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Hong Kong pro-democracy tycoon Jimmy Lai detained for fraud

1 hour 35 min ago
The prominent pro-democracy supporter's detention comes a day after several activists were jailed.
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India Muslim man arrested under 'love jihad law'

December 2, 2020 - 11:19pm
This is the first arrest made under the new and controversial anti-conversion law passed last month.
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Chinese step up attempts to 'influence' Biden team - US official

December 2, 2020 - 9:43pm
A US intelligence official says Beijing is targeting people close to the incoming US president.
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South Korea: The life-changing exam that won't stop for a pandemic

December 2, 2020 - 7:16pm
Despite a third wave, nearly 500,000 South Koreans will sit for critical university entrance tests.
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Mango dress: Teen makes 1,400-mango gown to highlight food waste

December 2, 2020 - 11:04am
Australian teenager Jess Collins says she wants to draw attention to how many mangoes are left to rot.
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Pakistan ex-minister denies allegations of corruption

December 2, 2020 - 7:42am
Pakistan's former finance minister denies allegations of corruption by his country's authorities.
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Hong Kong: Joshua Wong and fellow pro-democracy activists jailed

December 2, 2020 - 5:00am
The trio were found guilty of unlawful assembly during mass protests in the city last year.
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India farmers: The viral image that defines a protest

December 2, 2020 - 3:36am
Why this photograph of a policeman swinging his baton at an elderly Sikh farmer went viral.
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Singapore approves lab-grown 'chicken' meat

December 2, 2020 - 1:36am
The city state is the world's first country to approve Eat Just's "breakthrough" chicken nuggets.
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Nike's diversity advert causing a backlash in Japan

December 1, 2020 - 10:17pm
The sportswear giant is facing criticism online, but it could work in its favour with more sales.
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Sydney storm sets bell tower ablaze and cuts power to thousands

December 1, 2020 - 9:49pm
Lightning sparks a fire in a heritage building as damaging winds cut power to 20,000 homes.
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China: Looted horse head returns to Beijing's Old Summer Palace

December 1, 2020 - 9:46pm
The sculpture was stolen in the 1860 sacking of the Old Summer Palace by British and French troops.
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China #MeToo: Court to hear landmark case of intern versus TV star

December 1, 2020 - 7:52pm
Six years after the alleged incident, one woman is taking a prominent TV star to court.
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Delhi sees deadliest month amid raging pandemic

December 1, 2020 - 7:15pm
November was the deadliest month in India's capital and the city's crematoriums are overwhelmed.
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India responds to Trudeau's 'ill-informed' remarks

December 1, 2020 - 3:28pm
The Canadian PM this week called ongoing farmer protests in India "concerning", prompting response.
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Kylie Moore-Gilbert: Academic thanks supporters after Iran 'nightmare'

December 1, 2020 - 2:10pm
British-Australian Kylie Moore-Gilbert says friends gave her "strength" while jailed on spy charges.
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Qualcomm: Android phones to get 'lucky number' Snapdragon 888 chip

December 1, 2020 - 1:35pm
The Californian firm is launching its chip at a time of trade tensions between the US and China.
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China's Chang'e-5 Moon mission probe touches down

December 1, 2020 - 10:29am
The robotic Chang'e-5 probe makes a picture-perfect soft landing on the lunar nearside.
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BTS: South Korea passes law allowing K-pop stars to postpone military service

December 1, 2020 - 9:48am
Certain K-pop stars will now have the chance to delay mandatory service until the age of 30.
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Agnes Chow: Hong Kong’s 'real Mulan' fighting for democracy

December 1, 2020 - 5:55am
The pro-democracy activist is “traumatised” after being arrested under a controversial security law.
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