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HashKey International Digital Asset Summit 2019 brings together industry leaders to demonstrate how digital assets are entering the mainstream

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Source: Media Outreach Talks centred on applications in finance, digital asset regulations, fundamental changes to financial infrastructure and Hong Kong as a fintech leaderHONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 22 March 2019 – More than 600 delegates attended the inaugural HashKey International Digital Asset Summit 2019 (HIDA2019) to hear leading experts discuss how blockchain technology is […]

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Taiwan Fastener Companies on the Rise in Europe

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Source: Media Outreach TAIPEI, TAIWAN – Media OutReach – 22 March 2019 – The major markets of Asia, America, Europe and the Middle East continue to boom. The construction industry is growing continuously, and the automotive industry regularly reports records in sales. Fastener production is one sector benefitting most, especially Taiwanese producers. The numbers clearly demonstrate […]

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Police charge second man after Hokitika search warrants

By   4 hours ago

Source: New Zealand Police Tasman Police have charged a second man in relation to firearms and drug related offences following a number of search warrants in Hokitika today. Police executed a second search warrant at another rural address in Hokitika with the assistance of the Armed Offenders Squad. A firearm, a restricted weapon and a […]

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Foreign Minister Statement to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Emergency Meeting

By   4 hours ago

Source: New Zealand Government  New Zealand Statement to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Emergency Meeting on the Christchurch terror attack 22 March 2019Istanbul, Turkey Assalaam alaikum  Peace be upon you And peace be upon all of us The words of the Prophet Mohammed peace be upon him, about feeding the hungry and greeting with peace those you […]

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Investigation into suspicious death in Maketu underway

By   6 hours ago

Source: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Greg Turner Police are investigating the suspicious death of a two-year-old girl found deceased on the tidal flats at Little Waihi, Maketu on Thursday 21 March. Western Bay of Plenty Police attended reports of disorder in the area at around 10.40am on Thursday morning, and […]

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Oxfam Trailwalker brings Edgecumbe community together for charity

By   6 hours ago

Source: Oxfam New Zealand The community of Edgecumbe is banding together for a good cause to support the fourteenth annual Oxfam Trailwalker this weekend. The town was devastated in 2017 when a breach in the Rangitāiki river stop bank unleashed a wall of water on the small community. Around 1600 people were evacuated and almost […]

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CIFI issues US$255 million 5-year senior notes at a coupon rate of 6.55% The issue was well received by the capital market

By   6 hours ago

Source: Media Outreach The coupon rate is one of the lowest among the real estate enterprises in China with the same credit level recentlyHONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 22 March 2019 – CIFI Holdings (Group) Co. Ltd. (“CIFI” or the “Group”, HKEx stock code: 884), a leading real estate developer engaged in the […]

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Hokitika man charged with firearms, drugs offences

By   7 hours ago

Source: New Zealand Police Today, Tasman Police with the assistance of the Armed Offenders Squad executed a search warrant at a rural Hokitika address. At the address, Police recovered a firearm along with a cut-down air rifle and a quantity of cannabis plants. Police also located a stolen vehicle a short distance from the address. […]

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    Foreign Minister Statement to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Emergency Meeting

    By   4 hours ago

    Source: New Zealand Government  New Zealand Statement to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Emergency Meeting on the Christchurch terror attack 22 March 2019Istanbul, Turkey Assalaam alaikum  Peace be upon you And peace be upon all of us The words of the Prophet Mohammed peace be upon him, about feeding the hungry and greeting with peace those you […]

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    Nationwide reflection for victims of Christchurch terror attack announced

    By   1 day ago

    Source: New Zealand Government A nationwide reflection for those killed in the Christchurch terror attack will be held tomorrow, Friday 22 March, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced. The Muslim Call to Prayer at 1.30pm will be followed by a two-minute silence at 1.32pm, at Hagley Park, opposite the Al Noor Mosque in Deans Ave, […]

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    PM Statement on Christchurch mosques terror attack – 21 March

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    Source: New Zealand Government Welcome everyone. On 15 March the nation witnessed a terrorist attack that demonstrated the weakness of New Zealand’s gun laws. New Zealand’s regulation of arms primarily dates back to 1983. Sadly since that time the most substantive changes to our laws came following the Aramoana shootings. Those changes however did not […]

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    New Zealand bans military style semi-automatics and assault rifles

    By   1 day ago

    Source: New Zealand Government Military style semi-automatics and assault rifles banned under stronger gun laws Immediate action to prevent stock-piling Military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned in New Zealand under stronger new gun laws announced today, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says. “On 15 March our history changed forever. Now, our laws will […]

