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  1. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Global investors set record for Australian commercial property

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... property, which is offering relatively high yields and secure cash flows. The bank arranged a total of A$3.8 billion (HK$27.7 billion) of foreign pension and sovereign wealth fund investment ... pension and sovereign wealth funds have very large, growing amounts of money and they're looking to allocate a significant portion to real estate," Green said. The bank assisted ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian police crack money-laundering ring that funded Hezbollah

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 12:08am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Police crack laundering ring that funded Hezbollah Australian police revealed yesterday they had cracked a major global money-laundering ring with operatives in more than 20 countries and funds siphoned off to groups reported to include Hezbollah. The Australian Crime Commission (ACC) said more than A$580 million (HK$4 billion) in drugs and assets had ...

  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia tightens secrecy over ‘success’ in blocking asylum seekers

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 05:33pm by Reuters

    ... one step further by cancelling a weekly media briefing he had instituted last year to discuss so-called Operation Sovereign Borders. “Arrival rates have been significantly arrested in recent ... individual criminal sanctions for any action taken under Operation Sovereign Borders, putting them on a similar footing to military personnel fighting a war. The UN refugee agency has asked ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian court rules ANZ Bank late fees too high

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 02:39pm by AP

    ... funded the class action, said ANZ will have to repay customers the difference plus interest. The Australian Banking Association, which represents the banking industry, declined to comment. ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia permits dredge dumping near Great Barrier Reef for major coal port

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 09:09pm by Reuters

    ... corporation to consider other dump sites. Even with the permit, it’s unclear how soon the dredging will go ahead, as Adani and GVK-Hancock’s projects have been delayed amid funding challenges ...

  7. 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

    ... 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 of Qatar, Singapore, Hong Kong, Brunei, the United Arab Emirates and the United States. It is now ranked 13th according to the International Monetary Fund, which calculates the gauge by dividing ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Abbott sworn in as Australia's prime minister, orders end to carbon tax

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 09:43am by AFP

    ... favours a “direct action” plan that includes an emissions reduction fund to pay companies to increase their energy efficiency, and money for schemes to replenish soil carbon and plant 20 million ... important that we send a message to the people-smugglers that, from today, their business model is coming to an end,” Abbott said. The military towback is part of Operation Sovereign Borders, which ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Repeal of Australia’s carbon tax moves closer

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 04:09pm by AFP

    ... on coal-fired power and mining exports. Abbott instead favours a “direct action” plan that includes an incentive fund to pay companies to increase their energy efficiency, a controversial sequestration ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia boat arrivals slow as Indonesia arrests smugglers

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 05:53pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Under Operation Sovereign Borders, 215 people have been intercepted in the past three weeks Australia said on Friday just one asylum-seeker boat has been ... to “Stop the Boats” was a centrepiece of his recent election campaign and Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said the policies were working. Under Operation Sovereign Borders, 215 people had been ...




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