Maori visit to explore ancient cultural ancestry with Taiwan

Staff Reporter Last fortnight, Indian Newslink Editor visited Taiwan as a guest of the Republic of China. Several articles on this visit, carrying gist of discussion, forecast for growth and potential for greater economic cooperation with photographs, charts and other information appear in this issue under our ‘Taiwan Special.’ The ‘Taiwan Special’ will continue in our September 15, 2018. The…

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Keralites unite as the world helps victims of devastating floods

Keralites unite as the world helps victims of devastating floods

Dr Michael Manjalloor August 25 was the Harvest Festival of Malayalees, namely Onam. It is celebrated all over the world with the enthusiasm as once-in-a-year extravaganza. Unfortunately, the recent flood dampened the festivities. The Malayali community called off Onam celebrations all over the world but used the occasion to raise funds to help 1.35 million people who were shifted to…

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Prime Minister sacks Clare Curran from Cabinet

Supplied Content Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has removed Clare Curran from Cabinet and accepted her offer to resign her Government Digital Services portfolio and Open Government responsibilities, following a second failure to properly declare a meeting. Dr Megan Woods has taken over as Minister of Government Digital Services and Ms Curran’s delegated responsibilities in relation to Open Government will revert…

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Text plea to call off Bridges’ expense leak inquiry

Exclusive to Radio New Zealand 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 recently from a person claiming…

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Financial Literacy Platform benefits students

Supplied Content Banqer, the online financial literacy platform that sees New Zealand Primary School students paying tax, saving for retirement and buying property, is set for another boost. Kiwibank, which is in its third year of partnering with Banqer, has committed to funding the digital teaching tool so that 3300 Kiwi classrooms can access the platform for free in 2019,…

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