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Maskless: The story of America's COVID-19 apocalypse

More than five months after America recorded its first COVID19 case, the domestic outbreak has sickened more than two million people, killed more than 126,000, new cases have spiked to record highs nationwide and yet, the simple act of masking up rem...

Opinion: Where will America go from here?

Since the brutal death of 46-year-old African American George Floyd at the hands of a white Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, the United States has witnessed civil strife of the kind not seen in more than five decades....

Of Racism and Coronavirus

On May 3, Radio New Zealand reported that the Human Rights Commission had recorded a sharp spike in racism in the midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic. The Commission had received over 250 complaints related to COVID-19 and that 82 were race-related....

Political

Tough times for those stranded overseas

Now, the Government’s focus is to support the recovery of New Zealand’s economy so that we can rebuild better. That means continuing to fight the virus and keeping people in work - carefully opening up the economy and growing jobs that pay well by su...

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India specials

India's China Challenge

Yadong, on the southern edge of Tibet, is where China meets India. Getting there takes you right across the roof of the world, a day-long drive from Lhasa. As I leave Lhasa and head south, towards India, the long and winding road traverses pristine l...

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The secret of friendship

What is life without honest, real and meaningful friendships? What is life without the love and companion of those who see the beauty, greatness and perfection that lies within you?...

Women

A guide to women's health after 40

The world is celebrating mothers, and a day is never enough. While recognizing their selflessness in putting family first, it is also critical to shine the spotlight on their own health and well-being....

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Ethnicities

The colour of your community

In this column, I have been addressing how the existence of the Ministry of Ethnic Communities is actually detrimental for a multicultural nation like New Zealand....

Know the law

Staying alert prevents mishaps

New Zealand Police are encouraging everyone to be safe during the upcoming Diwali festival. We are seeking to prevent crime, improve public safety, decrease road trauma and actively hold offenders accountable for their actions....

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