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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

    ... for assets, according to Invesco. Global pension and sovereign wealth funds are increasingly investing in malls and warehouses in Brisbane and Perth, said Ian Schilling, head of Australian real estate ... "There's a big boom in residential development at the moment," he said. "A number of developers want investment to help their funding gap and that's where we can step in." Home ...

    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

    ... said. "It's here to stay." Real estate is the biggest short-term risk to the Chinese economy, Markus Rodlauer, mission chief for China at the International Monetary Fund, said ... Zaja said. The company also offers immigration services to Chinese wanting to move to Australia and is setting up a fund targeting those from the mainland applying for a Significant Investor ...

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

    'Moral responsibility' must determine fate of baby abandoned in Thailand

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:48am by AFP

    ... as funds raised online by an Australian charity to pay for the baby's medical care rose above US$190,000 after a flood of international goodwill over the infant's plight. The boy, Gammy, ... exceeded the initial US$25,000 target, and he would be flying to Thailand from Australia in the next few weeks to coordinate how the money was used to fund Gammy's health care and his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1565641/moral-responsibility-must-determine-fate-baby-abandoned-thailand
  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian parliament repeals carbon tax, emissions trading scheme

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

    ... biggest companies pay A$25.40 (HK$184.15) for each tonne of CO2 they emit. But Abbott’s plan to replace the carbon tax with an A$2.55 billion Emissions Reduction Fund that would see big emitters ...

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

    Australia will manage less than third of its pledged carbon cuts, report says

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 02:37pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Emissions Reduction Fund that will pay big emitters to cut their carbon levels. “We should do what we reasonably can to limit emissions and avoid man-made climate change, but we shouldn’t clobber the economy.” Tony Abbott Reputex, a major carbon market analysis firm in Australia, in a report released on Thursday said the fund would fall far short of meeting a target of cutting emissions to 5 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1530742/australia-will-manage-less-third-its-pledged-carbon-cuts-report-says
  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian police crack money-laundering ring that funded Hezbollah

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 12:08am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Police crack laundering ring that funded Hezbollah Australian police revealed yesterday they had cracked a major global money-laundering ring with operatives in more than 20 countries and funds siphoned off to groups reported to include Hezbollah. The Australian Crime Commission (ACC) said more than A$580 million (HK$4 billion) in drugs and assets had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1411915/australian-police-crack-money-laundering-ring-funded-hezbollah
  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM works to sell harsh budget as ‘pain with a purpose’

    Posted May 13th 2014, 11:10am by Agence France-Presse in Canberra

    ... of every Australian, the budget is expected to see the country’s biggest ever spending on infrastructure, with new roads part-funded by an increase in the excise on petrol. Recent opinion polls ... and old-age pensions is growing. The latest International Monetary Fund forecast has the Australian economy growing at 2.6 per cent this year, below expectations of 2.8 per cent.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1511168/australian-pm-works-sell-harsh-budget-pain-purpose
  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australia finds half of asylum seekers held in Papua New Guinea camp genuine

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... and negative decisions, in about equal measure". He said an Australia-funded plan to resettle the genuine refugees in Papua New Guinea would go to that country's cabinet ministers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508537/australia-finds-half-asylum-seekers-held-papua-new-guinea-camp-genuine
  9. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Australian homeowners paying off mortgages at breakneck pace

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

    ... their payments or not. The system has proved so effective that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) highlighted mortgage "pre-payments" as a distinct advantage of the housing market when ...

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

    Gillard declares A$14.5b plan to boost funding for Australian schools

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... (HK$118 billion) plan to boost funding for schools in one of the country's biggest education reforms in decades. Under the proposal, the extra cash will be made available over six years from ... of education in our schools today," she said. "Today's reforms seek to ensure that our schools are in the world's top five by 2025." The extra funds announced yesterday would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1214627/gillard-declares-a145b-plan-boost-funding-australian-schools

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