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China: Evergrande shares rise as Hong Kong trading resumes

January 4, 2022 - 5:05am
The crisis-hit company suspended its shares on Monday pending the release of "inside information".
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Bulli Bai: Indian man arrested for fake auction of Muslim women

January 4, 2022 - 4:49am
The Indian app shared photos of several prominent Muslim women in a fake auction, sparking outrage.
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Hong Kong: Activist gets 15-month jail term for Tiananmen vigil

January 4, 2022 - 3:03am
Chow Hang Tung is jailed for 15 months for encouraging people to commemorate the Tiananmen protests.
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Covid: Australians desperate for tests amid Omicron surge

January 4, 2022 - 1:16am
Despite record infections, people are queuing for hours and facing price-gouging for tests.
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China: Xi'an residents in lockdown barter for food amid shortage

January 3, 2022 - 11:25pm
Faced with low supplies under lockdown, some have resorted to trading phones and gadgets for food.
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Oo Antava: Why a song calling out men is under fire for sleaze

January 3, 2022 - 9:58pm
A new hit song which claims to subvert the male gaze is accused of, in fact, objectifying women.
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Elon Musk: Tesla criticised after opening Xinjiang showroom

January 3, 2022 - 9:26pm
The world's most valuable car maker opened the new showroom in the city of Urumqi on New Year's Eve.
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Watching North Korea from a supersonic fighter jet

January 3, 2022 - 7:02pm
BBC correspondent Laura Bicker reports from a supersonic fighter jet on South Korea’s drive to build up its own war machine.
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Virat Kohli: India bowled out for 202 by South Africa as injured captain misses second Test

January 3, 2022 - 12:05pm
India are bowled out for 202 by South Africa on day one of the second Test in the absence of injured captain Virat Kohli.
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S Korea says man who crossed back to North is gymnast defector

January 3, 2022 - 8:10am
It's unclear why the man who jumped a barbed wire fence in 2020 made the perilous return journey.
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China: Concern over Xi'an residents' midnight quarantine

January 3, 2022 - 5:32am
Some people in Xi'an complained after they were forced out of their homes during a Covid outbreak.
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Bulli Bai: India app that put Muslim women up for sale is shut

January 3, 2022 - 3:46am
This was the second recent attempt in India to harass Muslim women by "auctioning" them online.
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Mohammad Hafeez: Former Pakistan captain retires from international cricket

January 3, 2022 - 3:25am
Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez announces his retirement from international cricket.
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Ex-Australia teen cricketer accuses team official of rape

January 3, 2022 - 1:03am
Police are investigating allegations around the Australian under-19s team's 1985 tour in India.
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Oxfam India says it's 'severely' hit by ban on foreign funds

January 3, 2022 - 12:39am
The charity says a decision not to renew its licence will severely affect its humanitarian work.
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China: Evergrande suspends shares in Hong Kong as firm tries to raise cash

January 2, 2022 - 11:35pm
The move comes as the debt-laden property developer struggles to raise cash to meet its obligations.
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China: Why some think "small eyes" are not beautiful

January 2, 2022 - 7:28pm
Brands featuring Chinese models with narrow eyes in advertisements have been accused of racism.
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Kunal Kamra: The comedians under fire from Hindu nationalists

January 2, 2022 - 7:00pm
Kunal Kamra and Munawar Faruqui talk to the BBC about having shows cancelled in the face of right-wring ire.
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Green Connect: The farm helping refugees build a life in Australia

January 2, 2022 - 7:00pm
It has employed 5,000 people in the past decade and "dramatically" changed fortunes, refugees say.
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South Korean crosses DMZ in rare defection to North Korea

January 2, 2022 - 3:03am
Seoul said it had asked the North, which has a shoot-on-sight policy, to protect the person.
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