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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott dubs Russia ‘a bully’ over sanctions

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:10pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... government on Thursday banned most food imports from the West – including the US, European Union and Australia – as retaliation against sanctions related to the crisis in Ukraine. Prime Minister Tony ... of several countries that slapped sanctions on Russia amid accusations the country has supplied weapons and expertise to pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine. Last month, the crisis escalated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1569200/australian-prime-minister-tony-abbott-dubs-russia-bully-over-sanctions
  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Delegates at Australian Aids conference seek asylum

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 10:32pm by AFP

    ... which helps find crisis accommodation for homeless people in Melbourne, said 14 delegates from African nations including Uganda and Tanzania had sought their help. "We've had 14 people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1566494/delegates-australian-aids-conference-seek-asylum
  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Foreign minister says 150 Australians are fighting in Syria, Iraq

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

    ... Iraq invasion. Bishop said neither the United States nor Iraq had yet asked for Australia’s help in the latest crisis. But she said Australia would give A$5 million (HK$36.2 million) ... conflict has attracted Australian fighters like no other Middle Eastern crisis before it. Lebanese-Australians have been overrepresented in jihadist violence both in Australia and Lebanon. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536096/foreign-minister-says-150-australians-are-fighting-syria-iraq
  4. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Bitcoin meets bricks and mortar

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Sydney Sydney broker accepts payments in world's most popular virtual currency in response to an influx of investors from the mainland Bitcoin joins bricks and mortar world Forsyth Real Estate, a Sydney-based property broker, will accept property deposits and payments from sellers in virtual currency bitcoin to lure business from Chinese homebuyers. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1462527/bitcoin-meets-bricks-and-mortar
  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM Tony Abbot mulling new deficit reduction tax, despite campaign pledge

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 12:44pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... fuelled by Chinese industrial demand for iron ore and coal helped Australia avoid a recession during the global financial crisis. But the boom has passed and the economy is slowing along ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1499813/australian-pm-tony-abbot-mulling-new-deficit-reduction-tax-despite
  6. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Australian homeowners paying off mortgages at breakneck pace

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 05:20am by Reuters

    ... as houses" has been an oxymoron since the global financial crisis. But it still has a resonance for Australians who use their homes as a piggy bank, salting away money by paying down their mortgages ... their mortgage. Thus households could weather temporary shocks to income or interest payment spikes," the IMF wrote. Indeed, when interest rates dived in the wake of the global financial crisis many ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1494491/australian-homeowners-paying-mortgages-breakneck-pace
  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Darryn Lyons: paparazzo, reality TV star, now mayor of Geelong, Australia

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 09:38pm by Reuters

    ... recognisable faces, his business was battered by the global financial crisis and collapsed in 2012, leaving him at a crossroads. Early last year he decided he'd had enough of the celebrity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1442052/darryn-lyons-paparazzo-reality-tv-star-now-mayor-geelong-australia
  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Former defence chief Peter Cosgrove new Australian governor general

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 10:17pm by AFP

    ... is largely ceremonial, the governor general can intervene in the government. In 1975, then-appointee John Kerr famously dismissed the Labor government amid a constitutional crisis. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1416021/former-defence-chief-peter-cosgrove-new-australian-governor-general
  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM Abbott blasts national broadcaster ABC as ‘unpatriotic’

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 10:51am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... a major diplomatic crisis. More recently, the conservative leader has been unhappy with ABC’s reports about asylum-seekers’ claims they were tortured by the Australian navy during an operation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1416469/australian-pm-abbott-blasts-national-broadcaster-abc-unpatriotic
  10. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Building approvals in surprise decline

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... The local currency declined initially as investors edged up wagers that the Reserve Bank of Australia will lower interest rates. Governor Glenn Stevens and his board reduced the overnight cash-rate ... since the 1997 Asian financial crisis. Unemployment climbed to 5.4 per cent as the number of workers fell by 5,500 in the month. The level probably rose to 5.5 per cent in January, matching ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1143799/building-approvals-surprise-decline

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