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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    My Health Record undermines teens' right to medical privacy, critics fear
     26 July 2018
    When a teenager turns 14 they must typically give consent for parents to access their Medicare information, but now parents can register their child for a My Health Record and potentially view and administer it until age 18.
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    Chart of the day: Two Aussies among world's top 20 fastest-rising billionaires
    26 Jul: With an estimated personal fortune of $US149 billion, Amazon's Jeff Bezos is the world's richest person — but he's not the billionaire with the fastest-growing bank balance.... more
    Tour de France: The question of leadership at Team Sky - Geraint Thomas or Chris Froome
    26 Jul: Team Sky faces a difficult dilemma at the Tour de France in 2018: which superstar cyclist should earn leadership status — the race leader, Geraint Thomas, or the defending champion, Chris Froome?... more
    Melbourne conman Antonio Dattilo sentenced to eight years' jail for plots to bankrupt enemies
    26 Jul: A Melbourne man who had false debts entered against his enemies, which he then used in a bid to fraudulently bankrupt them, is sentenced to more than eight years' jail, but his wife is spared a prison term for her involvement.... more
    Patriotic songs and self-criticism: why China is 're-educating' Muslims in mass detention camps
    25 Jul: The re-education centres, which according to the US represent "the largest mass incarceration of a minority population in the world today", are linked to a return to core Communist ideology under President Xi Jinping and an obsession with "stability maint... more
    Novichok victim blames himself after partner put nerve agent on wrists thinking it was perfume
    25 Jul: Charlie Rowley says the deadly nerve agent took just 15 minutes to have an impact on his partner after she sprayed it on her wrists thinking it was perfume.... more
    Pakistan election: As the country heads to the polls, is it a democratic election or a soft coup?
    25 Jul: Pakistan is on edge as voters go to the polls today in national elections — if the vote goes smoothly, it'll be only the second time since Pakistan became independent 70 years ago that power has been transferred peacefully from one government to another.... more
    Punk Muslims erase tattoos (and sin) in conservative Indonesia
    25 Jul: Ucup is one of thousands of young Indonesians who are getting their tattoos removed and going through Muslim cleansing ceremonies to erase the sins of their past.... more
    Donald Trump's border wall could cause great ecological damage, scientists warn US government
    25 Jul: Thousands of scientists have backed research which shows that a continuous US-Mexico border wall could have devastating environmental consequences to the migratory and endangered species living across the region.... more
    North Korea is dismantling missile facilities, but nuclear expert warns against getting 'drunk on optimism'
    25 Jul: Think tank 38 North has obtained satellite images that they say show North Korea has begun dismantling key facilities at the Sohae Satellite Launching Station, but a nuclear expert warns there are "a couple of caveats".... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     01 Aug: France passes new law banning smartphones, tablets and smartwatches in schools +++++++++++++++++++++
     27 Jul: British ex-spies warn of risks dealing with Chinese telecom Huawei +++++++++++++++++++++
     18 Jul: 18 men charged with repeatedly raping 12-year-old girl in India +++++++++++++++
     30 Jul: French skier who disappeared in 1954 in Italy identified with help from social media ++++++++++++++
     23 Jul: Fact check: Could asylum seekers travelling from New Zealand obtain a visa on arrival in Australia? ++++++++++
     30 Jul: How databases like My Health Record could help us understand how disease is inherited +++++++++
     30 Jul: Inside Indonesia's secret school for the children of terrorism +++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      15 Aug: 'big changes' for international student industry yet to sink in (
      15 Aug: Italian footballer davide capello survives 30-metre fall in genoa bridge collapse (NZ Herald)
      15 Aug: Sport: tonga's teufaiva stadium set to re-open (RadioNZ)
      15 Aug: Couple grateful for england cricket international ben stokes' intervention (
      15 Aug: Proctor eyes return to kiwis (RadioNZ)
      15 Aug: Samuel eto'o joins qatari club, 13th of his pro career (NZ Herald)
      15 Aug: Croatia forward mario mandzukic retires from national team (NZ Herald)
      14 Aug: Fifa gives nigeria and ghana final deadlines to avoid bans (NZ Herald)
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