About (Edit profile)

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far has created 3994 blog entries.

The Latest: US Senate affirms the press is 'not the enemy'

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. newsrooms coordinating a series of editorials speaking up for a free press (all times local):2:05 p.m.The Senate has unanimously approved a resolution affirming that "the press is not the enemy... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | August 16th, 2018|Business|0 Comments

US energy secretary: Mexico's energy independence good goal

MEXICO CITY (AP) — United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry says he supports the plans of Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to increase his country's energy independence even if it could mean fewer purchases from... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | August 16th, 2018|Business|0 Comments

Elon Musk proposes Los Angeles tunnel to Dodger Stadium

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Traffic-weary baseball fans could someday travel to and from Dodger Stadium on a public transportation system underneath Los Angeles — if Elon Musk's latest bold plan comes to fruition.The billionaire's Boring... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | August 16th, 2018|Business|0 Comments

Māori leaders pitch to Māori landowners – let us pay to plant trees and we will share the carbon credit profits

A carbon-trading business seeking to unlock millions of dollars from communal Māori land is launching today in a scheme which will provide the Government's Billion Trees plan a massive boost.High-profile Māori leaders... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | August 16th, 2018|Business|0 Comments

Trump wants federal suit against opioid manufacturers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to file a federal lawsuit against certain companies that supply and manufacture opioids.Speaking during a Cabinet meeting Thursday, Trump said he's... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | August 16th, 2018|Business|0 Comments

NZ shares rise as Skellerup posts record profit

New Zealand shares rose, led higher by a record profit from Skellerup Holdings, as investors focused more on domestic earnings than volatility in global markets. Precinct Properties New Zealand also gained. The S&P/NZX 50 index... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | August 16th, 2018|Business|0 Comments

NZ dollar gets lift from trade talk news

The New Zealand dollar gained against the greenback as markets were cheered by news a Chinese delegation will travel to the United States for talks later this month.The kiwi traded at 65.83 US cents at 5pm versus 65.63 cents at... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | August 16th, 2018|Business|0 Comments

Sydney landlord asking $330 a week for 'prison cell'

It's so small that perplexed Sydneysiders are calling it a bed with walls, but the backpackers trying to let a minuscule Bondi bedroom for A$300 ($331) a week say good things come in small packages.A social media advert for the... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | August 16th, 2018|Business|0 Comments

Worker deliberately underpaid to the tune of almost $19,000

There's a policy at the food packaging warehouse where Australian woman Siva works that if you're caught eating anything, even scraps that would be thrown out anyway, you're instantly dismissed.She and her colleagues go to pains... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | August 16th, 2018|Business|0 Comments

China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks

BEIJING (AP) — China is sending a trade envoy to Washington in a renewed effort to end a worsening tariff dispute that has raised worries it will chill global economic growth.The delegation led by a deputy commerce minister will... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | August 16th, 2018|Business|0 Comments