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    El Chorrillo bears the scars of a US invasion and gang violence. But amid the heartache, there's hope
     23 May 2020
    Tourists are warned not to go near El Chorrillo. A US invasion devastated the area in 1989, and gang violence grew in its aftermath. Many kids get pulled into a cycle of poverty and crime — but some people are working to turn that around.
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    Japan was feared to be the next US or Italy. Instead their coronavirus success is a puzzling 'mystery'
    23 May: An ageing population, densely packed cities, and low rates of testing. Some health experts feared Japan's coronavirus response was doomed to fail, but now they're trying to solve the "mystery" of its success.... more
    House always messy? Just blame it on the second law of thermodynamics
    23 May: It's not your fault, it's the universe. No really, you try keeping your house neat and tidy in a universe where disorder is always increasing.... more
    UK to introduce mandatory 14-day coronavirus quarantine for all international travellers
    23 May: The airline industry says the move, which does not come into force until June 8, is too late, "unenforceable and unpoliceable" and will damage the UK Government's attempts to restart the economy.... more
    Beijing could change national security law in Hong Kong. Here's why that matters
    23 May: Beijing's proposed national security law for Hong Kong is potentially one of the most controversial moves it has made since the end of British rule — here's what you need to know.... more
    Passenger plane airline carrying 107 passengers crashes near residential area of Karachi in Pakistan
    22 May: Pakistan civil aviation officials say a passenger plane with 107 people on board has crashed near Karachi in the south.... more
    Africa has not been hit hard by coronavirus yet, but the disease could 'smoulder' there for years
    22 May: Coronavirus has been slow to spread in Africa, but as hot spots begin to blaze, experts fear the disease could become entrenched in some of the continent's most vulnerable nations for years to come.... more
    China's annual Congress underway after coronavirus forces two month delay
    22 May: Despite the lingering threat of coronavirus, China's political representatives gather in Beijing for its most important political event of the year.... more
    British Government's coronavirus response 'dangerous, incoherent' warns former chief scientist
    21 May: Britain's former chief scientist Sir David King has warned a second outbreak, particularly in London, is now inevitable and the UK death toll could soar as high as 200,000.... more
    Family sues cruise company arguing 'they didn't pay enough attention' to 27yo son who died from COVID-19
    21 May: When Pujiyoko left his parents in central Java to work as a crew member on Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas, he was fit, healthy and excited. But he never came home.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     01 May: COVIDSafe coronavirus contact-tracing app faces software bugs and lingering iPhone issues ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     12 May: The battle for West Papuan independence from Indonesia has intensified with deadly results ++++++++++++++++++
     15 May: AFL restart plans after coronavirus shutdown complicated by state governments, not Victorian parochialism +++++++++++
     06 May: Scott Morrison says Australia is doing better on COVID-19 than New Zealand despite a less extreme lockdown. Is he correct? +++++++++++
     18 May: Pakistani girls killed by family after appearing in video with man, police say +++++++++
     14 May: How has Vietnam, a developing nation in South-East Asia, done so well to combat coronavirus? ++++++++
     19 May: Belgium appears to have the highest coronavirus mortality rate in the world. Here's why ++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      27 May: Auckland uni students could be moved from halls so foreign students can quarantine (Stuff.co.nz)
      27 May: Uni may move hall residents to accommodate international students (RadioNZ)
      27 May: Aj hackett bungy looks at losing up to 150 jobs (RadioNZ)
      27 May: Climate change: kiwis happy with government action but keen for more (Stuff.co.nz)
      27 May: Pioneering international volunteer travel company switches to remote internships to survive covid-19 (Stuff.co.nz)
      26 May: Silver ferns could play the men to fill test void (RadioNZ)
      26 May: Podcast: rnz's 'after the virus' explores a brave new world (RadioNZ)
      26 May: Dame noeline says nz men's team could help fill test void (RadioNZ)
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