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South Korean PM to recommend presidential pardon for Samsung's Lee Jae-yong

Wed, 2022-07-27 16:37
July 27, 2022 4:37 PM

The pardon could come around the time of South Korea's Independence Day on Aug 15.

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China says US will 'bear all consequences' if Pelosi visits Taiwan

Wed, 2022-07-27 16:28
July 27, 2022 4:28 PM

Visit causing tensions between Washington, Beijing to soar.

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China says it's closely tracking debris of its most powerful rocket crashing towards Earth

Wed, 2022-07-27 16:18
July 27, 2022 4:18 PM

Part of a Long March 5B rocket China launched on Sunday will make an uncontrolled re-entry around July 31.

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'Don't go near': Japan beachgoers warned over biting dolphin

Wed, 2022-07-27 15:36
July 27, 2022 3:36 PM

A sign has been put up warning dolphin fans not to touch the animal.

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No new daily Covid-19 cases in Macau for first time in over a month

Wed, 2022-07-27 15:22
July 27, 2022 3:22 PM

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Authorities in Macau reported no new Covid-19 infections on Wednesday (July 27) for the first time since mid-June, after the city's worst outbreak of the disease led to a 12-day closure of casinos and locked down most of the world's biggest gambling hub.

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Blackouts reported in Kuala Lumpur and Klang Valley, including in KLIA

Wed, 2022-07-27 14:18
July 27, 2022 2:18 PM

Areas throughout Malaysia's Klang Valley are reportedly experiencing power disruptions.

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'Prison Gothic': Hong Kong road signs reborn as new font

Wed, 2022-07-27 14:00
July 27, 2022 2:00 PM

An enthusiast has launched a personal quest to record the handmade characters, imperfections and all.

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Monkey, part of a marauding gang, put down after dozens injured in Japan

Wed, 2022-07-27 13:32
July 27, 2022 1:32 PM

Patrols under way in Yamaguchi since the attacks on adults and children started three weeks ago.

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Malaysia Edition: Umno handpicks Finance Minister Zafrul to regain Selangor | Fighting the tide of coastal erosion

Wed, 2022-07-27 12:30
July 27, 2022 12:30 PM

Political temperature continues to heat up while 15% of Malaysia's beaches shrink by more than four metres annually.

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Malaysia Edition: Umno handpicks Finance Minister Zafrul to regain Selangor | Fighting the tide of coastal erosion

Wed, 2022-07-27 12:30
July 27, 2022 12:30 PM

Political temperature continues to heat up while 15% of Malaysia's beaches shrink by more than four metres annually.

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India's first tribal president: Dawn contributor

Wed, 2022-07-27 12:25
July 27, 2022 12:25 PM

The writer says in identity politics, leaders often kick the ladder that brought them up.

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Russia must honour agreement it made and allow grain to reach the world: Yomiuri Shimbun

Wed, 2022-07-27 12:25
July 27, 2022 12:25 PM

The paper says the UN and Turkey need to strongly protest to Putin and demand the implementation of remedial measures.

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Japan to take part in Garuda Shield military exercises in Indonesia for first time

Wed, 2022-07-27 12:14
July 27, 2022 12:14 PM

The Self-Defence Forces would join the exercises from Aug 1 alongside the US, Australia and others.

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Japan's industry minister takes on additional role as Green Transformation minister

Wed, 2022-07-27 12:06
July 27, 2022 12:06 PM

He will lead the country’s commitment to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

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Covid-19 infections fall in New Zealand

Wed, 2022-07-27 11:40
July 27, 2022 11:40 AM

Worst case scenario likely avoided, says health chief.

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Australia sets sights on clean energy jobs created by 'climate emergency'

Wed, 2022-07-27 11:37
July 27, 2022 11:37 AM

The govt says the resource-rich nation could become a renewable energy powerhouse.

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North Korea holds mask-free veterans event after flagging near end of Covid-19 crisis

Wed, 2022-07-27 11:30
July 27, 2022 11:30 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un did not attend the event.

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Bitter harvest: Malaysian palm oil farmers face labour crunch

Wed, 2022-07-27 11:16
July 27, 2022 11:16 AM

Labourers have been slow to return because of red tape and difficult negotiations with countries of origin.

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Nearly half the adults in Australia have had Covid-19 recently: Study

Wed, 2022-07-27 11:08
July 27, 2022 11:08 AM

Young adults hardest hit, with 61.7% of 18 to 29-year-olds having evidence of recent infection.

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Finance Minister Zafrul Aziz to spearhead Umno's charge to regain Selangor

Wed, 2022-07-27 10:39
July 27, 2022 10:39 AM

It confirms months of rumours that he is being groomed to be among the party's next-generation of leaders.

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