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Ardern joins Chinese New Year celebration

Thousands of people from across New Zealand celebrated the upcoming Chinese New Year at the 2021 Chinese New Year Festival and Market Day event in Auckland.

Landmark day for film industry

The big ticket movies were missing and ‘houseful’ signs still a dream but it was nonetheless a landmark Monday for the corona-battered film industry that welcomed the first day in 10 months of cinemas in several States opening their doors to 100 per cent occupancy.

Thousands prepare to flee HK fearing China crackdown

Thousands of Hong Kongers have already made the sometimes painful decision to leave behind their hometown and move to Britain since Beijing imposed a strict National Security Law on the Chinese territory last summer.

Spacewalkers finishing 4 years of power upgrades for station

A pair of NASA astronauts ventured out on their second spacewalk in under a week on Monday to complete a four-year effort to modernise the International Space Station’s power grid.

UNSC to discuss Myanmar coup

UN Security Council (UNSC) members will be briefed today on the situation in Myanmar where the military has staged a coup after detaining top government officials, including de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as well as the declaration of a year-long state of emergency.

Military stages coup in Myanmar, detains Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar’s military staged a coup on Monday and detained senior politicians including Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi a sharp reversal of the significant, if uneven, progress toward democracy the Southeast Asian nation has made following five decades of military rule

Indian businessman jailed in Dubai over bribery

A Dubai court has sentenced an Indian businessman to two years in prison for offering a 200,000-dirham ($54,448) bribe to the police, a media report said on Monday.