When the country's drug crackdown hit his supply and he found himself smoking what turned out to be candy, addict Ramson Donado decided to surrender.
Maher Mughrabi It was a day dominated by Donald Trump, who finally made the divide between politics and reality television disappear.
Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa A 48-year-old Australian man has been arrested for allegedly possessing hashish in the seaside town of Sanur in Bali's south-east.
Nick O'Malley With just weeks to go after over a year of campaigning the two candidates in the US presidential election are now locked into a strategy for victory.
Peter Hartcher The US under a President Trump would withdraw Australia's security guarantee and become a "rogue superpower", according to a scholarly analysis commissioned by Australia's Lowy Institute.
Lindsay Murdoch On foreign policy, maverick Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has everyone guessing. At home, he has been lethal but is still popular
Philip Wen Piao Zhihua arrived in Beijing planning on working hard and one day buying an apartment. But eight years on, she is further away from home ownership than when she began.
Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa In a chilling letter accused Australian paedophile Robert Andrew Fiddes Ellis – referring to himself in the third person – writes: "Mr Ellis is not the kind of man who deserves imprisonment".
Sarah Muller The Fox News presenter warned viewers in Florida to evacuate before the storm, in order to avoid dying "a violent death."
Nick Miller It is another controversial choice for the prize committee in Norway, which rather optimistically chose Barack Obama in 2009 before he had even finished his first year in office.