Articles By Reissa Su
From Society 12:32 pm
A leading scientist in New Zealand is expected to take the stand in New York as a key witness to a major terrorism trial. Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, also known as Abu Hamza who has a metal hook instead of his right hand, is facing terrorism charges. He denied allegations of setting up a jihad training camp and helping hostage-takers in terrorist attacks in west Yemen.
From Politics & Policy 7:14 pm
Clive Palmer, Australia's mining billionaire, will be turning his back on Prime Minister Tony Abbott's Direct Action policy saying it was a "waste of money."
From Companies 6:51 pm
A day before Apple is due to reveal its earnings report for Q2 FY 2014, Fortune magazine has compiled the company's predictions from 37 analysts.
From Society 6:17 pm
New Zealanders living and working in Australia have been called "carping Kiwis" and "South Sea Poms." A recent survey has revealed that Kiwis the unhappiest migrants in Australia. According to a study by Monash University in Melbourne, New Zealanders were the most likely to be discriminated against and dissatisfied with their financial status.
From Society 4:55 pm
As the submarine drone is nearing the end of its mission to search for the wreckage of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, families and relatives of the plane's passengers and crew became even angrier with the Malaysian government for planning to issue them death certificates.
From Economy Apr 22
New Zealand economists have rejected the claims of an analyst writing for U.S. magazine, Forbes, that the country is headed for "a major fall." Jesse Colombo wrote in a Forbes column that New Zealand's housing market was "overvalued" and an increase in interest rates could lead to recession.
From Companies Apr 18
For Apple Inc.'s investors who expect a strong June quarter, Chuck Jones, a prominent writer of Forbes, has lower expectations. Wall Street's predictions for Apple's June quarter is equally disappointing for those hoping for a big Apple comeback.
From Politics & Policy Apr 17
Australia's scientists have found one common enemy in the person of Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Since Mr Abbott won the September 2013 election, some of the country's brilliant researchers have complained that their funding has been cut. The scientists claim their "expertise" is constantly overlooked in favour of deniers and skeptics.
From Society Apr 17
What remains of the former cyclone Ita has left New Zealand's Auckland flooded due to strong winds and torrential rain. The Easter weekend has begun, but some residents have to deal with power cuts and road closures. Power service provider Vector Energy is still working to restore electricity to over 15,000 customers. The flooded Tamaki Drive was closed temporarily because of flooding.
From Society Apr 17
New Zealand will phase out the ozone-depleting hydrofluorocarbons (HCFCs) by the end of 2014 in observance of the Montreal Protocol. According to Environment Minister Amy Adams, New Zealand is ahead of the deadline to phase out substances harmful to the Earth's ozone layer by 2030.