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Lunar New Year: Chinese families meet for bittersweet reunions

BBC News - January 21, 2023 - 7:46pm
China greets the Lunar New Year with hopes of returning to normality - but also grief and loss.
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Lunar New Year: How the world celebrated

BBC News - January 21, 2023 - 4:20pm
Fireworks and lanterns in the street start the 2023 celebrations for one of the world's biggest festivals.
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Chris Hipkins: Uphill battle looms for New Zealand's next PM

BBC News - January 21, 2023 - 12:45am
The Labour party's popularity has slumped, but Jacinda Ardern is still a hard act to follow.
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Tibet avalanche kills 28 as search called off

BBC News - January 20, 2023 - 11:23pm
People remain missing, state media says, after Tuesday's disaster in south-eastern Tibet.
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Chinese firm Catl to develop huge Bolivian lithium deposit

BBC News - January 20, 2023 - 8:35pm
Bolivia is rich in a metal vital for electric cars, and a Chinese battery maker will mine it.
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Ardern burnout shows toll of stress on world leaders

BBC News - January 20, 2023 - 8:34pm
"You cannot ever forget - on Christmas Day, your birthday, at 4am, you have to be on the ball."
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Lunar New Year celebrated officially for the first time in California

BBC News - January 20, 2023 - 7:17pm
The state holiday is a gesture of solidarity amid a wave of anti-Asian sentiment and violence.
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Chris Hipkins set to replace Jacinda Ardern as New Zealand PM

BBC News - January 20, 2023 - 5:16pm
The education and police minister will replace Jacinda Ardern following her decision to quit.
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Japan was the future but it's stuck in the past

BBC News - January 20, 2023 - 5:01pm
The so-called lost decade has now stretched to three. What went wrong, asks Rupert Wingfield-Hayes.
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Afghanistan: Some Taliban open to women's rights talks - top UN official

BBC News - January 20, 2023 - 7:42am
Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has met Taliban officials amid a deepening crisis.
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China removes giant rabbit lantern criticised as too ugly

BBC News - January 20, 2023 - 3:20am
It follows a backlash by internet users as China prepares for the Year of the Rabbit.
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South Korea slum fire: Hundreds evacuated in Seoul

BBC News - January 20, 2023 - 2:50am
It took more than 900 firefighters several hours to put out the blaze.
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Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand PM says no regrets over decision to step down

BBC News - January 19, 2023 - 11:49pm
New Zealand's leader says she has a "sense of relief" as her party prepares to anoint a successor.
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Cost of living: Japan inflation jumps to new 41-year high

BBC News - January 19, 2023 - 11:31pm
The country's central bank is under pressure to increase interest rates to help curb rising prices.
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Shah Rukh Khan's Pathaan: Bollywood's 'king of hearts' aims for epic comeback

BBC News - January 19, 2023 - 7:13pm
Shah Rukh Khan returns in a James Bond-like spy-thriller Pathaan after a four-year hiatus.
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Cassius Turvey: Three more charged over Aboriginal teen bashing death

BBC News - January 19, 2023 - 6:30pm
Cassius Turvey was walking home from school with friends when police say he was attacked with a metal pole.
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Jacinda Ardern resigns: Departure reveals unique pressures on PM

BBC News - January 19, 2023 - 5:55am
The New Zealand leader's decision shows the pressures she felt both from herself and the outside world.
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Kerala: India minister's tiger cull comment sparks row

BBC News - January 19, 2023 - 3:15am
A Kerala state minister's comments on controlling the population of tigers have outraged conservationists.
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Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat accuses WFI chief of sexual misconduct

BBC News - January 19, 2023 - 12:11am
Women athletes have accused the chief of India's wrestling federation of sexual misconduct.
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Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand PM to step down next month

BBC News - January 18, 2023 - 9:11pm
An emotional Jacinda Ardern says she no longer has "enough in the tank" after nearly six years as leader.
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