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Pro-Palestine Rally In Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland On Sunday The 12th Of November 2023

Monday, 13 November 2023, 12:20 pm | Palestinians in Aotearoa Co-ordinating Committee

We extend our deepest gratitude to all who joined the Pro-Palestine rally in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland yesterday. Your overwhelming presence made it a monumental success, with around 10,000 people of conscience uniting in a common cause. The rally was ... More >>

CAPHRA Challenges WHO And FCTC To Enhance Engagement With Civil Society And Consumer Groups

Monday, 13 November 2023, 11:00 am | CAPHRA

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) today sent the ‘Western Pacific Declaration ’ that was signed by 117 leading individuals at the Asia Harm Reduction Forum in Manila last month to the new Regional Director ... More >>

Niue Renews Banking Services Relationship With Kiwibank

Monday, 13 November 2023, 10:22 am | Joint Press Release

The Government of Niue announced today that it has formally renewed its relationship with Kiwibank to continue providing Niue with banking facilities and services that have been provided in the country since 2013. Kiwibank first started providing designated ... More >>

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Gaza: UN Agencies Make Plea For International Action To End Hospital Attacks

Monday, 13 November 2023, 8:09 am | UN News

UN agencies issued an urgent call for international action on Sunday to end the ongoing attacks on hospitals, as Israeli forces battle Palestinian militants in the heart of the Gaza Strip. The regional directors of the UN sexual and reproductive ... More >>

UPDATED: Attacks on or near Gaza hospitals ‘unconscionable, reprehensible and must stop’: Relief chief

Monday, 13 November 2023, 12:20 am | UN News

Senior UN officials said on Saturday there could be no justification for any “acts of war” in or around any healthcare facilities, amidst reports that Gaza’s largest hospital has come under attack by Israeli forces as they battle Palestinian militants. ... More >>

‘Genuine Prospect Of Palestinian Statehood Is Critical’, UNRWA Chief Tells Emergency Summit In Saudi Arabia

Sunday, 12 November 2023, 6:07 pm | UN News

A political solution to end the cycle of conflict in Israel and Palestine has become a stark “matter of life and death” for millions in Gaza and beyond, said the head of the UN relief agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) on Saturday. Philippe ... More >>

Gaza: Patients And Medical Staff Trapped In Hospitals Under Fire – Attacks Must Stop Now

Sunday, 12 November 2023, 6:02 pm | Doctors Without Borders

Over the past 24 hours, hospitals in Gaza have been under relentless bombardment. Al-Shifa hospital complex, the biggest health facility where MSF staff are still working, has been hit several times, including the maternity and outpatient departments, ... More >>

APEC Leaders, Ministers To Deepen Ties, Confront Global Challenges In San Francisco

Sunday, 12 November 2023, 5:59 pm | APEC

The 2023 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week hosted by the United States and chaired by President Joe Biden has commenced in San Francisco. Under the theme of “ Creating a Resilient and Sustainable Future for All ”, leaders, ministers and officials ... More >>

Pioneering Multistakeholder Forum Drives Inclusive, Collaborative Solutions for Just Transition

Saturday, 11 November 2023, 7:58 pm | APEC

Issued by the APEC Secretariat San Francisco, The United States, 10 November 2023 The APEC Multistakeholder Forum raises the curtain on the 2023 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in San Francisco. In a groundbreaking initiative to address the local impact ... More >>

Media Update On Hospital Attacks In Gaza: A Catastrophic Situation

Saturday, 11 November 2023, 7:56 pm | Doctors Without Borders

Sydney,11 November 2023 : Since this morning, many MSF medical staff have stopped working in supported hospitals in Gaza city because they are either attacked or at risk of being attacked at any time. People are afraid to go to the hospitals. Attacks ... More >>

People sheltering in Gaza schools, hospitals must be protected, says Save the Children, after 4 hospitals hit in a day

Saturday, 11 November 2023, 7:51 pm | Save The Children

Attacks on hospitals and schools in Gaza where the UN says nearly one million civilians are sheltering must stop, Save the Children said on Friday following the bombardment of Gaza’s biggest hospital complex and three other hospitals. Hospitals and health ... More >>

UPDATED: Israel-Palestine Crisis: Amid War Crimes Fears, UN Rights Chief Renews Calls To Stop Violence, Free Hostages

