New Zealand receives respect and recognition in Haryana

Ten-Day Youth Festival highlights talent of Indian Diaspora Venkat Raman The Indian Diaspora in New Zealand received recognition and accolades at the ‘Haryana Swarna Utsav,’ that concluded on October 29, 2017 marking the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of this progressive North Indian State. Hamilton based Suman Kapoor, International Coordinator (Oceania) of the Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) and…

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Experts call for better credit management

Ragavan Rengachariar The fast-evolving digital technology and increasing use of online resources to conduct business and share information pose a serious threat to privacy, a top official of the New Zealand government has said. Breaching Privacy Privacy Commissioner John Edwards said that commercial and not-for-profit organisations must comply with privacy issues and incorporate them in their systems and culture. While…

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Fraudster jailed for evading $4 million alcohol duty

Supplied Content A 36-year-old businessman was sentenced in the Auckland District Court on October 26, 2017 to three and a half years’ jail for evading $4 million of duty and GST on imports of Soju – a type of Korean alcohol. Jun Lee, shadow director of an Auckland-based company Youngs NZ International Limited, was convicted for using forged documents and…

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Threats to cyber security comes from within- largely

Venkat Raman Contrary to the belief that cyber threats are perpetrated and orchestrated by ‘unknown hackers’ of the outside world, much of the risk persists within an organisation or those closely associated with it. The latest PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) ‘Global State of Information Security Survey’ has found that staff, service providers, suppliers or business partners are among the biggest cyber risks…

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