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Film-makers highlight Indian farmers' plight with song

December 24, 2020 - 6:14am
A film-making duo release a music video to raise awareness of the India farm laws protests.
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Airline fires pilot blamed for Taiwan's first Covid case in months

December 24, 2020 - 12:11am
A contact of the pilot tested positive - the first local case in the island since April.
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Saumitra Khan: India MP threatens to divorce wife who switched party

December 23, 2020 - 11:45pm
Indian MP Saumitra Khan sent a divorce notice to wife Sujata Mondal Khan after she joined a rival party.
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Alibaba being investigated by China over monopoly tactics

December 23, 2020 - 10:06pm
The Chinese tech giant is face a probe by regulators into locking merchants into its platform.
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India farmer protests: How rural incomes have struggled to keep up

December 23, 2020 - 9:13pm
Protests are continuing in India over new laws which farmers say will damage their livelihoods.
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Pete Evans: Facebook removes celebrity chef's page over conspiracies

December 23, 2020 - 8:57pm
Australian celebrity chef Pete Evans has been criticised for spreading misinformation to his followers.
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2020 in pictures: The defining moments that changed Asia

December 23, 2020 - 7:29pm
We look back at some of the defining moments of the year, that had (almost) nothing to do with Covid-19.
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China Olympic star's doping ban appeal upheld

December 23, 2020 - 6:46pm
China's Olympic champions swimmer Sun Yang has his appeal against an eight-year doping ban upheld by the Swiss Federal Tribunal.
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Sister Abhaya: Indian priest and nun jailed for murder of convent sister

December 23, 2020 - 2:40pm
A court in India found the pair killed a young nun after she saw them engaging in illicit sexual activity.
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Banjo Paterson: 120-year-old chocolate found in Australian poet's belongings

December 23, 2020 - 11:45am
Remarkably well-preserved chocolate - found in Australia - gives a fascinating glimpse into history.
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Over half of Chinese adults overweight, study finds

December 23, 2020 - 11:35am
About 16% of over-18s are now obese, with rapid economic growth leading to major lifestyle changes.
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