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  1. Lifting the cloud of despair

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Billy Adams

    ... the most blinkered activists will not dispute the desperate social ills and misery that afflict many indigenous communities. But they despair that the barrage of negative coverage has left every ... of an indigenous community on a seemingly permanent downward spiral. Drunken mobs roamed the town centre. Stories of violence and sex crimes were all too common. Racial disharmony and distrust ruled. Since ...

  2. Troubled island to entice tourists

    Posted Apr 05th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... the island's image of dysfunction and despair and entice tourists with horse treks, Aboriginal artwork, snorkeling, swimming and second world war wrecks. One of Australia's largest indigenous communities, Palm Island is just 57km and a two-hour ferry ride from the coastal city of Townsville, but until now tourism has been virtually non-existent. The 64-sq-km island boasts palm-fringed bays, ...

  3. Living next door to Alice

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Stephen Lacey

    ... centre of Australia is short on sophistication. What it lacks in collars and ties, it more than makes up for when it comes to art; specifically indigenous art. Australian critic Robert Hughes ... The Aboriginal communities around the town at Australia's arid heart fill its galleries with modern examples of an ancient art form. Stephen Lacey trawls the walls and malls. The fact ...

  4. Business - Economy

    Australian PM Abbott urges G20 to step up measures to meet growth targets

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 02:57am by Reuters

    ... G20 to meet growth targets The Group of 20 advanced and emerging countries has not enacted the policies needed to reach its growth targets, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said, casting ... quality," he said at the opening of the B20 summit. Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey previously chided the group for its progress in meeting economic growth targets, calling ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM Kevin Rudd vows referendum to recognise Aboriginals

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 03:43pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on Wednesday used the 50th anniversary of the indigenous land rights movement to pledge a referendum on recognising ... have low levels of success. Rudd was speaking ahead of an event in the remote Aboriginal community of Yirrkala in the country’s north, where the indigenous land rights movement began 50 years ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - FLIGHT MH17

    Book of condolence for victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 opens in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 01:14pm by MICHAEL DE WAAL-MONTGOMERY

    ... on the flight as well. That's significantly felt in the community," he said. Tighe said the consulate wanted to offer the large number of Australians based in Hong Kong the opportunity ... he thought the book was a good idea. "I think the reaction among the Australian community here was anger. Anger at [Russian President Vladimir] Putin in particular," he said. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Non-indigenous villagers lose out in compensation for loss of their homes

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com They may be native, but they're not 'indigenous' Villagers in the northeastern New Territories say their ancestors settled the flat, arable land as early as 1900, according to local records. But that doesn't meet the legal definition of indigenous village established when the government launched its small-house policy: one that existed ...

  8. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazilian indigenous leader Ambrosio Vilhalva murdered in country’s south

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 09:03pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sao Paulo Leader of indigenous tribe murdered An indigenous leader who for decades fought for his people's right to live on their ancestral lands, was murdered in Brazil's Mato Grosso do Sul state, police said. Ambrosio Vilhalva, a Guarani tribal elder, was stabbed to death on Sunday at the entrance of his community known as Guyra Roka, according to press ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, July 27, 2014

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 03:47am by AGENCIES

    ... Scientists hope that radar technology will help find an Aboriginal burial ground on an Australian island, bringing some closure to the indigenous population. Peter Davies, from Queensland's ... than 100 indigenous people, including many children. They died at the Bogimbah Creek mission, which was established on the island's west coast in 1897. AFP   Drugmakers work with external ...

  10. News - China - AWARDS

    Journalist Hu Shuli and environment lawyer win 'Asia's Nobel', the Ramon Magsaysay Award

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 03:58am by AP, Li Jing

    ... community's high expectations for China to tackle its pollution problems and its support for us to use legal weapons to solve the environmental crisis. "China has been pursuing the path, using ... winners were Indonesian anthropologist Saur Marlina Manurung, who created a "jungle school" for children in rainforest communities. Filipino teacher Randy Halasan was also honoured ...




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