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Xi Jinping in Hong Kong to mark 25 years of handover

June 30, 2022 - 7:07pm
Chinese leader Xi Jinping will attend in what is his first trip outside mainland China since early 2020.
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Assam: 'I saw my husband die as flood water rose around us'

June 30, 2022 - 7:02pm
Millions in India’s Assam state are struggling to piece together their lives after devastating floods.
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China's President Xi arrives in Hong Kong for handover anniversary

June 30, 2022 - 8:40am
The president says Hong Kong has "risen from the ashes" - critics accuse China of crushing freedoms.
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Hello Kitty firm strikes China deal after viral hit

June 30, 2022 - 2:14am
Shares of Japanese company Sanrio rose by almost 14% in Tokyo after the agreement was announced.
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Hong Kong has more autonomy since Britain left - ex-leader CY Leung

June 30, 2022 - 1:50am
Despite China's recent restrictions, CY Leung claims Hong Kong has more autonomy than in 1997.
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Ferdinand Marcos Jr sworn in as Philippines president, replacing Duterte

June 30, 2022 - 1:30am
Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr succeeds Rodrigo Duterte after a historic election win in May.
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Maharashtra: Is it the end of the road for Shiv Sena and Uddhav Thackeray?

June 30, 2022 - 1:23am
The party, which was once a regional powerhouse in India, is now facing a rebellion.
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Hannah Clarke inquest: Calls for landmark police trial in Australia

June 29, 2022 - 11:51pm
An Australian coroner has recommended the change following the deaths of Hannah Clarke and Dooren Langham.
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Mahabaleshwar: India’s fragile hill states choke under tourist rush

June 29, 2022 - 7:29pm
Some of India’s most ecologically sensitive hill retreats are being swamped by a rush of holidaymakers.
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The bloody legacy of Rodrigo Duterte

June 29, 2022 - 7:26pm
The Philippines strongman is retiring after a career fighting drugs and crime that left thousands dead.
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Hong Kong handover: Am I Chinese or a Hongkonger?

June 29, 2022 - 7:12pm
Two Hongkongers born in 1997, the year the city returned to China, tell us how they view identity.
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Japan swelters in worst heatwave since 1875

June 29, 2022 - 2:30am
Unrelenting temperatures break records for June as officials warn of a looming power shortage.
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Udaipur: India state on alert after Prophet Muhammad row beheading

June 29, 2022 - 2:17am
Two Muslim men in Rajasthan killed a Hindu tailor who backed controversial remarks about the Prophet Muhammad.
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Australia honey bees put in lockdown due to deadly varroa parasite

June 28, 2022 - 11:02pm
A deadly parasite is detected in the country's bee population which could cause millions of dollars of damage.
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Rappler: Philippines orders shutdown of Maria Ressa's critical news site

June 28, 2022 - 10:39pm
The decision to strip Rappler of its licence comes in the last days of Rodrigo Duterte's presidency.
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National Sample Survey: How India taught the world the art of collecting data

June 28, 2022 - 8:39pm
India was once a trailblazer in data collection, but its reputation is taking a beating now.
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Why business is still optimistic about Hong Kong

June 28, 2022 - 8:29pm
Twenty five years on from the handover from the UK, many business owners and leaders remain optimistic.
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China and Hong Kong: The UK Hongkongers living with handover's legacy

June 28, 2022 - 7:34pm
The return of Hong Kong to China in 1997 is still a polarising topic for residents now living in the UK.
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Mohammed Zubair: Indian police arrests Modi critic over tweets

June 28, 2022 - 3:18am
Mohammed Zubair of Alt News has reportedly been accused of insulting religious beliefs on Twitter.
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Australia census: Five ways the country is changing

June 28, 2022 - 12:50am
Big shifts are happening - the country is now more diverse, less religious, and increasingly millennial.
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