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Indonesia's election commission to investigate possible ballot stuffing

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 16:20
Indonesia's election watchdog is investigating possible vote-rigging before next week's presidential and legislative elections following the emergence of video which purportedly shows tens of thousands of pre-marked ballot papers.

Chinese scientists defend implanting human gene into monkeys' brains

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 13:18
A Chinese researcher who sparked improved cognitive function in monkeys by implanting human genes into their brains has defended his experiment, which has divided the scientific community.

Man wearing Trump T-shirt admits abusing worshippers at New Zealand mosque

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 12:18
A New Zealand man may face prison after admitting abusing worshipers outside the Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch, where 42 people were killed in a terrorist attack last month.

Marin Minamiya: The Japanese climber who scaled Everest at 19

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 12:18
It was a dream that manifested for Marin Minamiya the first time she laid eyes on Mount Everest about six years ago.

New Zealand's soul-searching in the wake of Christchurch attacks

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 11:15
In the wake of the attacks, Muslims, minorities, and migrants are coming forward to share their experience -- and many New Zealanders are asking themselves an uncomfortable question: Just how racist are we?

Record haul of pangolin scales highlights Chinese and Vietnamese demand for endangered species

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 10:15
The second major seizure of pangolin scales in Singapore in under a week has highlighted the plight of one of the world's most trafficked animals, a shy and secretive beast whose meat, blood and scales are highly sought after in parts of Asia.

Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush wins #MeToo defamation case

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 18:04
Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has won more than $600,000 and could receive millions more, after successfully arguing that an Australian tabloid newspaper defamed him with a #MeToo story.

Dalai Lama's reincarnation must 'comply with Chinese laws,' Communist Party says

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 13:02
The reincarnation of the Dalai Lama must "comply with Chinese laws," the Chinese Communist Party government has said as the Tibetan spiritual leader recovers in hospital from a chest infection.

New Zealand's parliament votes 119-1 to change gun laws after massacre

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 19:57
New Zealand's parliament has voted almost unanimously in favor of changing the country's gun laws, less than a month after a mass shooting left 50 people dead.

Modi Bollywood biopic banned during Indian election

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 19:57
A Bollywood biopic of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been banned from release during the country's elections, amid claims it would serve as political propaganda.

Tiny bees found in woman's eye, feeding off tears

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 17:55
Doctors treating a Taiwanese woman for a swollen eye were shocked to find four tiny bees living under her left eyelid.

Why Chinese influence is unlikely to be a hot topic in the next Australian election

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 12:08
Fresh accusations of Chinese influence-peddling have emerged in Australia weeks before a national election, following claims a billionaire seeking Australian citizenship paid a lobbyist thousands of dollars to meet the then-immigration minister.

Chinese livestreamer arrested for 'disrespecting' iconic Communist scarf

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 06:50
A woman in southwest China has been detained by police after she posted a video online showing herself catching fish while wearing a red scarf associated with the Young Pioneers of China, a Communist Party organization.

Dalai Lama hospitalized with chest infection

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 06:50
The Dalai Lama has been hospitalized with a chest infection, but is in a stable condition, his aides said Tuesday.

Welsh was saved from extinction. Cantonese might not be so lucky

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 05:50
At work in central Hong Kong, David Hand is surrounded by people speaking Chinese and English. But inside his home, the Welsh language rules.

Japanese F-35 fighter goes missing over the Pacific

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 23:43
A Japanese F-35 stealth fighter, one of the world's most-advanced warplanes, has gone missing over the Pacific Ocean, Japanese defense officials said.

Is the sultan of Brunei imposing Sharia law to clean up his family's image?

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 13:37
For decades, he was known as a godfather of excess. The wealthiest man in the world for many years, the sultan of Brunei knew how to spend the vast riches that flowed from the oil deposits bestowed upon the tiny Southeast Asian nation he controls with absolute power.

Burger King NZ removes 'ignorant' chopsticks ad

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 12:37
Burger King NZ has removed an advertisement showing diners eating burgers with oversized chopsticks after a social media backlash.

Alibaba faces a new challenger in online groceries

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 12:16
Online grocery startup Honestbee is betting a brick-and-mortar store will help it compete against tech giant Alibaba.

Leaders of Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement found guilty for role in protests

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 11:37
A Hong Kong court has found three prominent activists guilty for leading mass pro-democracy protests that brought parts of the city to a standstill in 2014.