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India Twitter celebrates Kuldeep Yadav hat-trick
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:09

The spin bowler is only the third Indian to take a hat-trick in one-day international cricket. BBC News - Asia

India calls Pakistan ‘Terroristan’ in UN speech row
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:09

India uses a right of reply to make an angry statement after Pakistani PM's Kashmir comments. BBC News - Asia

North Korea Official Threatens Hydrogen Bomb Test Over Pacific
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:13

Foreign Minister Ri Yong said his nation might consider a historic test over the Pacific Ocean, just hours after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un insul...

What military options are open to the US in tackling North Korea?
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:08

The United States has not been shy about threatening military action against North Korea. As Pyongyang continues its march towards nuclearisation, US ...

China's Postal Savings Bank Taps Overseas Investors
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:16

State-owned Postal Savings Bank of China is raising up to $ 7.6 billion in one of the largest-ever sales of offshore securities by a Chinese lender. ...

German car parts supplier says China’s green campaign will slash US$45 billion from economy
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:12

A German car parts manufacturer has asked the Shanghai government to grant one of its suppliers that was forced to close under a sweeping environmenta...

Read Kim Jong-un’s unusual statement on Trump in full
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:10

The following is the full text of a rare direct statement issued by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Friday, in response to US President Donald Trum...

Google Jumps Back Into Hardware With $1.1 Billion HTC Deal
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:11

Google said it would buy part of struggling Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC for $ 1.1 billion in cash, as it accelerates its efforts to crack the hand...

In UN speech, China urges talks on North Korea while warning it against pursuing nuclear weapons
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 06:18

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday that negotiation remained the only solution on North Korea and warned its neighbours not to pursue t...

Mass protest in Philippines over Duterte 'dictatorship'
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 05:11

Thousands protest Philippine president's law-and-order policies, amid drug allegations against his son. BBC News - Asia

Fed Unveils Plan to Pare Holdings, Hints at Another Rate Rise
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 04:17

The Federal Reserve said it would initiate in October its long-telegraphed plan to shrink the portfolio of bonds acquired after the 2008 crisis and le...

SEC Discloses Edgar Corporate Filing System Was Hacked in 2016
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 03:12

The SEC disclosed that hackers penetrated its electronic system for storing public-company filings and may have traded illegally on the information. ...

Chart of the day: Nothing leaden about lead’s future
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 02:10

Early this year, many analysts had written off the chance of huge price rises for base metals because of a slowing economy in China. Ironically, many ...

Football: Underperforming Carlos Tevez slams standard of Chinese players
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 01:09

CARLOS Tevez has taken aim at the quality of Chinese footballers, claiming the country’s players will not reach the standard of the leading nations ...

‘We do not desire the collapse of North Korea’: South Korean president Moon Jae-in strikes conciliatory tone at UN general Assembly
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:15

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday he did not seek North Korea’s collapse, using an address to the United Nations to urge a sca...

Religious fundamentalism in Malaysia: Reality vs Rhetoric
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:08

WHEN it comes to tackling religious fundamentalism, the Malaysian government struggles to reconcile the commitments it makes on the international stag...

Faulty Construction, Heavy Rain Cause Dam to Flood Lao Villages
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:11

Hundreds of thousands of cubic feet of muddy water have flooded eight villages in central Laos’ Xaysomboun province after the reservoir of a dam ups...

Born on the Trail: How a Rohingya Refugee Fled Myanmar's Military
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:09

Rohingya refugees describe the harrowing flight from Myanmar as they scramble for food and shelter, overwhelming support systems in Bangladesh. WSJ...

Man sets himself on fire outside New Zealand’s parliament
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:09

A man who set himself on fire outside New Zealand’s parliament was in a critical condition Thursday, police said, just two days before the count...

Chinese developer Kaisa soars 26pc as Hong Kong tycoon Lau’s family investment boosts confidence
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:15

Shares of Chinese property developer Kaisa Group soared 26 per cent on Thursday morning after it was revealed that tycoon Joseph Lau’s family ha...

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