Millions of old New Zealand coins still to be handed in

Wednesday, October 25, 2006 On November 1, 2006 the old five, ten, twenty and fifty cent coins will be illegal tender, but the Reserve Bank of New Zealand says there are still at least 100 million still to be returned. According to the Reserve Bank, most of the old coins have been lost in drains …

Wikinews interviews 2020 Melbourne Lord Mayor Candidate Wayne Tseng

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Thursday, October 22, 2020 2020 Melbourne Lord Mayor candidate Wayne Tseng answered some questions about his campaign for the upcoming election from Wikinews. The Lord Mayor election in the Australian city is …

Defrost This Winter At Costa Baja In La Paz, Mexico

Read An Opinion On: Mr Property Services Submitted by: Simon Rogger What makes Marina CostaBaja desirable to cruisers; especially this winter 2011? Many Cruisers will say its one of their favorite locations in Baja California Sur, Mexico. It s a wonderful destination to nestle up dockside. The 550 acre property of CostaBaja features a 5-star …

Nine dead after armed Santa Claus opens fire in LA suburb

Monday, December 29, 2008 At least nine people have been killed in a two-story house in Covina, California, after a man dressed in a full Santa Claus outfit opened fire at a Christmas Eve party and then set the house ablaze. Covina is a city in Los Angeles County, California about 22 miles (35 km) …

Alleged tax-haven scheme linked to Canada’s largest brokerage firm

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 In a continuing crackdown on tax evasion, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has alleged that brokers with a branch of RBC Dominion Securities, Canada’s largest brokerage company, helped clients set up accounts in the small European principality of Liechtenstein in order to avoid taxation on their wealth. In affadavits submitted by …

UN emphasizes importance of women’s health in Africa

Saturday, May 31, 2008 The United Nations (UNFPA) organization United Nations Population Fund emphasized the importance of women’s health in Africa at the 4th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD IV). Priorities of the conference include economic growth, peace and democracy and climate change. The three-day conference which ended Friday included representatives from over …

Emergency inspections ordered on all Boeing 737s in aftermath of China Airlines explosion

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 The United States Federal Aviation Administration has issued an emergency Airworthiness Directive to all owners and operators of certain Next Generation Boeing 737s to inspect their aircraft in light of recent developments in the investigation of the recent China Airlines explosion. The measures have been imposed due to the discovery that …