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UN says both Koreas broke armistice in DMZ shooting

Investigation unable to determine if North Korean troops opened fire deliberately.

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UN says both Koreas broke armistice in DMZ shooting

Myanmar village destruction has ‘hallmarks’ of military

Human Rights Watch says Rakhine Buddhist residents fled area 12 months ago, leaving little doubt as to culprit.

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Myanmar village destruction has ‘hallmarks’ of military

UK govt minister quits in protest over Cummings lockdown trip

Resignation ratchets up pressure on PM to fire aide who drove cross-country while Covid-19 positive.

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UK govt minister quits in protest over Cummings lockdown trip

Philippines’ Duterte says no school until there is a virus vaccine

The president says it is to ensure the safety of all children.

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Philippines’ Duterte says no school until there is a virus vaccine

Saudi Arabia to end lockdown on June 21

Prayers will resume in all mosques outside Mecca May 31 onwards.

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Saudi Arabia to end lockdown on June 21


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WHO suspends anti-malaria drug trials WHO suspends anti-malaria drug trials

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China says coronavirus pushing US ties to ‘new Cold War’ China says coronavirus pushing US ties to ‘new Cold War’

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344 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore 344 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore

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China vows to shield firms from US sanctions on Xinjiang China vows to shield firms from US sanctions on Xinjiang

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China media seize on video of HK protesters beating lawyer China media seize on video of HK protesters beating lawyer

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HK leader assures investors rattled by China security law

Carrie Lam says the city's business-friendly environment will remain unchanged.

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HK leader assures investors rattled by China security law

Casino godfather Stanley Ho dies at 98

He transformed sleepy Macau into the world’s biggest gambling hub.

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Casino godfather Stanley Ho dies at 98

Singapore Covid-19 tally surpasses 32,000 mark with 383 new cases

All but one case migrant workers in shared dormitories.

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Singapore Covid-19 tally surpasses 32,000 mark with 383 new cases

S. America’s largest airline Latam files for bankruptcy in US

The carrier has suffered a huge slump after the countries went into lockdown to counter the pandemic.

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S. America’s largest airline Latam files for bankruptcy in US

Aussie media faces contempt charge over Pell reporting

Rupert Murdoch’s company is among 12 that violated the gag order.

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Aussie media faces contempt charge over Pell reporting

Corruption convictions nearly double in China over last year

Graft convictions increased by 90% under President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption drive.

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Corruption convictions nearly double in China over last year

Virus traps poor foreign workers in deserted Maldives

Many are owed wages and faced security forces if they step out on the streets.

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Virus traps poor foreign workers in deserted Maldives

Hanoi riders turn first aiders

The city’s infamous congestion often block medics from arriving promptly at the scene.

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Hanoi riders turn first aiders

Hong Kong airport to resume transit services

Services to restart on June 1, as city marks 11 consecutive days with no recorded local infections.

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Hong Kong airport to resume transit services

Equities build on gains as reopenings trump geopolitical tensions

Adding to the positive outlook is optimism about a vaccine.

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Equities build on gains as reopenings trump geopolitical tensions


Virus-hit Singapore economy to shrink up to 7%

Officials say they may start relaxing the lockdown rules in early June.

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Virus-hit Singapore economy to shrink up to 7%

Scientists fight virus misinformation war

They find conspiracy theories provide seemingly rationalistic and watertight explanations.

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Scientists fight virus misinformation war

Protests in Ecuador against job cuts, health crisis

Trade unions say the elites are using low-wage workers as shield against the economic meltdown

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Protests in Ecuador against job cuts, health crisis

Biden makes first appearance since March 15

Former veep wears black mask during visit to lay wreath on Memorial Day as opposed to Donald Trump.

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Biden makes first appearance since March 15

World needs ‘green recovery’, health pros tell G20

Post-coronavirus rebuilding efforts should focus on public health, clean air, clean water.

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World needs ‘green recovery’, health pros tell G20

FIFA suspends Haiti football chief

2 underage players had to get abortions after Yves Jean-Bart assaulted them.

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FIFA suspends Haiti football chief

Coronavirus measures ‘disastrous’ for children

Govts short of money for children’s health, education as result of crisis, says KidsRights.

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Coronavirus measures ‘disastrous’ for children

WHO suspends anti-malaria drug trials

Hydroxychloroquine could increase risk of death among Covid-19 patients, says study.

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WHO suspends anti-malaria drug trials

Sweden’s Covid-19 death toll passes 4,000

The nordic country has refused to impose harsher restrictions to fight Covid-19.

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Sweden’s Covid-19 death toll passes 4,000

Egypt medical group warns of health system ‘collapse’

The Egyptian Medical Syndicate says the healthcare system is short on manpower and protective equipment.

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Egypt medical group warns of health system ‘collapse’