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New Zealand’s Fonterra Apologizes for Milk-Powder Scare

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra apologized on Monday for a contamination scare involving whey protein products tainted with Clostridium botulinum. From The Wall Street Journal: Fonterra Chief Executive Theo Spierings traveled...

Huawei Founder Breaks Silence

The elusive founder and chief executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, gave his first-ever press briefing on Thursday as he held court with local media in Wellington, New Zealand. From The Wall Street Journal:...

Signs of Solution in Iceland Land Deal

After rejecting his offer to buy a 300 square km piece of land in November, property tycoon Huang Nubo now claims that Icelandic authorities have approved a deal that would allow him to lease the land instead. From China Daily:...

Chinese Scholars Return to NZ

The numbers of Chinese students studying in New Zealand is increasing: Education New Zealand chief executive Robert Stevens said the export education industry was worth almost $2.5 billion to the New Zealand economy last year,...

NZ Firm Warned of China Milk Risk

From BBC News: A Chinese firm accused of selling milk powder that has made babies unwell was warned in August over the safety of its product, its partner and co-owner says. New Zealand-based dairy giant Fonterra said it had...

Rice Warns China on Abuse of Olympic Security

Scheduled to attend the closing ceremonies of the Olympics in China, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice issued an advance statement that Chinese officials should not abuse their police authority during the Games. From...

New Zealand’s Historic Agreement with China

Yesterday New Zealand became the first Western country to reach a free trade agreement with China. From the Telegraph: The agreement will massively boost New Zealand’s exports to China, already its third-largest trading...



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