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Why businesses are pulling billions in profits from China

BBC News - November 13, 2023 - 11:00pm
Foreign businesses are pulling money out of China at a faster rate than they have been putting it in.
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Roman Butchaski: Former Australian radio host missing in croc-infested waters

BBC News - November 13, 2023 - 10:05pm
Roman Butchaski failed to return to his camping ground while on a solo fishing trip on Sunday.
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Delhi AQI: Can artificial rain fix toxic air in India's capital?

BBC News - November 13, 2023 - 5:07pm
The Delhi government wants to use cloud-seeding to combat the city's pollution crisis.
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Malaysian killer released from Australian immigration detention

BBC News - November 13, 2023 - 3:07am
An ex-policeman convicted in a politically charged Malaysia murder has been freed from immigration detention.
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Leila de Lima: Philippine court grants bail to Duterte drugs war critic

BBC News - November 13, 2023 - 2:20am
Former senator Leila de Lima has long fought what she describes as trumped-up drug charges.
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Delhi AQI: Toxic haze in India capital after Diwali festival

BBC News - November 13, 2023 - 1:03am
Many people burst crackers to celebrate the Diwali festival despite a ban on fireworks due to high pollution.
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DP World: Australia sites back online after cyber-attack

BBC News - November 13, 2023 - 12:00am
Work at DP World ports in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth were suspended on Friday due to a cyber-attack.
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Diwali: Indians celebrate the sparkling festival of lights

BBC News - November 11, 2023 - 6:23pm
The Hindu festival of Diwali is one of the most important festivals in India.
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China's matchmaking mums have a powerful ally: The Party

BBC News - November 11, 2023 - 5:57pm
Chinese leaders add to parental pressure, urging young Chinese to marry and have babies.
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Earthshot Prize: Asia leads the way in quest to repair planet

BBC News - November 10, 2023 - 8:16pm
Winners each awarded $1.2m at environmental awards founded by Prince William, and held in Asia for the first time.
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Gay Games: Hong Kong delivers 'rainbows' despite political clouds

BBC News - November 10, 2023 - 7:56pm
Organisers pull off the LGBT event defying challenges from the host city's political environment.
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Biden and Xi Jinping to meet in California

BBC News - November 10, 2023 - 4:15pm
The encounter on 15 November will be only their second face-to-face meeting during the Biden presidency.
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US and China reach 'some agreements' on climate - John Kerry

BBC News - November 10, 2023 - 3:59am
The two nations finding common ground is a crucial part of any consensus at COP28.
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Chikungunya vaccine: US approves first shot against mosquito-borne virus

BBC News - November 10, 2023 - 1:51am
The mosquito-borne disease, which can be fatal to newborns, has killed at least 350 people this year.
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Australia offers climate refuge to Tuvalu citizens

BBC News - November 10, 2023 - 12:49am
Tuvalu - a series of low-lying atolls - is one of the countries most at risk from climate change.
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Toxic smog chokes Pakistan and shuts cities

BBC News - November 10, 2023 - 12:14am
Smog in the country's second-largest city Lahore has risen to dangerous levels.
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Johnny Ruffo: Australian singer and Home and Away actor dies aged 35

BBC News - November 9, 2023 - 10:07pm
The actor and singer rose to fame on X Factor Australia and had battled brain cancer for six years.
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Thai owner of Miss Universe files for bankruptcy

BBC News - November 9, 2023 - 8:46pm
Thailand's JKN Global Group bought the firm which runs the Miss Universe pageant a year ago for $20m (£16.4m).
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First ever images of 'lost echidna'

BBC News - November 9, 2023 - 7:54pm
Expedition captures first ever footage of spiky egg-laying mammal that walked with dinosaurs.
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Manipur women in naked assault video ‘will not give up’

BBC News - November 9, 2023 - 7:33pm
Two women in Manipur give the BBC their first face-to-face interview since being stripped and assaulted.
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