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Forum will promote closer links with China

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Far North District Council, Local Government  /  Comments Off on Forum will promote closer links with China

MIL OSI – Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement Headline: Forum will promote closer links with China How can Far North businesses and Maori benefit from an initiative designed to promote closer links with China? That is one of the questions that will be discussed at a trade and investment forum the Far North […]

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EU and New Zealand to start free trade talks

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on EU and New Zealand to start free trade talks

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: EU and New Zealand to start free trade talksA free trade deal between New Zealand and the European Union (EU) has taken a major step forward with the announcement overnight that the EU’s Foreign Affairs Council has approved its negotiating mandate. Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker has welcomed […]

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Braze (Formerly Appboy) Opens New International Office in Singapore

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Braze (Formerly Appboy) Opens New International Office in Singapore

Source: Media Outreach Leading Marketing Automation Company Expands Global Footprint in APAC SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – May 22, 2018 – Braze (formerly Appboy), the leading customer engagement platform that delivers messaging experiences across push, email, apps, and more, today announced the opening of its new office in Singapore. This physical entry into the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region further […]

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Aon and DLA Piper review insurability of GDPR fines across Europe

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Aon and DLA Piper review insurability of GDPR fines across Europe

Source: Media Outreach Companies in Asia must carefully consider their exposure to EU citizen data and their compliance with obligations under that regime. Data breaches, and other cyber events, could see businesses face major fines, but these may be outweighed by legal and investigative costs, business interruption losses and exposure to third party liability. SINGAPORE – […]

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New Zealand expresses concern regarding Venezuelan elections

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealand expresses concern regarding Venezuelan elections

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: New Zealand expresses concern regarding Venezuelan elections“New Zealand has been following developments in Venezuela closely in recent months and is extremely concerned about the deteriorating situation in the country, including the continuing erosion of democratic norms and institutions,” Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says. Venezuela held Presidential elections at the […]

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Govt continues to disregard victims of crime

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Govt continues to disregard victims of crime

Source: National Party The Government should spend more time listening to victims of crime and less on listening to soft-on-crime activists, by getting on with making sure there is enough capacity in our prisons for serious offenders, National’s Corrections Spokesperson David Bennett says. “After eight months, the Government still doesn’t have a plan to house […]

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“The best small country Foreign Service in the world”

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on “The best small country Foreign Service in the world”

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: “The best small country Foreign Service in the world”Speech to MFAT Heads of MissionsLeader’s Week, 22 May 2018Intercontinental Hotel “The best small country Foreign Service in the world” Introduction It is a pleasure to be here today with New Zealand’s Heads of Mission and other Ministry leaders. This is the […]

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Govt cuts funding and opportunities for Kiwi kids

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Govt cuts funding and opportunities for Kiwi kids

Source: National Party The Government has taken an axe to the education sector and scrapped a large number of valuable initiatives in Budget 2018, National’s Education Spokesperson Nikki Kaye says. “First Labour scrapped partnership schools with no regard for where it leaves their students, who have previously struggled in mainstream education. “This ideological decision may […]

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Minister welcomes new Director-General of Health

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Minister welcomes new Director-General of Health

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Minister welcomes new Director-General of HealthHealth Minister Dr David Clark says the new Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield has the skills and experience to be an outstanding leader for the Ministry of Health. Dr Bloomfield is currently Chief Executive of Capital and Coast District Health Board, where he is on […]

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Faber-Castell Art Festival 2018, 25th May – 3rd June, Marina Square Central Atrium

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Faber-Castell Art Festival 2018, 25th May – 3rd June, Marina Square Central Atrium

Source: Media Outreach Art For AllFeaturing 26 Artists, 30 Workshops, ‘Live’ Art Demonstrations, Sculptures & Artworks, 2 Trickeye Art Stations, the new ‘Colour to Life’ AR Experience, Art Competitions, Games & Prizes SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 22 May 2018 – In its continued efforts to promote art for all ages, Faber-Castell Singapore will be holding its […]

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Faber-Castell Art Festival 2018, 25th May – 3rd June, Marina Square Central Atrium

