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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Buoyant cruise season boosts spending – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Cruise ship traveller and expenditure statistics: Year ended June 2018

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, Accommodation, Aid, Annual Net Migration, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Australia, Business, Business Confidence, Climate Change, Cruise Ship Visits, Cruise Ships, Cyclone, Data Analysis, Dunedin, Economic Statistics, Economics, English, Holidays, Hospitality Sector, Migration Rates, Migration Statistics, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Overseas Trips, Pacific, Raw News, Retail Spending, Statistics, Tourism, Tourism Statistics, United Kingdom, United States of America, Visitor Arrivals  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Buoyant cruise season boosts spending – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Cruise ship traveller and expenditure statistics: Year ended June 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Buoyant cruise season boosts spending – 16 August 2018 An increase in the number of cruise voyages and passengers boosted cruise ship expenditure to $434.0 million in the year ended June 2018, Stats NZ said today. Total cruise expenditure was up 18.3 percent ($67.1 million) following a 9.9 percent increase in the June […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: 16 August 2018 How our millennial Indiana Jones became a global health warrior Captain Sophie Hollingsworth has accomplished more in her quarter-of-a-century than most people do in a lifetime. With every door open to her, why did she decide to study a Master of Health Security at the University of Sydney?

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Commerce, Defense, Education, English, Environment, fish, Health, India, Intelligence, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Security, Sydney, Tertiary, Trade, United Nations, United States of America, United States Security, Universities, University of Sydney  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: 16 August 2018 How our millennial Indiana Jones became a global health warrior Captain Sophie Hollingsworth has accomplished more in her quarter-of-a-century than most people do in a lifetime. With every door open to her, why did she decide to study a Master of Health Security at the University of Sydney?

Source: University of Sydney Captain Sophie Hollingsworth has accomplished more in her quarter-of-a-century than most people do in a lifetime. With every door open to her, why did she decide to study a Master of Health Security at the University of Sydney? Captain Sophie Hollingsworth At 24, Captain Sophie Hollingsworth has sailed across the Pacific Ocean, danced […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: El Niño Watch for Tonga (13 August 2018)

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Cyclone, English, Environment, fish, Fisheries, Health, MIL OSI, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Polynesia, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Tonga, Tonga Government, Tourism, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: El Niño Watch for Tonga (13 August 2018)

Source: Tonga Government 15th August, 2018 TONGAN   Summary The consensus from international climate models is for the tropical pacific to transition towards El Niño in the next three-month period (a 55% chance over August-October 2018). The probability for El Niño conditions increases in to 2019, with a 78% chance for El Niño conditions over […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Safety Upgrade For Anglesea And Great Ocean Road

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, English, Government of Victoria, Media Intelligence, Media Release, MIL OSI, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Premier of Victoria, roads, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Safety Upgrade For Anglesea And Great Ocean Road

Source: Premier of Victoria Major safety improvements on Anglesea Road and the Great Ocean Road between Freshwater Creek and Bellbrae are underway. The Andrews Labor Government is investing $12 million to improve a 25-kilometre section of road, boosting safety and ensuring the road can continue to cater for tourists and locals alike. Minister for Roads […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Forum on Strengthening Capacities of Public Administration in Island States

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, AIMS, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate Change, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Africa, English, events, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, India, Islands, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UN/ISDR, United Nations, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Forum on Strengthening Capacities of Public Administration in Island States

Source: Small Island Developing States The ‘Forum on Strengthening Capacities of Public Administration in Island States: Equipping Public Institutions, Strengthening Resilience and Building Effective Partnerships for Implementing the 2030 Agenda from an Island States Perspective’ will take place at the Sri Lanka Institute for Development Administration (SLIDA) in Colombo, Sri Lanka. To address the special […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Foreign buyers ban passes third reading

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Economy, English, Forestry, Investment, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Politics, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Foreign buyers ban passes third reading

Source: New Zealand Government The Bill to put in place the Government’s policy of banning overseas buyers of existing homes has passed its third and final reading in the House.   “This is a significant milestone and demonstrates this Government’s commitment to making the dream of home ownership a reality for more New Zealanders,” Associate Finance […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Viet Nam: Politically-motivated case against environmental activist must be dropped

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  Amnesty International, English, MIL OSI, News, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Viet Nam: Politically-motivated case against environmental activist must be dropped

Source: Amnesty International – 15 August 2018, 15:01 UTC Ahead of tomorrow’s trial in Nghe An province of environmental rights activist, Le Dinh Luong, accused of taking part in activities aimed at “overthrowing the state”, Clare Algar, Amnesty International’s Director of Global Operations, said: “For peacefully campaigning on behalf of fishermen affected by an environmental […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Malaysia: Convictions of two women sentenced to caning for having sexual relations must be quashed

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  Amnesty International, English, MIL OSI, News, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Malaysia: Convictions of two women sentenced to caning for having sexual relations must be quashed

Source: Amnesty International – 15 August 2018, 14:30 UTC Responding to yesterday’s sentencing of two women to six strokes of caning and a fine of RM 3,300 after they were convicted of attempting to have sexual relations in Terengganu state, Gwen Lee, Amnesty International Malaysia’s Interim Executive Director said: “This deeply cruel sentence marks yet […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Turkey: Amnesty Chair to be released after more than a year behind bars

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  Amnesty International, English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Turkey  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Turkey: Amnesty Chair to be released after more than a year behind bars

Source: Amnesty International – 15 Aug 2018, 01:19pm Honorary Chair of Amnesty International Turkey, Taner Kılıç © Amnesty International Following a decision by a court in Istanbul to release the Chair of Amnesty International Turkey, Taner Kılıç , after more than fourteen months behind bars, Kumi Naidoo, Amnesty International’s new Secretary General said: “We are overjoyed […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Turkey: Amnesty Turkey’s Chair to be released after more than a year behind bars

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  Amnesty International, English, MIL OSI, News, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Turkey: Amnesty Turkey’s Chair to be released after more than a year behind bars

Source: Amnesty International – 15 August 2018, 12:48 UTC Following a decision by a court in Istanbul to release the Honorary Chair of Amnesty International Turkey, Taner Kilic after more than fourteen months behind bars, Kumi Naidoo, Amnesty International’s new Secretary General said: “We are overjoyed at this news. It has taken us more than […]

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