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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian parliament repeals carbon tax, emissions trading scheme

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 11:18am by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Reuters in Sydney Australia on Thursday became the first country in the world to scrap a carbon tax as the upper house of the legislature also discarded plans for a trading scheme based on emissions The Australian Senate voted on Thursday to scrap the country’s carbon tax and plans for emissions trading, a major victory for conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott that leaves ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555539/australian-parliament-repeals-carbon-tax-emissions-trading-scheme
  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Firemen rescue Asian backpackers living in squalor at Sydney industrial site

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Firemen rescue Asian backpackers living in squalor at factory site At least 15 people, reportedly backpackers from Japan and South Korea, were rescued yesterday from a raging fire on a Sydney industrial site where they were found "living in squalor" in minibuses, a shipping container and a caravan. New South Wales Fire and Rescue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545072/firemen-rescue-asian-backpackers-living-squalor-sydney-industrial-site
  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott tries again to repeal carbon tax with Senate shake-up due

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:12pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Sydney Abbott in new bid to axe carbon tax Australia's conservative government yesterday reintroduced a bill to repeal a carbon tax ahead of a shake-up in the Senate, which has previously rejected the levy's removal. "Repealing the carbon tax will reduce the cost of living, make jobs more secure and improve the competitive position of our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539053/tony-abbott-tries-again-repeal-carbon-tax-senate-shake-due
  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Unesco rejects move to revoke Tasmanian World Heritage status

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... to revoke World Heritage status for parts of the Tasmanian wilderness, calling it "a strong rebuke" for the conservative government. Prime Minister Tony Abbott believes too much forest ... statement, the Australian Conservation Foundation, the Wilderness Society, Environment Tasmania and the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre said it was a win for common sense. "The World Heritage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539700/unesco-rejects-move-revoke-tasmanian-world-heritage-status
  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott a sexist, not a misogynist, says outgoing senator

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:26am by AFP

    ... represents Queensland, scored her and her conservative Liberal Party's success in lifting the number of women in politics as "one out of 10" in her valedictorian speech to the Senate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1538372/tony-abbott-sexist-not-misogynist-says-outgoing-senator
  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Foreign minister says 150 Australians are fighting in Syria, Iraq

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 01:24pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... said revoking citizenship could not be ruled out. He said militants living in Australia as permanent residents could expect to have their visas revoked. Australian police have charged a number ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536096/foreign-minister-says-150-australians-are-fighting-syria-iraq
  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Unesco criticises Australia’s decision to allow dredging of Great Barrier Reef

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 09:07pm by GDN

    ... Barrier Reef world heritage area prior to the world heritage committee meeting in June," he said. The Australian Marine Conservation Society's Great Barrier Reef campaign director, ... resources and environmental protection mechanisms in place to ensure that the Great Barrier Reef continues to be among the best-managed and-protected world heritage areas in the world." Richard ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1502710/unesco-criticises-australias-decision-allow-dredging-great-barrier-reef
  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australians examine new leads for links to missing Malaysian Airlines jet

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 12:20pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... it all to fit together but it really doesn’t,” said Duncan, senior research fellow with Curtin’s Centre for Marine Science and Technology. “I’d love to be able to sit here and say, ‘Yeah, we’ve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1525149/australians-examine-underwater-sound-links-missing-malaysia-airlines-jet
  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Sri Lankan asylum seeker dies from his burns after Australian visa protest

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 01:41am by AFP

    ... Minister Scott Morrison said yesterday, with a Tamil group claiming that he was "living in great fear". Leorsin Seemanpillai, 29, was living in Geelong, outside Melbourne, after being ... Mylvaganam of the Tamil Refugee Council, who was at his bedside in hospital and knew him for a year, said he was "living in great fear" of being sent back to Sri Lanka, where he believed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1523916/sri-lankan-asylum-seeker-dies-his-burns-after-australian-visa-protest
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian senator smuggles ‘pipe bomb’ into parliament to show security risk

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:47pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Senator smuggles 'pipe bomb' into parliament A veteran Australian senator has brought what he said could be a pipe bomb to the national parliament to demonstrate his view that new security regulations for the building are unsafe. Senator Bill Heffernan, a member of the ruling conservative Liberal Party, held up the pipe yesterday and what appeared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519705/australian-senator-smuggles-pipe-bomb-parliament-show-security-risk

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