WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Hours after New Zealand imposed a nationwide lockdown to beat a coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern took to Facebook, livestreaming in a sweater from bed, to “check in” on citizens and tell them of the day’s events.
The South Pacific nation is in the midst of a four-week Covid-19 lockdown, with residents under orders to stay at home or remain at least two metres (6.5 feet) apart if they must go outside.
FILE PHOTO: Trucks are parked at the open-pit mine of PT Freeport’s Grasberg copper and gold mine complex near Timika, in the eastern region of Papua, Indonesia on September 19, 2015 in this file photo taken by Antara Foto. REUTERS/Muhammad Adimaja/Antara FotoATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS […]
New Delhi: Swashbuckling former India opener Virender Sehwag on Saturday picked India, New Zealand, South Africa and West Indies as the teams which will make the semifinals of the World T20 starting in India on March 8. Sehwag has already picked hosts India as favourites to win the coveted title for the second time. “Apart […]
Local stocks had rocketed in the final minutes of trade on Wednesday after US politicians finally reached a deal – yet to be passed – on a $A3.3 trillion stimulus measure to shore up the world’s biggest economy.
“The move towards a non-tipped environment is a new and somewhat small concept with only a handful of restaurants testing it nationwide,” Christin Fernandez, a spokesperson for the National Restaurant Association, said in an email. “We’ve found the practice of tipping has traditionally attracted millions of employees to our industry and still has strong support […]
It was the second teaser Rita released, as the first was a short clip from the video revealing the ‘lonely’ inking on the inside of her lip, as well as a number of sci-fi inspired scenes where a UFO seems to land.
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Jacco van der Linden will succeed Dolf van den Brink, who is currently regional president for the Asia-Pacific region. As announced on February 11, 2020, Dolf van den Brink is nominated for membership of the Executive Board at the upcoming company’s annual general meeting of shareholders and to succeed Jean-François van Boxmeer as chairman of […]
Another person fumed: ‘I’m not a fool, but I am commenting on my personal experience of my local postal service, recorded delivery items with a card pushed through the door without them knocking, parcels with the re-delivery date changed, 1st post card arriving 5 days late! Emails going unanswered.’