Five winners picked for Summer Photograph Awards

Five winners picked for Summer Photograph Awards

Supplied Content Dubai, August 14, 2020 The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) has announced winners of its latest contest held under the theme, ‘Summer.’ The winners, under the hashtag #HIPAContest_Summer are from United Arab Emirates, Indonesia and Iran. Scene of Joy HIPA Secretary General Ali bin Thalith said, “Summer is one of the most…

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Unemployment figures do not lie but certainly confuse

Unemployment figures do not lie but certainly confuse

Auckland, August 14, 2020 “Lies, damn lies, and statistics,” so the saying goes. Statistics New Zealand’s release of this June’s unemployment figures was not a lie, but it certainly was confusing. Amidst the job-destroying pandemic, somehow, unemployment had dropped from last quarter’s 4.2% to 4%. The government has been taking the credit, but the reality is more complex. With an…

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Sexual exploitation of children rising in the Pacific

Sexual exploitation of children rising in the Pacific

Rowena Singh Auckland, August 14, 2020 Pacific attracts paedophiles from countries such as Australia and New Zealand, Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre Coordinator Shamima Ali has said. Exploitation of children in the Pacific rears its ugly head in many forms. This includes child sexual exploitation and pornography, child domestic work, child soldiers, the recruitment and involvement of children in armed conflict; the use of children for…

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