Uncategorized

NZ govt concerned over China’s security law for Hong Kong

The New Zealand government has joined a chorus of international concern about China’s plan to impose a national security law on Hong Kong. Bypassing Hong Kong’s own lawmakers, China is seeking to ban what it calls treason, secession, sedition and subversion in the territory. New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters said New Zealand had...

A guide to coronavirus vaccines in the pipeline

More than 100 coronavirus vaccines are in the pipeline and almost a dozen have made it to human trials so far. But which one – if any – will be the panacea to the Covid-19 pandemic is still anyone’s guess. Researchers working to develop a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine face a unique and significant set of challenges...

21st May

India’s Kohli credits change in stance for versatility

Virat Kohli’s wide range of shots makes him one of the most versatile batsmen of his era and the India captain says it was a tweak to his stance that brought him a deluge of runs in recent years. Kohli made his India in 2008 as a flashy batsman but has since combined compact technique...

20th May

Opposing decisions

The Fiji Law Society says the opposing decisions of two High Court judges may create uncertainty about how the law is applied and “more importantly affect public perception of the judiciary”. Society president Laurel Vaurasi said Acting Chief Justice Kamal Kumar’s declaration that Justice Salesi Temo’s decision to review 51 breaches of COVID law cases...

E-Edition