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-Zuckerberg’s Asia Tour to Range From AI to Ambani Wedding Party

Tall Blacks make it two from two
The Tall Blacks crushed Hong Kong 88-49 in their second game of the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers in Auckland. 
© 2024 RadioNZ 7:05am 

-Embraer sees strong demand for C-390 Millennium airlifter in Asia

The Taylor Swift drag tribute dazzling Asia
The Eras tour is skipping most of South East Asia. Luckily, Taylor Sheesh is there to fill the gap. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Fri 1:15am 

-AI Model Backed by Asia’s Richest Person to Launch in March

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US and allies taking Pacific threats seriously with most robust military training to date
The United States and its allies are taking perceived threats from China and North Korea seriously in the Asia-Pacific region with its largest multinational military exercise to date. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Fri, 16 Feb 2:35pm 

In pictures: Welcoming the Lunar New Year
A billion people in countries around the world - mostly in Asia - greet the Year of the Dragon. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Sun, 11 Feb 4:25pm 

Tall Blacks welcome newcomers and veterans for Asia Cup Qualifiers
Mix of youth and experience named in Tall Blacks squad for FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers 
© 2024 RadioNZ Fri, 26 Jan 6:55pm 

-Fireworks Factories Keep Exploding Across Asia—What to Know About the Dangerous Industry
-KKR, Bain Capital Plow Into Asia Data Centers on AI, Cloud Boom
-Billboard Expands in Asia With Launch of Billboard Korea
-Why Online Video Revenue in Asia Jumped 13 Percent in 2023, While TV Barely Grew

Five new soft-furred hedgehog species discovered
Scientists have discovered five new species of soft-furred hedgehogs from South East Asia. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Sat, 23 Dec 2:38pm 

NZDF not part of US military's plan to flood Asia-Pacific with drones
The United States military is pushing ahead with its plan to flood the Asia-Pacific region with drones - but New Zealand's military is not on board with it. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Sun, 17 Dec 1:01pm 

CEN - Contact tops NZ companies in leading sustainability index
Contact Energy (Contact) has scored the highest of five New Zealand companies included in the 2023 Dow Jones Sustainability™ Index Asia-Pacific (DJSI Asia-Pacific), reflecting significant progress within the Environment 
© 2024 Tue, 12 Dec 1:28pm 

-Currency clashes sour Russia's oil trade with Asia
-Biden seizes a chance to refocus on Asia as wars rage in Europe and the Mideast
-Xi Jinping arrives in US for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit

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Young wahine recognised for working to reduce inequality
Tylah Farani-Watene is one of just 32 inaugural Global Citizen Youth Leaders Award recipients from the Asia-Pacific region. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Sun 10:15am 

Secrecy shrouds Tall Blacks Asia Cup qualifier
The Tall Blacks' scouting of Chinese Taipei ahead of their Asia Cup qualifier has been hindered by some secrecy from the host nation. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Thu 1:35pm 

Chun Ki-won: Hero pastor jailed for sexually abusing North Korea teenage escapees
Hailed as "Asia's Schindler" for helping North Koreans flee, he has been jailed for sexual abuse. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Fri, 16 Feb 7:45pm 

-Germany sending dramatically more plastic waste to Asia
-Petals to a flower: Vans' new video dives deep into Southeast Asia

Fonterra lifts milk price forecast as dairy prices rise globally
The move follows a lift in demand for dairy products, primarily from the Middle East and South East Asia. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Mon, 12 Feb 10:05am 

-Slaughtering Pigs, Singapore Influencer: Saturday Asia Briefing
-Chevron reroutes Kazakh oil to Asia around Africa - sources, LSEG data

Pacific's poor showing in global anti-corruption index
Transparency International said the Asia Pacific region shows long-term stagnation. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Wed, 31 Jan 10:45am 

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-Hennessy opens its first flagship store in Asia

No-plane family have to take flight to make Sydney wedding
After four months the family eventually ran out of travel options in South East Asia. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Sun, 31 Dec 0:45am 

Five new soft-furred hedgehog species discovered
A scientific mission to the animals' tropical forest home in South East Asia led to the find. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Fri, 22 Dec 7:25pm 

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-Amazon loses second AWS India and South Asia top exec in less than a year
-Asia lags behind pre-pandemic levels of food security, UN food agency says

TikTok to reopen Indonesia shop after $1.5bn deal
In October, TikTok Shop shut down in Indonesia to comply with new rules in South East Asia's biggest economy. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Mon, 11 Dec 6:05pm 

Getty Images’ research highlights Asian stereotypes in advertising across NZ and Australia
The research unveils a persistent reliance on stereotypical and inauthentic imagery in popular visuals for the Asia-Pacific region. 
© 2024 RadioNZ Fri, 17 Nov 1:03pm 

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