Japan’s stateless Chongryon Koreans long for reunification after leaving North Korea behind

Japan’s stateless Chongryon Koreans long for reunification after leaving North Korea behind

Updated July 28, 2018 12:11:09 Growing up in Japan, Kum-hee Cho recalls learning that her grandparents came from South Korea and her “motherland” is North Korea, but she is neither North nor South Korean. Key points: Chongryon people are ethnic Koreans in Japan who came from Chōsen, the last unified …

Super Saturday: There’s a strange disconnect in this excruciatingly long by-election campaign

Super Saturday: There’s a strange disconnect in this excruciatingly long by-election campaign

Posted July 28, 2018 05:03:43 Photo: One Nation leader Pauline Hanson swapped the campaign travel for a European holiday. (ABC News: Matt Roberts) It was like Rod Stewart had come to the Queensland town of Caboolture, according to One Nation’s candidate for the seat of Longman, Matthew Stephen, as he …

Donald Trump’s threat against Iran didn’t distract from Mueller or those tapes for long – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump’s threat against Iran didn’t distract from Mueller or those tapes for long – Donald Trump’s America

Updated July 27, 2018 11:09:55 Photo: Donald Trump’s tweeted threat became immediate comedy fodder. (AP/Reuters) Related Story: ‘Never, ever threaten the United States again’: Trump lashes out at Iran It was a week in which Donald Trump left on the CAPS LOCK button to threaten Iran, sparking less fear of …

Man charged over Murrumba Downs stabbing murder after hours long stand-off

Man charged over Murrumba Downs stabbing murder after hours long stand-off

Updated July 14, 2018 08:39:48 After a four-hour stand-off with police, a 39-year-old man has been charged with murder over the fatal stabbing of a man in Brisbane. The stand-off ended just after midnight when officers stormed a hotel room at Carseldine in the city’s north and took Lee Matthew …

Thai cave rescue: ‘If you’re not afraid now and then, you’d be dead a long time ago’

Thai cave rescue: ‘If you’re not afraid now and then, you’d be dead a long time ago’

Updated July 13, 2018 11:23:22 Photo: Cave diving is treacherous at any time but Tham Luang presents unique challenges. (Reuters: Soe Zeya Tun) Twelve boys, a football coach and 10 kilometres of caves. What could go wrong? It’s D-day. Dark monsoon clouds loom over the mountains. Thirteen foreign divers and …

Cyril Rioli retires: Why the Hawthorn legend’s greatness will live long in memories of AFL fans

Cyril Rioli retires: Why the Hawthorn legend’s greatness will live long in memories of AFL fans

Updated July 04, 2018 16:34:35 Photo: Cyril Rioli has retired from the AFL after 11 years with Hawthorn. (AAP Image: Julian Smith) Related Story: Hawthorn star Cyril Rioli retires from AFL, effective immediately Cyril. It is a rare honour in sport to be known by just one name. It as …

Sydney Harbour and submarines have a long history, from before WWII to today

Sydney Harbour and submarines have a long history, from before WWII to today

Updated July 04, 2018 14:06:33 Photo: The HMAS Onslow, part of the Australian submarine squadron in the 1960s, being towed in Sydney Harbour in 2012. (Supplied: Australian National Maritime Museum) Related Story: Public to be given access to Sydney’s HMAS Platypus after injection of funds Sydney could once again be …

Chinese and Indigenous Australians share a long, ‘untold history’ that’s been captured through art

Chinese and Indigenous Australians share a long, ‘untold history’ that’s been captured through art

Updated June 23, 2018 06:20:09 This year marks 200 years since the first Chinese migrant arrived in Australia back in 1818, yet the historical connections between Chinese and Indigenous people have largely gone unrecorded. Key points: Relationship between Indigenous and Chinese communities started with intermarriages Artists eager to capture the …