In Hong Kong, the billionaire Kwok brothers have been given an adjournment in their high profile corruption trial.
The adjournment came when the prosecution called for more time to gather evidence.
The brothers are charged with a total of eight offences including conspiracy to offer advantages to a public servant.
A top government official, Rafael Hui, has also been charged along with two other people, Thomas Chan, an executive in charge of land acquisition at Sun Hung Kai, and Francis Kwan, a former banker.
It has been alleged payments and unsecured loans totalling around US$5 million were made.