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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    No casualties as cyclone slams into Queensland coast, but alerts remain

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 01:33pm by AFP

    ... chickens," Newman said. "There are also banana crops that are going to be decimated or severely damaged, and those are people's livelihoods as well. While there hasn't been the catastrophic impact of a category five, there will be impacts and hurt to people's lives." As authorities started the clean up in the wake of the storm, cyclone warnings remained in force ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1478256/australia-avoids-worst-cyclone-ita-more-wind-rain-due
  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Dengue outbreak at Australia's Pacific island refugee detention centre sparks fresh concerns

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 12:30pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... at an Australian refugee detention centre in the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru sparked calls on Thursday for greater oversight at the facility, which has been criticised by rights groups and the United Nations. Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison’s office said that medical officers at the centre had confirmed three cases of the potentially fatal tropical disease, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1485859/dengue-outbreak-australias-pacific-island-refugee-detention-centre-sparks
  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian state premier quits over wine gift ‘memory fail’

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 12:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... a Liberal-National Party coalition government, said O’Farrell had “inadvertently” misled the corruption watchdog and he maintained enormous respect for the departing premier. “We are seeing an act ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1483718/australian-state-premier-quits-over-wine-gift-memory-fail
  4. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Bitcoin meets bricks and mortar

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Bloomberg

    ... currency, to respond to an influx of foreign investors and expatriates seeking property in the nation's most populous city, according to its website. Chinese buyers overtook their counterparts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1462527/bitcoin-meets-bricks-and-mortar
  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott ‘in time warp’ with plan to bring back knights and dames

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 08:52pm by AFP

    ... instead. "I'm concerned the Abbott government thinks this is a priority," Labor leader Bill Shorten said. He later asked the National Press Club: "Are we in a time warp?" ... of mind that we have outgrown as a nation," said its national director, David Morris. Ahead of elections last September, state broadcaster ABC asked more than 1.4 million people their views ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1457912/tony-abbott-time-warp-plan-bring-back-knights-and-dames
  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australia to buy US-made drones to patrol borders, detect asylum seekers

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 09:31pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Drones to patrol Australia's borders Australia yesterday announced plans to buy a fleet of unmanned drones to help patrol the nation's borders ... of large unmanned aircraft patrolling the nation's borders has been mulled for a decade. The previous Labor government would not sign off on the concept as it reportedly believed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1447935/australia-buy-us-made-drones-patrol-borders-detect-asylum-seekers
  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM Abbott blasts national broadcaster ABC as ‘unpatriotic’

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 10:51am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... by the Australian Navy Prime Minister Tony Abbott launched a scathing attack on national broadcaster ABC on Wednesday, accusing it of taking “everyone’s side but Australia’s” in coverage of asylum-seekers ... at sea. “It dismays Australians when the national broadcaster appears to take everyone’s side but Australia’s and I think it is a problem,” Abbott told commercial radio station 2GB. “You would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1416469/australian-pm-abbott-blasts-national-broadcaster-abc-unpatriotic
  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia to prevent ‘Gravity’ space crash with lasers

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 04:31pm by AFP

    ... Colless, Australian National University “We now want to clean up space to avoid the growing risks of collisions and to make sure we don’t have the kind of event portrayed in Gravity,” said Matthew Colless, head of the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Australian National University. In the film, which won seven Oscars at this year’s Academy Awards, two astronauts played ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1442650/australia-prevent-gravity-space-crash-lasers
  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Activists protesting against Australia's national day spray graffiti on Captain Cook’s Cottage

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:50pm by Associated Press in Melbourne

    ... Associated Press in Melbourne National monument defaced by grafitti spray painted by activists opposing the celebration of British colonists arriving in Australia in 1788 Activists have sprayed graffiti on the historic home of the 18th-century British explorer Captain James Cook to protest against Australia’s national day. The stone walls of the two-storey building known ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1412533/activists-protesting-against-australias-national-day-spray-graffiti
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia rejects Qantas’ request for multi-billion dollar loan

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:08am by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... Associated Press in Canberra Prime Minister Tony Abbott says advice from accountants PricewaterhouseCoopers lead to decision to deny funds to national carrier The Australian government has rejected a request from Qantas Airways for a A$3 billion (HK$21 billion) unsecured loan to help the national carrier return to profitability, the prime minister said on Wednesday. Cabinet ministers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1440814/australia-rejects-qantas-request-multi-billion-dollar-loan

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