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  1. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Foreign investors branch out in Australia's commercial market

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 05:06am by Bloomberg

    ... markets for foreign buyers Foreign investors, who traditionally focus on Sydney and Melbourne office buildings, are turning to properties in other cities in Australia amid rising competition ... at the asset manager. That follows a drop of about 50 basis points in capitalisation rates for premium office towers as competition from foreign and local investors climbs, he said. "Over the last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1572228/foreign-investors-branch-out-australias-commercial-market
  2. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Chinese buying of Australian homes surges

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:44am by BLOOM

    ... Visa, he said. The visa allows foreigners investing at least A$5 million in Australia to qualify for residency. Chinese nationals accounted for 91 per cent of applications and 86 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1567889/chinese-buying-australian-homes-surges
  3. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Foreigners push up Australian home prices

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Sydney Foreigners push up Australian home prices Australia approved a record A$24.9 billion (HK$175.23 billion) of home purchases by foreign buyers in the nine months ... UBS economists Scott Haslem and George Tharenou wrote in a report. About 78 per cent of purchases were of new properties. The parliament is conducting an inquiry into foreign buying of real ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1544377/foreigners-push-australian-home-prices
  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Sri Lankan asylum seeker group to be taken to the Australian mainland

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:36pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... Associated Press in Sydney Foreign Minister Scott Morrison announced on Friday a group of Sri Lankan asylum seekers would be brought to Australia so that their nationality could be determined A group of Sri Lankan asylum seekers that has been languishing on board an Australian customs vessel for weeks will temporarily be brought to Australia’s mainland and may be sent to India, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1558985/sri-lankan-asylum-seeker-group-be-taken-australian-mainland
  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Foreign minister says 150 Australians are fighting in Syria, Iraq

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

    ... Associated Press in Canberra Julie Bishop says Australians who have travelled to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside radical militants pose a terrorist threat if they return home Around 150 Australians have fought with radical militants in Syria and Iraq, raising fears of a terrorist threat to Australia if the fighters return home, the country’s foreign minister said on Thursday. Foreign ...

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

    Australia PM denies closer ties with Japan will hurt China relations after Abe visit

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:47am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... with China, I am still reasonably optimistic we will succeed there. We want better friendships with everyone,” he added. His comments came as Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Australia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550920/australia-pm-denies-closer-ties-japan-will-hurt-china-relations-after-abe
  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Zeng Wei angers Sydney by knocking down 106-year-old harbour mansion

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 11:25pm by WASHPOST

    ... recently expanded a programme to grant permanent residence to foreigners prepared to invest at least A$5 million in Australian businesses. To date, 90 per cent of the applicants have been Chinese. ... Australians are not convinced, according to submissions to the inquiry from the public. "Widespread injustice will continue with Australians being outbid by foreigners on an uneven playing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1535689/zeng-wei-angers-sydney-knocking-down-106-year-old-harbour-mansion
  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia sends troops to protect Baghdad embassy, PM vows to stop jihadists returning

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 01:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... said authorities were keeping a careful watch on as many of the Australians who had travelled to conflict zones as possible. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Thursday she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536824/australia-sends-troops-protect-baghdad-embassy
  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Chinese ambassador to Australia Ma Zhaoxu unexpectedly recalled to Beijing at short notice

    Posted May 27th 2014, 10:36am

    ... on Tuesday that as recently as Saturday, the Chinese embassy told Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs that Ma would be returning to Beijing in mid-June. However, foreign ministry spokesman Qin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519842/chinese-ambassador-australia-ma-zhaoxu-recalled-beijing-short-notice
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    New asylum seeker controversy strains Australia-Indonesia relations

    Posted May 07th 2014, 12:47pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... allegations, maintaining his government’s policy of keeping such operations against people smuggling secret. If true, opposition lawmakers argue that the transfer of foreigners to another boat amounted to an escalation of Australia’s border protection policies of turning back boats that Indonesia complains breach its national sovereignty. Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1506529/new-asylum-seeker-controversy-strains-australia-indonesia-relations

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