Wikinews:Briefs/June 27, 2006

The time is 18:00 (UTC) on June 27th, 2006, and this is Audio Wikinews News Briefs.

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Dung appointed Vietnam's new PM edit


Nguyen Tan Dung has been confirmed as Vietnam's next prime minister, winning by a majority vote of 92% by the National Assembly.

Canterbury farmers to get aid because of snow edit

New Zealand

The New Zealand government officials have announced that it will give NZ$160,000 in aid to help farmers who were affected by the huge amounts of snow in Canterbury, New Zealand two weeks ago.

Australian government provides $15.8 million for North Adelaide Technical College edit


Australian Minister for Vocational Education and Training, Gary Hardgrave has announced the government will provide AUD$15.8 million to establish a Australian Technical College in North Adelaide.

IPod manufacturer Foxconn broke labour laws edit


Chinese iPod maker Foxconn, apparently named by the local Shenzhen government as a "role model," has admitted employees work about 80 extra hours each month, "which is against the law in China," says China CSR.

Drunk woman hits police car in Sydney edit


A woman with a blood alcohol reading of 0.14 has been arrested and charged after crashing into a police car in Kings Cross, a suburb of Eastern Sydney early this morning.

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