Saturday, 11 November 2023, 4:54 pm | UN News

The UN rights chief Volker Türk reiterated increasingly urgent calls on Friday for a humanitarian ceasefire to allow lifesaving relief to reach Gaza, the release of all hostages taken from Israel and a “sustainable” end to the “nightmarish” ... More >>

70 UN Ambassadors In Geneva Call For International Action On Gaza

Saturday, 11 November 2023, 4:53 pm | UN News

The international community must act now to end the bloodshed and suffering in Gaza, scores of UN Ambassadors in Geneva said in a joint call on Friday. More than 11,000 Palestinians have been killed in just one of month of conflict, they said, citing ... More >> and Plato AI Announce Strategic Partnership to Revolutionize Data Intelligence and Drive Innovation

Friday, 10 November 2023, 6:49 pm | ACN Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov 10, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) -, a next-generation social listening and intelligence platform, and Plato AI, a pioneer in open intelligence solutions, announced today a strategic partnership aimed at transforming the landscape of data ... More >>

Bitdefender Selected As An Official Partner Of The San Antonio Spurs

Friday, 10 November 2023, 10:52 am | Bitdefender

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Nov. 9, 2023 – Bitdefender, a global cybersecurity leader, today announced it has been chosen by the San Antonio Spurs as an official partner of the historic NBA franchise. The Spurs will deploy Bitdefender MDR (managed detection ... More >>

5 Factors To Consider When Buying Furniture For Your Restaurant Or Cafe Online

Friday, 10 November 2023, 10:01 am | Hugh Grant

To run a successful café or restaurant, it's vital to value the atmosphere you create for the customers. The furniture at the establishment can make or break the ambiance. You need sets that not only blend well with the aesthetics of the place ... More >>

Gaza: Destroying Civilian Housing And Infrastructure Is An International Crime, Warns UN Expert

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 6:54 pm | OHCHR

The world must act now to end the horrifying and massive attacks against civilian housing and infrastructure in Gaza, which comes at a tremendous cost to human life, a UN expert said today. “Carrying out hostilities with the knowledge that they ... More >>

Shell Hits Greenpeace With Intimidation Lawsuit: Threatening $8.6m Damages Claim; Protest Ban To Silence Climate Demands

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 6:41 pm | Greenpeace

Dutch oil giant Shell has launched an intimidation lawsuit against Greenpeace UK and Greenpeace International, demanding that the organisation stop all protests at Shell infrastructure, at sea or in port, anywhere in the world, forever. Greenpeace ... More >>

Kagome, NEC And DXAS Introduce Agricultural ICT Platform "CropScope" To Tomato Field In Northern Italy

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 6:11 pm | JCN Newswire

Kagome, NEC and DXAS introduce agricultural ICT platform "CropScope" to tomato field in northern Italy, saving water and increasing yield Lisbon, Portugal, Tokyo and Aichi, Japan, Nov 9, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Kagome Co., Ltd., (Kagome) ... More >>

Bangladesh: Halt Plans To Return Rohingya To Myanmar, Continue To Support Justice Initiatives

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 6:08 pm | Fortify Rights

U.N. to review Bangladesh’s human rights record on November 13 (COX’S BAZAR, November 9, 2023)—The Government of Bangladesh is meeting its obligations to ensure international justice for Rohingya genocide survivors, but it continues to violate ... More >>

BANGLADESH: States Must Call Out Violations Of Civic Freedoms At Upcoming UN Review

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 5:50 pm | Asian Human Rights Commission

AHRC-JST-008-2023 November 09, 2023 A Joint Statement by CIVICUS, a global human rights alliance and the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) call upon states to use the upcoming human rights review of Bangladesh at the UN Human Rights Council ... More >>

Florida's Exceptional Quality Of Life

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 11:59 am | Hugh Grant

For those looking to maximize their chances at a successful life, choosing which state to move into is extremely complex. Conditions of weather, culture, price, infrastructure, and work opportunities vary completely by state. Standards for each and which are ... More >>

Christian Ministers Supporting Israel

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 11:51 am | Ministers Supporting Israel

The Coalition of Ministers Supporting Israel from New Zealand condemns the antisemitic attacks and threats being levelled against the Jewish Community in our nation. We condemn the graffiti and arson attack against Jewish property in Epsom yesterday. ... More >>

Gradient Institute Receives Donation From Cadent For AI Safety Research

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 10:02 am | Gradient Institute

