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  1. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Retirees spark trailer park home boom in Australia

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:09am by Bloomberg

    ... population in a country that has some of the most expensive real estate in the world". GE Capital, which had lent US$5 billion to manufactured housing operators in the US and Canada, planned ... said. Unlike in the US, where trailer parks typically provide housing for low-income residents, in Australia they have historically been used as tourist accommodations. The Australian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1616307/retirees-spark-trailer-park-home-boom-australia
  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia's ex-PM Howard ‘embarrassed’ by Iraq war dossier on weapons of mass destruction

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 02:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney US dossier detailing presence of weapons of mass destruction widely used in 2003 to justify Iraq war now causes ex-leader embarrassment Former Australian leader John Howard has said he was embarrassed that the US intelligence on weapons of mass destruction he used to justify sending troops to Iraq in 2003 proved to be unfounded. But he denied ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1597923/australias-ex-pm-howard-embarrassed-iraq-war-dossier-weapons-mass
  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian police shoot dead teenage terror suspect after two officers stabbed

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:05am

    ... countries taking part in the US-led coalition against the jihadists. Australia was singled out, along with the United States, Canada and France. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Canberra ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599328/australian-police-shoot-dead-teenage-terror-suspect-after-two-officers
  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM cites ‘chatter’ over attacks on government, parliament

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 12:03pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... we are in the process of putting the Australian Federal Police in charge, not just of external security, but also of internal security in Parliament House.” US Secretary of State John Kerry ... of homegrown militants returning from the Middle East, Abbott pledged on Sunday to send a 600-strong force as well as strike aircraft to join a US-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1595909/australian-pm-cites-chatter-over-attacks-government-parliament
  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Former Australian leader condemns US gun culture

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 03:40pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... in his killing live. Fischer says the failure of the US Congress to mandate background checks for sales at gun shows and to curb the availability of guns fed the illegal firearm trade ... Associated Press in Canberra A former Australian government leader has blamed the gun culture in the United States for the shooting death of an Australian baseball player in Oklahoma ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1299138/former-australian-leader-condemns-us-gun-culture
  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia raises terror threat level over domestic Islamic State supporters

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 02:08pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... military bases, government buildings and large public events. “Normal life in Australia can and must go on, but we need to be aware that there are people who wish to do us harm and are preparing to do us harm,” Abbott said. “But we think that our security, intelligence and police organisations are smarter than them and are one step ahead of them and can protect us,” he said. Australia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1590828/australia-elevates-terrorism-threat-second-highest-level
  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott returns ‘stolen’ statues to India

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:52pm by AFP

    ... Abbott's office said. The National Gallery of Australia bought a bronze sculpture of a dancing Shiva for US$5 million in 2008 from New York art and antiquities dealer Subhash Kapoor. A stone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1586172/australian-prime-minister-tony-abbott-returns-stolen-statues-india
  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia deploys new counterterrorism units at airports

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:25pm by AP

    ... breach in December last year. The government this month proposed tough new counterterrorism laws as well as A$630 million (US$590 million) in additional resources over four years to help ... The Australian and US governments on Wednesday signed an information-sharing agreement to bolster their ability to confirm identities of foreign travellers at airports. The agreement will enable two-way ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581199/australia-deploys-new-counterterrorism-units-airports
  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Qing dynasty coin may show ancient Chinese trade link with Australia

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:08am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Qing dynasty coin may show ancient trade link In Australia these days, China seems to shadow the antipodean nation's future. China's appetite for natural resources has reshaped Australia's economy, and the threat of its expanding navy has led Australian officials to approve the deployment of US marines on Australian soil. But a team of amateur ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572941/qing-dynasty-coin-may-show-ancient-chinese-trade-link-australia
  10. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Foreign investors branch out in Australia's commercial market

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

    ... million in US and European properties on behalf of Australian pension funds over the past 18 months, Schilling said. That will continue to increase, he said, declining to quantify the growth. ... that "with that growth and the relatively small size of the Australian market, they will need to look offshore". Invesco manages about US$53 billion of real estate globally. ...

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

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