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ASIA NEWS HIGHLIGHTS ON FRIDAY
+ Malaysians demonstrate against Trump Jerusalem move
+ Sentencing of three men in Hong Kong explosives plot
MALAYSIA
– Demonstration planned outside the US embassy in Kuala Lumpur in protest at President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
HONG KONG
– Sentencing of three men found guilty in an explosives plot.
– OTHER AGENDA ITEMS –
CHINA
– China releases trade data for November.
JAPAN
– Cabinet Office releases revised gross domestic product data for July-September period.
MALAYSIA
– Ruling party United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) holds its final annual assembly before a general election that must be called by August.
– Court hearing in the trial of an Australian grandmother who faces a possible death sentence for drug trafficking.