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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Firemen rescue Asian backpackers living in squalor at Sydney industrial site

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:39am by AFP

    ... for accommodation. The Sydney Morning Herald said it had found online Japanese-language adverts for cheap accommodation that listed the phone number belonging to the owner of the industrial site. ...

  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian royal prank radio station chief under fire over 's*** happens' comment

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 11:14am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... family’s behalf, condemned Moore-Wilton’s language as an insult to her memory and demanded he apologise, but the chairman on Wednesday refused to back down. “Mr Vaz should look at the transcript ...

  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Abbott vows Australia’s focus will be Asia

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 10:41am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... not goodies versus baddies, it is baddies versus baddies”. Rudd, a former foreign minister, said the simplistic language trivialised the matter and demonstrated “that he is not competent ...

  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Labor's Jason Li bids to win over Asian voters in Australian election

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Pam Walker

    ... communicate with the Chinese residents as a Chinese." Li, who is fluent in Putonghua and Cantonese, has campaigned on a vision for Bennelong as a Silicon Valley-style business district. ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia’s Rudd ridicules Abbott’s ‘baddies v baddies’ remarks

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 05:11pm by AFP

    ... it is baddies versus baddies”. Rudd said the simplistic language trivialised the matter and mocked Abbott as a graduate from the “John Wayne school of international relations”, referring ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM on the defensive over asylum-seekers

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 03:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... for the agreement”. But Rudd stuck closely to the letter of the deal, the language of which is broad and makes no mention of PNG exclusively settling all of Australia’s boatpeople and only applies ...

  7. News - China Insider - AUSTRALIA

    Kevin Rudd's Weibo post about phone call with Xi Jinping goes viral

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:27pm by Ernest Kao

    ... in the office, I spoke with President Xi Jinping over the phone. We chatted in Putonghua for half-an-hour," Rudd said. Rudd, who speaks fluent Putonghua and has a degree in the language, said he had ...

  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    New low in Australian discourse as radio DJ asks Gillard is partner gay

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... this." Voters are used to colourful language Down Under. After all, former Labor Party leader Mark Latham publicly called then Prime Minister John Howard an "arselicker" of the US ...

  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Gillard declares A$14.5b plan to boost funding for Australian schools

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... previously announced a plan to prioritise Asian languages to better equip future generations to deal with key regional partners such as China, South Korea, Japan, Indonesia and India. Gillard urged ...



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