The appearance of the bodies in the suspect’s luggage before a New Zealand court

Wellington, New Zealand – A woman who was extradited from South Korea this week after the bodies of her two children were found in abandoned suitcases made her first appearance in court in New Zealand on Wednesday. The 42-year-old woman has been charged with two counts of murder. She was not required to file a … Read more

Bodies in bags suspected of being delivered to New Zealand

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — South Korea has extradited a 42-year-old woman to New Zealand, two months after she was arrested after the bodies of two long-deceased children were discovered in two abandoned suitcases. New Zealand police said the woman arrived at Auckland airport on Tuesday after they sent three officers to South Korea to bring … Read more

Australian Open: Great golfer Carrie Webb believes Minjee Lee can break her own grand slam record

There was only one player who was stopped, by other players, for taking pictures around the practice green at Victoria Golf Club on Tuesday. Minjee Lee’s presence looms large at the first-ever dual-gender Australian Championships, and the world No. 5 has been floated to a few eager fellow pros as an acknowledgment of her star … Read more

Lockdown protests in China: What you need to know

Beijing CNN – China moved quickly to quell demonstrations that broke out across the country over the weekend, deploying police forces to key protest sites and tightening internet censorship. The protests were sparked by anger over the country’s increasingly costly no-Covid policy, but as numbers swelled at demonstrations in several major cities, a range of … Read more

Sydney, Australia in the top 10 travel destinations for 2023

Australia has always been at the top of people’s “must visit” lists from all over the world. Not very often, you will hear tourists talking about our wonderful beaches, food, and relaxed lifestyle. But there’s a city that tourists tend to flock to the most – it appears on two popular lists of travel destinations … Read more

Apple is having a big problem at its Foxconn iPhone factory in China

Hong Kong CNN Business – A violent labor mutiny at the world’s largest iPhone factory this week in central China added pressure to Apple’s strained supplies and highlights how the country’s strict no-Covid policy is hurting global tech companies. The unrest began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, the capital of … Read more

China’s Urumqi to ease Covid lockdown amid public outcry over deadly flames

CNN – Chinese authorities said on Saturday they would ease a months-long Covid lockdown in the country’s far western region of Xinjiang “in phases”, after protests over a deadly fire in an apartment building in the regional capital, Urumqi. At least 10 people were killed and nine injured when the fire broke out Thursday, according … Read more

Enes Kanter says Nike is ‘afraid to speak out’ against China and wears ‘Modern Day Slavery’ shoes in protest of treatment of Uighurs

CNN – NBA star Ennis Kanter has doubled down on his criticism of China and called on Nike to do more to fight injustice in the country. The Boston Celtics center, who has been outspoken about the treatment of minorities in China, wore custom shoes in its team’s win over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday … Read more

Covid cases in China hit a record high as opposition mounts due to strict restrictions

Beijing CNN – China on Thursday reported a record number of daily COVID-19 infections, as a rise in the number of cases nationwide adds pressure to the country’s increasingly unpopular zero-tolerance approach to the virus. The National Health Commission (NHC) recorded 31,444 locally transmitted cases on Wednesday – surpassing the previous peak of 29,317 recorded … Read more

Foxconn protests: iPhone factory offers to pay its workers to quit and leave Zhengzhou campus

Hong Kong CNN Business – Foxconn has offered to pay newly hired workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to quit and leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly plant, in a bid to quell protests that have seen hundreds clash with security forces at the complex in central China. The Apple supplier made the offer on Wednesday after … Read more