The government has decided to set up a camp in Cox's Bazar to accommodate all newly arrived Rohingyas from Myanmar and also create a database on them soon.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and China's President Xi Jinping – premiers of the fastest growing economies in the world - met barely a week after the two countries ended a tense military face-off in Doklam, a Himalayan plateau controlled by China but claimed by Bhutan.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Russia this week to discuss the North Korean nuclear crisis, Tokyo said on Tuesday, while South Korea has conducted live-fire drills off the Korean Peninsula.
China's Foreign Ministry criticizes US President Donald Trump's comment about the United States considering stopping trade with countries that do business with North Korea.
Japan and the United States seek to "exert maximum pressure" on North Korea after the country's sixth nuclear test, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson agreed in a telephone call on Monday.
Asean rises as an important strategic partner to South Korea amidst President Moon's efforts to strengthen tie.
South Korea will likely deploy four additional Thaad launchers as early as next week, according to anonymous South Korean and US military personnel.
Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra's mysterious escape ahead of a Supreme Court verdict due last week shocked the country. Political conflicts that have simmered for more than a decade are far from over and will only deepen from here, analysts say.
North Korea fires a ballistic missile which flies over the Japanese island of Hokkaido before landing in the Pacific Ocean, prompting residents to seek shelter and calls for additional actions against the reclusive state.
The Philippines' labour department on Friday issued an order banning private companies from requiring female employees to wear high-heeled shoes at work.