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Duterte says not severing ties with US
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has seemingly backed off comments about the US, saying he is not severing ties.

Three million Indian debit cards hacked
Indian authorities estimate up to 3.2 million debit cards have been hacked or blocked using malware on an ATM network.

Death toll 73 in Myanmar ferry disaster
The death toll from Saturday's ferry sinking in Myanmar has climbed to 73, authorities say.

Man-eating tiger shot dead in India
A tiger which had killed two people and injured five in the past two months has been shot dead in northern India.

Dollar hits seven-month high
China stocks traded sideways on Friday but ended the session slightly up, as strength in infrastructure shares offset concern over the continuing yuan weakness.

Philippines "clarifies" Duterte comments
Philippines Trade Minister Ramon Lopez has moved to qualify President Rodrigo Duterte's announcement while visiting Beijing of a "separation" from Washington.

Typhoon kills 12, destroys rice fields
Thousands of hectares of farmland in the Philippines have been destroyed by Typhoon Haima, which also claimed 12 lives.

Hong Kong braces for severe typhoon
Authorities in Hong Kong have shut all but essential services in the global financial hub as the country prepares for Typhoon Haima.

North Korea missile fails after launch
The US and South Korea have condemned a failed missile launch by North Korea.

Typhoon leaves seven dead in Philippines
At least seven people have been killed in Typhoon Haima in the Philippines, officials say, but evacuations from high-risk communities helped prevent casualties.

Stocks nudge higher after US debate
China's CSI 300 was up 0.1 per cent on Thursday, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index climbed 0.6 per cent.

Militant in Jakarta attack dies
Three police officers have been wounded in Jakarta by a suspected Islamic State extremist who attacked them with a machete.

Philippine police suspended over protest
Nine police officers have been suspended following a violent protest in Manila in which demonstrators were rammed with a patrol van.

Gunman kills two US advisers in Kabul
Two US advisers have been killed and three others are injured after a gunman in Afghan army uniform opened fire at a base in Kabul.

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