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Commentary: The Challenges Facing A Cashless Japan

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Cashless payments are key in reviving Japan’s reputation as a leader in cutting-edge technology as it aims to catch up... Read more

Commentary: The Wild World Of Pre-wedding Photoshoots

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A bridal photoshoot at a cemetery in Kluang, Malaysia has sparked debate about whether a line was crossed in that chase ... Read more

Love For Ocean Motivates Indonesian Diver To Clean Up Marine Debris

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For her work in marine environmental protection, Ms Swietenia Puspa Lestari was named BBC's 100 most inspiring and influ... Read more

China's PLA Soldiers Help Clean Up Hong Kong Streets But Violence Flares Again

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HONG KONG: Police fired tear gas while protesters threw petrol bombs and fired arrows in clashes outside Hong Kong's Po... Read more

'Protest Supporter' Lee Reaches Hong Kong Badminton Final

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Lee Cheuk-yiu gave his protest-wracked home city something to cheer on Saturday as he upset India's Kidambi Srikanth to ... Read more

Barisan Nasional's Wee Jeck Seng Clinches Landslide Victory In Tanjung Piai By-election

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TANJUNG PIAI, Johor: Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate Dr Wee Jeck Seng has clinched a landslide victory over his rivals i... Read more

China, Sweden Escalate War Of Words Over Support For Detained Bookseller

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Beijing has doubled down in its criticism of Stockholm's support for Gui Minhai, a book publisher detained in China, aft... Read more

Govt Supporters March In Hong Kong After Week Of Chaos

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HONG KONG: Government supporters took to the streets of downtown Hong Kong on Saturday (Nov 16) after a chaotic working... Read more

Australian Man Survives Croc Attack By Gouging Its Eye

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CAIRNS: An Australian wildlife ranger has recounted his terrifying escape from the clutches of a "particularly cunning" ... Read more

China Blocks Visit By Outspoken Australian Lawmakers For Study Trip

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MELBOURNE: Two Australian lawmakers known for their outspoken criticism of the Chinese regime said they had been barred ... Read more

Hong Kong Music Festival Clockenflap Cancelled As Protest Violence Escalates

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HONG KONG: This year's edition of music festival Clockenflap has been cancelled, organisers said Friday (Nov 15), amid ... Read more

Rajapaksas Eye Comeback In Sri Lanka Presidential Election

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COLOMBO: Sri Lankans choose a new president on Saturday (Nov 16) in what could mark a comeback for the Rajapaksa clan, l... Read more

US Defence Chief Rejects Amazon's Accusations Of Bias In Cloud Contract

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SEOUL: U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper on Friday rejected any suggestion of bias in a Pentagon decision to award Micro... Read more

Sweden Honours Detained Gui Minhai Despite Chinese Threats

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China on Friday threatened "counter-measures" against Sweden if the country's culture minister awards a Swedish PEN righ... Read more

North Korea Calls Biden 'rabid Dog' That 'must Be Beaten To Death'

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North Korea launched a visceral diatribe against US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, calling the former vice... Read more