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/ May 31, 2018

Amazon blocks Australia from global sites over new tax

U.S. internet giant Amazon will block Australian shoppers from its international websites to counter new tax laws on online purchases, it announced Thursday. New rules require internet retailers like the American behemoth to collect a 10 percent goods and services tax on everything bought from ...

New Zealand budget aims to deliver on 'Jacinda-mania'

/ May 17, 2018

New Zealand budget aims to deliver on 'Jacinda-mania'

New Zealand's center-left government boosted spending on welfare and public services Thursday in a maiden budget aimed at delivering on the promises made during last year's "Jacinda-mania" election campaign. Health services are the centerpiece of the budget's spending spree, after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's campaign ...