Police question India bourse’s former CEO and her yogi

Investigation into suspected corporate governance lapses at country’s biggest bourse

New EU sanctions target Myanmar’s oil and gas sector

Fresh curbs imposed on junta’s government ministers, army chiefs and state-owned entities

Beijing imposes sanctions on Lockheed and Raytheon over Taiwan arms sales

This is the first time the firms have faced sanctions under China’s new anti-foreign sanctions law drawn up last year

World Court to hear arguments over Rohingya genocide

Debate on who has the right to represent the country could overshadow hearing

South Korea’s tattoo artists hope election will help them operate legally

In South Korea tattooing is considered a procedure that only medical professionals can legally perform

Hong Kong mulls stricter rules to fight Covid-19 outbreak

Officials are ramping up preparations for the mandatory testing of all residents, a tactic used regularly in mainland China

Myanmar junta slams calls for Asean envoy to meet ‘terror groups’

Proposal undermines association’s counterterrorism efforts, military government says

Families reunited as Australia reopens to vaccinated travellers

More than 50 international flights will reach the country through the day, including 27 touching down in Sydney

Australia accuses China of intimidation after naval laser incident

A Chinese navy vessel pointed a laser at a maritime patrol aircraft that was flying over the Arafura Sea north of Australia

Covid-19 keeps scores of prospective emigrants stuck in Hong Kong

No end in sight after more than two years of restrictions alongside a deepening political crackdown

Western Australia to reopen after admitting it cannot stop Covid-19’s spread

Western Australia was one of the world’s last Covid-zero holdouts, maintaining strict border measures to isolate the state from the rest of the country

Hong Kong mulls mass testings amid surge in Covid infections

CEO Carrie Lam says  details are still being worked out to test all the 7.5-million residents

Covid-19 cases explode in Hong Kong, leaving hospitals gasping

Some patients are left lying on beds outside the hospitals in cold weather, in shocking scenes that prompted an apology from Hong Kong authorities

Outrage over video of woman chained by the neck prompts Chinese province to investigate

The case came to light in late January after a video was posted on Chinese social media that showed the woman chained up in the cold

Karnataka schools reopen after protests against hijab ban

Police stood guard as pupils, some in the head covering, walked into the school where the rallies started

Former Goldman colleagues to face off in 1MDB corruption trial

Roger Ng and Tim Leissner will be in a Brooklyn courtroom on Wednesday in a trial over the looting of Malaysia’s 1MDB sovereign wealth fund

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