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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Yili announces opening of stage two development at Glenavy

Oceania Dairy has undertaken a major expansion including a new UHT plant, infant formula canning line, blending facilities, a whole milk powder dryer, and facilities to manufacture UHT milk products ...

Bizarre ban

Following a US and UK government ban on electronic devices on flights, South Africans travelling to the UK and USA via Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Doha and several other cities will no longer be allowed...

The Eviction Crisis in Phila. Demands Lawyers

A growing number of tenants say their landlords are forcing them out to charge higher rent, according to data from Ontario's rental-dispute board. Jeff Gray and Tom Cardoso investigate. PHOTO ILLUSTR...

Housing correction risk to NZ’s strong economy – Moody’s

With the economy getting a good report card, the Labour Party says it is time for the government to address housing and social issues. Caucus run 21/07/15. Labour Party finance spokesperson Grant Rob...

Secret industrial hemp crop revealed on East Coast

An iwi-led organisation is hoping to boost the regional economy and create jobs for the Gisborne community as they begin to harvest hemp. Hikurangi Enterprises were out harvesting their hemp crop yes...

Trump’s Hollow Keystone Threat

President Donald Trump, on Friday, gave the go-ahead to begin construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. (Nati Harnik / AP 2015). Editorial Board. The Keystone XL pipeline, which would stretch over 1,...

British Airways introduces boarding without passports as it installs facial recognition at...

British Airways will become one of the first airlines to replace its boarding gate staff with automated biometric technology as it tries to speed up the more humdrum parts of travel through London He...

Biometrics take off for BA passengers on boarding

The Heathrow facial-scanning setup is starting just as new UK and US security measures take effect. Photo / 123RF. British Airways is rolling out technology that will allow passengers to go through b...

Rep. Buddy Carter explains planned “Yes” vote on GOP health care bill

Mount Carmel Health System Executive vice president Richard Streck speaking out against the Republican health care bill. Adora Namigadde. While the U.S. House of Representatives delays a vote on the ...

Moody’s reaffirms New Zealand’s Aaa credit rating

Leading credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service has reaffirmed New Zealand's highest possible Aaa sovereign credit rating with a stable outlook, highlighting the country's high economic resili...

GST Applies to Uber in Canada

B.C. taxi officials are praising Ottawa's decision to charge the GST on ride-hailing services, but Uber decried it as a "new tax on innovation." Arlen Redekop / PNG. Share Adjust Comment Print. B.C. ...

US and UK ban carry-on electronics on flights from Muslim-majority countries

After ban on immigrants from select Muslim nations, the new ban from the Trump administration has sparked yet another debate on social network. This time around its 'laptop ban' or rather ban on any ...

West Auckland sandwich shop’s slur ‘not supposed to offend anyone’

The owners of a new Vietnamese sandwich shop in West Auckland have been roasted by outraged customers who took offence to 'homophobic' terms being included on its menu board. The Bun Mee Kiwi outlet ...

Labour-Greens have signed up to a joint position on surpluses, cutting debt

Happy, happy, joy joy - as long as it's within budget. Green Party co-leader James Shaw (left) and Labour Party finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. Photo / Jason Oxenham. When Labour's Finance Spok...

Police swoop on $10k bank account deals

Police say new rules key cog in crackdown on financial crime but change ignites fears of privacy erosion. Police estimate $1.6b in dirty money was being laundered annually. Photo / File. Banks will b...

Shoeshine: How Fletcher Building exposed itself

Shoeshine wouldn't be surprised if more heads roll as a result of Fletcher Building's huge earnings downgrade this week. Two things stand out in particular when looking at the $110 million hit the co...

First kiwifruit ship sails today

Asian Adonis captain Bernardo D. Ocampo, with part of the first shipment of kiwifruit for the season, destined to leave for the Chinese market this weekend. Photo by Jamie Troughton/Dscribe Media. Th...

Merger on the mind with Green co-leader’s slip-up

Labour and the Greens have released a set of rules they say will give New Zealanders certainty about the approach an alternative government would take to managing the economy. no caption. Labour and ...

Trade deficit near 8-year high

The New Zealand bonds closed flat Friday as investors largely shrugged-off the worse-than-expected trade deficit for the month of February. The yield on the benchmark 10-year bond, which moves invers...

NY hedge fund Coltrane lifts Spotless stake to 8pc after Downer bid

Sydney-based Downer EDI said it raised around A$757 million from its institutional entitlement offer, with approximately 66 percent of entitlements being taken up by eligible institutional shareholde...