Asia Summary: Typhoon lands in Philippines

Typhoon Hagupit has made landfall in the Philippines

  • Strong winds and rains expected to last for up to three days; fear of landslides. 

Vietnamese blogger arrested

  • Nguyen Quang Lap arrested on Saturday for online criticism of communist rulers.

Communist Party of China expels ex-security chief

  •  Zhou Yongkang has been arrested; accused of corruption and leaking secrets. 

Inquiry calls for Australian banks to hold more capital

  •  Murray Report calls for banks to have capital ration in top quartile of banks internationally.