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  1. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Coach slams drug probe into Australian rugby league teams

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 03:31pm by Reuters in Melbourne, Australia

    ... Reuters in Melbourne, Australia The handling of anti-doping investigations involving six Australian rugby league clubs has been labelled an embarrassment and a disgrace by the head coach ... intelligence unit have sent shockwaves in Australia, long proud of its image as a nation that plays fair. The naming of the NRL clubs followed the release of an Australian Crime Commission report last ...

  2. News - Asia - SOLOMONS

    Aftershocks hamper relief in tsunami-hit Solomons

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 10:09am by Associated Press in Sydney, Australia

    ... A strong aftershock rattled the Solomon Islands on Friday, hampering relief efforts to tsunami-ravaged villages and forcing the South Pacific nation’s prime minister to forgo a visit to the stricken area where nine deaths have been confirmed. Prime Minist ...

  3. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lanka rescues Australia-bound illegal immigrants

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 09:15pm by AFP

    ... have said they were still hopeful of taking a boat ride to Australia to start a new life. In many cases the illegal immigrants were trying to escape poverty at home. Sri Lankan police have ... Agence France-Presse in Colombo Sri Lanka’s navy has rescued 70 would-be illegal immigrants drifting on the high seas in the country’s first detected case of people-smuggling since ...

  4. Business - Economy

    Australia’s growth solution - more Australians

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 01:32pm by Reuters

    ... Despite arid interior, Australia has plenty of living room on its 26,000 kilometres of fertile coastline For a modern developed nation, Australia is taking a less-travelled path ... of environmental challenges. But again Australia is better placed than many to cope. While much of the hinterland is bush, there is plenty of living room on its 26,000 kilometres of fertile coastline. Its ...

  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    India usurps China as leading source of permanent immigrants in Australia

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney India usurps China as main immigrant source India has become the leading source of permanent migrants to Australia for the first time, ahead of China, ... Trends study showed. "Between 1996 and 2011, Australia's overseas-born population grew by more than 40 per cent to reach six million," said Immigration Minister Brendan ...

  6. News - China

    More professional workers in China seek a better life overseas

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... a US visa, making the United States the most popular destination. Canada, Australia and New Zealand followed, according to the report. Phil Wang, a Chinese immigrant in Toronto who makes ... Institute of Technology's law school in December. In 2011 alone, more than 150,000 mainlanders became permanent residents of the world's major immigration countries, it said. Of them, more ...

  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Anti-immigration firebrand Hanson may fight Australian election

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Controversial former One Nation leader once warned Australia was in danger of being swamped by Asians, before switching her focus to Muslims Right-winger plans to fight election Australian anti-immigration firebrand Pauline Hanson said yesterday she plans to run in this year's general election, saying politicians were out of touch with how ...

  8. News - Asia

    Australian quits election race after Islam gaffe

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney A candidate for Australia’s anti-immigration One Nation party dropped out of the election race on Saturday after a blundering interview in which she referred ... “Australia’s Sarah Palin”, who was pilloried for her gaffes as US vice-presidential candidate in 2008. “I don’t oppose Islam as a country, but I do feel that their laws should not be welcome here ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia rapped over ‘grave lapse’ in border security

    Posted May 28th 2013, 05:07pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia’s border security came under fire on Tuesday after reports an Egyptian asylum-seeker wanted by Interpol was held in minimum security and a Sri Lankan accused of murder was released into the community. The cases, outlined in parliament by immigration officials, were condemned as a grave lapse of policy by the conservative opposition. ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Labor's Jason Li bids to win over Asian voters in Australian election

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Pam Walker

    ... him - in Putonghua - to return to Australia to join the campaign after the Labor candidate Jeff Salvestro-Martin was dropped for being implicated in a corruption inquiry. The Sydney electorate ... with another 5 per cent of Korean background. "Australia's prosperity is tied to how well we do [in Asia] and we need to focus on how we deepen that relationship to become a real ...




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