Dubai photo contest seventh season announced

‘Time-lapse,’ a surprise new category, and two new Special Awards. Supplied Content Dubai, UAE August 1, 2017 The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) has announced the categories for its seventh season of competition ‘The Moment.’ HIPA will offer artists the chance to enter four main categories with ‘The Moment’ serving as the main theme,…

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The unholy mess of English language testing

Winston Peters Wellington, August 1, 2017 Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse needs to front up to prove his claim that the government is investigating and prosecuting widespread abuse of English language testing. The reality is an unholy mess is going on. Painful chronology In October last year, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) investigator Theodore Ashton found that thousands of…

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