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$4b IMF bailout for ailing Sri Lanka comes with tough reforms
Sri Lank must offload loss-making public enterprises, institute anti-corruption laws and recover stolen state assets.
Japan’s upgraded Indo-Pacific vision not quite inclusive: Analysts
The Free and Open Indo-Pacific vision is idealistic but not necessarily realistic, analysts said.
Free of Covid-19 curbs, Bali marks Nyepi New Year with colour and crowds
The island's international airport is open only for emergency air travel during Nyepi.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to visit US, but no word on meeting with House Speaker
China has said it is “seriously concerned” about Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's transit plans.
China’s new data oversight body key in smart city development
It will be a one-stop shop for all data-related issues in the country.
We are finally beginning to use our intellect: Jane Goodall
She is a UN Messenger of Peace, as well as the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute.
How the US and China reacted to a ‘balloon’
Why the US wanted to send a strong signal to China and how this was also about domestic politics.
Letters from Bureaus
Why sports-mad Aussies want to win arts and culture medals too
Find out why Prime Minister Anthony Albanese wants this as essential to the Australian way of life.
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