Thursday, May 24, 2018

Parliamentary Under-Secretary to the Minister of Justice on Domestic and Sexual Violence Issues

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA1805/S00229/stepping-up-to-help-survivors-of-sexual-abuse.htm Thursday, 17 May 2018, 2:17 pm Press Release: New Zealand Government Hon Iain Lees-Galloway Minister for ACC Jan Logie Parliamentary Under-Secretary to the Minister of Justice on Domestic and Sexual Violence Issues 17 May 2018 Stepping up to help survivors of sexual abuse Survivors of sexual abuse will receive much-needed support with increased funding for sexual abuse assessment

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Benefits of electric vehicles, and how to unlock them

https://youtu.be/MS1foelNR5U 99% of the world’s electric buses are in China. Learn more: https://t.co/qvWBEtoMae pic.twitter.com/Uc2njAxCgN — World Economic Forum (@wef) April 26, 2018 Our work with the World Economic Forum’s Future of Mobility and Electricity initiative identifies three primary benefits of the electrification of urban mobility. First, the electrification of transport supports national and local

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Rise fall and rise of Chinese economic power

Over 2000 years of economic #history, in one chart https://t.co/SfBdI2CX78 #economics pic.twitter.com/LCRNDlB9S6 — World Economic Forum (@wef) April 1, 2018 http://www.ilo.org/beijing/areas-of-work/child-labour/lang--en/index.htm Child labour is a fundamental principle and rights at work and universally recognized as a threat to sustainable social and economic development. Over 95 per cent of ILO’s 187 member States have

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Unintended consequence of Norwegian state intervention in sugar sales

And now Norwegians are getting their candy from Sweden. Read more: https://t.co/B0RZfKFxWM pic.twitter.com/4GAHCg8VUF — World Economic Forum (@wef) March 13, 2018 https://sputniknews.com/business/201711301059573097-norway-sweden-sugar-tax/ The upcoming sharp rise in Norway's sugar tax has left both the confectionery industry and retailers dumbfounded by the prospect of job cuts and vanishing revenues. In neighboring Sweden, however, traders

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NZ 4th most democratic country

These are world's most democratic countries, according to the Economist https://t.co/OvLyf01VE4 #democracy pic.twitter.com/g3K0GaOmT4— World Economic Forum (@wef) February 21, 2018 The US’s declining status is primarily due to a significant fall in people’s trust in the functioning of public institutions, a trend that was well established before the election of President

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Auckland and Christchurch have woken to 99 per cent humidity

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11992552 Northland and Auckland's sodden conditions have shifted to the southwest overnight, with Tauranga drenched in 59mm of rain in the past 12 hours. Marlborough, which had been pelted by 198.5mm of rain in the past 24 hours in its Western Ranges, is beginning to come through the worst of it. In Nelson,

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