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, NOVEMBER 9, 2023 - Gradient Institute, an independent, nonprofit research institute that works to build safety, ethics, accountability and transparency into AI systems, has received a donation from Cadent, an ethical technology studio, ... More >>

Atlas Lithium Secures US$ 20,000,000 Investment From Lithium Investors Including Lead Advisor Martin Rowley

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 9:52 am | Asia Corporate News Network - ACN Newswire

Boca Raton, Florida--(ACN Newswire - November 8, 2023) - Atlas Lithium Corporation (NASDAQ: ATLX) ("Atlas Lithium" or "Company"), a leading lithium exploration and development company, is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement ... More >>

Viciousness Regnant: Humanitarianism As A Weasel Word

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 9:49 am | Binoy Kampmark

It may be time to reconsider the use of such words as “humanitarian” and “humanitarianism”. There has been little of that sort evidenced in the Israel-Hamas War, marked by industrial-mechanised atrocities, enforced deprivation and starvation, orders to evacuate (read expulsion ... More >>

PAC Applauds MRD’s Bold Step Towards CDF Reform

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 7:31 pm | Solomon Islands MRD

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has expressed recognition to the Ministry of Rural Development Permanent Secretary and his staff for taking a courageous step towards improving the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) governance. This was after ... More >>

WithSecure Cloud Protection For Salesforce Bringing Data Residency Capabilities To Australia, Singapore

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 7:29 pm | ACN Newswire

Helsinki, Finland, Nov 7, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - As organizations continue to migrate data to the cloud, where and how data is handled is becoming an important consideration. WithSecure’s Cloud Protection for Salesforce—a trusted, natively integrated solution ... More >>

Appia Rare Earths & Uranium Corp. Engages SGS Geological Services

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 7:28 pm | ACN Newswire

Appia Rare Earths & Uranium Corp. Engages SGS Geological Services to Complete a Maiden Mineral Resource Estimate on Target IV and an NI 43-101 Technical Report on Its PCH Rare Earth Ionic Clay Project in Brazil Toronto, Ontario--(ACN Newswire ... More >>

Nasdaq-Listed AGAPE Forges Ahead With Sustainable Energy Business

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 7:25 pm | ACN Newswire

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 8, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - Homegrown Nasdaq listed AGAPE ATP Corporation ("ATPC" or the “Company”; stock code: ATPC) intends to finance the construction of 50 electric vehicle (“EV”) charging stations by Volt Industries ... More >>

"Immutable Puppet - Workshop On The Preservation And Revitalization Of Glove Puppetry" Successfully Held In Beijing

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 7:20 pm | ACN Newswire

HONG KONG, Nov 6, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - On November 4, 2023, the "Immutable Puppet - Preservation and Revitalization of Glove Puppetry" exhibition and cultural exchange workshop, organized by Beijing ProBono Foundation's Next Wave Project Fund, ... More >>

Pajero Selected As Historic Car By The Japan Automotive Hall Of Fame

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 6:57 pm | JCN Newswire

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announces that the first generation Pajero1, launched in 1982, has been selected by the Japan Automotive Hall of Fame2 (hereafter, JAHFA) as one of its Historic Cars for its superb contributions ... More >>

More Action Needed To Write ‘Final Chapter’ Of TB

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 6:38 pm | UN News

Tuberculosis (TB) response is bouncing back from disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, but more effort is needed to end the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. The finding comes in the latest WHO Global Tuberculosis Report ... More >>

Children’s Mental Health In Gaza Pushed Beyond Breaking Point After Nearly A Month Of Siege And Bombardment

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 6:06 pm | Save The Children

A month of relentless bombardment of densely populated civilian areas has exacerbated the already-critical mental health crisis for Gaza’s children with far-reaching consequences, as coping strategies and safe spaces are ripped away and mental health ... More >>

Thailand Negotiated With Hamas In Iran For Hostages

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 1:33 pm | Richard S. Ehrlich

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Thailand negotiated directly with representatives of Hamas in Iran to release 24 Thai hostages from Gaza, the largest nationality among kidnapped foreigners. Thailand also expressed "outrage" against Israel's U.N. ambassador ... More >>

Niue Invests In Disaster Resilience With PCRIC Insurance

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 9:14 am | Government Of Niue

Cook Islands, 7 November 2023 (NZT 8 November 2023) - Joining a growing number of governments throughout the Pacific region intent on ensuring a greater capacity to withstand the financial impact of natural disasters on their nations, the Government ... More >>

