Mon, 24 Sep 2018

New Zealand Celebrates Women's Suffrage Anniversary

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - New Zealand has marked the 125th anniversary of a historic move to give women the vote. It ...

Rassie picks Blitzbok star, UK-based prop for Bok squad

Cape Town - Uncapped Blitzbok star Ruhan Nel , Vincent Koch (prop), Sbu Nkosi (wing), Lionel Mapoe (centre) and Ivan ...

Chinese Dissident Couple Granted Bail But to Face Trial in Thailand

A Thai appeals court on Friday granted bail to Chinese dissidents Wu Yuhua and Yang Chong, who face charges of ...

AGREA to host first Leaders and Entrepreneurs in Agriculture Forum

QUEZON CITY, Sept. 21 (PIA) -- The Agricultural Communities International Foundation, Inc. (AGREA), will host the first-ever Leaders and Entrepreneurs ...

Le Roux starts for Wasps, Louw sidelined

Cape Town - Springbok fullback Willie le Roux will start for Wasps in their Premiership clash against Sale Sharks on ...

Willemse steps closer to Bok No 15 jersey

Cape Town - Damian Willemse will warm up for what looks like a probable first start in the Springbok No ...

14 taxi drivers arrested after Eastern Cape strike turned violent

At least 14 taxi drivers are expected to appear in magistrates' courts in the Eastern Cape on Thursday following taxi ...

Bok lose 5 key players for home Tests

Cape Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has named a preliminary squad of 17 players for his side's final two ...

Jake White expresses interest in Wallabies job

Cape Town - Former Springboks boss Jake White has revealed that he would consider taking over the Wallabies coaching reins ...

Mashrafe irked by BCB's batting reinforcements

11:26 AM ET Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza has made it clear he wasn't consulted before the BCB flew in two ...

Hon Kris Faafoi has broad concerns over standards

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - The Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Hon Kris Faafoi has asked the Prime Minister's chief ...

How 3 New Zealanders made Riyadh into a new home

JEDDAH: Over the past few decades, Saudi Arabia has been home to many an international expatriate. And like most foreigners ...

Flying from Los Angeles to Heathrow on Air New Zealand

Entertainment: Everything you would expect from Air New Zealand -- plenty of television shows, movies, games and music, with lots ...

Kiwis proving bargain buys in lucrative T20 leagues

In its early incarnations, the short form leagues, notably the behemoth Indian Premier League, were besotted with the big names. ...

Feedback sought on Tax Working Group interim report

The public is encouraged to provide feedback on the interim report released today by the Tax Working Group (TWG), Finance ...

Minister congratulates Community Leadership Fund grant recipients

Community sector leadership has been recognised with the awarding of the latest round of grants from the Community Leadership Fund ...

Welfare Expert Advisory Group consultation announced

The Welfare Expert Advisory Group will be undertaking a six week consultation on the future of the welfare system from ...

Draft Disability and Learning Support Action Plan released

Children and young people who need extra support are at the heart of a new draft Action Plan released today ...

Major infrastructure funding for Auckland's Northwest

Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff today confirmed $339.2 million of 10 year ...

Housing NZ social objectives to be legislated

Housing NZ's new social objectives to provide decent housing, be a fair and compassionate landlord and to help sustain tenancies ...

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China shuts 4,000 websites as part of fresh crackdown

BEIJING, China - As part of an operation to crack down on illegal content online, China has revealed that the ...

Windfall for 21st Century Fox despite loss of Sky to Comcast

LONDON, UK - Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has lost control of its prized Sky plc, which was founded by ...

Indian IT giant, Infosys announces 1,000 jobs in Arizona

BANGALORE, India - As part of its commitment to offer employment to 10,000 Americans by 2023, India's second-biggest software firm ...

French brand Longchamp eyes expansion in China to lift sales

PARIS, France - Famed for its iconic folding Le Pliage handbags, the leading French luxury brand Longchamp is exploring various ...

Facebook's dating feature goes live but only in Columbia

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Earlier this year, Facebook unveiled its most boggling feature till date - revealing at its annual developer ...

Amazon buys majority stake in Indian supermarket, More

SEATTLE, U.S. - Starting off in 1994 as a modest firm to sell books in Seattle, Amazon's trajectory in its ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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