In Thailand, the Bangkok criminal court sentences a former civil servant to more than 43 years in prison for insulting the king, lawyers said.
In Cambodia, Chinese and Cambodian officials mark the start of a project to expand a naval base that U.S. officials fear could be used by China's military.
In Japan, the International Atomic Energy Agency begins to study Japan's plan to release radioactive water from the disabled Fukushima nuclear center into the sea.
A China Eastern Airlines airplane has crashed in the southern Guangxi area of China. There are no reports of survivors.
Imari Bay, Japan
armada, Genghis Khan, Kublai Khan, defiant, Marco Polo, baron, Kyushu, brace, Imari
In the Philippines, heavy traffic returns as officials open Manila and 38 other cities, ending almost all COVOD-19 restrictions as cases fall.
Mount Aso ⪢⪢
And in Japan, Mount Aso explodes sending rock and dust hundreds of meters into the air.
And in China, the southern manufacturing center of Shenzhen enters a 4th day of lockdown and closures after officials reported 92 coronavirus cases Tuesday.
The herd of 14 has been roaming around China's Yunnan province. They are a different group from that famous herd of elephants who've been traveling across China for the past several months.