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China fines vaccine maker $1.3bn after scandal

Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences Ltd is stripped of its licences for falsifying records.

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Pressure mounts on Australia over child refugees held in Nauru

Concern growing over health of children detained on remote islands under country's harsh immigration policies.

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Google says it 'internally tested' censored China search engine

New search engine dubbed Project Dragonfly has been criticised as it will censor results critical of Chinese government.

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China defends internment camps for Uighur Muslims

Official says China is averting 'terrorism' through 'vocational education' amid outcry over mass internment of Muslims.

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PM: Australia considering moving embassy to Jerusalem

New Prime Minister Scott Morrison denies controversial decision by US is influencing Canberra's possible embassy move.

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Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim wins parliamentary by-election

Landslide victory sets the stage for Anwar Ibrahim's eventual takeover from Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.

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Pope Francis reportedly visiting North Korea in coming months

Legislator suggests pontiff wants to visit the isolated nation soon - the first time a pope will travel to North Korea.

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Indonesia: Landslide kills school children in North Sumatra

At least 27 people killed, including 12 pupils, as mud and debris hit North Sumatra province after heavy downpours.

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UN chief tours disaster-hit Indonesia as World Bank pledges aid

Antonio Guterres offers condolences to victims of Palu, as thousands gather to pray two weeks after the disaster.

Antonio Guterres

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Hong Kong leader refuses to explain journalist visa denial

Financial Times' Asia editor angered authorities by hosting a forum featuring a leader of a pro-independence party.

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