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16 Nov 2018   
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NZ deepens connections with Peru at APEC Leaders' Week
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today signed an air services agreement with his Peruvian counterpart, Néstor Popolizio, at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Week in Port Moresby. 
© 2018 9:55pm 

Golden Horse Awards: The Oscars of Asia
Welcome to Chinese cinema's biggest night: The Golden Horse Awards. 
© 2018 BBCWorld 8:05pm 

World leaders converge on PNG capital for summit
Leaders from Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation group countries have begun arriving in Papua New Guinea forn their annual summit. 
© 2018 RadioNZ 3:05pm 

Upgraded Singapore agreement brings benefits for Kiwi business
An upgraded free trade agreement with Singapore will make it easier for New Zealanders to visit and do business in South East Asia, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today. 
© 2018 Thu 6:35pm 

NZ stocks follow Wall Street lower
New Zealand shares fell after a sharp drop on Wall Street overnight spooked investors throughout Asia's markets.The S&P/NZX 50 index fell 95.33 points, or 1.1 per cent, to 8,861.52. Within the index, 29 stocks fell, 10 were unchanged... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Tue 6:25pm 

Asia Bibi: Canada in talks with Pakistan over asylum
Canada is one of several nations that has offered the Pakistani Christian woman potential asylum. 
© 2018 BBCWorld Tue 11:55am 

Air New Zealand boosts Gold Coast capacity by 60 per cent as Air Asia pulls out
Air New Zealand is boosting services to the Gold Coast using its new A321neo as a rival airline pulls off the route.Air Asia is quitting daily flights on the Auckland-Gold Coast route next February, the same month as Air New Zealand... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Tue 10:25am 

Iran women attend football final in 35-year first
Hundreds of Iranian women have been allowed to attend the Asia Champions League final in Tehran, Iran's semi-official Isna news agency reports. 
© 2018 RadioNZ Sun 8:15am 

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Netflix leans on India for its latest push into Asia
Netflix announced 17 new Asia originals this week, more than half of which are from India. 
© 2018 CNN Sat 1:45am 

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern leads ministers to APEC and East Asia Summit
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will spend most of the coming week overseas, with international summits in Singapore and Papua New Guinea. 
© 2018 Fri, 9 Nov 6:15pm 

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Asia shares mixed on uncertainty over trade tensions
SINGAPORE (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Friday on revived concerns over the prospects for a breakthrough in trade tensions between the U.S. and China.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost 0.6 percent to 21,667.72 while... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 8:25pm 

Bishop alleged missing amid Beijing-Vatican reconciliation
BEIJING (AP) — A Catholic news service says a bishop who has resisted demands to join China's Communist Party-controlled church body has been taken into custody despite recent moves by Beijing and the Holy See toward reconciliation.Asia... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 6:35pm 

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Asia Bibi: British imams join calls for UK to give asylum
The Pakistani Christian and her family fear for their lives after she was acquitted of blasphemy. 
© 2018 BBCWorld Wed 12:35am 

PNG police banning movement across border for APEC
Police in Papua New Guinea's Western Province have placed a temporary ban on the movement of people along the PNG-Australian-Indonesian borders until the end of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders' Week. 
© 2018 RadioNZ Tue 5:05pm 

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Asia shares gain ahead of key data; oil recovers
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Monday ahead of key economic data, such as industrial production figures from China and Japan later in the week.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 added 0.2 percent to 22,284.23.... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Mon 5:45pm 

Not for Sale: Fundraiser for exploited girls doubles target
A hard-hitting campaign to stop the exploitation of girls in Asia has raised close to $200,000 - twice the goal amount.In a partnership between the New Zealand Herald and World Vision the campaign Not For Sale addressed some of... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Sat 5:55am 

Financial Times editor refused entry to Hong Kong
HONG KONG (AP) — The Asia editor of the Financial Times has been refused entry to Hong Kong, weeks after the semi-autonomous Chinese territory refused to renew his work visa.The newspaper reported that Victor Mallet was turned away... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Fri, 9 Nov 9:05pm 

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