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New Zealand’s Decision to Allow Suspect to Be Extradited to China Blasted as a ‘Deeply Disturbing Precedent’
In a 3-2 decision on Wednesday, New Zealand’s top court ruled to extradite a man accused of murder back to China, which if upheld will mark the first time the island nation has sent a...
Solomon Islands Confirms Security Draft with China, Alarming Neighbors in Pacific Region: Leaked Files
The Solomon Islands reveals it is in talks with the People’s Republic of China (PRC) to draft a security deal with the world’s second largest economy — a move that has triggered alarms in neighboring...
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New Zealand PM Says Freedom Convoy ‘Imported’ From Abroad, Guilty of ‘Intimidation and Harassment’ After Police Deploy Violence on Protesters
After an upsurge in anti-pandemic mandate demonstrations in Wellington over the weekend, New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern suggested that the thousands of protesters were “imported” from overseas. Police in Wellington arrested 122 people last...
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120 Convoy Protesters Arrested at New Zealand’s Parliament
On Thursday, Feb. 10, following three days of protests on the grounds of New Zealand’s parliament, inspired by the ongoing Freedom Convoy protests currently gripping Canada, Wellington Police arrested more than 120 protesters, ABC News...
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Canada and the UK Join American Diplomatic Boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics
Both Canada and the United Kingdom have announced that they will be diplomatically boycotting the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic games scheduled to kick off in February. A diplomatic boycott means that though athletes from these...
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New Zealand Vows to Ban Cigarettes for Future Generations Starting in 2022
New Zealand has vowed to make the country tobacco-free by implementing a new regulation that forbids people born after 2008 from ever obtaining cigarettes legally. The law still needs to pass several legislative rounds but...
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New Zealand Authorities Model 5,000 Cases a Week After ‘Zero COVID’ Policy Ends
Authorities in New Zealand are preparing for a potential influx of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients after Health Ministry modelling forecasted more than 5,000 positive PCR tests per week may occur in the Auckland and...
Taiwan Applies to Join CPTPP; May Be Accepted Before Beijing
According to the official website of China’s Ministry of Commerce, on Sept.16, People's Republic of China (PRC) Commerce Minister, Wang Wentao, submitted a formal application to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership...
ISIS Sympathizer Stabs Six in Auckland Mall Terror Attack; Was Previously Arrested for Planning ‘Lone Wolf’ Knife Attack
On September 3, a man who was shot dead by Auckland police in a supermarket after stabbing several shoppers is said to have been well known to police and had previously been arrested for allegedly...
Man on the Run; New Zealand Police Go All Out To Capture Man Who Escaped From Quarantine
A New Zealand man, who had tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and was subsequently placed in quarantine, escaped his confines prompting New Zealand police to track him down in full protective equipment.  Officers swarmed...
New Zealand Locks Down Entire Country After Discovering a Single COVID-19 Case
A nationwide lockdown has been announced by New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, after the country confirmed a single case of COVID-19, the first locally transmitted case discovered on the island nation since February 28,...
Twitter censored Professor Brady for mocking Chinese leader Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party.
Twitter Censors New Zealand Scholar for Mocking Xi Jinping and CCP
Social media platform Twitter temporarily blocked the account of New Zealand academic Anne-Marie Brady, a professor at the University of Canterbury, after she posted a tweet that mocked the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and Chinese...