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  1. Commuters stuck in traffic greet subway promise with scepticism

    Posted Dec 13th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... So the announcement this week that the state government intends to build a sleek Hong Kong-style subway system linking the city and Parramatta was welcomed by harassed commuters. New South Wales state premier Morris Iemma said the system would be modelled on Hong Kong's MTR and the MRT of Singapore. The aim is to tempt thousands of commuters out of their cars in favour ...

  2. High-flying minister jumped before she was dumped

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Mark Chipperfield

    ... Coming from a solid blue-collar background, the tough-talking MP cut her teeth in Labor Party politics at university. Her potential was spotted by then New South Wales premier, Bob Carr, who ...

  3. The minister, his wife and the smirking slug

    Posted Jun 12th 2008, 12:00am by Mark Chipperfield

    ... Mark Chipperfield Sydney Did he or didn't he? That's the question on the lips of every Sydneysider after allegations began circulating that a state government minister had abused staff at a nightclub before driving home intoxicated. New South Wales Education Minister John Della Bosca and his wife, Belinda Neal, a federal Labor MP, had just finished a meal at Iguanas bar ...

  4. By-election bloodbath may be death of Labor

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Pam Walker

    ... Pam Walker Sydney If the devastating losses in three Sydney by-elections are anything to go by, it's now a distinct possibility the New South Wales branch of the Labor Party is headed ... two safest seats in the country, Lakemba and Cabramatta. While the new premier, Nathan Rees, is trying to stay positive, Labor strategists consider winning re-election in 2011 almost ...

  5. Premier speeds to unpopularity

    Posted Mar 13th 2008, 12:00am by Mark Chipperfield

    ... Mark Chipperfield Sydney Bread and circuses. Or should we say 'panem et circenses'? Since the days of Julius Caesar, political leaders have always known that the best way to distract attention from their own flaws is by putting on crass spectacles for the populace. New South Wales Premier Morris Iemma- known to his critics as Morris The Dilemma- must have thought ...

  6. Sydney

    Posted Mar 08th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires Sydney has been getting its knickers in a twist about some distinctly below-the-belt political tactics. The leader of the opposition Liberal Party in New South Wales, Peter ... or in other states of undress', grumbled deputy premier John Watkins. 'The member for Vaucluse barely ventured outside his harbourside comfort zone,' Mr Watkins added. 'But when he ...

  7. News - Asia

    North Korea demands dissolution of UN command in South Korea

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 01:00pm by Associated Press in New York

    ... resolution adopted two days after North Korean troops invaded South Korea on June 25, 1950, recommended that UN member states provide military forces and other assistance “to a unified command under ... Associated Press in New York Envoy says US is using command force to prepare for war against North Korea North Korea’s UN envoy demanded the dissolution of the United Nations Command ...

  8. ICAC steps up war on ballot Rigging

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in an extra 20 investigators. ICAC commissioner Timothy Tong Hin-ming said the 20 new officers would start work today with 40 officers from Team X involved in the original probe. Tong said: 'This ... bail after being arrested by police in connection with vote-rigging in the Mei Foo South constituency in Sham Shui Po. The government is considering asking newly registered voters, or those ...

  9. Was top ICAC man sacked, then charged?

    Posted Jul 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... not said what offences he is suspected of committing. Insiders say it is corruption-related. Legislator James To Kun-sun, chairman of the Legislative Council's security panel, urged ...

  10. News - China - UNITED NATIONS

    Clinton calls for restraint in dispute over Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 08:36am by Reuters in New York

    ... UN General Assembly meeting in New York and said it was important to ratchet down tensions over the islands, known as the Diaoyu Islands in China and the Senkakus in Japan, a senior State ... Reuters in New York US emphasises dialogue as China, Japan tensions rise US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged China and Japan on Thursday to let “cool heads” prevail in a festering ...




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