Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been handed a 14-year jail sentence in a case related to illegal selling of state gifts, just days after being given another 10-year sentence.
In Japan, the space race is heating back up as its moon lander is back in action following technical issues.
Elizabeth also looks at a TV series Expats, which is causing a stir in Hong Kong - where it was filmed - because it is not available to view there. There's speculation it is because of scenes of protest throughout.
Elizabeth Beattie is a journalist based in Tokyo.