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1 November 2017 3:23 AM “Vietnam Day 2017” held in New Zealand

Wellington (VNA) – The Vietnamese Students’ Association in Victoria University of Wellington recently held the “Vietnam Day 2017” in New Zealand’s capital city of Wellington. This year, the event was organised outdoor for the first time at the Cuba Street in the centre of Wellington, with the theme “V-District: A Step to Vietnam”. It featured performances 76

31 October 2017 5:51 AM Paul Manafort Allegedly Used Laundered Money to Make Thousands Through Airbnb

Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, was indicted by a federal grand jury Monday on a number of charges including conspiracy against the United States and an alleged scheme to hide millions of dollars of foreign funds through offshore accounts. The indictment, which includes charges against Rick Gates, Manfort’s longtime 52

29 October 2017 6:25 PM 'Our middle order batting the highlight'

New Zealand got five full tosses and two half-volleys in the last two overs. Only one of those was hit for a six. In a game that featured 668 runs, it is extremely rare for a side defending to get away with so many errors. Perhaps if one of those had been connected cleanly, India would have been under more pressure and thus more prone to more mistakes 58

28 October 2017 8:03 AM Rugby League World Cup: Live Updates

61mins: Beale is still down. The medicab is now out on the field. It's quite unusual as there wasn't any contact but Beale went down in the backfield. Could be a knee, or an achilles possibly. Teammates look very concerned. 61mins: Players from both teams seem to be suffering from fatigue. Bunty Afoa guilty of taking too long to pack down a the scrum 66

26 October 2017 11:56 PM Trump orders new JFK cover-up after delaying some files

The White House has released 2,891 documents related to the assassination of John F. Kennedy that have long been kept secret. The trove of files was published on the National Archives website on Thursday night, but President Trump has kept some back so federal agencies can black out portions. He is allowing intelligence, law enforcement and military 56

25 October 2017 4:00 PM Eminem’s Publisher Triumphs in New Zealand Copyright Battle

A political party in New Zealand must pay Eminem’s music publisher $413,000 (600,000 New Zealand dollars) for infringing on the copyright of his hit song “Lose Yourself,” a court in Wellington ruled. The National Party of New Zealand had been sued in 2014 by the publisher, Eight Mile Style, over a song featured in one of its campaign ads that echoed 210

25 October 2017 11:22 AM Women fail to crack China's glass ceiling as party picks new leaders

BEIJING (Reuters) - Every time China’s ruling Communist Party convenes a major gathering, like the congress that just ended in Beijing, the list of delegates is hand-crafted in part to burnish the party’s image as “representative of the masses” - including giving some prominence to those in more menial jobs and ethnic minorities. Yet one group is chronically 38

25 October 2017 6:09 AM National Party loses copyright battle with Eminem

Oct. 25 (BusinessDesk) - The National Party has lost its copyright infringement court battle with US rapper Eminem over the unauthorised use of the rapper's 'Lose Yourself' song in a 2014 election campaign advertisement. Earlier this year, the Wellington High Court heard the case, brought by the Detroit-based publishers of the rapper's music Eight Mile Style 69

24 October 2017 7:41 AM Grand Designs NZ 2017: The Vinegar Lane Apartment

The latest episode of Grand Designs NZ chronicled the building of Brendon Poole and Nikki Cliffe's ambitious Ponsonby apartment building. The couple found they couldn't afford a house - so decided to build a block. To do so, they had top borrow a fortune and along the way faced delays, budget blow-outs and becoming new parents. "Brendon and Nikki's apartment 12

24 October 2017 5:55 AM Massive opening stand by Wellington pair

The Wellington pair of former internationals put on 432, exceeding the previous record of 428 set by Central Districts pair Peter Ingram (245 not out) and Jamie How (176) against Wellington, and also at the Basin in 2009-10. The stand was broken when Woodcock was caught by Michael Barry off international fast bowler Lockie Ferguson for 151. It was Woodcock's 56