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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. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ban on Japanese whaling a major victory in conservation battle

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 04:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... with culture, principles and pride. Australia spearheaded the fight and was joined by New Zealand in pushing the case. Whales have for decades been protected by both countries, which have recognised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1463374/ban-japanese-whaling-major-victory-conservation-battle
  5. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Climate ‘catastrophe’ predicted in Pacific

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 04:23pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney, Australia

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney, Australia The Marshall Islands has warned of a Pacific “climate catastrophe” that will wipe it off the map without decisive action on global warming, saying the next 12 months are critical. View Larger Map Tony de Brum, minister in assistance to the Marshall Islands’ president, is in Australia making the case for a major climate declaration ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1293577/climate-catastrophe-predicted-pacific
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian foreign minister denies Indonesia rift

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 12:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... that Australia’s overseas diplomatic posts were involved in a vast US-led surveillance network. The problems were compounded by a report on Sunday citing a document from US whistleblower Edward Snowden showing that Australia and the United States mounted a joint surveillance operation on Indonesia during 2007 UN climate talks in Bali. An angry Jakarta on Monday said it would co-sponsor a draft ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1348955/australian-foreign-minister-denies-indonesia-rift
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Green group fights sand dump permit near Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 01:21pm by Reuters in Melbourne

    ... to protect the reef, as well as marine tourism operators, who help generate US$5 billion a year. The North Queensland Conservation Council filed a challenge to the permit at the Administrative ... the dumping of dredge spoil is shocking and bewildering,” North Queensland Conservation Council co-ordinator Wendy Tubman said in a statement. Unesco awarded the reef its heritage listing and raised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1436247/green-group-fights-sand-dump-permit-near-australias-great-barrier-reef

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