Beingmate blames Fonterra for its losses
Beingmate, Fonterra’s troubled investment in China, is blaming the co-op for its losses, according to a formal letter Beingmate has reportedly sent to Chinese financial regulators.
A new American moment?
In his first State of the Union address, Trump blended self-congratulation and calls for optimism with ominous warnings about deadly gangs.
Dutch pay high price for gas extraction
Decades of gas extraction is taking its toll on land in The Netherlands, where manmade earthquakes are destroying homes
‘Halal’ internet gives Iran more control
As Iran approaches the 40th anniversary of the revolution that brought its cleric-led rule to power, how it handles the power of cyberspace will be crucial to its future.
Inside the US government shutdown
Thousands of US federal employees fear they’ll be jobless, after a bitter political dispute in Washington triggered a govt shutdown
State-led capitalism is coming to Washington
Washington’s leadership is being challenged in a way that was unthinkable a decade ago - thanks to China.
Isis still a global threat despite Iraq defeat
The militant organisation may have been beaten back in Iraq, but it still poses a terror threat - even to NZ.
How to deal with China’s rise
What are the implications of China’s increased assertiveness?