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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Jack Ma says Scotland hunting trip was to 'study animal conservation'

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 03:03am by Chris Luo

    ... in Britain, saying the trip two years ago was for animal conservation, not recreation. The Nature Conservancy (TNC) also defended Ma, a director on the organisation's board, after Britain's ... the development of conservation zones in Europe and examine the control of wild animal populations. "It is utterly different from [what] the … pictures in the media reports showed, and is a far cry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1571599/conservation-not-recreation-behind-uk-hunting-trip-internet-jack-ma-says
  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Abbott abolishes Australia’s climate watchdog

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 05:01pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia’s new conservative government on Thursday abolished an independent climate change commission set up by the previous Labor administration, as part ... and international action being taken. But Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s conservative coalition, which plans to repeal Labor’s tax on corporate pollution and is the first post-war Australian government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1313071/abbott-abolishes-australias-climate-watchdog
  9. News - World - U.S. POLITICS: ANALYSIS

    Republican Party senators beat midterm conservative rivals

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Wins by beleaguered Republican establishment over conservative challengers in midterm primaries counters the sour view of Congress Senators' victories ... their conservative challengers in a series of wins for the party's beleaguered establishment. The results, capped by wins last week by Republican senators Lamar Alexander in Tennessee and Pat Roberts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570739/republican-party-senators-beat-midterm-conservative-rivals
  10. 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

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