Asia-Pacific News


Several Aucklanders got lucky in last night's Lotto draw, with two pocketing half a million dollars from last night's First Division draw, and another winning..
42 minutes ago • New Zealand Herald


High Court

The murder trial of Shane Claude Roberts in the High Court at Rotorua has been aborted.The trial was into its eighth day when Justice Matthew Muir told the jury..
19 hours ago • New Zealand Herald


By Boris Jancic and Claire TrevettThere are more questions than answers about a mysterious entity which has loaned money to the NZ First Party.NZ First has..
22 hours ago • New Zealand Herald


National leader Simon Bridges was kicked out of Parliament by Speaker Trevor Mallard today for suggesting the Speaker was biased.As happens regularly, Mallard..
16 hours ago • New Zealand Herald

Hong Kong Protests

Protesters set a giant blaze and threw gasoline bombs on a college campus, as the police tried to repel them with tear gas.
23 hours ago • NYTimes.com

Hong Kong

Student protesters fought a pitched battle with police at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
13 hours ago • BBC News


The re-trial of the so-called Nauru 19 begins this week in the tiny Pacific island nation. Amnesty International says those facing the charges have little chance..
1 hour ago • SBS


A pro-democracy group has slammed Vietnam for jailing a 70-year-old Sydney man on terrorism charges and challenged Australia on its relations with Hanoi.
1 day ago • SBS


The apparent exchange, in which Afghan officials are to release three senior members of the Haqqani network of the Taliban, is likely to be a step toward new..
1 day ago • NYTimes.com

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