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POEA warns vs work-reside in New Zealand scams

THE PHILIPPINE Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has warned the public against paying high fees for schools in New Zealand that promise residency, noting that this is not in line with any existing policy of the country nor between the two nations.

Agreement signed on welfare of Filipino workers in New Zealand

THE Philippine Embassy in Wellington witnessed the signing of a “landmark deal” with New Zealand employers to ensure protection of Filipino workers, particularly in the construction sector.

One by one, bond markets around the world are flashing same...

JUST MONTHS after rising bond yields spooked markets, they’re now tumbling to the lowest levels in years to underscore concerns about slowing global growth.

New Zealand to ban single-use plastic bags

Wellington, New Zealand -- New Zealand became the latest country Friday to outlaw single-use plastic shopping bags, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern saying they...

NZ’s best kept secret: It’s food

AS PEOPLE who keep up with showbiz and society news know, actress Anne Curtis and businessman Erwan Heusaff had a fantastically stylish New Zealand wedding last year. At a June 13 dinner which Mr. Heusaff hosted in collaboration with Tourism New Zealand, he sounded as if he were in love with a place as well as with his wife.

New Zealand explores partnerships, investments in Cebu

THE NEW ZEALAND government is helping its exporters forge linkages with businesses in Cebu and explore potential investments, specifically on food and beverage, wood...

New Zealand, the land of sheep and Lord of the Rings

Text and photos by Zsarlene B. Chua AFTER A HALF DAY-LONG plane ride I found myself in the southern hemisphere, battling the chilly winds that somehow...

Beyond cows and hobbits

By Nickky Faustine P. de Guzman, Reporter New Zealand is often associated with two things: dairy products and The Hobbit. But there’s more to this...

Sight, taste | New Zealand wines

A visit to Waiheke Island’s Stonyridge Vineyard. Waiheke Island, a 30-minute ferry ride from Auckland, New Zealand, is an oenophile’s paradise. The island’s rolling hills...