Kiwi mayor adopts Syrian robe as official regalia Emmi Rezk gifted a Syrian robe to Thames-Coromandel district mayor Sandra Goudie. Mayor Sandra Goudie has adopted a traditional Syrian robe into her official regalia. During her next official outing and at least once in the council chamber, the Thames-Coromandel leader plans to wear the black robe of finely woven… Continue reading Kiwi mayor adopts Syrian robe as official regalia
Saudi students passed Unitec course despite cheating and threatening lecturer Saudi students who copied from previous exam papers – even reproducing a marker’s note – were allowed to pass the course. KEY POINTS •Six Saudi students have been allowed to pass an electrical course despite cheating in their final exam. •They submitted almost identical answers… Continue reading Saudi students passed Unitec course despite cheating and threatening lecturer
More security for Middle East flights? New Zealand is considering additional security checks on flights from Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East, its transport minister said yesterday. The new rules would follow similar measures introduced last month by the United States, Britain and Australia. New Zealand’s civil aviation authority “is assessing the evidence to determine… Continue reading More security won’t help when the guards are Muslims!
NZ to spend $53m on Expo 2020 in Dubai The Government will spend $53 million showcasing New Zealand at Expo 2020 in Dubai in an attempt to boost trade in the region and beyond. Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges made the announcement in Dubai today. “It’s a unique and dynamic part of the world. For… Continue reading NZ to spend $53m on Expo 2020 in Dubai
Some stoning okay says Choudhary Muslim MP Ashraf Choudhary will not condemn the traditional Koran punishment of stoning to death some homosexuals and people who have extra-marital affairs. But the Labour MP – who has struggled with his “role” as the sole parliamentary representative of the local Muslim community – is not advocating the practice… Continue reading Some stoning okay says Choudhary