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Laal Singh Chaddha: How Aamir Khan adapted Forrest Gump to Bollywood

August 9, 2022 - 7:29pm
The actor's remake of the Hollywood blockbuster is Bollywood's most ambitious adaptation yet.
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China property crisis: Why homeowners stopped paying their mortgages

August 9, 2022 - 7:23pm
The country's property sector is struggling with a cash crunch, forcing buyers to take extreme steps.
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Issey Miyake: Japanese fashion designer dies aged 84

August 9, 2022 - 5:50am
The revolutionary designer died of liver cancer in Tokyo aged 84, his company said in a statement.
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Seoul floods: At least eight dead amid heaviest rain in decades

August 9, 2022 - 5:09am
Three of those who died had drowned in an apartment basement, reminiscent of the film Parasite.
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China-Taiwan: What we learned from Beijing's drills around the island

August 8, 2022 - 8:54pm
Beijing redefines what is "acceptable" even as Taiwanese attitudes appear to be hardening further.
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China resort lockdown: Escaping to Sanya only to face fresh curbs

August 8, 2022 - 9:54am
Many in Sanya had arrived hoping for relief from strict Covid-control measures in bigger cities.
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China-Taiwan: Beijing conducts new military drills near island

August 8, 2022 - 3:13am
The drills were due to end on Sunday but a statement said sea and air exercises were continuing.
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Hong Kong cuts Covid hotel quarantine to three days

August 8, 2022 - 12:15am
Hotel quarantine is to be followed by four days of "medical surveillance" at home or any hotel.
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The rise and rise of anti-Muslim hate music in India

August 7, 2022 - 7:54pm
India is seeing the mushrooming of nationalistic music videos that demonise the Muslim community.
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The newborns fighting for survival in Afghanistan

August 7, 2022 - 7:00pm
The BBC visits a maternity ward where mothers are forced to share beds and have no access to pain relief.
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China to run new drills in Yellow and Bohai seas - Chinese authorities

August 7, 2022 - 9:59am
The moves follow China's largest ever military drills around Taiwan in the past four days.
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Sanya: Covid lockdown strands tourists on 'China's Hawaii'

August 7, 2022 - 6:47am
Over 80,000 tourists in the resort known as "China's Hawaii" face new restrictions and cancelled flights.
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Commonwealth Games: How climate change is changing life around the world

August 7, 2022 - 1:17am
Climate change is here. But it is also everywhere. Three Commonwealth athletes explain how it is changing their sport and homes.
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Hamida Banu: Missing India woman found in Pakistan 'can't wait to go home'

August 6, 2022 - 8:08pm
Hamida Banu had been trafficked to Pakistan 20 years ago by an agent promising her a job in Dubai.
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Taiwan: US hits out at 'irresponsible' China amid attack rehearsal claims

August 6, 2022 - 5:24pm
The US has accused Beijing of "provocative" actions after Taiwan said China rehearsed an attack.
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Laal Singh Chaddha to Raksha Bandhan: 'Struggling' Bollywood's online hate problem

August 5, 2022 - 7:42pm
Many Bollywood stars have been facing incessant trolling, but does it affect how their films perform?
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Partition: My journey to the ‘place no-one spoke of’

August 5, 2022 - 7:34pm
Sparsh's family fled in terror 75 years ago - it wasn't spoken about until his grandfather agreed to talk.
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Taiwan tensions: China halts co-operation with US on key issues

August 5, 2022 - 3:08pm
Beijing has reacted angrily after senior US Democrat Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan earlier this week.
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Covid-19: North Korea claims to have recovered from outbreak

August 5, 2022 - 7:33am
There is widespread scepticism over North Korea's claim to have the world's lowest Covid death rate.
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China-Taiwan: Joseph Wu defends US Speaker Pelosi's visit

August 5, 2022 - 6:57am
Joseph Wu tells the BBC he will continue inviting leaders to Taipei, as China sanctions Nancy Pelosi.
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