News briefs:June 27, 2006
The time is 18:00 (UTC) on June 27th, 2006, and this is Audio Wikinews News Briefs.
Nguyen Tan Dung has been confirmed as Vietnam's next prime minister, winning by a majority vote of 92% by the National Assembly.
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 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.
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.
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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