New Zealand delays emissions trading scheme

Monday, November 17, 2008 New Zealand’s incoming government will delay the implementation of the country’s emissions trading scheme (ETS) pending a full inquiry into climate change. The decision was revealed in the National Party‘s confidence and supply agreement with the ACT Party. The agreement commits National to a review of …

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News briefs:August 02, 2010

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New Zealand company planning for monorail in Wellington

Wednesday, November 29, 2006 SkyCabs International, a New Zealand company based in Auckland, New Zealand, has announced that it is planning to build a monorail in New Zealand’s capital, Wellington for about NZ$300 million. SkyCabs International’s plans are to build a monorail service that starts in Johnsonville which then travels …

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Two British girls arrested for smuggling in Ghana

Thursday, July 12, 2007 Two 16-year-old British girls were arrested in Accra, Ghana earlier this month for apparently attempting to smuggle £300,000 worth of cocaine in laptop bags. Yasemin Vatansever, of Cypriot descent and Yatunde Diya of Nigerian descent were arrested as they attempted to board a British Airways flight …

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Hungarian state-owned enterprise acquires Hirtenberger Defence Group

Thursday, November 7, 2019 On Monday, Hungarian daily newspaper Magyar Nemzet revealed a deal whereby, on October 29, Hungarian state-owned enterprise HDT Védelmi Ipari Kft. (HDT Limited) acquired Austrian mortar and shell manufacturer Hirtenberger Defence Group. Hirtenberger Defence Group also acknowledged the deal. In the deal, Austrian, United Kingdom and …

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Eric Bogosian on writing and the creative urge

Thursday, April 17, 2008 Eric Bogosian is one of America’s great multi-dimensional talents. “There’s sort of three different careers, and any one of them could exist by itself, on its own two feet. There was that solo stuff, and then I started writing plays in the late seventies.” Although his …

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