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Pro-Hong Kong group clashes with rival protesters in Melbourne as rallies take place across Australia

Fights broke out in Melbourne, where a pro-Beijing demonstrator attacked an ABC reporter. Confrontations between the groups also took place at rallies in Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide.

Fights broke out in Melbourne, where a pro-Beijing demonstrator attacked an ABC reporter. Confrontations between the groups also took place at rallies in Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide.

16 Aug 2019 - 11:09PM
New Zealand property tycoon Ron Hoy Fong to be prosecuted for ‘bid rigging’ and ‘cartel conduct’

New Zealand has in the past decade endured a housing affordability crisis, driven by low interest rates, limited stock and purchases by wealthy immigrants.

New Zealand has in the past decade endured a housing affordability crisis, driven by low interest rates, limited stock and purchases by wealthy immigrants.

8 Jul 2019 - 10:31PM
Singapore-based paedophile Boris Kunsevitsky who abused dozens of boys across Asia kept photos in file called ‘Jailbait’

Boris Kunsevitsky, 52, preyed on children in the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore and Australia from the early 2000s to his eventual arrest in 2017, records from the Supreme Court of Victoria show.

Boris Kunsevitsky, 52, preyed on children in the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore and Australia from the early 2000s to his eventual arrest in 2017, records from the Supreme Court of Victoria show.

30 May 2019 - 10:05PM
Unlucky week for Vietnam’s bachelor – and its elephants

Steer clear of the salty ramen in Japan; metal band takes a stand on Indonesian palm oil

Steer clear of the salty ramen in Japan; metal band takes a stand on Indonesian palm oil

28 Sep 2018 - 4:54PM
Maids for sale in Singapore and a Japanese punk headed for space

Anger at plans to ban triple talaq divorce practice in India; fans of South Korean star trigger security concerns in Thailand; and give this airline a miss if you prefer not bleeding from your ears

Anger at plans to ban triple talaq divorce practice in India; fans of South Korean star trigger security concerns in Thailand; and give this airline a miss if you prefer not bleeding from your ears

21 Sep 2018 - 7:19PM
Singapore’s gay laws are nuts, Sri Lankan president does his nut

US, EU rally behind Cambodian opposition leader released from jail as nuns in India protest abuse in the clergy

US, EU rally behind Cambodian opposition leader released from jail as nuns in India protest abuse in the clergy

14 Sep 2018 - 7:11PM
Asia in 3 minutes: killer rat fever and high-flying women in India

Cop killers in the Philippines and a high-flying PM’s son in Cambodia

Cop killers in the Philippines and a high-flying PM’s son in Cambodia

7 Sep 2018 - 8:07PM
Asia in 3 minutes: South Korea decaffeinates schools, LGBT caning shakes Malaysia

Meanwhile, Pakistan protests after Dutch contest to draw cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed; Japan takes down misleading Fukushima statue.

Meanwhile, Pakistan protests after Dutch contest to draw cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed; Japan takes down misleading Fukushima statue.

31 Aug 2018 - 7:12PM
China tips the scales away from the US in push for Cambodian influence

Beijing’s investment in Cambodia has been key to the country’s development, but some argue its domination is creating a quasi-colony and if ruler Hun Sen swings more towards Washington, it would benefit the people.

Beijing’s investment in Cambodia has been key to the country’s development, but some argue its domination is creating a quasi-colony and if ruler Hun Sen swings more towards Washington, it would benefit the people.

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Asia in 3 minutes: Farewell to (legal) dog meat in Korea and Australia’s incredible breeding orangutan. Hello rich rats in India

Trump and Kim’s Singapore summit was a hit with 40,000 cyberattackers – mostly from Russia; Philippine court hears the case for gay marriage.

Trump and Kim’s Singapore summit was a hit with 40,000 cyberattackers – mostly from Russia; Philippine court hears the case for gay marriage.

22 Jun 2018 - 8:27PM
Asia in 3 minutes: Indonesia scolded for dog meat trade, Cambodia grilled for North Korean fare

A former hitman threatens to return to Malaysia and reveal details of a murder that dogged ex-leader Najib’s presidency

A former hitman threatens to return to Malaysia and reveal details of a murder that dogged ex-leader Najib’s presidency

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Asia in 3 minutes: Chinese bags and Israeli puddings cause a stir in Japan

Censorship prompts walkout at Phnom Penh Post; Koreans recreate Kim-Moon handshake.

Censorship prompts walkout at Phnom Penh Post; Koreans recreate Kim-Moon handshake.

11 May 2018 - 8:50PM
The Trump effect: China to eclipse US power in Asia by 2030, says Lowy Institute

America’s military might means it remains the most powerful force in Asia – for now, but nervousness over the US president’s policies will speed China’s rise to the top spot, finds Lowy Institute in its first Asia Power Index.

America’s military might means it remains the most powerful force in Asia – for now, but nervousness over the US president’s policies will speed China’s rise to the top spot, finds Lowy Institute in its first Asia Power Index.

8 May 2018 - 10:34PM
How chance discovery of a Philippine child-sex ring helped FBI close book on Backpage.com

Human trafficking activists had been campaigning against the notorious sex ads website for years. Then a real estate company chanced upon a child-sex ring in the Philippines ...

Human trafficking activists had been campaigning against the notorious sex ads website for years. Then a real estate company chanced upon a child-sex ring in the Philippines ...

21 Apr 2018 - 3:06PM
Asia in 3 minutes: Malaysian shaman to Russian sex guru – the week Asian politics got weird

Making a killing: Indonesia’s bootleg booze king and American assassins in Philippines

Making a killing: Indonesia’s bootleg booze king and American assassins in Philippines

20 Apr 2018 - 6:25PM
Why are so many steaming mad over MasterChef judge’s ‘crispy’ rendang comment?

A British chef criticising Malaysian-born contestant Zaleha Kadir Olpin about her rendang rankled for its overtones of neo-colonialism. But it also begs the question: is a UK television programme the right place to look for authenticity?

A British chef criticising Malaysian-born contestant Zaleha Kadir Olpin about her rendang rankled for its overtones of neo-colonialism. But it also begs the question: is a UK television programme the right place to look for authenticity?

8 Apr 2018 - 9:44AM
Asia in 3 minutes: be careful of the deer in Japan (they bite) and booze in Korea and Indonesia (can kill)

Malaysian university encourages students to consider ways to ‘convert’ gay people, triggering suicide scare; Philippine resort island Boracay closes down.

Malaysian university encourages students to consider ways to ‘convert’ gay people, triggering suicide scare; Philippine resort island Boracay closes down.

6 Apr 2018 - 9:10PM
The real reason a journalist’s eye-roll captivated China

She might not have known it, but the Chinese news reporter who became the toast of the internet by rolling her eyes at a rival was channelling hundreds, if not thousands, of years of drama and performance.

She might not have known it, but the Chinese news reporter who became the toast of the internet by rolling her eyes at a rival was channelling hundreds, if not thousands, of years of drama and performance.

25 Mar 2018 - 10:45AM
Asia in 3 minutes: Things to avoid – Mario Kart tours in Japan, Russian sex classes in Thailand

Indian media slammed over coverage of Bollywood actress Sridevi’s death; Indonesian police seize yacht linked to 1MDB and Hong Kong businessman

Indian media slammed over coverage of Bollywood actress Sridevi’s death; Indonesian police seize yacht linked to 1MDB and Hong Kong businessman

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