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    Tropical Cyclone Idai

    By   2 days ago

    Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Tropical Cyclone Idai On 15 March 2019, tropical cyclone Idai made landfall at the port city of Beira in Mozambique, causing flooding, high winds and mud slides which has left a trail of destruction in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe.   If you are […]

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    PM House Statement on Christchurch mosques terror attack

    By   3 days ago

    Source: New Zealand Government Mr Speaker, Al salam Alaikum  Peace be upon you. And peace be upon all of us.   Mr Speaker the 15th of March will now forever be a day etched in our collective memories. On a quiet Friday afternoon a man stormed into a place of peaceful worship and took away the […]

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    Foreign Minister to visit Indonesia and Turkey

    By   3 days ago

    Source: New Zealand Government Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters is travelling to Indonesia and Turkey this week. Mr Peters is departing tonight for Jakarta to attend a High Level Dialogue on Indo-Pacific cooperation, hosted by Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi. “While the visit to Indonesia was scheduled for some time, the importance of it […]

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    Mid-Canterbury schools to get 99 new and upgraded classrooms

    By   4 days ago

    Source: New Zealand Government Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Education Minister Chris Hipkins have announced a major redevelopment of Ashburton College and Ellesmere College. “The Government is investing just under $80 million across the two schools to give them enough new space for roll growth and deliver warm, dry and modern classrooms,” Jacinda Ardern said. […]

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      National supports firearms reform

      By   9 hours ago

      Source: National Party Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges has welcomed the changes proposed by the Government today to reform our firearms legislation. “The terrorist attack in Christchurch last week has changed us as a nation.   “National has been clear since this devastating attack that we support changes to our regime and that we […]

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      Gun control welcomed by Greens

      By   1 day ago

      Source: Green Party The Green Party welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement on planned gun control laws, Green Party Co-leader James Shaw said today. “Banning military style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles makes everyone safer. Banning these guns is the first step towards systemic changes to our gun laws,” says James Shaw. “I welcome this announcement […]

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      James Shaw’s speech in response to Christchurch mosque terror attacks

      By   2 days ago

      Source: Green Party Salaam alaikum. On Saturday, I accompanied the Prime Minister to Christchurch. The moment that affected me the most was our visit to the makeshift community centre at a Hagley Park school where many hundreds of bereaved and grieving family members had gathered. When the Prime Minister said to those families, in her […]

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      Eugenie Sage’s speech in response to Christchurch mosque terror attacks

      By   2 days ago

      Source: Green Party Al salam alaikum. Everyone here in this House is expressing the deep grief and shock that is being felt across our country. We represent our people when we share the loss and the pain that Friday’s terrorist attack and mass murder caused. My thoughts are with the families and friends of each […]

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      Golriz Ghahraman speech in response to the Christchurch mosque terror attacks

      By   2 days ago

      Source: Green Party A-salaam-alaikum Mr Speaker, Our nation’s heart is broken. My heart is broken today. Five days on, as the wound is still fresh, we have comfort in all the love. All over our country. I have seen the outpouring of grief. I’ve stood with communities as we wrapped our arms around one another. […]

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      Marama Davidson’s speech in response to Christchurch terrorist attack

      By   2 days ago

      Source: Green Party Tēnā tātou,Ka tika, me whai whakaaro ki a rātou kuakapohia e ngā ringa tauwhiro ō Aituā.kapohia e ngā ringa tauwhiro ō Aituā.ao i tō koutou ngarohanga atu.Nō reira, ki a koutou kua wheturangitia,ki a koutou kua hoe iō koutou waka wairua ki tō tātou kaihangai te Wāhi Ngaro, hoea, hoea, hoea atu […]

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      Opposition Leader’s Address to Parliament on Christchurch terror attacks

      By   3 days ago

      Source: National Party Mr Speaker, as New Zealand woke on the 15th of March 2019, none of us could have imagined the horror and terror about to be unleashed on our way of life and on our people. As mums and dads, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters in Christchurch went to work, or to […]

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      Opposition Leader visits Christchurch

      By   6 days ago

      Source: National Party Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges has today visited Christchurch alongside the Prime Minister and other Party Leaders and met with the Islamic community, some of the affected families and emergency responders. “Now is not a time for politics. The National Party stands in solidarity with the Prime Minister and the Government […]

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        What slower speeds mean for quality of life

