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  1. News - Asia

    Conservative leader Abbott expected to win Australian election as polls open

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 10:49am by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Australia’s conservative leader Tony Abbott, expected to win national elections on Saturday and end six years of Labor rule, cast his vote at a Sydney surf club, joking he’d rather be enjoying ... the polls which pointed to an easy conservative win. “Anything can happen today. I don’t believe the polls, Kevin Rudd doesn’t believe the polls. I think it’s still very close.” The election has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1305503/conservative-leader-abbott-expected-win-australian-election-polls-open
  2. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Coach slams drug probe into Australian rugby league teams

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 03:31pm by Reuters in Melbourne, Australia

    ... Reuters in Melbourne, Australia The handling of anti-doping investigations involving six Australian rugby league clubs has been labelled an embarrassment and a disgrace by the head coach ... intelligence unit have sent shockwaves in Australia, long proud of its image as a nation that plays fair. The naming of the NRL clubs followed the release of an Australian Crime Commission report last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1149406/coach-slams-drug-probe-australian-rugby-league-teams
  3. News - Asia - SOLOMONS

    Aftershocks hamper relief in tsunami-hit Solomons

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 10:09am by Associated Press in Sydney, Australia

    ... A strong aftershock rattled the Solomon Islands on Friday, hampering relief efforts to tsunami-ravaged villages and forcing the South Pacific nation’s prime minister to forgo a visit to the stricken area where nine deaths have been confirmed. Prime Minist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1145901/aftershocks-hamper-relief-tsunami-hit-solomons
  4. News - Asia

    Australia's former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, who opened door to China, dies at 98

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 11:40am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press Australia’s former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, who established diplomatic ties with Beijing, died Tuesday, at the age of 98. Edward “Gough” Whitlam, born in July 1916, ... British colony. Campaigning on the slogan “It’s time,” Whitlam ended 23 years of conservative Liberal National rule and instituted many socially progressive reforms, including free university ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1621165/australias-former-prime-minister-gough-whitlam-who-opened-door-china-dies
  5. News - World

    Australia's conservative opposition wins sweeping victory in national election

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 07:41pm by AP

    ... CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's conservative opposition wins sweeping victory in national election. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1305720/australias-conservative-opposition-wins-sweeping-victory-national
  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australia affirms support for conservation of Great Barrier Reef

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to fight the destructive crown-of-thorns starfish, which was devastating the reef. But the WWF, along with the Australian Marine Conservation Society, said Australia had failed to show sufficient ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Canberra tells Unesco it has made progress in adopting heritage committee’s advice Australia 'committed' to reef's protection Australia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1141312/australia-affirms-support-conservation-great-barrier-reef
  7. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Australia creates world’s largest marine reserves

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 03:40pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia on Friday created the world’s largest network of marine reserves, protecting a huge swathe of ocean despite claims it will devastate the fishing ... Burke said of 80,000 submissions received, the vast majority supported the proposal. “There are very few countries in the world that are as responsible for as much of the ocean as Australia is. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1083887/australia-creates-worlds-largest-marine-reserves
  8. News - World - RELIGION

    Vatican text on gays and divorce revised after conservative complaints is approved

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:39am by AP

    ... was rewritten to incorporate amendments to a draft released earlier in the week which had shown an unprecedented openness toward gays and Catholics who live together without being married. Conservatives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1619662/vatican-text-gays-and-divorce-revised-after-conservative-complaints
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Australia's poll contains message for Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by RAY ODLUM

    ... SCMP Editorial Australia's poll a lesson for HK After three years of minority rule by a centre-left Labor government marked by infighting, Australians have elected a conservative ... Labor prime minister Kevin Rudd said the best interests of Australia and the Pacific would be served by a power-sharing arrangement between the superpowers, a view echoed by former conservative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1306543/australias-poll-contains-message-hong-kong
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Abbott vows Australia’s focus will be Asia

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

    ... turned on incumbent Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. The conservative Abbott, whose diplomatic credentials came under fire this week after he said the Syria conflict was “baddies versus baddies”, is on track to win Saturday’s poll. His first travel priorities would be Indonesia, China, Japan and South Korea, he said in an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald, rather than Australia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1303096/abbott-vows-australias-focus-will-be-asia

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