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New Zealand’s summer harvest woes

When quarantine-free one-way travel (QFT) was introduced in October 2021 for Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu – three countries participating in New Zealand's Recognized Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme – it was considered that the arrangement would…

What can central banks do?

Here in Hong Kong, Category 8 typhoons were infrequent. Much like the floods in Germany and the massive forest fires in California were disasters that we might see every ten years or so. This is unfortunately no longer the case. In…