Quit For Good Signs Global Statement Of Support For Tobacco Harm Reduction

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 8:59 am | Quit For Good

Quit for Good, a public health advocacy group based in the Philippines, has joined other scientific organizations and associations across the world in calling for the adoption of tobacco harm reduction (THR) to save smokers and help improve people’s ... More >>

Georgia: Veneer Of Openness Masks Systematic Efforts To Undermine Human Rights Defenders, UN Expert Warns

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 8:57 am | UN Special Procedures - Human Rights

TBILISI (7 November 2023) – The Georgian authorities must radically improve their attitude towards human rights defenders, from public statements to policies and legislative frameworks, to create a supportive environment for their legitimate work and dispel ... More >>

Hektar REIT Achieves Historic Success: Performance Rewarded With Dual Gold Accolades At The Edge Malaysia ESG Awards

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 8:54 am | Asia Corporate News Network - ACN Newswire

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 7, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - Hektar Asset Management Sdn. Bhd ., the Manager of Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust (“Hektar REIT”), is pleased to announce that Hektar REIT is the proud recipient of two Gold Awards at The Edge ... More >>

Fujitsu Signs Agreement With Andalusian Regional Government To Advance Regional Healthcare Cybersecurity Ecosystem

Tuesday, 7 November 2023, 5:43 pm | JCN Newswire

Fujitsu today announced that Fujitsu Spain has signed a General Action Protocol with the Regional Government of Andalusia to establish a framework for collaboration and institutional cooperation, with the ambition to establish Malaga as a center ... More >>

Flagship Logistics And Supply Chain Event - Asian Logistics, Maritime And Aviation Conference (ALMAC) Returns

Tuesday, 7 November 2023, 5:35 pm | ACN Newswire

Attendees will develop a new paradigm for Future-proofing Supply Chains: Diversification, Decarbonisation, Digitalisation HONG KONG, Nov 7, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - The Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference (ALMAC) 2023, the annual flagship event ... More >>

FFA Unveils New Website To Enhance Access And Collaboration

Tuesday, 7 November 2023, 12:49 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

HONIARA, 6th November 2023 – The Pacific Island Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) announced the launch of its newly designed website, which went live today. The redesigned website located at offers an improved user experience, advanced functionality, ... More >>

FAO Report Reveals Hidden Costs Of Agrifood Systems

Tuesday, 7 November 2023, 11:42 am | UN News

Although current agrifood systems provide nourishment and sustain economies, they also impose huge hidden costs on health and the environment - the equivalent of at least $10 trillion annually - a new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization ... More >>

Nepal Earthquake Kills More Than 80 Children With Another 5,000 Left Homeless In Freezing Conditions

Tuesday, 7 November 2023, 10:05 am | Save The Children

More than 80 children were killed in an earthquake in remote northwestern Nepal at the weekend - over half of total fatalities - with an estimated 5,000 forced from their homes and sleeping in freezing conditions at risk of pneumonia, Save the Children ... More >>

Oxfam Joins Calls For New Zealand To Support Fossil Fuel Free Pacific

Tuesday, 7 November 2023, 10:02 am | Oxfam

Oxfam is backing calls from Pacific leaders for the New Zealand and Australian governments to endorse the Port Vila Call for a Just Transition to a Fossil Fuel Free Pacific, a top agenda item at this week’s Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting. "Fossil ... More >>

Nepal Quake: UN Response Continues, As Aftershocks Leave Families Traumatized

Tuesday, 7 November 2023, 10:01 am | UN News

UN agencies in Nepal continue their response to the deadly earthquake that struck western parts of the country over the weekend, claiming 153 lives, injuring over 330 and forcing thousands to spend nights in the open amid freezing temperatures. ... More >>

Will Governments Firewall Public Health From Big Tobacco At The Upcoming FCTC Treaty Meet?

