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The hurdles still remain, as Asia-Pacific countries are gradually easing off travel restrictions

Asia-Pacific countries including Australia, Singapore and Japan are gradually easing some international travel restrictions as coronavirus cases slow, in hopes of helping...

UK: Impromptu game of Cricket breaks out after 10pm curfew in Peckham street

Described as "sweet and exuberant moment of joy", the participants gathered by Peckham Rye Station with a bat and ball, surrounded by...

Margaret Nolan – “Goldfinger” model and the legendary British artist died @ 76

Margaret Nolan, who served as the iconic golden-plated babe portrayed in the opening sequence of "Goldfinger" -- has died.

A joint battery venture of Toyota & Panasonic to manufacture lithium-ion batteries for hybrids

At a plant in Western Japan from 2022, a joint battery venture of Toyota Motor Corp and Panasonic Corp on Tuesday said it...

Chinese subsidiary refinery starts processing first Russian crude oil

According to a source report posted on its social media platform on Tuesday, PetroChina Co Ltd’s subsidiary refinery in northeast China’s Daqing...

Japan’s Suga heading for premiership, assured to win ruling party election

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, a longtime loyal aide of outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, was assured to win a ruling...

Group of Hong Kong families demands urgent return of their activist relatives from Chinese detention

On Saturday morning, a group of Hong Kong families demanded the urgent return of their activist relatives jailed last month by mainland...

Singapore: a Finder keeper was penalized with $3,000 fine over picking up lost iPhone in Ang Mo Kio

CNA reported that a man refer to as "Finders Keepers" was slapped with a $3,000 fine in court on Thursday (Sept 10)...

Hong Kong launch manhunt after robbers who emptied a jewellery shop in 60 seconds

A citywide manhunt is in operation for an armed gang that raided the counters of a Hong Kong jewellery store in one...

Indian troops illegally crossed line of control on their shared border, China says

China’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday Indian soldiers illegally crossed a line of control on their shared border and were first to...

Tokyo 2020: The delayed games will go ahead ‘with or without Covid-19’, says IOC VP

The suspended Tokyo Olympic Games will go ahead next year "with or without Covid", the vice-president of the International Olympic Committee says.

India’s COVID-19 infections overtakes Brazil as country with the second-highest hit

India’s coronavirus infections spiked past 4.2 million on Monday as it overtook Brazil to become the country with the second-worst hit cases.

Japan braces for powerful Typhoon Haishen, as forecaster record downpours, violent wind, high waves and tides

Japan is bracing for powerful Typhoon Haishen as it bears down in the southwest region, with weather forecasters cautioning potential record of...

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US tech companies says, Facebook responsible for 94% of 69 million child sex abuse photos

Last year, US technology companies reported that Facebook was responsible for 94% of the 69 million child sex abuse images.

EU executives insist on tough enforcement rules in Brexit deal – Financial Times report

French President Emmanuel Macron and other EU leaders will insist on tough enforcement rules for any trade deal with Britain, warning that...

The hurdles still remain, as Asia-Pacific countries are gradually easing off travel restrictions

Asia-Pacific countries including Australia, Singapore and Japan are gradually easing some international travel restrictions as coronavirus cases slow, in hopes of helping...

UK: Impromptu game of Cricket breaks out after 10pm curfew in Peckham street

Described as "sweet and exuberant moment of joy", the participants gathered by Peckham Rye Station with a bat and ball, surrounded by...