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Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone

Business New from NZ Herald - 55 min 18 sec ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Samsung Electronics Co. says it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone.The South Korean company had planned to start selling the phone in Russia this quarter but said Monday that Tizen needs...
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Meat supplier says China unit violated standards

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 20 min ago
BEIJING (AP) A U.S. meat supplier says a Chinese unit embroiled in a safety scandal has fallen short of its requirements for maintaining high standards.The president of OSI Group, David McDonald, said Monday an investigation of...
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Korean Air chief in line to lead Pyeongchang Games

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 35 min ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchangs successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games.Cho Yang-ho, chairman of Korean conglomerate...
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Otago Community Trust allocates funds for South Dunedin youth

Latest news from Channel 9 - 1 hour 59 min ago
South Dunedin children are benefiting from the latest round of funding from the Otago Community Trust. The trust has allocated $10,000 to the Straight Up Trust, which funds five part-time youth workers in South Dunedin schools. It also organises Rock Solid youth clubs in the suburb each evening, and leadership courses for youth in need.
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Data sharing eco-system suggested to grow New Zealand's brand

Latest news from Channel 9 - 2 hours 2 min ago
New Zealand’s international brand and exports could grow significantly with the creation of a data sharing eco-system. That's according to a paper released by the New Zealand Data Futures Forum. Food traceability or 'paddock to plate' tracking is one of a number of kick start projects recommended in the paper. It would see New Zealand become a world leader in the trusted use of data.
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Residents' opinion survey shows positive trends

Latest news from Channel 9 - 2 hours 8 min ago
The Dunedin City Council has released the results of its latest residents' opinion survey, conducted by independent firm Key Research. Each year the council's required to undertake some form of performance measure, and it's conducted the residents' survey accordingly since 1994. And this year's results show some positive trends.
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Russia ordered to pay $50B over Yukos

Business New from NZ Herald - 2 hours 10 min ago
LONDON (AP) The former majority shareholder in oil producer Yukos says it has won in excess of $50 billion in a court ruling against Russia for the expropriation of the company.One of the largest arbitration cases ever, the claim...
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Deicision to close off South Dunedin street unpopular

Latest news from Channel 9 - 2 hours 14 min ago
Pressure is mounting on the Dunedin City Council to reverse its recent decision to close off part of a South Dunedin street.
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Highlanders hand deliver special beanies

Latest news from Channel 9 - 2 hours 18 min ago
Babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Dunedin Hospital got a warm surprise this afternoon. They were each hand delivered a special beanie by two Highlanders and the ladies who knitted them. And while knitting can prove a challenge for many, the women had to overcome an even harder obstacle.
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Ex-majority shareholder of Yukos Oil Co: court has ordered Russia to pay it over $50 billion

Business New from NZ Herald - 2 hours 20 min ago
LONDON (AP) Ex-majority shareholder of Yukos Oil Co: court has ordered Russia to pay it over $50 billion.
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Nightly interview: Tim Stokes

Latest news from Channel 9 - 2 hours 21 min ago
A leading British doctor has taken up residence in Dunedin, as the Elaine Gurr Chair of General Practice at the University of Otago. Professor Tim Stokes comes from the University of Birmingham, where he was the senior clinical lecturer in primary care. He joins us to talk about the move to Dunedin and his new job.
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Dunedin children learn to protect the environment

Latest news from Channel 9 - 2 hours 22 min ago
Dunedin children are learning to protect the environment through an innovative programme being offered by Keep Dunedin Beautiful. It involves actors going into the classroom, and engaging pupils through humour. And it's proving to be a popular lesson.
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Ramadan comes to an end

Latest news from Channel 9 - 2 hours 26 min ago
Today marks the end of Ramadan in New Zealand, a celebration for all Muslims after a month of fasting. And those living in Dunedin were keen to share their joy in public.
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Taieri returns to the top of premier rugby

Latest news from Channel 9 - 2 hours 28 min ago
Taieri has once again returned to the top of premier rugby in Dunedin, winning Saturday's final by a record margin. The Eels won the match 51 points to 6 against University, claiming their third title in the last four years. And despite a loss in round one of the competition, the Taieri captain says it's been a fantastic year.
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Nissan profit rises on strong sales, cheap yen

Business New from NZ Herald - 2 hours 30 min ago
TOKYO (AP) Nissans quarterly profit rose nearly 37 percent, helped by a favorable exchange rate and healthy sales in North America and China.Nissan Motor Co. reported Monday a better-than-expected net profit of 112 billion yen...
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HK pro-democracy news site folds, citing pressure

Business New from NZ Herald - 2 hours 50 min ago
HONG KONG (AP) A popular Hong Kong pro-democracy website has closed, citing political pressure, the latest sign of mounting tensions as the semiautonomous Chinese city braces for a possible shutdown of its financial center by activists...
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US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

Business New from NZ Herald - 3 hours 20 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.Technology trendsetters Apple Inc., Google Inc., Facebook Inc. and Netflix Inc. all mined foreign...
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Chinese portal Sohu reports $45 million loss

Business New from NZ Herald - 4 hours 50 min ago
BEIJING (AP) Sohu.com Inc., operator of a popular Chinese Internet portal, said Monday it lost $45 million in the latest quarter while revenue rose 18 percent to $400 million.The loss for the three months ended June 30 compared...
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NZ dollar slips as Key says kiwi over-valued

Business New from NZ Herald - 5 hours 22 min ago
The New Zealand dollar fell to a month-low after Prime Minister John Key said he agreed with the Reserve Bank that the currency is over-valued and as traders anticipate an announcement from Fonterra Cooperative Group tomorrow which...
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Abano delivers second year of strong profits

Business New from NZ Herald - 5 hours 45 min ago
Abano Healthcare, the medical investor fending off a hostile takeover from its biggest shareholder, posted a 75 per cent jump in full-year profit, beating guidance and allowing it to maintain dividend payments for a sixth straight...
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