Water fetches piles of winners in Dubai Photo Contest

Supplied Content Dubai, June 9, 2020   The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) announced winners of its Ninth season of competition ‘Water’. Australian Photographer Jasmine Carey won the grand prize of US$ 120,000, while Emirati creativity sparkled with a two-way victory through photographers Yousef bin Shakar Al Zaabi and Rashed Al Sumaiti. Saudi photographers Abdullah…

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Singapore Airlines steps up health and safety measures

Staff Reporter Auckland, June 9, 2020   Singapore Airlines (SIA) has introduced a range of health and safety initiatives and enhanced several existing measures as a part of a comprehensive review of the end-to-end customer journey. These measures, implemented in recent weeks on the advice of medical experts, regulators, and partners, have allowed the airline to refine the travel experience.…

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Government plans for return of offshore temporary visa holders

However, there are many imponderables and uncertainties Venkat Raman Auckland, June 9, 2020 Almost all businesses are now open in New Zealand as the government pushed down its Alert Level to One at midnight but the country’s borders are still closed to prevent any import of Covid-19. New Zealand became free of Coronavirus with no new cases for almost three…

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