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Voters choose new Hong Kong electors under pro-Beijing laws
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Voters choose new Hong Kong electors under pro-Beijing laws

HONG KONG (AP) — Select Hong Kong residents voted for members of the Election Committee that will choose the city’s…
COVID-hit Chinese city tells residents to stay home as holiday starts
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COVID-hit Chinese city tells residents to stay home as holiday starts

BEIJING, Sept 18 (Reuters) – A city in southeast China hit by COVID-19 told residents on Saturday to stay home…
China fumes over Australia’s nuclear sub pact with U.S., Britain
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China fumes over Australia’s nuclear sub pact with U.S., Britain

WASHINGTON/CANBERRA, Sept 16 (Reuters) – The United States, Britain and Australia announced a new security partnership for the Indo-Pacific in…
Neighbours condemn ‘outrageous’ N.Korea ballistic missiles test
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Neighbours condemn ‘outrageous’ N.Korea ballistic missiles test

SEOUL, Sept 15 (Reuters) – North Korea fired a pair of ballistic missiles off its east coast on Wednesday, South…
Fukushima plant failed to probe cause of faulty filters
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Fukushima plant failed to probe cause of faulty filters

TOKYO (AP) — Officials at Japan’s wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant have acknowledged they neglected to investigate the cause of…
COVID-19 cases in southeast China more than double as Delta spreads
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COVID-19 cases in southeast China more than double as Delta spreads

BEIJING, Sept 14 (Reuters) – New local COVID-19 infections more than doubled in China’s southeastern province of Fujian, health authorities…
N.Korea tests first ‘strategic’ cruise missile with possible nuclear capability
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N.Korea tests first ‘strategic’ cruise missile with possible nuclear capability

SEOUL, Sept 13 (Reuters) – North Korea carried out successful tests of a new long-range cruise missile over the weekend,…
Chinese city with coronavirus outbreak stops buses, trains
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Chinese city with coronavirus outbreak stops buses, trains

BEIJING (AP) — A city in southern China that is trying to contain a coronavirus outbreak told the public Sunday…
Pro-China social media campaign hits new countries, blames US for COVID
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Pro-China social media campaign hits new countries, blames US for COVID

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 8 (Reuters) – A misinformation campaign on social media in support of Chinese government interests has expanded…
N. Korea shows off civil defense units in toned-down parade
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N. Korea shows off civil defense units in toned-down parade

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Civil defense forces carrying rifles and personnel wearing gas masks and red hazmat suits paraded…
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