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Faber-Castell Art Festival 2018, 25th May – 3rd June, Marina Square Central Atrium

Source: Media Outreach Art For AllFeaturing 26 Artists, 30 Workshops, ‘Live’ Art Demonstrations, Sculptures & Artworks, 2 Trickeye Art Stations, the new ‘Colour to Life’ AR Experience, Art Competitions, Games & Prizes SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 22 May 2018 – In its continued efforts to promote art for all ages, Faber-Castell Singapore will be holding its […]

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Avnet Drives Innovation Forward for the Start-up Community in Singapore

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Avnet Drives Innovation Forward for the Start-up Community in Singapore

Source: Media Outreach Hosts a series of workshops to connect entrepreneurs across the ecosystem and galvanize next-generation technology solutions SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 22 MAY 2018 – Avnet Asia Pacific reinforced its commitment to the maker and startup communities with a series of workshops held recently and designed to propel next-generation innovations. A team of technical experts from […]

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Avnet Drives Innovation Forward for the Start-up Community in Singapore

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Avnet Drives Innovation Forward for the Start-up Community in Singapore

Source: Media Outreach Hosts a series of workshops to connect entrepreneurs across the ecosystem and galvanize next-generation technology solutions SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 22 MAY 2018 – Avnet Asia Pacific reinforced its commitment to the maker and startup communities with a series of workshops held recently and designed to propel next-generation innovations. A team of technical experts from […]

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Weighty funding gain for NZ metrology service

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Weighty funding gain for NZ metrology service

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Weighty funding gain for NZ metrology serviceResearch, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods today announced a significant investment in New Zealand’s Measurement Standards Laboratory, as the organisation celebrates World Metrology Day. “Through Budget 2018 we are investing $16.9 million in the Measurement Standards Laboratory which will support the Government’s goal […]

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Farming leaders and Govt progress towards Mycoplasma bovis decision

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Farming leaders and Govt progress towards Mycoplasma bovis decision

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Farming leaders and Govt progress towards Mycoplasma bovis decisionFarming leaders and the Government have come together again today to discuss ways to combat Mycoplasma bovis, says Agriculture and Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor.  “We all understand that farmers need certainty about a future plan and we’re committed to make a decision […]

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High praise for Aotearoa’s museums and galleries

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on High praise for Aotearoa’s museums and galleries

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: High praise for Aotearoa’s museums and galleriesAssociate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Carmel Sepuloni has praised the museum and gallery sector for its dedication to conserving, documenting and sharing Aotearoa’s diverse arts, cultural and heritage treasures. Carmel Sepuloni today addressed more than 200 delegates at The Museums Aotearoa annual […]

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Government should axe its taxes as prices rise

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government should axe its taxes as prices rise

Source: National Party With petrol prices climbing to record levels the Government should axe its plans to impose two new fuel taxes on New Zealanders, National’s Transport spokesperson Jami-Lee Ross says. “New Zealanders are now paying record prices for petrol. The current price of $2.30 per litre beats the previous record set in 2013 and […]

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Minister of Foreign Affairs to visit China

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Minister of Foreign Affairs to visit China

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Minister of Foreign Affairs to visit ChinaMinister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters will travel to China this week for a formal meeting with his counterpart, China’s State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi. “China is a very significant relationship for New Zealand. This is an important time for the Asia-Pacific […]

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MP’s Bill to improve access to official information

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, National Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MP’s Bill to improve access to official information

Source: National Party Maungakiekie MP Denise Lee has introduced a private members bill that would enable elected members of local authorities to perform their duties more effectively by providing them greater access to official information. Ms Lee, who is also the National Party spokesperson for Local Government (Auckland) says the bill creates a system that […]

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Next step taken to improve consumer protections in insurance contract law

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on Next step taken to improve consumer protections in insurance contract law

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Next step taken to improve consumer protections in insurance contract lawCommerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi today announced the start of public consultation on New Zealand’s insurance contract law. Mr Faafoi says a key consideration is whether there is a need for greater regulation of insurer conduct. “Insurance plays […]

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