Workshop to discuss wellbeing of ethnic people tomorrow

Otahuhu Community Hall, Auckland at 130 pm Venkat Raman (Indian Newslink) Auckland, August 24, 2018 A Workshop to discuss the challenges and issues concerning the wellbeing of ethnic communities will be held tomorrow, Saturday, August 24, 2018 in Auckland. Auckland District Court Judge Dr Ajit Swaran Singh will be the Keynote speaker at the Workshop being organised by the Auckland…

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Text plea to call off Bridges’ expense leak inquiry

Exclusive to Radio New Zealand Wellington, August 24, 2018 It is a major development in the saga over who leaked Mr Bridges’ expenses and raises huge questions about the stability of his leadership and disquiet among National MPs. Sources have told RNZ that National Party Leader Simon Bridges and Parliamentary Speaker Trevor Mallard both received an anonymous text message last…

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New operating model may improve immigration decisions

Teuila Fuatai Auckland, August 24, 2018 An email circulated among Immigration New Zealand (INZ) staff claims the Department’s target-driven focus discourages proper scrutiny of visa applications. However, INZ denies any problems and says it is phasing out the targets. Carolyn Tremain, who was then Interim Chief Executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, took a trip to INZ…

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Taiwan welcomes new migrants with Special Settlement Programmes

Venkat Raman Auckland, August 23, 2018 Contrary to popular belief that the Republic of China (Taiwan) is a ‘closed country,’ it welcomes new migrants from all over the world, although its demographic profile comprises largely of people from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and South East Asia. Interesting Figures As at the end of July 2018, there were 733,361 ‘New…

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