election remained on track on Monday (Sep 1), as the opposition demanded a corruption probe into a scandal that brought down a senior minister.
Mr Jason Leow, the current CEO of CapitaLand China, will assume the role from Sep 15, says CapitaLand.
The shipbuilding and engineering units of South Korea's Samsung group said on Monday (Sep 1) they would merge, as the family-run giant gears up for generational ownership succession.