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Govt's product recall site reaches one-year milestone

Govt's product recall site reaches one-year milestone Get out the champers, because the Government’s product recall site is celebrating its first anniversary.The Government launched the ‘one-stop-shop’ product recall site a year ago and has since seen more than 160,000 people access it.

Govt ntinues to splash out on school redevelopment

Govt ntinues to splash out on school redevelopment The Government will invest at least $13 million in a redevelopment of the senior campus at Warkworth Primary School.“Ten existing classrooms on the senior campus for years four to six will be demolished and replaced with 14 new classrooms, along with renewed administration, library and resource spaces,” says Kaye.

Trump Plan To Defund U.S. Arts Programs Could Impact Video Game Programs

Trump Plan To Defund U.S. Arts Programs Could Impact Video Game Programs 1 trillion federal budget.Public colleges that may not have enough funding to support game design students apply for these federal grants.

In Trump's America, climate change research is surely 'a waste of your money'

In Trump's America, climate change research is surely 'a waste of your money' If you thought President Donald Trump might be softening his views on climate change since taking office, think again.At Thursday's White House press briefing, a Trump official declared climate change initiatives "a waste of your money.

Try not to cry watching Mr. Rogers defend PBS

Try not to cry watching Mr. Rogers defend PBS If you were a child in America anytime between the '60s and '90s, there's a certain man in a red sweater who was probably there for you.Fred Rogers, better known as the one and only Mr.

Autonomous cars at SXSW 2017: transportation panacea or a long road ahead?

Autonomous cars at SXSW 2017: transportation panacea or a long road ahead? AUSTIN – In 2017, automakers and suppliers continuously tout advances in autonomous vehicle technology.While automakers have promised fully autonomous (SAE level 5) cars by 2020 to 2022, there are still many questions to be answered.

Donations flood in to Meals on Wheels after White House threatens to pull funding

Donations flood in to Meals on Wheels after White House threatens to pull funding Just getting the meals they need can be a struggle, and for many, Meals on Wheels has been the answer.So when Trump's budget proposal released Thursday threatened to slash all federal funding for the program, a whole lot of Americans were outraged.

Govt's Charities Services lands technology award

Govt's Charities Services lands technology award The Charities Services has taken out a high profile award at the inaugural New Zealand Charities Technology Awards dinner that took place last week.The organisation was awarded the ‘Using Technology to Connect to the Community- Best Government Agency’ award for its continued support of charities working to comply with the new legislative requirements for financial reporting.

UK bans laptops and big smartphones on airlines from 6 countries

UK bans laptops and big smartphones on airlines from 6 countries The government has announced a cabin luggage ban on most electronics from six Middle Eastern and African countries, saying the measure was "necessary, effective and proportionate".The instructions, which cover phones, laptops or tablets larger than 16 cm in length, 9.

Auckland embraces electric vehicles with trial lanes

Auckland embraces electric vehicles with trial lanes The New Zealand Government is inviting selected participants to take part in a trial which aims to increase the ownership of electric vehicles in New Zealand.The trial allows priority access for electric vehicles at five different bypass lanes across Auckland.

India's controversial biometric ID card system could become the only one

India's controversial biometric ID card system could become the only one If you were waiting for the Indian government to slow down (or completely stop) with its push to bring Aadhaar biometric identity system into your lives, don’t hold your breath.Addressing the criticism, Jaitley said the move will help the government zero-in on citizens who don’t pay taxes.

Govt welmes passing of Intelligence and Security Bill

Govt welmes passing of Intelligence and Security Bill The Government is welcoming the passing of the third reading of an Intelligence and Security Bill this week.The legislation updates the legislative framework and increases the transparency of the intelligence and security agencies.

'Rogue' national park Twitter account wasn't so rogue after all, emails show

'Rogue' national park Twitter account wasn't so rogue after all, emails show Thanks to its tweets on climate change, Golden Gate was hailed as a beacon of resistance shining from within the federal government itself alongside Badlands National Park's Twitter account.Plus, to make matters worse, the Badlands National Park Twitter account also tweeted out information about climate change, yet its tweets were deleted on Jan.