Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Latest News

  • Call for Formal Review of Christchurch Draft District Plan

    16:20 | 16/4/14
    Scoop
    Property Council has grave concerns for the future of Christchurch as Christchurch City Council reviews its District Plan.  more»
  • Ambitious Project to Reimagine Hotel Food

    16:18 | 16/4/14
    Scoop
    Food-lovers everywhere are placing greater importance on locally sourced, sustainable ingredients. The raw food movement is sweeping the world. In New Zealand Heritage Hotels are increasingly choosing to buy fresh produce in season. Combine these major ... more»
  • Imarda launches its global expansion

    16:11 | 16/4/14
    Scoop
    The location based fleet-management specialists Imarda Ltd have today embarked on the global expansion phase of their i360 platform, releasing the details of their first Franchisee Partnership with Imarda SA Technologies (Pty) Ltd – formerly Telematics ... more»
  • Chinese Yuan: A Better 1Q GDP Outcome for Reassurance or Stimulus ...

    16:07 | 16/4/14
    DailyFX
    US yields continue to rise alongside FX-based volatility measures. Both developments indulge the dollar's primary fundamental values, so it comes as little surprise that the Dow Jones FXCM dollar Index (ticker = USDollar) has advanced for three ... more»
  • Australian dollar pares losses after China data, New Zealand dollar underperforms

    16:07 | 16/4/14
    Economic Times
    SYDNEY/WELLINGTON: The Australian dollar perked up slightly on Wednesday after data from China was not as dire as feared, but soft inflation figures at home kept the New Zealand dollar under pressure. The latest reading on China showed the economy ... more»
  • ID card program benefits 2000th veteran

    16:07 | 16/4/14
    New Jersey Herald
    comAfter Lakeland Bank received multiple calls from customers and non-customers regarding a scam over the weekend, several other banks are also warning their customers to be wary of similar phone calls where fraudsters attempt to elicit debit card ... more»
  • Transcendence: Film Review

    16:06 | 16/4/14
    Hollywood Reporter
    Nurturing an admirably vaulting ambition that doesn't always fit neatly within the format of a conventional, mass audience-aimed Hollywood production, Transcendence joins a growing group of films that intriguingly speculates about the implications of ... more»
  • Backcourt Brotherhood

    15:56 | 16/4/14
    Duke Chronicle
    All on-court accolades aside, what current Blue Devil associate head coach Jeff Capel, Trinity '97, said was most important about this group was the fact that every single one of them served as a Duke captain during his collegiate career. The group has ... more»
  • Born to be Mild

    15:56 | 16/4/14
    Duke Chronicle
    David Jensen founded his motorcycle business Combustion Cycles Ltd. in 2003 and began selling mopeds in 2004. Business has been ... “The moped is the ready-made answer to President Carter's energy program,” proclaimed a 1977 article in the New York ... more»
  • Can Human Behavior Be Optimized?

    15:56 | 16/4/14
    MIT Technology Review
    Beyond improving the efficiency of transit and health-care systems, Pentland suggests, group-based incentive programs can make communities more harmonious and creative. more»
  • Why Mars, the Moon, and Space Colonies Provide No Escape or Second Home ...

    15:56 | 16/4/14
    Science 2.0 (blog)
    Asimov has a similar idea in his stories - where the surface of Earth gradually becomes more and more radioactive in an irreversible process over thousands of years, and eventually humanity has to leave. more»
  • Commission urges businesses to know Easter laws

    15:56 | 16/4/14
    Scoop
    Easter Saturday and Sunday are not public holidays, casual staff may not be covered under the Holidays Act and businesses must not mislead customers when applying a surcharge. more»
  • Adelaide City Council to consider a new approach to rebuilding Central Market ...

    15:45 | 16/4/14
    Adelaide Now
    Council staff have proposed extending the board membership to seven. TELL US BELOW: What approach do you believe would work best? more»
  • Kraft, Vermillion Receive Economic Development Awards

    15:45 | 16/4/14
    Yankton Daily Press
    In addition, the Vermillion Development Corporation is actively engaged in the community's second capital campaign, which is working to raise money to fund economic development and quality of life initiatives. more»
  • PRECIOUS-Gold struggles below $1300; China demand concerns grow

    15:45 | 16/4/14
    Reuters
    China's economy grew at its slowest pace in 18 months in the first quarter of 2014, official data showed on Wednesday, with signs of waning momentum already prompting limited government action to steady the world's second-largest economy. On the ... more»
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