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Two years on, Nepal is still picking up the pieces

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Two years on, Nepal is still picking up the pieces

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Two years on, Nepal is still picking up the pieces Manawatu Standard emergency services and defence reporter Kirsty Lawrence and photographer Warwick Smith travelled to Nepal in March to find out how the country has fared two years after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck. […]

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Asia Perspectives on New Zealand: July 10-16

By   /  July 17, 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 Asia Perspectives on New Zealand: July 10-16

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Asia Perspectives on New Zealand: July 10-16 What are English-language media in Asia saying about New Zealand? Here’s a roundup of news and views from the region. The ghost of Chinese gold miners in NZ At the height of the gold rush in […]

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Q&A with Aries Arugay: ‘NZ could play the moderate voice in the Asia-Pacific’

By   /  July 13, 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 Q&A with Aries Arugay: ‘NZ could play the moderate voice in the Asia-Pacific’

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Q&A with Aries Arugay: ‘NZ could play the moderate voice in the Asia-Pacific’ Dr Aries Arugay, an expert on Philippine politics and international relations in the Asia-Pacific, shares his views on the Duterte presidency, the aspirations of Filipinos, New Zealand’s value to the […]

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North Korea draws closer to US target with latest missile test

By   /  July 5, 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 North Korea draws closer to US target with latest missile test

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: North Korea draws closer to US target with latest missile test [embedded content] North Korea’s state media announced on Tuesday, 4 July 2017, that it had carried out a test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) – a long-range guided missile that is […]

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Chengdu consulate-general internship broadens horizons

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Chengdu consulate-general internship broadens horizons

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Chengdu consulate-general internship broadens horizons Ashton Jones describes immersing himself in the cuture and his job as an intern at the New Zealand Consulate-General in Chengdu, China. Ashton travelled to China as part of the Foundation’s business internships programme. The city of Chengdu has […]

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An inspiring experience at the World Economic Forum

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on An inspiring experience at the World Economic Forum

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: An inspiring experience at the World Economic Forum Leadership Network member Shruthi Vijayakumar describes attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) on ASEAN in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She was one of 25 people under the age of 30 representing the WEF Global Shapers Community who provided a youth voice at […]

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Nurturing relationships key for NZ businesses to thrive in China

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Nurturing relationships key for NZ businesses to thrive in China

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Nurturing relationships key for NZ businesses to thrive in China For many small and medium enterprises (SMEs), cracking the Chinese market is seen as the holy grail, but it ‘s a road fraught with risk for those who plunge ahead without good understanding of […]

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Korean Studies Workshop

By   /  June 28, 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 Korean Studies Workshop

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Korean Studies Workshop The Foundation’s Korean Studies Workshop provides New Zealand educators the opportunity to travel to South Korea and learn about the country first-hand. Deadline for applications: Friday 28 July About the trip Dates: 06 -14 October 2017 The purpose of the Korean Studies […]

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Indonesian election adds spice to media internship

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Indonesian election adds spice to media internship

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Indonesian election adds spice to media internship Timaru journalist Megan Sutherland, a Canterbury University graduate, spent six weeks in Jakarta interning for Agence France Presse (AFP) , during which she covered Jakarta’s incumbent governor as he sort re-election and battled accusations of blasphemy. […]

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Japan trip expands students’ horizons

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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