        By   13 hours ago

        Source: Auckland Council Grant Schofield is Professor of Public Health, and Director of the Human Potential Centre at AUT Millennium. He is encouraging people to give feedback on AT’s Speed Limit Bylaw What is your organisation doing to make streets safer? Our approach is somewhat counterintuitive until you think about it more. We want to […]

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        Controlled area notices lifted

        By   14 hours ago

        Source: Auckland Council Controls on the movement of fruit and vegetables in the Auckland suburbs of Devonport and Ōtara have been lifted after no further fruit fly have been found there. The decision follows several weeks’ of intensive trapping and inspections of hundreds of kilograms of fruit leading to the conclusion that there are no […]

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        Emerging contaminants research starts on World Water Day

        By   15 hours ago

        Source: Auckland Council The accumulation of chemicals from consumer products, industrial and domestic waste in the aquatic environment, is a growing environmental issue. Emerging Organic Contaminants (EOCs) are ingredients in common products like shampoos, household cleaning products, and medicines. They are ubiquitous, persistent and impact ecosystems and human health but we know little about their […]

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        The World Water Day Quiz

        By   16 hours ago

        Source: Auckland Council So, you think you know a thing or two about Auckland’s water? Take our World Water Day quiz and find out! When you’re done, scroll down to have your say on our water strategy. Have your say Clean, healthy water is essential to our future. As our region continues to grow and […]

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        Waitematā Local Board seek nominations for Good Citizens’ Awards

        By   1 day ago

        Source: Auckland Council Waitematā Local Board is seeking nominations from the community to help recognise people and groups, who go above and beyond to contribute towards making Waitematā a great place to live. The local board introduced its Good Citizens’ Awards in 2011 and have run the event biennially since then. Waitematā Local Board Chair […]

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        Get a head start with Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Youth Scholarship

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        Source: Auckland Council Let your creative ideas soar with financial support from your local board for your next vocational training, tertiary education, event or art project. To help young people thrive and prosper, Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board is encouraging tamariki to apply for its Youth Scholarship for personal development that can help them advance in their […]

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        Councillor aids Aotearoa connection to British civil rights movement

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        Source: Auckland Council Councillor for Waitematā and Gulf Mike Lee has helped facilitate a connection between a New Zealand descendant of a London civil rights activist and a charity seeking to celebrate black figures in British history. Councillor Lee was surprised to receive a phone call earlier this month from the founder of the Nubian […]

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        Kauri dieback confirmed on Rodney tree

        By   2 days ago

        Source: Auckland Council A kauri tree located behind Mahurangi College in Warkworth has been confirmed to have Kauri dieback disease. Auckland Council Kauri Dieback Manager, Lisa Tolich says the tree, and other nearby trees will be fenced off to ensure people stay away from the area. “With many students walking through this area, the risk […]

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          HashKey International Digital Asset Summit 2019 brings together industry leaders to demonstrate how digital assets are entering the mainstream

          By   19 mins ago

          Source: Media Outreach Talks centred on applications in finance, digital asset regulations, fundamental changes to financial infrastructure and Hong Kong as a fintech leaderHONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 22 March 2019 – More than 600 delegates attended the inaugural HashKey International Digital Asset Summit 2019 (HIDA2019) to hear leading experts discuss how blockchain technology is […]

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          Taiwan Fastener Companies on the Rise in Europe

          By   19 mins ago

          Source: Media Outreach TAIPEI, TAIWAN – Media OutReach – 22 March 2019 – The major markets of Asia, America, Europe and the Middle East continue to boom. The construction industry is growing continuously, and the automotive industry regularly reports records in sales. Fastener production is one sector benefitting most, especially Taiwanese producers. The numbers clearly demonstrate […]

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          CIFI issues US$255 million 5-year senior notes at a coupon rate of 6.55% The issue was well received by the capital market

          By   6 hours ago

          Source: Media Outreach The coupon rate is one of the lowest among the real estate enterprises in China with the same credit level recentlyHONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 22 March 2019 – CIFI Holdings (Group) Co. Ltd. (“CIFI” or the “Group”, HKEx stock code: 884), a leading real estate developer engaged in the […]

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          Customers’ experience leads to a highly successful outcome for Vetter at the 2019 CMO Leadership Awards

          By   9 hours ago

          Source: Media Outreach A win in all six core categories affirms Vetter as a trusted solution provider Vetter performs very well in customer-critical aspectsResults directly reflect the experience of pharma and biotech companies in working alongside a trusted contractorMore than 120 service providers assessed to determine the award recipients RAVENSBURG, GERMANY – Media OutReach – March 22, 2019 – Life […]

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          New Counterbalance Hinge from Southco Allows Safe Operation of Heavy Panels and Lids

