Asia Pacific

Hong Kong leader apologises for handling of extradition bill

Apology comes as hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong demanding Carrie Lam step down over unpopular bill.

Australia's offshore refugees

Stuck for years in remote island detention camps, some who sought asylum in Australia are getting a chance at a new life.

India to impose retaliatory tariffs on 28 US goods

India to impose retaliatory tariffs on 28 US goods

The new duties will take effect on Sunday.

'A financial fight': Hong Kong protesters target the economy

'A financial fight': Hong Kong protesters target the economy

Some protesters say damaging parts of the economy in the short term will help save Hong Kong's autonomy for the future.

India set to slap retaliatory tariffs on US goods: Reuters

India set to slap retaliatory tariffs on US goods: Reuters

The move would follow Trump's decision to revoke key trading privileges for New Dehli.

Life after demonetisation: How India's poor are paying the price

Life after demonetisation: How India's poor are paying the price

More than two years on, many of India's poor are still dealing with the effects of PM Narendra Modi's financial reforms.