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Indonesia football stadium disaster: police chief sacked as investigation launched
Officers investigated after teargas fired and at least 125 people, including 32 children, killed in crush

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok and Reno Surya in Jakarta

03, Oct, 2022 @3:54 PM

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‘Ordinary’ Chinese vase valued at €2,000 sells for almost €8m after bidding war
Tianqiuping-style porcelain sells for nearly 4,000 times its estimated value

Kim Willsher in Paris

03, Oct, 2022 @1:49 PM

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High-profile China #MeToo case settled in US out of court
Liu Jingyao launched civil proceedings in 2019 against retail billionaire Liu Qiangdong

Helen Davidson in Taipei

03, Oct, 2022 @11:26 AM

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Witnesses to history: New Zealand news photographers share their best shots
Photojournalist ‘brotherhood’ answers call to create charity auction of some of country’s most memorable images

Eva Corlett in Wellington

03, Oct, 2022 @2:15 AM

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Indonesia has a huge passion for football but is no stranger to tragedy | John Duerden
The lethal disaster on Saturday could finally be lead to real change in the attitudes of the government, the security forces and fans

John Duerden

02, Oct, 2022 @6:11 PM

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‘I felt terrified’: fans tell how Indonesian stadium disaster unfolded
Witnesses describe how police use of teargas led to brutal crushes that killed 125 football fans in East Java

Reno Surya and Johanes Hutabarat in Jakarta

02, Oct, 2022 @5:10 PM

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125 dead after crowd crush at Indonesian football match
Police and match organisers under scrutiny after officers fired teargas in response to rioting fans

Rebecca Ratcliffe, David Connett and Adam Fulton

02, Oct, 2022 @12:29 PM

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Think Putin is a global threat? Then we need to talk about Xi Jinping | Simon Tisdall
The Chinese dictator is reversing the reforms of his predecessors

Simon Tisdall

02, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Hope and heartbreak for New Zealanders dreaming of a communal life
Cohousing offers a vision of connected, community-based living – but the path to realising the dream can be far from smooth

Max Rashbrooke

01, Oct, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Cool, candid and sometimes angry, New Zealand’s laureate wants to make poetry pop
After years of forging his own path on the literary scene, Chris Tse doesn’t mind taking poetic licence with expectations

Charlotte Graham-McLay in Wellington

30, Sep, 2022 @7:00 PM

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BBC accused of endangering World Service Vietnamese staff
Cost-cutting plan to move staff from London to Bangkok will put them at risk of abduction, reporters say

Jim Waterson Media editor

30, Sep, 2022 @2:41 PM

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Anger after Thai court rules 2014 coup leader can carry on as PM
Threats of mass protests after former general Prayuth Chan-ocha judged not to have exceeded term limit

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

30, Sep, 2022 @12:28 PM

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