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Thailand's powerful Deputy PM Prawit Wongsuwan and his $1.5 million watch collection
25 January 2018
One of the most powerful men in Thailand's military Government is under fire for appearing in public wearing dozens of high-end timepieces worth about $1.5 million.
Govt drops 90-day trial for big businesses
The government will introduce legislation to get rid of 90-day work trial periods for large businesses - NZ First opposed scrapping them for all employers....
Indonesian Government under fire for slow response to measles outbreak in Papua
Indonesia is under fire for its slow response to a severe measles outbreak in the province of Papua that has claimed the lives of dozens of children....
Christchurch's water to be chlorinated
Christchurch City Council has voted to chlorinate its water for the time being....
Political year kicks off with Ratana visit
MPs from across the spectrum are converging on Ratana Pa, near Whanganui, for the traditional start of the political year....
Navy drills to prepare for busy year ahead
The Royal New Zealand Navy is starting the new year off with several drills taking place in the northern part of the North Island....
Defence Force gets second female brigadier
The director of Defence Legal Services, Lisa Ferris, has become the second woman in the NZ Defence Force's history to hold the rank of brigadier....
Chinese hip hop culture and rap scene target of government crackdown
China's broadcast regulator issues new standards specifically warning entertainment programs not to feature guests who promote hip hop culture, in its latest effort to purify the country's cultural output....
Trump's company tax cut reason for forecast global economic growth, IMF says
US President Donald Trump's dramatic cuts to company tax in the United States are being credited with a forecast upswing in global economic growth....
Govt casts wide net in mental health probe
The government has released the details of its inquiry into the nation's mental health systems, saying it'll be wide-ranging assessment....
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