          By   9 hours ago

          Source: Media Outreach HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 22 March 2019 – Southco Asia Ltd., a subsidiary of Southco Inc., a leading global provider of engineered access solutions such as locks, latches, captive fasteners, electronic access solutions and hinges/ positioning technology, has expanded its Positioning Technology portfolio with the addition of a new Counterbalance Hinge that neutralizes the weight […]

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          New Counterbalance Hinge from Southco Allows Safe Operation of Heavy Panels and Lids

          By   9 hours ago

          Source: Media Outreach HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 22 March 2019 – Southco Asia Ltd., a subsidiary of Southco Inc., a leading global provider of engineered access solutions such as locks, latches, captive fasteners, electronic access solutions and hinges/ positioning technology, has expanded its Positioning Technology portfolio with the addition of a new Counterbalance Hinge that neutralizes the weight […]

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          SUSE Completes Move to Independence and Strengthens Asia Pacific Presence

          By   1 day ago

          Source: Media Outreach SUSE continues business momentum in Asia Pacific as the industry’s largest independent open source company, and a leading provider of enterprise-grade, open source software-defined infrastructure and application delivery solutions for hybrid and multi-cloud workload management HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – March 21, 2019 – SUSE® strengthened its foothold in the Asia […]

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          Continued high pace of acquisition activity for leading independent investment boutique as it reinforces global position and rebrands to “Alvarium Investments”

          By   1 day ago

          Source: Media Outreach – Alvarium completes five acquisitions in eight months in London and globally –HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 21 March 2019 – Alvarium Investments (formerly LJ Partnership, and previously known as Guggenheim Investment Advisors in Hong Kong), a leading independent global investment boutique, today announced the acquisition of Iskander, an asset manager dedicated to large […]

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            Oxfam Trailwalker brings Edgecumbe community together for charity

            By   6 hours ago

            Source: Oxfam New Zealand The community of Edgecumbe is banding together for a good cause to support the fourteenth annual Oxfam Trailwalker this weekend. The town was devastated in 2017 when a breach in the Rangitāiki river stop bank unleashed a wall of water on the small community. Around 1600 people were evacuated and almost […]

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            Cyclone Idai leaves trail destruction in southern Africa

            By   3 days ago

            Source: Oxfam New Zealand Oxfam will be responding with water, sanitation services, food and other non-food items to people affected by Cyclone Idai that hit Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe on March 14-15. Scores of people have been killed, several hundred more are still missing and almost a million have been left destitute and in need […]

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            Oxfam confederation condemns NZ terror attack and sends message of solidarity

            By   3 days ago

            Source: Oxfam New Zealand The leaders of Oxfam’s agencies worldwide are meeting in Kenya this week and we send a message of strength and solidarity to the people of New Zealand as they respond to the appalling act of extremism against the Kiwi Muslim community, where at least 50 people were shot dead by a […]

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            Oxfam confederation condemns New Zealand terror attack and sends message of support and solidarity

            By   3 days ago

            Source: Oxfam New Zealand The leaders of Oxfam’s agencies worldwide are meeting in Kenya this week and we send a message of strength and solidarity to the people of New Zealand as they respond to the appalling act of extremism against the Kiwi Muslim community, where at least 50 people were shot dead by a […]

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            Standing Together We Are Strong

            By   4 days ago

            Source: Oxfam New Zealand The New Zealand we believe in is one where the hopes of refugees and migrants arriving in any New Zealand community are realised with welcome and safety. It’s one where our Muslim whānau who have long been part of Aotearoa New Zealand would remain safe. Above all, safety at prayer. Let […]

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            Hope beats hate

            By   6 days ago

            Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Yesterday we saw the best, and the worst. Thousands of young people came together to demand a brighter future, and a small group of far-right white nationalists carried out a cowardly act of terror at two Christchurch mosques. Our hearts go out to the Muslim community, and to the people of […]

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            Oxfam supports young people in School Strike 4 Climate

            By   1 week ago

            Source: Oxfam New Zealand Oxfam New Zealand is standing in solidarity with young people taking action against climate change in the School Strike 4 Climate. Executive Director Rachael Le Mesurier said: “We are proud of the young people who are standing up for what’s right. It’s inspiring to see such leadership from students committed to […]

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            LIVE FEED: School Strikes For Climate

            By   1 week ago

            Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Tomorrow on Friday 15th March young people all over the world will be walking out of school to Strike for the Climate. This movement, inspired by a 16 year old activist Greta Thunberg has grown from one person to a global movement. Here is a live feed of their social media […]

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