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Japan protests Chinese navy ship sailing near disputed islands

Mon, 2022-07-04 14:18
July 04, 2022 2:18 PM

Russia also sent its own navy ship to Senkaku.

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China to start trial of tycoon taken from Hong Kong hotel

Mon, 2022-07-04 13:34
July 04, 2022 1:34 PM

Chinese-Canadian Xiao Jianhua will be charged by prosecutors in Shanghai for illegally gathering funds from the public.

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BTS rekindle debate about military service in South Korea

Mon, 2022-07-04 13:23
July 04, 2022 1:23 PM

Parliament is now debating a new amendment that would allow K-pop stars to do just three weeks of military training.

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Jokowi's Russian mission is great, though it achieves little: Jakarta Post contributor

Mon, 2022-07-04 12:50
July 04, 2022 12:50 PM

The writer says President Jokowi is on track to play a major peace-making role and the Indonesian people should support his initiative.

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Broad strokes for the future: Inquirer

Mon, 2022-07-04 12:45
July 04, 2022 12:45 PM

The paper says the Philippines will await to see what the newest administration can offer for them.

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Japan ruling parties set for Upper House victory: Poll

Mon, 2022-07-04 12:23
July 04, 2022 12:23 PM

The main opposition Constitutional Democratic Party is not expected to make major gains.

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Several eastern Chinese areas in mass Covid-19 testing to curb new waves of infections

Mon, 2022-07-04 12:09
July 04, 2022 12:09 PM

Daily local infections rose to more than 300 over the weekend compared with a few dozens in late June. 

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World energy crisis would be worse without China's rainy season

Mon, 2022-07-04 11:35
July 04, 2022 11:35 AM

Heavy downpours in southern China have led to reduced air-conditioning demand and surging hydropower generation.

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China downgrades Typhoon Chaba but heavy rains to fall in several provinces

Mon, 2022-07-04 11:17
July 04, 2022 11:17 AM

Typhoon will continue dumping rains till July 6, forecasters say.

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Kyoto's love-hate relationship with tourists endures as yen weakens

Mon, 2022-07-04 10:31
July 04, 2022 10:31 AM

Residents are dreading a Covid-19 outbreak, but they also welcome potential tourist income.

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HK lawmaker who met China's Xi Jinping tests positive for Covid-19

Mon, 2022-07-04 09:58
July 04, 2022 9:58 AM

Steven Ho was negative when he had photo taken with Chinese leader.

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Macau launches more Covid-19 testing as infections soar

Mon, 2022-07-04 08:47
July 04, 2022 8:47 AM

Gambling hub faces worst outbreak since October 2021.

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Sydney braces for more heavy rains and flash floods as thousands flee homes

Mon, 2022-07-04 08:28
July 04, 2022 8:28 AM

Wild weather is seen triggering flash floods, landslides.

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Asian countries take steps to fight soaring inflation

Mon, 2022-07-04 05:00
July 04, 2022 5:00 AM

KUALA LUMPUR - Countries across Asia are taking measures to tackle soaring inflation as the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to have a domino effect on supply chains already disrupted amid the pandemic.

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India landslide death toll rises to 37

Mon, 2022-07-04 00:08
July 04, 2022 12:08 AM

The landslide occurred in remote Manipur state in the north-east after heavy rain last Thursday.

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Over 100 dead as floods continue in Bangladesh

Sun, 2022-07-03 23:02
July 03, 2022 11:02 PM

At least seven deaths were reported in the last 24 hours as at Sunday morning.

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Taliban still illegitimate rulers say Afghan women activists

Sun, 2022-07-03 22:54
July 03, 2022 10:54 PM

Thousands of male clerics endorsed the group's hardline government over the weekend.

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State of emergency in unrest-hit Uzbekistan region

Sun, 2022-07-03 18:42
July 03, 2022 6:42 PM

The western region of the country has seen two nights of anti-government protests. 

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Chance of finding missing crew off Hong Kong 'very slim' after storm: Authorities

Sun, 2022-07-03 16:29
July 03, 2022 4:29 PM

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - The chance of finding 27 crew members alive from a vessel that snapped in two as tropical storm Chaba passed through Hong Kong and southern China is "very slim", government rescue authorities said on Sunday (July 3), as the search for those missing continued.

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Hong Kong's Lee sees no immediate need for mass Covid-19 testing

Sun, 2022-07-03 16:11
July 03, 2022 4:11 PM

However, he stressed the need to reduce daily infection numbers, which are at the highest level since April.

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