Tuesday, 7 November 2023, 9:46 am | Citizen News Service

Tobacco industry interference in its myriad sinister forms is one of the biggest obstacles to implement the legally-binding global tobacco treaty. Unless the devious designs of Big Tobacco are thwarted and the industry is held to account legally and ... More >>

Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair Closes

Monday, 6 November 2023, 8:43 pm | ACN Newswire

Global wine trading platform uncorks potentials for emerging markets HONG KONG, Nov 5, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - The 15th HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), ended ... More >>

MPG & JAAS Discuss Potential Areas Of Cooperation For Agriculture Development

Monday, 6 November 2023, 7:52 pm | Solomon Islands MRD

Potential areas of future cooperation in agriculture development for Malaita Province were the focus of discussion during a bilateral meeting between the Malaita Provincial Government (MPG) and Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS) of China at ... More >>

Fujitsu Strengthens Salesforce Marketing Cloud Business Through Share Purchase Agreement With Japanese ToBe Marketing

Monday, 6 November 2023, 7:44 pm | JCN Newswire

Fujitsu today announced that it has entered into a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of all shares of toBe Marketing, Inc. (toBe Marketing), a company with market-leading experience in Salesforce marketing automation in Japan. Fujitsu ... More >>

Half A Million Civilians Caught In Northern Gaza ‘siege Within A Siege’ - Oxfam

Monday, 6 November 2023, 12:06 pm | Oxfam NZ

Oxfam is gravely concerned for the lives of around 500,000 Palestinians, alongside any of the more than 200 Israeli and other national hostages, currently trapped in a "siege within a siege" in northern Gaza. Israeli forces have imposed ... More >>

Twenty-two Firefighters Deployed To Assist With Queensland Wildfires

Monday, 6 November 2023, 10:33 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Twenty-two firefighters are departing for Australia on Monday, 6 November to help fight wildfires burning across Queensland. The contingent is made up of four five-person crews and two strike team leaders. Five of these firefighters are from the Department ... More >>

NEPAL: Children Exposed To Freezing Temperatures And Snow As Earthquake Kills Hundreds

Sunday, 5 November 2023, 2:41 pm | Save The Children

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Jajarkot and Rukum West districts in Nepal has killed at least 157 people and injured 166, Save the Children said. Heather Campbell, Save the Children Country Director for Nepal and Bhutan said: " The situation in ... More >>

At Least 41 Children Killed In West Bank As Violence Spikes

Sunday, 5 November 2023, 2:38 pm | Save The Children

At least 41 children have been killed in the West Bank since the escalation of violence that started on 7 October, while thousands of children's lives continue to be cut short by ongoing bombardment of Gaza, Save the Children said. According to the Ministry ... More >>

UN Teams Respond To Deadly Earthquake In Western Nepal

Sunday, 5 November 2023, 9:48 am | UN News

United Nations teams in Nepal are responding to the devastating earthquake in the west of the country, amid reports that over 150 people have been killed and hundreds more injured. The powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the remote and rural districts ... More >>

UN Human Rights Chief Condemns Rise In Hatred

Sunday, 5 November 2023, 9:45 am | OHCHR

UN Human Rights Chief Volker Türk today strongly deplored the sharp rise in hatred globally - including anti-Semitism and Islamophobia - since 7 October, while at the same time expressing concerns about undue restrictions on protests over the conflict ... More >>

David Okita Receives The Nature Conservancy’s Kāko‘o ‘Āina Award

Saturday, 4 November 2023, 6:05 pm | The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy, Hawai‘i and Palmyra (TNC) announces the presentation of the Kāko‘o ‘Āina Award to David Okita, a pilot who has been working with TNC to support conservation of Hawai‘i Island’s watersheds for four decades. “It ... More >>

Humanitarian Ceasefires Critical To Meet Immense Needs In Gaza

Saturday, 4 November 2023, 6:02 pm | UN News

Political negotiations to get aid into Gaza have yielded results but much more is needed, including humanitarian ceasefires to ensure safe delivery of food, fuel and other essentials, senior UN officials said on Friday in a briefing to Member States ... More >>

Israel-Palestine Crisis: ‘It’s The Innocent Civilians Who Are Losing’

Saturday, 4 November 2023, 6:00 pm | UN News

More funding is urgently needed for lifesaving aid in Gaza while concern is deepening over high numbers of civilians killed since the beginning of the crisis and human rights violations against Palestinians in the occupied West Bank. Briefing reporters ... More >>

UN Human Rights Committee Publishes Findings On Iran, Kuwait, Korea, Trinidad And Tobago, USA And Venezuela

Saturday, 4 November 2023, 5:56 pm | OHCHR

The UN Human Rights Committee today issued its findings on the Islamic Republic of Iran, Kuwait, the Republic of Korea, Trinidad and Tobago, the United States of America and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, after examining the six States ... More >>


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