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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Politics articles  Politics
    Singapore invokes 'fake news' law after executioner claims 'brutal' hanging tactics used in botched executions
     25 January 2020
    The Singaporean Government is describing claims that executioners at Changi Prison are secretly taught to kick the necks of prisoners on the gallows as "preposterous".
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    When there's no incentive to report problems, it's little wonder coronavirus spread through China
    25 Jan: Could the virus have been contained, and its spread limited, if officials in Wuhan had levelled far sooner with both their bosses and the public? It certainly looks that way, writes Richard McGregor.... more
    Coronavirus traps Wuhan residents in a real life horror movie as Chinese city locks down
    24 Jan: Wuhan residents trapped in the locked-down city due to the coronavirus outbreak say they are too scared to leave their homes, comparing the experience to living in a horror movie.... more
    New heating requirements are puzzling tenants, landlords and property managers
    24 Jan: New heating requirements are puzzling tenants, landlords and property managers... more
    Hemp is an eco-friendly material, but anti-marijuana campaigns a century ago set the Australian industry back
    24 Jan: The British Government brought hemp to Australia on the First Fleet, but anti-marijuana campaigns killed the industry off in the 1900s. Now it's making a comeback.... more
    A shortage of logs is behind the possible closure of a Northland sawmill
    24 Jan: A shortage of logs is behind the possible closure of a Northland sawmill... more
    Coronavirus infections in China feared to be more widespread than officially reported, Wuhan in lockdown
    24 Jan: China is putting on lockdown a city of 11 million people considered the epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people, as health authorities around the world work to prevent a global pandemic.... more
    US journalist's arrest in Indonesia an 'unacceptable attack on freedom of the press', says Amnesty International
    23 Jan: Lobby groups say the arrest of Philip Jacobson in Indonesia for allegedly misusing his visa is "politically motivated" due to his coverage of issues which "have not pleased the Government".... more
    Workers at Cotton On are outraged the company's unexpectedly closed two Porirua stores
    23 Jan: Workers at Cotton On are outraged the company's unexpectedly closed two Porirua stores... more
    National's launched a petition to preserve fishing around the Bay of Plenty's Motiti Island
    23 Jan: National's launched a petition to preserve fishing around the Bay of Plenty's Motiti Island... more

     Most Popular Recent Politics News
     04 Jan: West Coast hospital workers have been left struggling in a substandard building - with substandard equipment +++++++++++++++++++++++++
     03 Jan: The Prime Minister's been asked to help get sick West Coasters out of an old hospital that's no longer fit for purpose ++++++++++++++++++++++
     13 Jan: Kiwis are being warned against a sinister scam email ++++++++++++++++++
     20 Jan: The ACT Party is courting controversy with its new campaign slogan - 'Make Aotearoa Great Again', echoing Donald Trump's catch cry ++++++++++++++
     02 Jan: The Education Minister's pleased with the progress on the Government's donations scheme for decile 1-7 schools +++++++++++++
     14 Jan: Nervous high school students are being reminded to put mental health before their grades +++++++++++
     13 Jan: A tightening of regulations around religious education in state schools +++++++++++

     Politics NewsLinks
      23 Jan: Mike's minute: election year underway with full spin and counterspin (NZ Herald)
      21 Jan: Nats break-in: business next door also had laptops stolen (Stuff.co.nz)
      21 Jan: Nats break-in: business next door also had laptops stolen (NZ Herald)
      21 Jan: Nats break-in: business next door also had laptops stolen (RadioNZ)
      21 Jan: Is the capital gains tax really dead? (Stuff.co.nz)
      21 Jan: Robert de niro presented the case for activism by actors and athletes (CNN)
      19 Jan: I have a hunch that these are the questions to be asking in the year of the rat (Stuff.co.nz)
      16 Jan: Seven sharp's hilary barry: 'people at seven o'clock don't want to listen to politics' (Stuff.co.nz)
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     Today's News

    Rugby:
    The Silver Ferns have tuned up for tomorrow morning's Nations Cup netball decider with a nervy 48-41 win over South Africa in London 8:16

    Health & Safety:
    The New Zealand International Students' Association wants people to be screened for Coronavirus before coming into New Zealand 8:16

    Environment:
    There were two widely-felt earthquakes off the southern North Island last night 8:06

    Entertainment:
    Sir Patrick Stewart touched that Sir Ian McKellen turns down all offers to officiate weddings since marrying him and Sunny Ozell 8:00

    Christchurch:
    Firefighters are still at the scene of a house fire in the Christchurch suburb of Northcote 7:56

    Health & Safety:
    Massey University is on alert, as Coronavirus continues to spread around the world 7:46

    Christchurch:
    A lucky escape for two Christchurch households overnight 7:36

    Entertainment:
    Ozzy Osbourne is battling Parkinson's disease 7:30

    Environment:
    The earthquake which shook central New Zealand last night has broken the record for the most 'felt reports' received 7:26

    Rugby League:
    The Auckland Tuatara have clinched a playoff spot in the Australian baseball league, after their victory over the Brisbane Bandits on Auckland's North Shore 7:17

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