Business scholarships expand scope and content

Supplied Content Wellington, June 6, 2018 Applications open today for scholarships aimed at boosting the power of New Zealand’s business managers, with a change in focus from earlier years to include a wider range of Kiwi businesses. The Prime Minister’s Business Scholarships provide an opportunity for managers to gain valuable skills and experience by undertaking world-class executive education at international…

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Member’s bill to ban entry of child sex offenders

Wellington, June 6, 2018 Wairarapa MP Alastair Scott has lodged a Member’s Bill to protect vulnerable children by stopping New Zealand child sex offenders from leaving the country without police approval. The following Statement was issued by him today: The Customs and Excise (Child Sex Offender Register Information Sharing) Amendment Bill will subject those listed on the New Zealand Child…

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MIT Professor to head World Hindu Congress 2018

Gurugram, Haryana, India June 6, 2018 Dr Sriprakash Kothari has been appointed Chairman of the World Hindu Congress (WHC) 2018, according to an announcement. WHC 2018 Convenor Dr Abhaya Asthana said that Dr Kothari a highly distinguished and world renowned academic. “Dr Kothari is Gordon Y Billard Professor of Accounting and Finance at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute…

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China’s South China Sea dominance worries stakeholders

Adam Ni Canberra, Australia June 6, 2018 At a top regional security forum on Saturday, June 2, 2018, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said that China’s recent militarisation efforts in the disputed South China Sea were intended to intimidate and coerce regional countries. Mattis told the ‘Shangri-La Dialogue’ that China’s actions stood in “stark contrast with the openness of [the…

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