New Forum to foster Asian Chief Executives

While the importance of the contributions of businesses and professionals of Asian origin to the New Zealand economy is yet to receive adequate recognition and reward, a new organisation has taken up the challenge of bringing them together to promote their interests and presence. ‘New Zealand Asian Leaders,’ launched in Auckland on November 4, 2013, is an initiative of Mai…

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A new Mantra for better adult health

Two youngsters have combined their energies and resources to launch an organisation to care for the health of the elderly. Free exercises are a part of ‘Arogya Mantra,’ being established today (November 15) by Kritika Satija, a qualified Physiotherapist and Jignal Bhagvandas, a third year medical student at the University of Auckland. “It is disheartening to note that an increasing…

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Police stop roadside window washers

Counties Manukau Police are keen to put an end to roadside car window washers, following increasing complaints of ‘harassment’ from drivers. Those driving through the streets of South Auckland would have seen many such washers at road junctions and near traffic signals. According to the complainants, the cleaners begin to wash the windscreens without seeking permission, expecting payment for their…

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Home detention for immigration fraud

A former company director responsible for an immigration scam of $100,000 was sentenced to home detention and community work at Auckland District Court on October 18 2013. Tengyu (Nick) Yuan (36) of Noahark Consultant Limited, appeared on six counts of providing immigration advice without being licensed or exempt. The Court heard that vulnerable migrants had approached Noahark for immigration advice…

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