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Japan trip expands students’ horizons

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Japan trip expands students’ horizons

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Japan trip expands students’ horizons From the ancient shrines of Kyoto to the futuristic modernity of Tokyo, 15 Year 11-13 Japanese language students from Palmerston North’s Awatapu College got a taste of the great diversity of Japan on a two-week school trip recently. The Foundation contributed […]

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Taiwan internship both a return home and a step into the unknown

Published By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Taiwan internship both a return home and a step into the unknown

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Taiwan internship both a return home and a step into the unknown Falina Tsai describes learning more about her place of birth and gaining new skills and friends while on an Asia New Zealand Foundation internship at the Taiwan USA Industrial Cooperation Promotion Office […]

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Eye on Asia: Anatomy of the Lee feud in Singapore

Published By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Eye on Asia: Anatomy of the Lee feud in Singapore

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Eye on Asia: Anatomy of the Lee feud in Singapore Eye on Asia is a new series highlighting significant stories from Asia. This week, an acrimonious family rift playing out on social media has the potential to impact Singapore’s meritocratic image. On 14 […]

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Anatomy of the Lee feud in Singapore

Published By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Anatomy of the Lee feud in Singapore

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Anatomy of the Lee feud in Singapore An acrimonious family rift playing out on social media has the potential to impact Singapore’s meritocratic image. On 14 June 2017, Dr Lee Wei Ling and Lee Hsien Yang, the younger children of late Singapore strongman […]

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The Foundation welcomes five new honorary advisers from Asia

Published By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on The Foundation welcomes five new honorary advisers from Asia

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: The Foundation welcomes five new honorary advisers from Asia The Asia New Zealand Foundation has named five prominent and highly respected individuals as new Asia-based honorary advisers. The new advisers are Dr Pavida Pananond and Dr Thitinan Pongsudhirak from Thailand, Ms Heekyung Jo […]

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Healthcare-tech internship, India

Published By   /  June 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Healthcare-tech internship, India

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Healthcare-tech internship, India This internship is aimed at New Zealand tertiary students studying engineering and other STEMs subjects, who are interested in developing a career with an Asia dimension. The internship is with leading international healthcare technology company Skanray, which specialises in high frequency […]

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F&B entrepreneurs get a taste of Malaysia and Singapore

Published By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on F&B entrepreneurs get a taste of Malaysia and Singapore

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: F&B entrepreneurs get a taste of Malaysia and Singapore Five top Kiwi food and beverage entrepreneurs recently spent a “life changing” week exploring the food and beverage scenes in Malaysia and Singapore. The trip also led to promising business leads for some of the participants. […]

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2017 Curators programme – Taiwan and Japan

Published By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on 2017 Curators programme – Taiwan and Japan

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: 2017 Curators programme – Taiwan and Japan Three New Zealand curators will be selected to visit leading art museums, galleries, and artist spaces in Taiwan and Japan over a two to three week period to build their professional networks and explore possible future […]

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Artist’s report: The pleasures and dangers of tropical gardens

Published By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Artist’s report: The pleasures and dangers of tropical gardens

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Artist’s report: The pleasures and dangers of tropical gardens The lush tropical vegetation of Rimun Dahan artists’ residency in Kuala Lumpur provided the perfect backdrop for Richard Orjis to further his exploration of gardens and what they can reveal about a culture. Orjis […]

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Asian Investment in New Zealand: Facts behind the figures

Published By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Asian Investment in New Zealand: Facts behind the figures

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Asian Investment in New Zealand: Facts behind the figures Research commissioned by the Asia New Zealand Foundation has found that investment from Asia accounts for a relatively small share of all foreign investment in New Zealand. It also found Australia, the United Kingdom […]

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Top security issues to expect at the Shangri-La Dialogue 2017

Published By   /  May 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Top security issues to expect at the Shangri-La Dialogue 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Top security issues to expect at the Shangri-La Dialogue 2017 The IISS Shangri-La Dialogue is Asia’s leading annual defence summit attended by ministers and delegates from more than 50 countries. The Asia New Zealand Foundation’s Senior Advisor (Research), James To, looks at some of […]

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Taiwan intern turns his hand to green energy solutions

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Taiwan intern turns his hand to green energy solutions

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Taiwan intern turns his hand to green energy solutions Jacob Ward describes the fascinating work he undertook at ITRI’s Green Energy Laboratories in Taiwan on an Asia New Zealand Foundation internship. The work My time at ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute) was spent at […]

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Fund helps teachers to upskill in teaching Chinese

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Fund helps teachers to upskill in teaching Chinese

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Fund helps teachers to upskill in teaching Chinese Teachers from Tauranga, Rotorua, Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin have undertaken professional development training to improve their Mandarin language skills and learn how to make language learning fun. The initiative was established thanks to China Language Foundation funding, which was matched and […]

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Opinion: Beyond the ‘rare glimpse’ of North Korea

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Beyond the ‘rare glimpse’ of North Korea

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Opinion: Beyond the ‘rare glimpse’ of North Korea North Korea certainly has its problems, but mainstream narratives lack a nuanced portrayal of the country and its society, writes Victoria University of Wellington lecturer Stephen Epstein. How rare is a “rare glimpse” of North […]

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Foundation-funded projects among Canon Media Awards winners

Published By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Foundation-funded projects among Canon Media Awards winners

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Foundation-funded projects among Canon Media Awards winners From the hair extension industry in China to rugby in the Philippines, a range of Asia New Zealand Foundation-funded journalism projects were winners and finalists in the 2017 Canon Media Awards. The Foundation’s media travel grants […]

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Foundation-funded projects among Canon Media Awards finalists

Published By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Foundation-funded projects among Canon Media Awards finalists

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Foundation-funded projects among Canon Media Awards finalists From the hair extension industry in China to rugby in the Philippines, a range of Asia New Zealand Foundation-funded journalism projects are finalists in the 2017 Canon Media Awards. The Foundation’s media travel grants programme has […]

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The impact of Trump and China on NZ – expert views

Published By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on The impact of Trump and China on NZ – expert views

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: The impact of Trump and China on NZ – expert views What does the impact of the Trump presidency, China’s direction in Asia and security challenges in the region mean for New Zealand? At the sidelines of the Trump, China and the Region symposium, Asia […]

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‘New Zealand and Japan see a different China’ – Japanese professor

Published By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on ‘New Zealand and Japan see a different China’ – Japanese professor

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: ‘New Zealand and Japan see a different China’ – Japanese professor In this Q&A, Dr Toshihiro Nakayama shares with Asia New Zealand Foundation researcher Rebecca Townsend his views on New Zealand’s involvement with China’s Belt and Road initiative, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and what changes in […]

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Green revolution led by new generation of S.E. Asian entrepreneurs

Published By   /  May 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Green revolution led by new generation of S.E. Asian entrepreneurs

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Green revolution led by new generation of S.E. Asian entrepreneurs Southeast Asia is not always associated with environmentally friendly business practice, but led by a new generation of young entrepreneurs with concern for the planet, things are starting to change, and two Leadership Network […]

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New Zealand’s relationship with Japan: 8 quick facts

Published By   /  May 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on New Zealand’s relationship with Japan: 8 quick facts

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand’s relationship with Japan: 8 quick facts Bill English heads to Japan on 15 May for his first visit to Asia as prime minister. He’s travelling with Trade Minister Todd McClay and a delegation of senior business leaders, as well as Asia […]

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