Central Bank Governors satisfied with monetary framework

Supplied Content Auckland, May 17, 2017 The Reserve Bank of New Zealand hosted the 22nd annual Executives’ Meeting of East and Asia-Pacific (EMEAP) central banks in Auckland yesterday. EMEAP is a co-operative forum of eleven central banks and monetary authorities in the East Asia and Pacific region comprising the Reserve Bank of Australia, the People’s Bank of China, the Hong…

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World Health Organisation urged to invite Taiwan

Supplied Content Auckland, May 17, 2017 The Republic of China (Taiwan) has not been invited to attend the 70th World Health Assembly this year. Nonetheless, it has the obligation—and its citizens have the right—to participate in discussions on global health and disease prevention issues, a fact that is reflected in the worldwide support Taiwan has received. The ROC government takes…

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Future in focus for learners and employers

Supplied Content Louise Upton Wellington, May 17, 2017 Learners and employers are demanding more flexible learning and a combination of technical and life skills knowledge, according to feedback to the Tertiary Education Commission. The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) has been travelling the country holding workshops to gain feedback from stakeholders on the future of career information ahead of the transition…

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Government response to Productivity Commission

Supplied Content Steven Joyce Wellington, May 17, 2017 Finance Minister Steven Joyce has today released the full government response to the Productivity Commission’s report on More Effective Social Services. The government is well-aligned with the Productivity Commission’s recommended direction. We have made a number of changes to our methods of investing in and evaluating social services since the Commission’s report…

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