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Fired Samsung worker ends tower protest
Former Samsung employee Kim Yong-hee has come down from a 25-metre traffic camera tower after spending nearly a year protesting his firing.


India growth drops to 11-year low of 4.2%
India's economy grew by 4.2 per cent in the fiscal year that ended in March, down from 6.1 per cent the previous year, the government says.


Earthquake tremors felt in Indian capital
A magnitude 4.6 earthquake has struck India, being felt in the capital New Delhi.


Monkeys steal COVID blood samples in India
Blood samples of patients testing positive for coronavirus in India have been stolen by a troop of monkeys after they had attacked a medical official.


Taiwan decriminalises adultery
In a landmark judgement, Taiwan's constitutional court has decriminalised adultery, ending a law seen by activists as discriminating against women.


India's virus death toll passes China
With 175 new deaths as lockdown measures ease, India's coronavirus toll has increased to 4706, surpassing the tally in neighbouring China.


Hong Kong protest over China security law
Pro-democracy activists are protesting in a mall in Hong Kong against the vote by China's parliament for new national security legislation for the territory.


Indonesia's 24 new coronavirus deaths
Indonesia has recorded 24 new coronavirus deaths with 678 additional infections, taking its total number of cases to more than 25,000.


Taiwan people won't 'choose dictatorship'
Taiwan's government says its people will not choose dictatorship or bow to violence, in response to a general saying China reserves the right to use force.


Philippines to ease Manila virus lockdown
A lockdown in the coronavirus epicentre Manila will be relaxed amid an economic downturn and massive government spending to help feed millions of poor families.


South Korea ups restrictions after setback
South Korea is tightening restrictions in the capital Seoul and its outskirts again after a significant rise in coronavirus infections.


Pakistani plane crash voice recorder found
The cockpit voice recorder from the wreckage of last week's Pakistan airline crash has been recovered by search teams in the port city of Karachi.


Indonesia reports 23 deaths, 687 new cases
Indonesia has confirmed 687 additional coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 24,538, with 23 new deaths.


Largest one-day rise in Philippines cases
After almost 11 weeks of restrictions, it's been recommended that Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte ease one of the world's toughest lockdowns in Manila.


Taiwan eyes new US anti-ship missiles
As part of military modernisation efforts, Taiwan plans to buy land-based Boeing-made Harpoon anti-ship missiles from the United States.


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