Taiwan attributes trade boom to its New Southbound Policy

Taiwan attributes trade boom to its New Southbound Policy

Ryan Drillsma Taipei, May 30, 2019 The number of people from “New Southbound” countries residing in Taiwan has increased by 60% since 2016, according to the Executive Yuan’s Office of Trade Negotiations. The office said on Thursday afternoon (May 23) that the government’s efforts in promoting ties with countries engaged with Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy (NSP) initiative had come to…

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Simon Bridges wants Treasury Secretary to resign

Simon Bridges wants Treasury Secretary to resign

Wellington, May 30, 2019 National Party Leader Simon Bridges said this week’s behaviour by the government was “contemptible” in bringing in the police over the Budget data breach. Mr Bridges has spoken to media after Treasury said this morning that the Budget breach wasn’t unlawful. Watch Simon Bridges’ full press conference here:   He said that Treasury knew since Tuesday what…

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EFTPOS facility recommended for taxis in Fiji

EFTPOS facility recommended for taxis in Fiji

Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum Suva, Fiji, May 29, 2019 Every year, more Fijians are opening bank accounts, using debit cards, and embracing the immense benefits of going cashless in our modernising economy. Ever Ready Taxis saw that opportunity and seized it, by offering their customers the ease and convenience of electronic transactions through the installation of EFTPOS machines in their fleet. While…

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