HWPL Conference underscores portance of global peace

HWPL Conference underscores portance of global peace

Supplied Content Seoul, South Korea, March 21, 2019 About 30,000 people including government officials, religious leaders, heads of NGOs and media gathered in Seoul, South Korea, on March 14, 2019 to increase efforts for the establishment of an international law for peace. Celebrating its third anniversary, the annual commemoration of the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War (DPCW) was…

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Semi-automatics and assault rifles banned in New Zealand

Semi-automatics and assault rifles banned in New Zealand

Supplied Content Wellington, March 21, 2019 The New Zealand government has just announced that it is banning forthwith Military style Semi-automatics and assault rifles and action to prevent stock-piling. Prime Minister issued the following Statement on stronger gun laws.     On March 15, 2019, our history changed forever. Now, our laws will too. We are announcing action today on…

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‘Beware the Ides of March,’ a harbinger of impending doom

‘Beware the Ides of March,’ a harbinger of impending doom

Peter Dunne Wellington, March 21, 2019 In school, we all learnt the phrase, “Beware the Ides of March” courtesy of Shakespeare’s Play, ‘Julius Caesar.’ The soothsayer’s warning to Caesar was brushed aside and Caesar was assassinated a little later in the day. For the last nearly 420 years since Shakespeare wrote the phrase, it has become a harbinger of impending…

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“We must restrain guns and eliminate extremist language”

“We must restrain of guns and eliminate extremist language”

Transparency International Wellington, March 21, 2019 The terrorist attack on two Christchurch Mosques on Friday (March 15, 2019) is an atrocious tragedy.   A coward, dressed in fake fatigues, toted his deadly toys and leaked filth upon children and women and men in prayer, and in doing so poured his bile into our community.  Now is the time for tears and…

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Visiting Fijian Minister seeks more investors, tourists

Visiting Fijian Minister seeks more investors, tourists

Venkat Raman Auckland, March 21, 2019 A well-educated workforce, youthful population, opportunities and incentives for investment and friendly government policies are the advantages available to New Zealand investors and businesses in Fiji, a visiting Minister has said. Trade, Tourism, Industry, Local Government, Housing and Community Development Minister Premila Kumar was in Auckland this week to meet with government officials, private…

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Special prayers for Christchurch massacre victims in Auckland

Venkat Raman Auckland, March 19, 2019 A visiting Spiritual Leader paid homage to the victims of the terrorist attack in Christchurch at the opening of his new Ashram in Auckland last week. Vishwaguru Swami Maheshwarananda led a prayer for the Muslim community and sought world peace and harmony as he inaugurated the ‘Sri Swami Maheshwarananda Ashram’ located at 117, Arthur Street, Onehunga.…

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