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Probe shows Sri Lanka attacks 'retaliation for Christchurch': dep. defense minister

An initial probe into deadly suicide bomb attacks in Sri Lanka that killed more than 320 people shows it was "retaliation for Christchurch," the country's deputy defense minister said Tuesday.

Burger King pulls New Zealand chopsticks ad after outcry in China

Burger King pulled a promotional video in New Zealand showing customers trying to eat burgers with chopsticks after it sparked an outcry in China.

Vietnam badminton ace wins second international title in a week

Nguyen Tien Minh has won the Yonex Waikato International 2019 in New Zealand, his second title in just one week.
April 01, 2019 | 05:57 pm GMT+7

New Zealand bans semi-automatic and assault rifles after mass shooting

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Thursday that military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned.
March 21, 2019 | 09:34 am GMT+7

New Zealanders give up guns after massacre, but some face blowback

New Zealanders have begun handing in weapons in response to government appeals following the Christchurch massacre.
March 19, 2019 | 08:03 am GMT+7

Australian police search homes near mosque suspect's hometown

Australian police have searched two homes in towns on the New South Wales mid-north coast linked to the investigation into Friday's mass shootings at New Zealand mosques.
March 18, 2019 | 08:10 am GMT+7

New Zealand PM vows gun reforms after racist mosque massacre

New Zealand's PM vowed to toughen its gun laws after revealing that the man accused of murdering 49 people legally purchased the arsenal of firearms used in the massacre.
March 16, 2019 | 10:03 am GMT+7

New Zealand mosque shootings kill at least 49, seriously wound 20

At least one gunman killed 49 people and wounded more than 20 during Friday prayers at two New Zealand mosques in the country's worst ever mass shooting.
March 15, 2019 | 09:57 am GMT+7

Kiwi expat in coma after motorbike accident dies

A Kiwi expat succumbed Sunday morning at a Ho Chi Minh City hospital to head injuries sustained in a motorbike accident.
November 26, 2018 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

Pacific trade pact to start at end-2018 after six members ratify

Australia has become the sixth nation to formally ratify the CPTPP, the New Zealand government said on Wednesday.
October 31, 2018 | 07:47 am GMT+7

A look inside New Zealand naval frigate Te Mana at Saigon Port

Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Mana arrived in Saigon Tuesday with nearly 200 crew members for a four-day visit.
September 26, 2018 | 02:04 pm GMT+7

Highchairs and cuddles: How parliaments are catering for lawmaker mums

Experts say having a critical mass of female leaders whose children's needs are met is crucial to ensuring more women run for office.
July 15, 2018 | 09:02 am GMT+7

'Extremely free': Vietnamese traveler tells of bungee jump from New Zealand's historic bridge

Ngo Tran Hai An said the thrilling fall will give one feelings they've never had before.
May 23, 2018 | 11:46 am GMT+7

Flying taxi trials get go ahead in New Zealand

An autonomous 'air taxi' designed by Larry Page-backed Kitty Hawk has been approved for trials in Christchurch, New Zealand.
March 19, 2018 | 03:13 pm GMT+7

New Zealand cools on climate refugee plan

The UN's refugee covenant does not currently recognize the victims of climate change.
March 16, 2018 | 10:18 am GMT+7
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