The onus is on parents to prevent pornography reaching children

The onus is on parents to prevent pornography reaching children

Supplied Content Auckland, February 18, 2020 Why don’t Western democratic governments typically regulate the porn industry, internet service providers (ISPs) or other internet services who make pornographic content accessible to children? How is a change in the idea of what it means to be a child feeding into anti-regulation policies? Dr Caroline Keen, who recently completed her PhD in sociology…

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Changes to myIR filing procedures coming

Changes to myIR filing procedures coming

New payment options from April 1, 2020 Wellington, February 18, 2020 Inland Revenue Department (IRD) has announced a number of changes in the way in which employment information should be filed by companies. The changes, becoming effective on April 1, 2020, will affect myIR filing procedures. Changes in your accounts Employer accounts will be combined into a single Employer Activities…

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Drugs seizure by New Zealand Customs hits $2 billion

Drugs seizure by New Zealand Customs hits $2 billion

Supplied Content Wellington, February 17, 2020 The Government’s investment in a strong border and disrupting transnational organised crime produced record results for stopping drugs in 2019, Customs Minister Jenny Salesa has said. The illegal drugs were seized at the New Zealand border by Customs, and overseas by Customs’ international border partners before the drugs could be sent to our shores.…

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WHO’s exclusion policy isolates 23 million Taiwanese

WHO’s exclusion policy isolates 23 million Taiwanese

Auckland, February 17, 2020  In November 2002, the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), originating in Southern China, recorded 8098 cases and claimed 774 lives worldwide, including 73 deaths in Taiwan, the third highest toll next to mainland China and Hong Kong. Major omission When SARS broke out, due to international politics involving China, Taiwan was deprived of direct access…

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