Tsai Ing-wen gets comfortable majority for second presidential term

Tsai Ing-wen gets comfortable majority for second presidential term

“Taiwan cherishes its democracy” BBC, RNZ, Taipei, January 12, 2020 Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has secured a second term after sweeping to victory in an election dominated by the Island’s relationship with China. Tsai secured 57% of the ballot – a record 8.2 million votes,  well ahead of her rival Han Kuo-yu. Tsai opposes closer ties with China, with Han…

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Ukrainian air crash- Ukraine and Canada demand justice

Ukrainian air crash- Ukraine and Canada demand justice

BBC, RNZ, London, January 12, 2020 A Ukrainian aircraft which crashed earlier this week in Iran had flown close to a sensitive military site belonging to the Iran Revolutionary Guards and was brought down due to human error, Iranian state TV reported on Saturday, January 11, 2020. Iran admitted that ‘unintentionally’ shot down the passenger jet killing all 176 passengers…

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Google Partner Summit an eye-opener for Puhoro STEM Academy

Google Partner Summit an eye-opener for Puhoro STEM Academy

Sourced Content Palmerston North, January 11, 2020 Puhoro  was one of a select number of organisations in Australia and New Zealand invited to attend the Google 2019 Partner Summit in Sydney, Australia. The conference, held on December 3 and 4, 2019, focused on three broad challenges including growing participation across digital technologies, reframing the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM)…

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Massey University student at Winter Youth Olympic Games

Massey University student at Winter Youth Olympic Games

Supplied Content Auckland, January 11, 2020 Twenty-one-year-old Massey student Zakea Page has achieved his lifelong dream of performing at an Olympic opening ceremony, in Lausanne, Switzerland, at the Winter Youth Olympic Games. Mr Page performed his unique artform, which blends sport and art, in front of thousands at Vaudoise Arena on January 9, 2020 making him the first person to design…

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