McIver, who was detained and sentenced to administrative punishment for illegal employment, was teaching English at a school somewhere in China (the exact region she was working in has not been made public).
McIver's arrest followed those of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, two Canadians living and working in China, on allegations they were harming China's national security.
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying has treated McIver's case much more briskly when it's come up in the ministry's daily news conferences.
A Chinese court ordered a retrial of a Canadian citizen on drug smuggling charges on Saturday after prosecutors said his sentence of 15 years was too light - a case that could further test relations between Beijing and Ottawa.
There has been speculation that Korvig and Spavor's detainment was done in retaliation by China over Canada's role in arresting Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, but the Canadian Government has not confirmed this.
Kovrig is a Canadian diplomat on leave from the foreign service to work with the anti-war International Crisis Group, travelling through China as a researcher and analyst.
The sentencing of foreign drug dealers in China has drawn a lot of attention overseas and some foreign governments strongly oppose the results, but Chinese judicial principle is never affected, which rules that "anyone who commits crimes in the territory of China would be judged equally as said by China's Criminal Law", Ruan Qilin, a professor at the China University of Political Science and Law, told the Global Times on Thursday.
The last foreigner to be tried for drug smuggling was British national Akmal Shaikh, who was caught in 2007 while smuggling over 4 kilograms of heroin into China.
According to a court statement published online after the appeal hearing, he was found guilty of drug smuggling and was sentenced to 15 years in prison, ordered to pay about $22,000 (150,000 yuan) and to be deported. He has also not been allowed to apply for bail or see a lawyer.
Rhona McIver said Sarah's mother and sister have driven to B.C.to pick her up.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gestures after casting her vote during the general election in Dhaka , Bangladesh, Dec. 30, 2018. The leadership of Bangladesh has alternated between Hasina and Zia, allies-turned-foes, over the last three decades.
Their long-shot scenario is starting the postseason in Los Angeles, if they lose to the Bears and the Rams and Eagles lose, too. If the Vikings win, the most likely scenario would be a return trip to Soldier Field for a playoff game on January 5 or 6.
The shutdown is forcing hundreds of thousands of federal workers and contractors to stay home or work without pay. She is also due to visit Yuma, Arizona, the Department of Homeland Security said in a statement on Saturday.
Hanover airport is now closed to flights after a auto was reportedly driven through a gate near to a runway, German police say. Hannover airport handled 5.87 million passengers past year , though it isn't one of Germany's top hubs.
McCaw appears more than ready to move on from the Warriors, and had been negotiating with other teams as the season progressed. The Cavaliers or Warriors could waive McCaw before January 7 and not be responsible for paying the remainder of his contract.
Zaccheaus found himself alone on a slant, ending a 39-yard drive that took eight plays and almost 4 1/2 minutes. The Cavaliers controlled the ball for more than 20 minutes of the first half and built a 14-0 lead at halftime.
He said his plan would retain the jobs of 50,000 of the 68,000 workers employed by Sears at the time of the bankruptcy filing . Columbia Center's movie theater also recently closed but is being replaced by a Dick's Sporting Goods, now under construction.
North Korean hackers have in the past been accused of cyberattacks on South Korean state agencies and businesses. The ministry added that this was the first ever large-scale leak of such kind involving North Korean defectors.
The company filed for bankruptcy in October and was in the process of closing 180 stores before announcing 80 more on Friday. For much of the 20th century it was not only the nation's largest retailer, it was the largest private-sector employer.
Trump has reportedly been frustrated with his Treasury secretary when the stock market wasn't doing great in recent weeks. Trump defended Mnuchin, telling reporters on Tuesday that the Treasury chief is a "very talented, very smart person".
Bayern and Dortmund ready to battle for Callum Hudson-Odoi
Meanwhile, Chelsea in their response wants at least £22.5m for the attacker before they can allow him leave anytime soon. Watford's goalkeeper barged Hazard to the floor in the 58th minute and the Belgian made no mistake from the penalty spot.
Meghan Markle's due date may be sooner than expected
Meghan and Harry tied the knot in May this year, and announced they were expecting their first child together in October . Middleton, 36, and Markle previously reunited last week for the royal family's Christmas luncheon at Buckingham Palace.
A dream year for Bumrah and India's quicks
Since the start of the South Africa tour, Australia have averaged 233 with the bat and have scored in excess of 350 only twice. Usman Khawaja (21) fell to this ploy, caught at short leg, as Australia slipped further to 53 for 3 in the 20th over.
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch lands on Netflix this week
But there are also multiple variations of each ending, so chances are slim of you getting the exact same story as another viewer. You'll have to watch it for yourself! In typical " Black Mirror " style, Netflix has only released vague details about the plot.