Created 09 June 2022
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One dead after fighter jet crashes into homes in central China

One person has died and two more injured when a fighter jet crashed in central China on Thursday, state media reported.

One dead after fighter jet crashes into homes in central China

 
Created 09 June 2022
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After lockdown, Shanghai tries to mend fences with foreign firms

Shanghai officials are seeking to revive confidence among multinational companies bruised and frustrated by the city's Covid-19 lockdown by holding multiple meetings with foreign firms and easing a key border requirement for overseas workers.

After lockdown, Shanghai tries to mend fences with foreign firms

   
Created 09 June 2022
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Heavy rains leave 10 dead, hundreds of thousands displaced in China

Ten people have died in central China as torrential rains lashed Hunan province, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of thousands, state media reported.

Heavy rains leave 10 dead, hundreds of thousands displaced in China

 
Created 09 June 2022
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Thai railway market back on track post-pandemic

A train bell rouses a Thai grandmother dozing in her fruit and flower stall, sending her rushing to fold in her awning before the locomotive slowly rumbles past, so close it almost touches her wares.

A train passenger takes a snap while passing through Thailands Mae Klong railway market. Photo by AFP/Manan Vatsyayana.

   
Created 08 June 2022
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Out of the frying pan: Indonesians pay price of cooking oil crisis

About three weeks after Russian troops attacked Ukraine, Indonesian housewife Liesye Setiana was forced to close her banana chip business as cooking oil supplies dried up across the country.

Out of the frying pan: Indonesians pay price of cooking oil crisis

 
Created 07 June 2022
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Crisis-hit Sri Lanka needs $5 bln, help from China for essentials

Sri Lanka will need $5 billion over the next six months to ensure basic living standards, and is renegotiating the terms of a yuan-denominated swap worth $1.5 billion with China so as to fund essential imports, the prime minister said on Tuesday.

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka needs $5 bln, help from China for essentials

   
Created 07 June 2022
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Japan to open to tourists after two years but only with masks, insurance, guides

Foreign tourists visiting Japan will be required to wear masks, take out private medical insurance and be chaperoned throughout their stay, the government said on Tuesday, as it plans a gradual opening from two years of Covid restrictions.

Japan to open to tourists after two years but only with masks, insurance, guides

 
Created 07 June 2022
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Relief, caution in Beijing as city lifts Covid dine-in curbs

After staying home for more than a month, Chen Chunmei joined a long line of customers at a popular Beijing restaurant where diners tucked into massive bowls of crayfish following an easing of Covid restrictions in the Chinese capital.

Relief, caution in Beijing as city lifts Covid dine-in curbs

   
Created 06 June 2022
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Death toll rises to 26 after Indian bus falls into gorge

The death toll has risen to 26 after a bus fell into a gorge in India's northern state of Uttarakhand with 30 people on board, with four of those rescued in critical condition, a police official said on Monday.

Death toll rises to 26 after Indian bus falls into gorge

 
Created 05 June 2022
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Australia says Chinese fighter jet intercepted surveillance craft in May

A Chinese fighter aircraft dangerously intercepted an Australian military surveillance plane in the East Sea region in May, Australia's defense department said on Sunday.

Australia says Chinese fighter jet intercepted surveillance craft in May

   

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