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By in Asia on May 20, 2020
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Tennis stars' arrival angers stranded Australians
January 16, 2021
Players are flown in ahead of the Australian Open while thousands of citizens are waiting to return.
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Experts expect yuan to strengthen
January 14, 2021
Economists expect the stabilization of US-China relations and continued foreign portfolio inflows to push Chinese yuan stronger against a weakening US dollar this year.
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The political folly of dodging responsibility in Japan
January 16, 2021
Politicians caught violating COVID-19 restrictions leave news organizations in a bind
Stories that cater to the soul, the intellect and the stomach
January 16, 2021
Examining the challenges facing Soka Gakkai, a new teen comic book hero and coffee franchises nationwide amid the pandemic.
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Traders' body moves SC over WhatsApp new policy
January 16, 2021
Traders' body CAIT on Saturday filed a petition in the Supreme Court, making a plea to direct WhatsApp to withdraw its new privacy policy. The body issued a statement claiming that the new WhatsApp privacy policy encroaches upon various fundamental rights of the citizens.
HDFC Bank Q3 net profit rises 14.36% to Rs 8,760 crore
January 16, 2021
The country's largest private sector lender HDFC Bank on Saturday reported a 14.36 per cent jump in consolidated net profit to Rs 8,760 crore for the December quarter.
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In Hong Kong, a New Party Calls for Stability (and Raises Suspicions)
January 16, 2021
Democracy advocates have called the Bauhinia Party a “Trojan horse” for the Chinese government. But Beijing’s local allies are wary of it, too.
Hong Kong Protesters to Seek Asylum in U.S.
January 16, 2021
The five men fled by boat to Taiwan in July, soon after China imposed Hong Kong’s harsh national security law. This week, they landed in New York.
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India launches what could be the world’s largest vaccination campaign. But it’s unclear if one of the vaccines works.
January 16, 2021
India rolls out two locally made vaccines but only one has completed a Phase 3 trial.