Indonesian trade unions expect tens of thousands of workers to call for higher wages at a mass protest against job cuts on Tuesday, upping pressure on the government as it struggles to kickstart an economy growing at its slowest in six years.
Stall helper Tay Gim Huat, 35, has been sentenced to six months' jail for assaulting an elderly customer and fracturing his ribs over a dispute.
Thailand's police chief praised officers investigating the country's deadliest bombing and promised on Monday to hand out US$83,000 among them as a reward for catching a suspect they have yet to tie directly to the attack.
Animals have reportedly been deployed at an air force base involved in China's large-scale parade marking the end of World War II.
Montpellier's Fijian utility back Timoci Nagusa has claimed he was racially abused by a Pau fan during a French Top 14 game on Saturday.
Australia goalkeeper Mat Ryan has been ruled out of the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Bangladesh and Tajikistan after suffering a knee injury playing for Spanish club Valencia.
Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military budget hike to help fortify the country's far-flung island chain in the East China Sea, close to ocean territory claimed by Beijing.
Deputy CEO of SDC Low Tien Sio will be Acting CEO from Oct 1, and a new CEO will be announced in due course, says the Ministry of Trade and Industry.
Analysts warned of further market volatility following a roller-coaster ride last week, with investors shifting into safe-haven assets such as the yen and gold.
Bayer will move a new heart failure drug into final-stage testing this year, boosting its ambitions in cardiovascular medicine, after the experimental medicine proved better than an older rival in a mid-stage trial.