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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Kodak, foreign journalists and even China's own athletes getting burnt as Chinese nationalism boils over
     31 July 2021
    Athletes apologising for not living up to expectations is nothing new in China, where the collective motto is "winning glory for the country". But increasingly the nationalistic fervour is being driven by citizens rather than the state.
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    New Zealand to make dawn raids apology, but the Polynesian Panthers want more than words
    31 Jul: For 50 years, the Polynesian Panthers fought the power in New Zealand. Now, the government will apologise for police tactics the Pacific Islander community label "state-sanctioned racism".... more
    Tokyo Olympics schedule for Friday: Here's when to watch the athletics, swimming and Matildas
    31 Jul: Friday marks day one of the athletics program, with a host of Australians in action, while the medal races keep coming in the pool. Here are the Olympic events to watch out for on day 7.... more
    Hong Kong court sentences Tong Ying-kit to nine years in jail for breaking national security law
    30 Jul: Tong Ying-kit is jailed for nine years for driving his motorcycle into riot police while carrying a flag bearing a protest slogan, even though prosecutors only asked for a three-year sentence.... more
    Liberia's athletes came to perform at the Tokyo Olympics, beginning with designer outfits
    30 Jul: One of the smallest teams at the Tokyo Olympics won applause for their designer outfits at the opening ceremony and now hope to attract similar attention with success on the track.... more
    President Rodrigo Duterte abandons plans to end crucial defence deal between Philippines and the United States
    30 Jul: President Rodrigo Duterte last year declared he was going to end the agreement that brings thousands of US soldiers into the Philippines for war exercises, but as tensions with China rise he has reconsidered.... more
    China hopes it can snuff out a Delta-fuelled coronavirus outbreak with mass testing, longer quarantine and surveillance
    30 Jul: China's health authorities, like their counterparts everywhere, are facing a much tougher challenge — the fast-spreading Delta variant. So far, they appear to be holding back a surge, but could there be any lessons for Australia?... more
    Skateboarding's long grind for Olympic recognition
    30 Jul: These are some of the stunning tricks that 22-year-old Sydney university student Amar Hadid was hoping to show off at the upcoming Olympic park skateboarding event.... more
    No, US health experts didn’t say tests cannot distinguish between COVID-19 and the flu
    30 Jul: An exchange between a reporter and Victorian Chief Health Officer at a press conference this week gave rise to a another wave of misinformation regarding the tests Australia uses to detect COVID-19.... more
    Sydney news: Second vaccination hub to open at Sydney Olympic Park for year 12 students
    30 Jul: MORNING BRIEFING: A concert venue is being converted into a vaccination centre for year 12 students from Sydney COVID hotspots.... more

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