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ASIA NEWS HIGHLIGHTS ON FRIDAY
+ N. Korea UN ambassador due at Security Council meeting
UNITED STATES/ NORTH KOREA
– North Korea’s UN ambassador is expected to make a rare appearance at a Security Council meeting, where US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will address how to confront the crisis over Pyongyang’s rogue nuclear programme.
– OTHER AGENDA ITEMS –
AUSTRALIA
– Cricket. Day two of the third Ashes Test between Australia and England in Perth.
CHINA
– South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets Chinese premier Li Keqiang.
– British finance minister Philip Hammond meets Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
– Beijing unveils logo for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
– Official ceremony for signing of joint-venture between Renault and Brilliance.
HONG KONG
– Sentencing expected of three men found guilty in an explosives plot.
INDONESIA
– Golf. Asian Tour, Indonesian Masters.
JAPAN
– The Bank of Japan to release ‘Tankan’ business sentiment survey for December.
– Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gives a speech.
SINGAPORE 
– A Singapore official is expected to plead guilty for breaching the official secrets act by leaking information to a journalist.