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Typhoon Phanfone ruins Christm

Christmas turned to chaos for many holiday observers in the central Philippines as a typhoon with strong winds and heavy rains destroyed homes, cut off power an

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Posted On: 25 Dec 2019

India's largest protests in d

Standing in the shadow of Delhi’s historic red fort, SA Khan pushed angrily against the wall of police barricades blocking his way. Khan, like thousands o

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Posted On: 20 Dec 2019

China inaugurates and deploye

China's first domestically built aircraft carrier has entered into service following a commissioning ceremony at a South China Sea naval base.   Chinese

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Posted On: 18 Dec 2019

Indian officials on lookout fo

Indian border officials and embassies have issued an alert for a fugitive guru accused of rape, the government said, days after the holy man announced the cre

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Posted On: 08 Dec 2019

Halt failed drug war, Philippi

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte should allow the United Nations to investigate his war on drugs, and abandon a deadly campaign that has been failure and a

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Posted On: 23 Oct 2019

Taiwan says China is an 'autho

Taiwan said on Monday China was practicing “authoritarian expansionism” in the Pacific, pointing to reports of plans for Chinese military presence i

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Posted On: 07 Oct 2019

No talks with you again, North

North Korea said on Friday it will never sit down with South Korea for talks again, rejecting a vow by the South’s President Moon Jae-in to pursue dialogu

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Posted On: 16 Aug 2019

Protesters and Hong Kong polic

Hong Kong police and protesters clashed in cat-and-mouse encounters across the city on Sunday, marking a shift in tactics during a tenth straight weekend of unr

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Posted On: 12 Aug 2019

Protesters paralyse Hong Kong

Police arrest over 80 people as chief executive Lam warns of 'dangerous path' after parts of Hong Kong left crippled.   Pro-democracy protesters in Hong

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Posted On: 05 Aug 2019

HK police fire teargas as Chin

Police in Hong Kong fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters on Sunday, a day after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police, as C

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Posted On: 04 Aug 2019

China warns of war in case of

China warned on Wednesday that it was ready for war if there was any move toward Taiwan’s independence, accusing the United States of undermining global s

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Posted On: 24 Jul 2019

Thai junta leader orders end t

Thai junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha on Tuesday ordered an end to military rule before his new civilian government is sworn in, but kept the power to let security

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Posted On: 09 Jul 2019

Mother and daughter killed ove

An Indian mother and daughter were hacked to death by three men over allegations of witchcraft in the country’s remote tribal-dominated east, police said

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Posted On: 29 Jun 2019

Cambodia sacks minister over b

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen sacked a top disaster management official on Monday, saying he had failed to take responsibility for a Chinese-owned building u

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Posted On: 24 Jun 2019

Southeast Asian leaders open s

Southeast Asian leaders opened a two-day summit in Bangkok on Saturday, though it was unclear what progress their 10-country group could make on disputes in the

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Posted On: 22 Jun 2019

South Korea urges summit with

North Korea should hold another summit with South Korea ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to Seoul in coming days, South Korea’s Special

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Posted On: 19 Jun 2019

Hong Kong leader signals end t

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signaled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the most violent

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Posted On: 18 Jun 2019

Hong Kong protesters storm key

Chaotic scenes erupted in Hong Kong early on Wednesday as thousands of demonstrators stormed a key road next to government offices to protest against a proposed

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Posted On: 12 Jun 2019

Both houses of Thai parliament

Both houses of Thailand’s parliament will convene on Wednesday for the first time since a 2014 coup to choose either the ruling junta leader or a rising o

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Posted On: 05 Jun 2019

Thirty years after Tiananmen,

Three decades after China’s bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in and around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, increased government suppression

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Posted On: 02 Jun 2019

Huawei unwanted: Asian shops s

Mobile phone retailers in some Asian countries are refusing to accept Huawei devices for trade-ins, as more consumers look to offload their device on worries Go

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Posted On: 23 May 2019

China's yuan slumps to 2019 lo

China’s yuan was set for its worst daily fall in nine months on Monday as trade negotiations between the U.S. and China ended after President Donald Trump

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Posted On: 13 May 2019

Asian nations to consider addi

Asian finance leaders agreed to consider adding the Chinese yuan and the Japanese yen to their mutilateral currency swap arrangement to ramp up their firepower

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Posted On: 03 May 2019

Sri Lankans urged to avoid mos

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Friday police are looking for 140 people believed to have links with the Islamic State group, which has claime

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Posted On: 26 Apr 2019

ADB chief says bank will conti

The Asian Development Bank sees value in continuing to lend to China, its president said on Thursday, in response to calls for the institution to stop granting

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Posted On: 25 Apr 2019

Hong Kong's 'Occupy' leaders f

A Hong Kong court will hand down sentences on Wednesday for nine leaders of the city’s “Occupy Central” protests that paralyzed parts of the f

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Posted On: 24 Apr 2019

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