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Chinese censor calls Tencent news app 'vulgar'

7 hours 30 min ago
Tiantian Kuaibao was singled out for criticism by the country's internet regulator.
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Naomi Osaka: Noodle company apologises for 'white-washing'

12 hours 23 min ago
The Haitian-Japanese tennis player's appearance in an advert sparks a conversation over race in Japan.
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Priyanka Gandhi launches political career ahead of key India polls

13 hours 42 min ago
She is expected to infuse fresh energy into the Congress party's general election campaign.
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Tonga hit by near-total internet blackout

16 hours 53 min ago
The island nation's only undersea cable link is damaged, bringing internet life to a near standstill.
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Yang Hengjun: Australia seeks information on writer 'missing' in China

19 hours 36 min ago
The Australian government says it is seeking information about blogger Yang Hengjun.
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Sony to move Europe headquarters to avoid Brexit disruption

20 hours 33 min ago
The Japanese firm will move its European headquarters to the Netherlands to avoid customs issues.
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Sabarimala: India woman who defied temple ban 'abandoned' by family

20 hours 38 min ago
Kanaka Durga's family have locked her out of her home after her historic entry into a Hindu temple.
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'Racist' D&G ad: Chinese model says campaign ruined her career

January 22, 2019 - 11:54pm
Chinese model Zuo Ye says she feels "guilty and ashamed" but asks for understanding.
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'Battered Wife' fish shop to close after backlash in Australia

January 22, 2019 - 8:54pm
The Australian fish and chip store has been the subject of months of controversy over its name.
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Sahiwal shooting: How a Pakistani boy exposed police for killing his family

January 22, 2019 - 7:24pm
Police said they shot dead four violent IS-linked terrorists, but then a young boy tore holes in their story.
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Has there been no major terror attack in India since 2014?

January 22, 2019 - 7:06pm
The government claims there have been no major terror attacks in India under the current government.
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Football in India: The Mumbai girls defying tradition to follow World Cup dreams

January 22, 2019 - 7:01pm
Their football dreams were threatened by convention - and housework - but girls in one Mumbai slum are defying tradition to pursue their dreams.
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Dyson to move head office to Singapore

January 22, 2019 - 1:29pm
Two senior executives will move from Wiltshire but no jobs will be lost in the process.
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Huawei chairman warns of end to global 'partnerships'

January 22, 2019 - 1:14pm
Chinese tech giant warns it might transfer activities to countries "where we are welcomed".
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Meng Wanzhou: US to 'move ahead with Huawei executive extradition'

January 22, 2019 - 1:05pm
The US must file a formal extradition request by 30 January for the Chinese telecoms executive.
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Mutilated Thai bodies on Mekong shore are activist's aides

January 22, 2019 - 12:19pm
Police confirm the concrete-filled corpses of two men found last month were critics of the Thai monarchy.
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How dangerous is Australia for women?

January 22, 2019 - 12:18pm
Outrage over the killing of a university student has renewed debate about women's safety.
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Taliban militants kill dozens at Afghan intelligence base

January 22, 2019 - 8:32am
At least 43 security personnel are now known to have died in Monday's devastating attack on an intelligence base.
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2020 Olympics: Japanese chains scrap porn magazines

January 22, 2019 - 6:33am
Two of Japan's big convenience store chains will stop selling adult magazines ahead of Tokyo 2020.
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Sex abuse scandal hits South Korea's elite skating scene

January 22, 2019 - 3:02am
South Korea is a world leader in speed skating and the latest allegations have shocked the public.
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