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Typhoon Saola rips ups trees as Hong Kong braces for storm

September 1, 2023 - 12:43pm
The highest level of storm alert is in effect in Hong Kong, with people being warned to stay indoors.
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New Zealand: Lord of the Rings film duo stop divisive land development

September 1, 2023 - 9:50am
Sir Peter Jackson and his partner say they want to restore Shelly Bay's natural beauty.
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Thaksin: Former Thai PM's prison sentence reduced to a year

September 1, 2023 - 6:31am
After years in exile, Mr Thaksin returned home in August and was jailed for graft and abuse of power.
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Singaporeans vote for ceremonial president after rare political scandals

August 31, 2023 - 11:48pm
Singaporeans are voting in their first contested presidential election in more than a decade.
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'Any story could be your last' - India's crackdown on Kashmir press

August 31, 2023 - 10:14pm
The BBC has spoken to over two dozen Kashmiri journalists who are wary of the government's actions.
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Muhammad Yunus: Leaders urge Bangladesh to end attacks on Nobel laureate

August 31, 2023 - 8:34pm
Muhammad Yunus known as "banker to the poor" is widely respected for his pioneering use of microloans.
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Asia Cup 2023: The undying charm of an India-Pakistan cricket match

August 31, 2023 - 5:34pm
The two cricketing arch rivals are set to play against each other in the Asia Cup on Saturday.
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Fishing with fear as Philippines stands up to China

August 31, 2023 - 12:00pm
Fishermen are on the frontline of a worsening territorial standoff as Manila asserts itself against China.
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China tells India to 'stay calm' in border map row

August 31, 2023 - 7:39am
India is angry at a new Chinese map which it says lays claim to its territory in the Himalayas.
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Australia mushroom deaths: Memorial for couple draws hundreds

August 31, 2023 - 5:26am
Don and Gail Patterson died days after a beef Wellington lunch cooked by their former daughter-in-law.
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Country Garden: Debt-laden China property giant in record loss

August 30, 2023 - 11:55pm
Country Garden warns it may default on its debt, adding to concerns about the wider Chinese economy.
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North Korea says it simulated nuclear strike on South

August 30, 2023 - 11:28pm
South Korea reports missiles landing in the sea after the North says it launched two.
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Is India exporting food inflation to the world?

August 30, 2023 - 6:06pm
India is keeping domestic food prices in check with export bans - but what does this mean for the world?
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Is China's economy 'a ticking time bomb'?

August 30, 2023 - 5:33pm
The world's second largest economy faces deep-rooted challenges in the years ahead.
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Disengaging with China not credible - UK FM

August 30, 2023 - 8:43am
Speaking to the BBC, the foreign secretary defends China visit as MPs call UK approach "incoherent".
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Fukushima: Japan PM eats fish from region after waste water row

August 30, 2023 - 6:37am
A row developed over the controversial decision to discharge treated radioactive wastewater into the sea.
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Chandrayaan-3: What has India's Moon rover Pragyaan been up to since landing?

August 30, 2023 - 4:12am
Pragyaan has had an eventful week - dodging craters, taking the Moon's temperature and checking for sulphur.
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Coffee Meets Bagel: Dating app users rue missed connections amid outage

August 30, 2023 - 3:56am
Those looking for love online express frustration as the major dating app suffers days-long outage.
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G20: Delhi to scare monkeys away from summit with cut-outs and mimicry

August 30, 2023 - 2:51am
Cut-outs of langurs, which scare smaller monkeys, will be used to stop world leaders being pestered.
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Hundreds of thousands forced to scam in SE Asia: UN

August 30, 2023 - 2:26am
The UN report is the first comprehensive study of the scale of the problem.
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