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India Covid-19: 'My father did not have to die'

April 28, 2022 - 8:29pm
A year after losing her father to Covid, Indian journalist Barkha Dutt writes on coping with loss and regret.
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Jixian Wang: The Chinese vlogger broadcasting the Ukraine war

April 28, 2022 - 7:58pm
Based in Odesa, Jixian Wang hopes to show the reality of the Ukraine war to Chinese people.
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Scooter recall hits India's 'Tesla of two-wheelers'

April 28, 2022 - 7:13pm
How a product recall is disrupting one start-up's plans to dominate the electric scooter market.
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South Korea arrests two for passing military secrets to North

April 28, 2022 - 7:07am
A businessman and an officer are charged with leaking secrets to a presumed agent from the North.
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Heatwave in India leaves millions struggling to cope

April 28, 2022 - 12:01am
Experts say India is now recording more intense, frequent heatwaves that are also longer in duration.
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Scott Morrison: Australia's conservative pragmatist

April 27, 2022 - 11:55pm
Australia's prime minister is seen as a shrewd political tactician, but he's faced mounting controversies.
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Denial of bail is silencing Hong Kong's democrats

April 27, 2022 - 8:23pm
Pre-trial detention under China's security law aims to break the will of those accused, critics say.
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Why the West is reckoning with caste bias now

April 27, 2022 - 8:22pm
As caste discrimination gains visibility in the US, Indian-Americans grapple with their privilege.
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What Singapore's move to legalise egg freezing says about its society

April 27, 2022 - 8:21pm
Singapore is set to lift a ban on egg freezing, but only married couples will be able to access their eggs.
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India: Huge blaze breaks out at landfill site

April 27, 2022 - 9:15am
Smoke from the fire caused people in the surrounding area to suffer breathing difficulties.
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