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Mon, 15 Jul 2024 15:52:00 +0800
Nepal's Communist PM takes power for fourth time

Mon, 15 Jul 2024 13:15:33 +0800
Governance failures, alleged misuse of funds at Malaysian government agency HRD Corp add urgency to labour reforms
Labour is big business in Malaysia and has long been steeped in the country’s murky patronage politics. The probe into HRD Corp, the agency in charge of reskilling workers, shows reforms are badly needed.  

Mon, 15 Jul 2024 10:50:00 +0800
Wary Filipino fishermen continue to fish in disputed waters, despite China’s maritime detention rule
The law authorises the Chinese coast guard to detain foreign ships and individuals if it suspects them of “trespassing” into its so-called territorial waters.

Mon, 15 Jul 2024 10:41:00 +0800
China's Q2 GDP misses forecasts, keeps stimulus calls alive

Mon, 15 Jul 2024 09:23:39 +0800
Extravagant wedding celebrations for the son of Asia's richest man conclude with a reception

Mon, 15 Jul 2024 06:00:00 +0800
A 40% price hike for badminton shuttlecocks in China is linked to the lower cost of pork. What’s the deal?
Shuttlecocks are getting costlier because declining pork prices drive up consumer demand. This then makes fewer farmers keen to raise ducks and geese which in turn makes their feathers - used in shuttlecocks - more expensive.

Sun, 14 Jul 2024 06:00:00 +0800
Indonesia’s 'Strava jockey' trend goes viral, but buying exercise achievements comes with potential pitfalls, say experts
Users of the Strava exercise app are making a quick buck selling their running and cycling accomplishments to clients with more money than time. Legal issues could arise if false data is used to gain monetary benefits, a lawyer says.

Sun, 14 Jul 2024 02:16:33 +0800
Pakistan ex-PM Khan's illegal marriage conviction overturned

Sun, 14 Jul 2024 01:01:00 +0800
Wedding party resumes for son of Asia's richest man

Sat, 13 Jul 2024 22:42:00 +0800
Nepal recovers first body from buses swept away by landslide

Sat, 13 Jul 2024 17:03:00 +0800
Seven dead in northern Vietnam after landslide buries van

Sat, 13 Jul 2024 16:32:00 +0800
Iran president-elect ready for 'constructive dialogue' with Europe

Sat, 13 Jul 2024 14:17:00 +0800
Philippine Senate orders arrest of mayor probed for alleged Chinese crime ties
Alice Guo, mayor of the small Philippine town of Bamban, is under investigation for alleged links with Chinese crime syndicates.

Sat, 13 Jul 2024 12:29:11 +0800
Nepal searches for 63 missing after highway landslide

Sat, 13 Jul 2024 12:14:19 +0800
China launches online crackdown on 'harmful' content targeting children

Sat, 13 Jul 2024 11:58:09 +0800
North Korea denounces NATO summit declaration

Sat, 13 Jul 2024 08:22:29 +0800
JB’s cafe scene is buzzing: How it all started and the best coffee joints to visit
Johor Bahru is packed with cafes that offer good vibes, style, ambition, and plenty of stories. CNA Lifestyle finds out how it all began and which ones to visit.

Sat, 13 Jul 2024 06:00:00 +0800
‘Opportune’ timing: Why the Philippines is filing a seabed bid in the South China Sea, and the likely outcome
The Philippines is seeking recognition from the United Nations for its claim to an extended continental shelf to the west of Palawan, facing the South China Sea. But maritime law experts say the UN is unlikely to process the Philippines’ bid, let a...

Sat, 13 Jul 2024 03:00:39 +0800
Caribbean seeks help after Hurricane Beryl devastates small islands

Sat, 13 Jul 2024 01:45:55 +0800
Brazil sees over 100 countries join alliance against hunger