With Australia's phone market "smaller than [Chinese city] Guangzhou", chairman Eric Xu says "it's OK that we are not present in certain countries."
- by Robin Pagnamenta
Ad comes after the country's security agency blocked the Chinese technology giant's gear from being used in a nationwide internet network.
The Air New Zealand plane was not registered to fly in China, disrupting the travel plans of 270 passengers.
NZ Civil Defence is hoping to be able to allow some of the thousands of residents forced to evacuate fires on the South Island, to return home soon.
Aviation commentator Irene King said the flight was most likely forced to turn back because there had been a "cock-up" with the paperwork at Air New Zealand's end.
- by John Anthony
Air New Zealand said a technicality meant 'the particular aircraft' did not have Chinese regulatory authority to land in China.
The fire covers 2100 hectares with a 27-kilometre perimeter.
Krista Hupman, a biologist in New Zealand who studies the faeces of leopard seals, described her "weirdest" find yet.
- by Charlotte Graham-McLay
The nation's statistics agency has adopted new methodology, showing that net arrivals were about 45,000 fewer in the past four years than previously estimated.
Anne-Marie Brady is a thorn in the side of Xi Jinping's regime. She has been the target of an unsettling campaign of intimidation.
- by Peter Hartcher