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China says it's open for business - do we buy it?

March 11, 2024 - 4:33am
China's pushed duelling narratives of openness and control at the National People's Congress.
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Indonesian pilots both fall asleep mid-flight

March 11, 2024 - 12:59am
The plane, carrying 153 passengers, briefly veered off course while the pilots fell asleep.
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Japan avoids recession as growth figures revised

March 11, 2024 - 12:35am
Data released last month indicated the country's economy had shrunk for a second quarter in a row.
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Australian teen pleads guilty to UK woman's murder

March 10, 2024 - 11:33pm
Emma Lovell was allegedly stabbed during a break-in at her home in the Brisbane suburb of North Lakes.
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Australian teen pleads guilty to UK woman's murder

March 10, 2024 - 11:33pm
Emma Lovell was allegedly stabbed during a break-in at her home in the Brisbane suburb of North Lakes.
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Ghibli founder beats Disney, Marvel to win Oscar

March 10, 2024 - 10:46pm
The Boy and the Heron is Miyazaki's second Oscar, after the anime classic Spirited Away.
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Ghibli founder beats Disney, Marvel to win Oscar

March 10, 2024 - 10:46pm
The Boy and the Heron is Miyazaki's second Oscar, after the anime classic Spirited Away.
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India in $100bn trade deal with four Europe nations

March 10, 2024 - 10:32pm
The UK and India have been holding negotiations over a free trade agreement for the last two years.
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Once India's most valuable start-up, Byju's is now fighting to survive

March 10, 2024 - 8:52pm
The ed-tech giant is teetering on the precipice after some investors voted to out its CEO last month.
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Once India's most valuable start-up, Byju is now fighting to survive

March 10, 2024 - 8:52pm
The tech giant is teetering on the precipice after investors voted to out its CEO last month.
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China touts openness while tightening control

March 10, 2024 - 8:25pm
The two themes have run alongside each other throughout this year's National People's Congress.
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How China's boarding schools are silencing Tibet’s language

March 9, 2024 - 7:54pm
Mandarin is being taught to Tibetans as their main language, threatening the future of their culture.
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How China's boarding schools are silencing Tibet’s language

March 9, 2024 - 7:54pm
Mandarin is being taught to Tibetans as their main language, threatening the future of their culture.
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The sisters defying the Taliban by singing

March 8, 2024 - 8:31pm
Their voices have become a social media phenomenon, protesting against restrictions on women’s freedoms.
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The sisters defying the Taliban by singing

March 8, 2024 - 8:31pm
Their voices have become a social media phenomenon, protesting against restrictions on women’s freedoms.
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Sunak's mother-in-law to sit in India's parliament

March 8, 2024 - 1:46pm
Sudha Murthy says it was a "pleasant surprise" to be appointed to the upper house for a six-year term.
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How Dragon Ball caused a diplomatic spat

March 8, 2024 - 11:33am
Akira Toriyama's phenomenon was so popular in Mexico that it led to tensions with the Japanese Embassy.
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Pakistan man sentenced to death for Whatsapp messages

March 8, 2024 - 8:25am
Judges in Pakistan say he shared blasphemous pictures and videos to outrage the feelings of Muslims.
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Pakistan man sentenced to death for Whatsapp messages

March 8, 2024 - 8:25am
Judges in Pakistan say he shared blasphemous pictures and videos to outrage the feelings of Muslims.
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Life in jail for treason under new HK security law

March 8, 2024 - 4:24am
With a legislature dominated by the pro-Beijing camp, the bill is expected to be passed in weeks.
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