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  1. News - Asia

    Briefs, September 27, 2012

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... as they were about to board a rickety boat to Australia to seek asylum, having earlier fled a detention centre. AFP ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Gillard leads delegation to Beijing in bid to put Australia at centre of Asia

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... better ties and trade but also the ambition of putting Asia at the heart of Australia's future. "I'll be leading the most senior Australian political delegation ever to visit ... Trade Minister Craig Emerson, who is also responsible for Australia's Asian Century policy, and Financial Services Minister Bill Shorten are among senior politicians on the six-day trip. ...

  3. Detention claim denied

    Posted Aug 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a friend just after midnight on July 8, three days after the rioting, to say he would be detained. His whereabouts remained unknown yesterday. The disappearance and alleged detention ...

  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Asia will power Australian economy into top 10, says Gillard

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Australia into the world's top 10 wealthiest nations by 2025, the government says. The sweeping policy blueprint, titled "Australia in the Asian Century", sets a series of goals ... and how we engage with the region we live in." By 2025, Gillard said, Australia's GDP per person- a measure of personal wealth- would jump into the world's top 10, joining the likes ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asia moving away from the death penalty

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by MABEL AU

    ... in all parts of the world, including Asia. Malaysia has announced it will consider replacing the mandatory death penalty for drug offences with prison sentences. Most of the estimated 900 death-row prisoners have been sentenced for drug offences. Under Malaysian law, the death penalty is mandatory for murder and drug trafficking. Mandatory death sentences, which prevent judges using ...

  6. Immigration wars

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at a camp on the island of Utoya where he killed 69 people, mostly teenagers. Breivik smirked as he was led into the district court on February 6, for his last scheduled detention hearing before his ... It is a fact. I represent Norwegian resistance' Breivik in court during his detention hearing on February 6 The issues Perceptions over the growing influence of immigrants Breivik said he killed 77 ...

  7. Trade concerns as yuan on the rise in Australia

    Posted Mar 21st 2011, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu in Sydney Australia and New Zealand Banking Group began offering a suite of yuan services for customers in the country last week despite many Australian firms not knowing whether ... Kong Exchanges and Clearing is looking at the issue of yuan shares this year. But while yuan products are in demand in Hong Kong, it is a different story in Australia. For instance, while ATMs ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong ranks 14th in world for cost of living

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 04:38pm by Ernest Kao

    ... 1 1 Japan Osaka 2 1 Australia Sydney 3 4 Australia Melbourne 4 4 Singapore Singapore 6 3 Australia Perth 11 1 Australia  Brisbane 13 0 Hong Kong  Hong Kong 14 8 Australia Adelaide 16 1 New Zealand ...

  9. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Qantas brings forward Asian flight times

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 01:00pm by Bloomberg

    ... Qantas Airways, Australia's largest carrier, will fly seven Asian routes earlier in the day as a partnership with Emirates gives it more scope to run flights at times that appeal to business-class passengers. The carrier would also look at whether to run direct flights from Australia to Beijing, Delhi and Mumbai from 2016, when it could exercise options to buy as many as 50 Boeing ...

  10. Arrests underscore challenges for Australia

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... has heightened concern in Australia about extremism in its Muslim communities, the country's involvement in Afghanistan and its approach to immigration. Australia's close security ... but more than 1,000 soldiers are fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan. At least 90 Australians have been killed in bombings by Muslim extremists in Indonesia since 2002. Throughout, Australia has ...




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