Protests move online amid real-life washouts
While gatherings have been held in recent years, their attendance for the most part has fallen short of the massive rallies seen before the Covid-19 pandemic.
China censors strive to filter or erase details of mortgage protests
Censors are scrambling to filter or erase details of angry homebuyers threatening to stop paying mortgages on hundreds of unfinished housing projects, as regulators seek to reassure residents that everything will be taken care of.
Sri Lanka could tip back to chaos if six-time PM voted president
Wickremesinghe, a six-time prime minister, became acting president after the then incumbent, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, fled to Singapore when protesters seized his residence and office.
Sri Lankans to protest against PM's bid for president
Six-time prime minister Wickremesinghe took over as acting president after a popular uprising amid a devastating economic crisis forced previous incumbent Gotabaya Rajapaksa to flee to Singapore and resign.
Sri Lanka's acting president declares emergency
Wickremesinghe is one of the top contenders to take on the presidency full-time but protesters also want him gone, leading to the prospect of further unrest should he be elected.
Sri Lanka protest sites calm as president's resignation awaited
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's decision to make Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe the acting president triggered more protests, with demonstrators storming parliament and the premier's office demanding that he quit too.
Two Chinese provinces to make some repayments after bank deposit protests
Police say they have arrested some suspects and frozen funds in connection with the disappearance of the deposits, according to an official notice.
Japan protests Chinese navy sailing near disputed islands
The islets in the East China Sea, known as the Senkaku by Tokyo and the Diaoyu by Beijing, are at the centre of a long-running dispute between Japan and China.
Protesters meet Ecuador govt after rejecting fuel price cut
Fuel prices, which are subsidised in oil-producing Ecuador, have risen sharply since 2020, almost doubling for diesel from US$1 to US$1.90 per gallon and swelling from US$1.75 to US$2.55 for gasoline.
India calls off hundreds of trains as more protests loom over recruitment
One person has been killed and police have arrested more than 300 protesters.
Sri Lanka police tear-gas students in fresh clashes
Anti-riot squads used water cannon followed by tear gas, as protesters pulled down yellow iron barricades across a road leading to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's official residence in Colombo.
Pakistan police fire teargas, round up supporters of ousted PM Khan
The government says Khan's march is illegal and accuses him of seeking to bring protesters to Islamabad with 'evil intentions'.