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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian parliament repeals carbon tax, emissions trading scheme

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 11:18am by Reuters in Sydney

    ... biggest companies pay A$25.40 (HK$184.15) for each tonne of CO2 they emit. But Abbott’s plan to replace the carbon tax with an A$2.55 billion Emissions Reduction Fund that would see big emitters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555539/australian-parliament-repeals-carbon-tax-emissions-trading-scheme
  2. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Foreigners push up Australian home prices

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by BLOOM

    ... with the housing market facing a possible "correction", Steven Hess, a senior vice-president for sovereign risk at Moody's Investors Service, said in a statement last week. While approvals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1544377/foreigners-push-australian-home-prices
  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Zeng Wei angers Sydney by knocking down 106-year-old harbour mansion

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 11:25pm by WASHPOST

    ... field," a woman named Pat Sutton wrote to the investigators. The concerns reflect a belief among many that Chinese are using cities such as Sydney to protect their wealth from theft or seizure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1535689/zeng-wei-angers-sydney-knocking-down-106-year-old-harbour-mansion
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1316892/global-investors-set-record-australian-commercial-property
  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia will manage less than third of its pledged carbon cuts, report says

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 02:37pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Emissions Reduction Fund that will pay big emitters to cut their carbon levels. “We should do what we reasonably can to limit emissions and avoid man-made climate change, but we shouldn’t clobber the economy.” Tony Abbott Reputex, a major carbon market analysis firm in Australia, in a report released on Thursday said the fund would fall far short of meeting a target of cutting emissions to 5 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1530742/australia-will-manage-less-third-its-pledged-carbon-cuts-report-says
  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australia finds half of asylum seekers held in Papua New Guinea camp genuine

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... boats, with its military-led Operation Sovereign Borders preventing any new arrivals in the past four months. Under the policy, boats are being turned back to Indonesia, where most originate, ... and negative decisions, in about equal measure". He said an Australia-funded plan to resettle the genuine refugees in Papua New Guinea would go to that country's cabinet ministers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508537/australia-finds-half-asylum-seekers-held-papua-new-guinea-camp-genuine
  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM works to sell harsh budget as ‘pain with a purpose’

    Posted May 13th 2014, 11:10am by Agence France-Presse in Canberra

    ... of every Australian, the budget is expected to see the country’s biggest ever spending on infrastructure, with new roads part-funded by an increase in the excise on petrol. Recent opinion polls ... and old-age pensions is growing. The latest International Monetary Fund forecast has the Australian economy growing at 2.6 per cent this year, below expectations of 2.8 per cent.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1511168/australian-pm-works-sell-harsh-budget-pain-purpose
  8. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Australian homeowners paying off mortgages at breakneck pace

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 05:20am by Reuters

    ... their payments or not. The system has proved so effective that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) highlighted mortgage "pre-payments" as a distinct advantage of the housing market when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1494491/australian-homeowners-paying-mortgages-breakneck-pace
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1411915/australian-police-crack-money-laundering-ring-funded-hezbollah
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1406232/australia-tightens-secrecy-over-success-blocking-asylum-seekers

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