Posts Tagged ‘New Zealand’

New Zealand slams Google over murder case gaffe

by AFP/ pic by AFP
Google was accused of “giving the middle finger” by New Zealand’s Justice Minister Thursday, after the US tech ...

UN chief meets NZ mosque victims, decries online hate

By AFP / Pic By BLOOMBERG
CHRISTCHURCH • United Nations (UN) secretary general Antonio Guterres warned hate speech was spreading online “like wildfire” ...

NZ’s rate cut is 1st in developed world this cycle

By BLOOMBERG
WELLINGTON • New Zealand’s central bank cut interest rates to a fresh record low and hinted at the chance of a further reduction if ...

New Zealand lawmakers give final okay to tougher gun laws

SYDNEY • New Zealand lawmakers have almost unanimously passed sweeping gun reforms, paving the way for a ban on military-style semi-automatic weapons to ...

Accused gunman faces 50 murder charges

NZ police say all the deaths and injuries in the March 15 attacks will be reflected
CHRISTCHURCH • The man accused of attacking two mosques in ...

‘I choose peace’, Christchurch survivor Farid tells national remembrance service

CHRISTCHURCH • A Maori lament echoed across Christchurch last Friday as a survivor of the New Zealand mosque attacks told a national remembrance service he ...

‘I choose peace’, Christchurch survivor Farid tells national remembrance service

CHRISTCHURCH • A Maori lament echoed across Christchurch last Friday as a survivor of the New Zealand mosque attacks told a national remembrance service he ...

Man charged with New Zealand mosque attacks gave money to Austrian far-right, chancellor says

VIENNA – Austria’s far-right Identitarian Movement received cash from the man charged with killing 50 people in mass shootings at mosques in ...

Facebook bans white nationalism, white separatism on its platforms

Facebook Inc on Wednesday banned praise, support and representation of white nationalism and white separatism, a move that drew qualified approval from New ...

NZ orders top-level inquiry into mosque massacres

WELLINGTON • New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern yesterday ordered an independent judicial inquiry into whether police and intelligence services ...

Facebook, Google face steeper Aussie privacy fines

SYDNEY • Tech giants such as Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google will face tougher penalties if they out privacy laws, under a plan Australia’s prime ...

M’sia mourns the death of Muhammad Haziq

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic by AFP
Malaysians from all walks of life mourn the death of teenager Muhammad Haziq Mohd Tarmizi, who was one of the ...