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Map drawn from memory helps reunite kidnapped Chinese man with family

January 1, 2022 - 3:01pm
Li Jingwei was kidnapped in Yunnan province in 1989 and sold to a family thousands of miles away.
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Kim Jong-un: North Korea to focus on economy in 2022

January 1, 2022 - 2:40am
Kim Jong-un says the faltering economy will be the national priority as he marks 10 years in power.
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India: At least 12 dead in New Year temple stampede

January 1, 2022 - 1:42am
Pilgrims were visiting the shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi to mark the new year when the tragedy unfolded.
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Xi'an: Cries for help and food in quarantined Chinese city

December 31, 2021 - 4:33am
Officials say there are adequate supplies, but some in Xi'an say they do not have enough to eat.
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Covid-19: How India missed its vaccination target

December 30, 2021 - 11:59pm
India is lagging behind in its vaccine target as demand falls.
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Bangladesh: Women-only beach scrapped after social media outcry

December 30, 2021 - 11:30pm
Critics accused the government of pandering to hardline Islamist groups in the country.
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Covid: Cathay Pacific flights cut after Hong Kong clampdown

December 30, 2021 - 10:13pm
The announcement comes after the city tightened its coronavirus quarantine regulations for aircrew.
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Why Chinese stand-up comedians are turning to English

December 30, 2021 - 7:09pm
Alex Shi says her comedy comes from her Chinese heritage but she feels more comfortable performing in a foreign language.
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2021 viral videos: The social media moments India celebrated

December 30, 2021 - 7:07pm
From the 'pawri' girl to the tiny Covid warrior, here are the social media moments India celebrated.
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China bans its national football players from getting tattoos

December 30, 2021 - 5:40am
Top players who already have body art are told to remove it, as a good example for society.
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Ashraf Ghani: Ex-Afghan president describes moment he fled the Taliban

December 30, 2021 - 5:02am
Speaking to the BBC, Ashraf Ghani tackles criticism he left Afghanistan as the Taliban closed in.
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Australia: Protesters set Old Parliament House in Canberra on fire

December 30, 2021 - 1:33am
The blaze was quickly put out but marks an escalation in indigenous protests in Canberra.
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China ride-hailing giant Didi sees losses deepen after crackdown

December 29, 2021 - 11:54pm
This month the company announced that it would move its share listing from New York to Hong Kong.
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Elon Musk rejects claims that his satellites are hogging space

December 29, 2021 - 9:38pm
His comments come after China complained to the United Nations about his internet satellite project.
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Hong Kong: The last day of the Stand News pro-democracy website

December 29, 2021 - 8:19pm
From raids and arrests to the announcement of its closure, this is how its last day unfolded.
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Why I switched to eating grandma's food

December 29, 2021 - 7:47pm
Many "forgotten foods" are returning to the farms and fields - and on our plates too.
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Apple puts Indian iPhone factory 'on probation'

December 29, 2021 - 1:50pm
Hundreds of staff at Foxconn in Sriperumbudur were reportedly hit by food poisoning.
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China: Public shaming returns amid Covid fears

December 29, 2021 - 9:51am
Four men accused of people trafficking are paraded through streets, to mixed reactions online.
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Stand News: Police arrest six from Hong Kong independent news outlet

December 28, 2021 - 10:07pm
The six staff members were arrested on charges of "conspiracy to publish a seditious publication".
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Boeing 737 Max: Indonesia lifts ban after 2018 Lion Air crash

December 28, 2021 - 9:36pm
The announcement came just a day after Ethiopian Airlines said it would resume 737 Max flights.
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