Release of Lists of Dead and Injured Delayed
3.30pm 24 February 2011
- Release of Lists of Dead and injured
release of the names of missing people for whom Police have
serious concerns following the Christchurch earthquake has
Canterbury District Commander Superintendent
Dave Cliff will provide an update on progress with the lists
at a media briefing at 6pm this evening at the Christchurch
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On The Latest TPP Leaks (And Our Shabby Treatment Of Asylum Seekers)
Even before this week’s leaks via Wikileaks about the current state of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks, there were signs the deal was in trouble.
As Werewolf has been reporting for months, precious little progress was being made on this deal despite (a) all the money lavished on it, (b) the many, many rounds of ministerial meetings and (c) all the empty claims that “significant progress” was being made, which has been an amusing cliché for years now.
Then came the revelation in late August by the Chilean chief negotiator Alvaro Jana that only a quarter of the deal (i.e. all the easy administrative bits) had been completed, and that little or no progress had been made in the main TPP chapters still in contention. More>>