Killing of Baghdadi does not guarantee a safer world

Killing of Baghdadi does not guarantee a safer world

Greg Barton Burwood, Victoria, Australia October 29, 2019  “A very bad man” has been killed and “the world is now a much safer place.” The sentiment behind US President Donald Trump’s announcement of the death of Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi is difficult to argue with. Baghdadi was certainly a very bad man. And under his decade-long…

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IRD visits bring discipline to erring businesses

IRD visits bring discipline to erring businesses

Supplied Content Wellington, October 29, 2019 Inland Revenue Department (IRD) Compliance Staff have searched several Central Otago businesses and made unannounced visits to others, as part of its current hidden economy campaign targeting the hospitality sector. High risk cash sales Café, restaurants, bars and takeaways are the focus of the renewed campaign which follows the successful prosecution of five siblings…

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National MP writes to Immigration Minister

National MP writes to Immigration Minister

Appeal to reconsider Partnership Visa requirement Wellington, October 29, 2019 Standfirst: The Indian community is worried that the new Partnership Visa requirement will seriously impede the married life of young people since they fear that the ‘living together requirement’ is antithetical of Indian culture and values. National Party MP Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi has sent the following letter to Immigration Minister Iain…

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