What’s on RNZ News at 8am – Dec 5
Unprecedented state-of-emergency orders come into force in Samoa today in a major push to get everyone immunised against measles; and reports of cyber scams, fraud and 'credential harvesting' are on the rise in New Zealand.
1.Unprecedented state-of-emergency orders come into force in Samoa today in a major push to get everyone immunised against measles.Since the outbreak began in October, 60 people have died and there are more than 4000 confirmed cases of the disease.
2.There are now 16 confirmed cases of measles in Fiji, with the latest being another from Suva, the third in the capital. The authorities say all non-essential travel should be avoided to the Serua/Namosi subdivision where there are 11 confirmed cases.
3.A theatre nurses has triggered investigations into whether women's rights have been breached at Northshore's hospital.
4.Months after a man was shot dead in a Berlin park, Germany is throwing out two Russian diplomats because it suspects the murder was ordered by Russia or Russia's Chechen republic.The expulsions come shortly after Germany's chief prosecutor decided to take over the case.
5.Chairman of the house judiciary committee Jerry Nadler has accused Donald Trump of using an unprecedented level of obstruction to style impeachment inquiry against him.
6. Reports of cyber scams, fraud and 'credential harvesting' are on the rise in New Zealand.The third-quarter report from government cybersecurity watchdog CERT NZ shows a 20 percent increase in scam and fraud reports and a 27-percent increase in 'credential harvesting' - or trying to get someone's login details.
7.The Government coalition parties have began talks on how many new residents they will allow. Immigration is shaping up to be a major election issue next year.
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