Workers in running battles with police in protests at largest iPhone factory in China

Police in China have dealt out beatings to workers protesting over working conditions and pay at the biggest factory for iPhones, as the country tries to contain a surge in Covid-19 cases. Videos online showed thousands of people in masks facing rows of police in white protective suits with plastic riot shields. Police kicked and … Read more

Tens of millions battles Pakistan floods as death toll rises | The Citizen

Tens of millions of people across swathes of Pakistan were Monday battling the worst monsoon floods in a decade, with countless homes washed away, vital farmland destroyed, and the country’s main river threatening to burst its banks. Climate Change Minister Sherry Rehman said a third of the country was under water, creating a “crisis of … Read more

COVID in Shanghai: Millions tested as China battles new outbreaks – National | Globalnews.ca

Millions of people in Shanghai queued for a third day of mass COVID-19 testing on Thursday as authorities in several Chinese cities scrambled to stamp out new outbreaks that have rekindled worries about growth in the world’s second-largest economy. Unless local officials succeed in preventing the virus from spreading, they could be compelled to invoke … Read more