"If ceiling price is set weekly, large companies with sound financial ability will be able to sell petrol at lower prices over a long period of time. Eventually a few large companies will monopolize the market."
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang warned Sunday the world's second-largest economy faces severe challenges, signalling a further deceleration as he announced a trimmed 2017 GDP growth target of "around 6.5 percent."
Malaysia has expelled North Korea's ambassador, giving him 48 hours to leave the country in a major break in diplomatic relations over the airport assassination of the half-brother of Pyongyang's leader.
A senior aide to Thailand's new King Maha Vajiralongkorn has been jailed for five and a half years for royal defamation and other offences, police said, the latest secrecy-shrouded downfall of a palace official.
Three Thai soldiers were gunned down in front of terrified shoppers at busy evening market in Thailand's conflict-riddled 'Deep South', police said Friday, in a day of of bloodshed undermining progress in peace talks.