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  1. 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

    ... system. “The government can’t control these types of outbreaks in the harsh detention camp environment. With seven families to a tent, it’s impossible to keep children safe from the disease,” she ...

  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Thieves steal seven-tonne mango attraction in Queensland

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 09:59pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Thieves make off with seven-tonne mango Thieves armed with heavy machinery and cranes have made a daring late night robbery in northern Australia, stealing a 10-metre, seven-tonne mango that was a tourist attraction. The Big Mango, a towering likeness of the fruit which is abundant in the statue's home town of Bowen, in Queensland, is one of more ...

  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian police drop Schapelle Corby proceeds-of-crime probe

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 09:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Police abandon Corby proceeds-of-crime probe Australian police yesterday dropped a proceeds-of-crime investigation into high-profile drugs trafficker Schapelle Corby, saying events in Indonesia had overtaken the probe. Officers last month raided media firm Channel Seven amid speculation that the television network was working on a lucrative deal ...

  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

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

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

    ... The aircraft can remain airborne for 33 hours. A report in February said seven of the US-made drones would be purchased for A$3 billion (HK$21 billion). Abbott said the number of drones to be bought ...

  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian TV star Charlotte Dawson found dead at 47

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 12:31pm by AP

    ... profile on the issue were recognised by the National Rugby League, a major Australian football association, which last year made her an anti-bullying ambassador. The NRL’s One-Community campaign ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Huge tract of Australia in ‘biggest ever drought’

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 05:53pm by AFP

    ... time,” state agriculture minister John McVeigh said. Queensland is nearly seven times the size of Britain, with an area of 1.7 million square kilometres. McVeigh said February was normally one ...

  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia to prevent ‘Gravity’ space crash with lasers

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

    ... 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 ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Police raid Australia media offices to block tell-all interview with Schapelle Corby

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 03:43pm by AP and AFP

    ... when they executed search warrants at Seven Network headquarters in downtown Sydney on Tuesday. [The police] will find nothing. They will find no payment because there is no payment.... ... Australia’s Proceeds of Crime Act. “As this matter is ongoing, it is not appropriate for the AFP to comment any further,” a spokesperson said. Seven Network employees said the police descended ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    ‘Lost’ Big Mango found in Australia

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 02:12pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney The “theft” of a three-story, seven-tonne mango statue in northern Australia was revealed on Tuesday to be an elaborate publicity stunt by a fast-food chain. The disappearance on Monday of the Big Mango, a towering fibreglass likeness of the fruit which is abundant in its hometown of Bowen, made international headlines and a Facebook page was set up to help find ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Schapelle Corby, the drug mule whose story captivated millions in Australia

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:07am by AFP

    ... of Australians every year. Now the focus of her story has shifted to the potential mega-bucks media deals. She was whisked away by Australia's Seven Network, which reports say has offered her as much as A$3 million (HK$21 million) for an exclusive interview. Other media reports have said a Seven interview deal would be worth A$1.3 million plus expenses, but the network has declined ...




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