Fiji elected to UN Human Rights Council in New York

Fiji elected to UN Human Rights Council in New York

Supplied Content New York, October 13, 2018 Fiji’s leadership in advancing and protecting human rights received a major international recognition yesterday (October 12, 2018) at the UN Headquarters in New York, where Fiji won its bid for a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). Fiji is the first Pacific Island Nation to be elected to the UNHRC,…

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President Tsai advocates closer Indo-Pacific dialogue

President Tsai advocates closer Indo-Pacific dialogue

Prashanth Parameswaran Washington DC (USA), October 13, 2018 Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (Photo Supplied) For those who witnessed Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen’s National Day address on October 10, 2018, one interesting, though not entirely unsurprising aspect was the very early mention of the Indo-Pacific concept in her remarks as a frame for the international landscape Taiwan faces. The remarks, which…

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Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy enhances regional cooperation

Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy enhances regional cooperation

Supplied Content Taipei, Taiwan, October 13, 2018 Taiwan is committed to promoting sustainable regional prosperity by fostering collaboration under the New Southbound Policy (NSP), President Tsai Ing-wen has said. “Asia has emerged as the world’s economic growth engine, but stands at a historic juncture amid rising tensions between global powers and increasing demands for inclusive development,” she said, speaking at…

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Prime Minister at ‘Maha Bathukamma’ Festival

Venkat Raman Auckland, October 13, 2018 Telangana Association of New Zealand celebrates Maha Bathukamma. Chief Guest: Rt Hon Jacina Ardern Telangana Association of New Zealand celebrates Maha BathukammaChief Guest: Rt Hon Jacina Ardern Posted by Indian Newslink on Friday, October 12, 2018 Here is the Video clip of the visit of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to the ‘Maha…

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Government refutes poverty and income inequality allegations

Government refutes poverty and income inequality allegations

Staff Reporter (Indian Newslink) Auckland, October 12, 2018 Aiyaz Syed-Khaiyum (File Picture) Fiji’s Attorney General and Minister of Economy Aiyaz Syed-Khaiyum has refuted allegations by the Head of Catholic Church of Fiji that poverty rates and income inequality are on the rise. The Church has since apologised for the allegations published in its Newsletter on October 5, 2018 but Mr…

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Prime Minister hails Telanganites in New Zealand

Prime Minister hails Telanganites in New Zealand

More than 2000 people attend traditional ceremony Venkat Raman (Indian Newslink) Auckland,  October 12, 2018 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern participating in a brief Pooja conducted by Priest Parameswaran Chandru at the ‘Maha Bathukamma Festival’ of Telangana Association of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has paid rich tributes to the people of Telangana in New Zealand, stating that their hard…

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