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Hong Kong activists: 15 of 47 granted bail but remain detained pending appeal

March 4, 2021 - 11:44am
Fifteen of 47 charged HK pro-democracy activists are granted bail but stay in custody pending appeal.
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BTS named world's best-selling artists of 2020

March 4, 2021 - 10:56am
The Korean boyband beat Taylor Swift and Drake to top the chart.
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Pakistan Super League suspended after seven coronavirus cases

March 4, 2021 - 6:56am
The Pakistan Super League is suspended with "players not in the right mental state" after seven cases of coronavirus were reported.
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Myanmar coup: 'Everything will be OK' teenage protester mourned

March 4, 2021 - 6:16am
Kyal Sin, known as Angel, was one of 38 people killed in anti-coup protests on Wednesday.
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Hardoi: India man arrested for beheading teenaged daughter

March 4, 2021 - 3:38am
In a video shot by the police, the man is seen walking on a road carrying the severed head.
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Linda Reynolds: Australian minister 'regrets' slur on alleged rape victim - PM

March 4, 2021 - 12:48am
Linda Reynolds is sorry for the “offensive remark” about an alleged rape victim, Australia's PM says.
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Box jellyfish: Australian teenager fatally stung on Queensland beach

March 4, 2021 - 12:11am
It is the first such death from the venomous ocean animal in Australia in 15 years.
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Thai navy rescue four cats from burning ship

March 3, 2021 - 10:27pm
The cats were found huddled together on the sinking vessel when the navy was sent to check the site.
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Sands selling Las Vegas casino to bet big on Asia

March 3, 2021 - 9:36pm
The gaming giant will invest in Singapore and Macau, where it is building a London-themed resort.
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Sharad Bobde: Calls for top India judge to quit over 'atrocious' rape remarks

March 3, 2021 - 7:59pm
Calls are growing in India for Chief Justice Sharad Bobde to resign over his "atrocious" remarks.
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Twin sisters worth millions thanks to female gamers

March 3, 2021 - 7:16pm
The Nakajima twins develop games for women and three-quarters of their workforce are female.
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Myanmar sees deadliest day as 38 protesters killed

March 3, 2021 - 12:54pm
Security forces reportedly opened fire on large crowds in Mandalay and Monywa on Wednesday.
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South Korea's first transgender soldier found dead

March 3, 2021 - 8:45am
Byun Hee-soo had been dismissed by the military for undergoing gender reassignment surgery.
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World's first platypus refuge in Australia

March 3, 2021 - 8:22am
Conservationists in Australia have announced exciting plans to open the world's first platypus refuge.
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India is now only 'partly free' under Modi, says report

March 3, 2021 - 7:08am
Rights group Freedom House notes a steady erosion of democracy in India, amid declining liberty globally.
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'Exceptional' 15th-Century Ming Dynasty bowl unearthed at US yard sale

March 3, 2021 - 2:53am
The small bowl bought for $35 last year is set to be auctioned for between $300,000 and $500,000.
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Christian Porter: Australian attorney general denies rape allegation

March 2, 2021 - 11:46pm
Attorney General Christian Porter says he strongly rejects an allegation he raped a girl in 1988.
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Covid: Qantas launches 'mystery flights' to boost tourism

March 2, 2021 - 10:44pm
Airlines in the region are coming up with different strategies to tackle the pandemic travel slump.
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Japanese billionaire seeks eight people to fly to moon

March 2, 2021 - 9:19pm
Yusaku Maezawa says he will pay for the entire trip, so those who come onboard will fly for free.
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Rio Tinto chief to step down over cave destruction

March 2, 2021 - 8:40pm
The 46,000-year-old Juukan Gorge rock shelters were destroyed to make way for an iron ore mine last year.
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