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Hong Kong to censor films that ‘endanger national security’

Censors have been given the power to vet films that authorities say may endanger national security.

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White rhino Emma travels to Japan to find love and a mate

The white rhino is endangered, with an estimated 19,000 left in the wild across southern Africa.

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Didi: Chinese ride-hailing giant files to go public in US

It is set to be the biggest share offering in the United States by a Chinese company since 2014.

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LGBTQ: The podcast telling Singapore’s hidden gay stories

Joshua, Kennede and Sam Jo call themselves The SG Boys. They run the first LGBTQ podcast in Singapore – a country where gay sex is…

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China has created a ‘dystopian hellscape’ in Xinjiang, Amnesty report says

Those torture methods, according to the report, included “beatings, electric shocks, stress positions, the unlawful use of restraints (including being locked in a tiger chair),…

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2032 Olympics: Brisbane proposed as host by International Olympic Committee

Brisbane would be the third Australian city to host the Olympics after Melbourne in 1956 and Sydney in 2000 The Australian city Brisbane has moved…

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Mumbai building collapse: At least 11 dead as rescue efforts continue

Given that construction was allowed to happen all these years without the necessary permits, municipal and state officials now blame each other when it comes…

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McDonald's BTS meals: Indonesia branches forced to shut due to high orders

Dozens of branches in Indonesia close their doors after being overwhelmed with orders.

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Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi faces most serious corruption charge yet

Myanmar’s former leader is accused of accepting bribes and faces up to 15 years in jail.

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Has Bollywood become more progressive over the years?

A new study of film dialogues looks at Bollywood’s social biases and how they have changed over 70 years.

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