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Paris mayor against Russian athletes at 2024 Olympics ‘while war goes on’

40 countries could refuse to participate in Games if issue is not resolved.  

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 09:10 PM

Paris mayor against Russian athletes at 2024 Olympics ‘while war goes on’

Japanese ‘Luffy’ criminal ringleaders deported from the Philippines

Tokyo police arrest two suspects believed to be behind robberies and telephone fraud. 

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 08:30 PM

Japanese ‘Luffy’ criminal ringleaders deported from the Philippines

Seoul court rules South Korea responsible for Vietnam War massacre

Landmark ruling awards Vietnamese survivor with US$23,800 plus interest.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 07:50 PM

Seoul court rules South Korea responsible for Vietnam War massacre

Ghana footballer Atsu found alive in quake rubble

No further details on his condition given by ambassador.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 07:10 PM

Ghana footballer Atsu found alive in quake rubble

BP posts annual loss on Russia exit, despite oil price surge

Energy giant profits doubled to US$27.7 billion.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 06:30 PM

BP posts annual loss on Russia exit, despite oil price surge


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Disney+ in Hong Kong drops ‘Simpsons’ episode with ‘forced labour’ mention

Streaming service censors content deemed objectionable to Beijing.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 05:50 PM

Disney+ in Hong Kong drops ‘Simpsons’ episode with ‘forced labour’ mention

Carlsberg warns of ‘challenging year’ as revenue grows

Danish brewer claims net loss owing to exit from Russia.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 05:10 PM

Carlsberg warns of ‘challenging year’ as revenue grows

Marvel superheroes return to Chinese cinemas after nearly 4 years

Moviegoers look forward to thronging cinemas after China lifts Covid lockdowns.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 04:30 PM

Marvel superheroes return to Chinese cinemas after nearly 4 years

Thai rescuers save toddler trapped down well

Authorities say girl shows good vital signs.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 03:50 PM

Thai rescuers save toddler trapped down well

Tourism in Asia-Pacific forecast to rebound to pre-pandemic level by 2024

Russia-Ukraine conflict poses downside risk to travel, says report.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 03:10 PM

Tourism in Asia-Pacific forecast to rebound to pre-pandemic level by 2024

Australian central bank lifts rates to 10-year high

The major risk is whether homeowners can afford the increase to their monthly payments.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 02:30 PM

Australian central bank lifts rates to 10-year high

UK court sentences ex-London policeman for serial rapes

David Carrick due to appear in court over charges.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 01:50 PM

UK court sentences ex-London policeman for serial rapes

France braces for new pension strikes, mass protests

Public transport chiefs expect ‘severe disruptions’ with 20% of flights into Paris-Orly cancelled.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 01:10 PM

France braces for new pension strikes, mass protests

US says China gave up intel secrets with balloon shoot-down

Spokesman says National Security Council 'still analysing the information' it collected.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 12:30 PM

US says China gave up intel secrets with balloon shoot-down

North Korea pledges ‘expanded, intensified’ military drills

State media says army ‘perfecting preparedness for war’ ahead of massive holiday parade.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 11:50 AM

North Korea pledges ‘expanded, intensified’ military drills


Asian markets rebound from Fed sell-off but traders still uneasy

Last month's rally comes to as investors contemplate extended period of high borrowing costs.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 11:10 AM

Asian markets rebound from Fed sell-off but traders still uneasy

UK property investors include Kremlin allies

Transparency International study says luxury London properties gobbled up by ‘secretive offshore companies’.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 10:30 AM

UK property investors include Kremlin allies

At least 15 dead in landslides in southern Peru

Authorities warn death toll could rise.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 09:50 AM

At least 15 dead in landslides in southern Peru

Rushdie says ‘very difficult’ to write after stabbing

His new novel 'Victory City' hits US shelves today.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 09:10 AM

Rushdie says ‘very difficult’ to write after stabbing

Global stocks fall amid worries over interest rate, US-China tensions

Friday’s blowout US jobs report has raised question of what the Fed is going to do next.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 08:30 AM

Global stocks fall amid worries over interest rate, US-China tensions

Earthquake kills more than 4,300 in Turkey, Syria

Nearly 14,500 people injured, 4,900 buildings flattened, says Ankara.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 07:50 AM

Earthquake kills more than 4,300 in Turkey, Syria

Google to release ChatGPT rival named Bard

Pressure to act heightened by poor earnings posted last week by parent company Alphabet.

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023 07:10 AM

Google to release ChatGPT rival named Bard

Meta fails to stop work conditions case in Kenya

Court rules two respondents of Facebook’s parent company won’t be struck from proceedings.

Monday, 06 Feb 2023 11:40 PM

Meta fails to stop work conditions case in Kenya

Man City accused of breaching Premier League’s financial rules

Club referred to independent commission over infractions spanning from the 2009/10 to the 2017/18 seasons.

Monday, 06 Feb 2023 11:00 PM

Man City accused of breaching Premier League’s financial rules

World powers rush to offer Turkey, Syria aid over quake

More than 1,200 people killed in temblor so far.

Monday, 06 Feb 2023 10:20 PM

World powers rush to offer Turkey, Syria aid over quake