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North Korean leader orders South's hotels at resort destroyed

October 23, 2019 - 5:45am
North Korea's leader described a once flagship inter-Korean complex as "shabby" and "a hotchpotch".
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Hong Kong formally scraps extradition bill that sparked protests

October 23, 2019 - 4:30am
The extradition bill is formally withdrawn by the legislature but the move is unlikely to quell unrest.
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Joel McIlroy: Ex-Home and Away star 'punched policewoman'

October 23, 2019 - 1:46am
Joel McIlroy repeatedly attacked a female constable on a street in Sydney, police say.
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Hong Kong releases murder suspect who sparked protest crisis

October 23, 2019 - 12:14am
Chan Tong-kai's case led to plans for changes to extradition law, triggering broad anti-government protests.
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House Rules: 'Bullied' reality TV star wins payout in Australia

October 22, 2019 - 11:28pm
Nicole Prince said she suffered abuse after being unfairly portrayed on a hit home makeover show.
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Kim Ji-young, Born 1982: Feminist film reignites social tensions in Korea

October 22, 2019 - 11:04pm
The book was hailed as one of the most important feminist novels in Korea - but also led to outcry.
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Shaquille O'Neal backs NBA executive over China dispute

October 22, 2019 - 10:52pm
The basketball legend has defended comments made by a NBA executive that prompted a backlash in China.
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Sourav Ganguly: Can former India captain score big as cricket chief?

October 22, 2019 - 7:53pm
The former captain takes over BCCI, India's cricket board, kicking off a new chapter in its history.
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WeWork 'accepts takeover by Softbank'

October 22, 2019 - 10:52am
The investment giant reportedly takes control of the firm, buying $1bn of shares from co-founder Adam Neumann.
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Chinese 'panda' pet cafe raises eyebrows

October 22, 2019 - 8:25am
An animal cafe has opened in Chengdu that lets people play with "pandas" that are actually dogs.
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Hesitant hitmen jailed over botched assassination in China

October 22, 2019 - 6:57am
Five hitmen who tried to subcontract a job to one another see their cunning plan fall apart.
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Bangladesh Cricket Board to meet after players go on strike

October 22, 2019 - 5:46am
The Bangladesh Cricket Board will host an emergency directors meeting on Tuesday after players went on strike.
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Chris the sheep: Merino with famously overgrown fleece dies

October 22, 2019 - 5:21am
Chris the sheep's mammoth coat won him fans globally in 2015 after he was spotted in the wild.
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Thailand royal consort: How did Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi fall from grace?

October 22, 2019 - 4:31am
Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi’s very public dressing down comes months after being named official “consort".
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Great Britain Rugby League Lions 2019: Auckland fire forces squad to evacuate base

October 22, 2019 - 3:10am
The Great Britain Rugby League Lions squad leave Auckland early after a nearby fire leads to the evacuation of their base.
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Xiaomi: The Chinese brand dominating India's smartphone market

October 22, 2019 - 2:55am
Tech giant Xiaomi has muscled its way to the top of India's smartphone market in just a few short years.
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Infosys: India software giant probes whistleblower claims

October 22, 2019 - 2:29am
Shares of Asia's second-most valuable IT firm plunge amid allegations against its top leadership.
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Naruhito: Ancient ritual of Japan's emperor ascending throne

October 22, 2019 - 2:11am
Japan's Emperor Naruhito formally proclaims his ascension to the throne in an elaborate ceremony.
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Naruhito: Japan's emperor proclaims enthronement in ancient ceremony

October 22, 2019 - 1:06am
The elaborate ceremony, conducted largely in silence, is thought to date back nearly 2,000 years.
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China has more 'unicorn' start-ups than the US

October 22, 2019 - 12:07am
The country now has the world's highest number of start-up companies worth more than $1bn.
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