Archive for October, 2015
Presumably an advertising campaign for the Easter period showing a recent addition: that New Zealand classic hokey pokey, which is more often seen in ice cream, but reconfigured as a chocolate flavour.
Whittaker’s is now one of New Zealand’s most popular (and enduring) brands, having been around for over 120 years – if you count it in its most primitive initial form. I love this brand, and enjoy it regularly. There’s so many things about the product that has appeal besides it’s “home-grown” quality, packaging, and advertising.
Giving you the (sticky) finger: the only Whittaker’s advert I’ve ever found. Even then there was a company ethic with focus on local labour and supplies. Evening Post, 1932.
However the essential one is that Whittaker’s has a truly unique flavour that comes from their personal supervision over the entire process – from beginning to end, or as they have dubbed it –…
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Main Military Prosecutor Sergey Fridinskiy gave Interfaks an interview several weeks ago in which he described generally improved crime statistics in the Armed Forces. But he also called the scale of corruption in the military nothing short of “cosmic.”
Fridinskiy told the news service the army’s crime situation is stable and even improving. Crimes by servicemen are down 16 percent, and there are fewer crimes committed by officers. There’s a constantly growing number of military units where no legal violations law are registered. Last year fewer soldiers suffered violence at the hands of their fellow soldiers. But the army’s top law enforcer doesn’t think he’ll run out of work any time soon:
“In particular areas, for example, like saving budget resources allocated for military needs, or corrupt activities, the crime level, as before, is significant. And we’re still far from ridding ourselves of nonregulation relations.”
More than 1,000 military officials were prosecuted for corruption, including 18 general officers — one-third of…
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