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One dead, dozens sick after taking red yeast pill

March 26, 2024 - 2:29am
The Japanese drugmaker links the cases to its fermented rice products, which it has now recalled.
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Australian freed after spending 30 hours in drain

March 26, 2024 - 2:18am
The man said he had gotten stuck while looking for his phone, but police say he fled a crime scene.
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Convenience store owner charged over 'Allah socks'

March 26, 2024 - 1:38am
The socks, which had Allah written on the side, sparked a huge backlash against the Malaysian store.
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Convenience store owner charged over 'Allah socks'

March 26, 2024 - 1:38am
The socks, which had Allah written on the side, sparked a huge backlash against the Malaysian store.
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Japan drugmaker links death to red yeast pill

March 26, 2024 - 1:21am
More than 26 people were also hospitalised after taking the recalled fermented rice products.
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Japan to sell fighter jets in break from pacifism

March 26, 2024 - 12:21am
The move comes ahead of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's official visit to the US in April.
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Japan to sell fighter jets in break from pacifism

March 26, 2024 - 12:21am
The move comes ahead of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's official visit to the US in April.
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Australian freed after 36 hours trapped in drain

March 25, 2024 - 11:07pm
The man told authorities he had become stuck "while trying to retrieve his phone".
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UK hits out at Chinese-backed cyber-attacks

March 25, 2024 - 6:08pm
Two people and a China-affiliated company will have assets frozen and be subject to a travel ban.
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Millions of Americans caught up in Chinese hacking plot - US

March 25, 2024 - 5:05pm
Seven Chinese men have been charged over a "sinister" hacking plot, the justice department says.
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Baseball star Ohtani 'shocked' by alleged theft

March 25, 2024 - 10:47am
The player, who stressed he had never bet on sports, said his former translator had lied about his debts.
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Baseball star Ohtani 'shocked' by alleged theft

March 25, 2024 - 10:47am
The player, who stressed he had never bet on sports, said his former translator had lied about his debts.
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Indians celebrate Holi - the festival of colours

March 25, 2024 - 3:01am
The festival marks the start of spring and the triumph of good over evil.
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Indians celebrate Holi - the festival of colours

March 25, 2024 - 3:01am
The festival marks the start of spring and the triumph of good over evil.
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Indians celebrate Holi - the festival of colours

March 25, 2024 - 3:01am
The festival marks the start of spring and the triumph of good over evil.
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UK to link electoral roll cyber-attacks to China

March 25, 2024 - 12:01am
The attacks reportedly led to the personal details of millions of voters being accessed.
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Dragon Ball theme park to be built in Saudi Arabia

March 24, 2024 - 11:25pm
The announcement was met with mixed reactions from fans of the famed anime.
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Dragon Ball theme park to be built in Saudi Arabia

March 24, 2024 - 11:25pm
The announcement was met with mixed reactions from fans of the famed anime.
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Are Hong Kong's days as a global business hub over?

March 24, 2024 - 8:22pm
A tough new security law comes at a time when businesses were already wary of the city.
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Are Hong Kong's days as a global business hub over?

March 24, 2024 - 8:22pm
A tough new security law comes at a time when businesses were already wary of the city.
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