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World January 24, 2015
New India posting big economic scores
Abbott abroad; LNG fails PNG; Tamil abuse report.
News December 13, 2014
PNG PM dragged into corruption scandals
Papua New Guinea’s corruption scandals continue to dog its government, and threaten to envelop Prime Minister Peter O’Neill as he courts Australian investors.
World December 20, 2014
Oil price plunge provides crude benefits amid Middle East unrest
Russian rouble falls; rupiah slide hits Golkar chairman; poor polls for Shinzō Abe; gun lobbyist weighs in on siege.
World December 13, 2014
Economists doubt Shinzō Abe’s reform plan
China defies Hague over sea dispute; CIA’s damning torture report; Disney, Skype on Luxembourg tax list.
World December 06, 2014
OPEC pulls global market levers again
China setbacks in HK and Taiwan. Third divorce for Thai prince? Sri Lankan elections.
World November 29, 2014
Hagel’s toast as holes in US policy worsen
Iran nuke deal delayed. Netanyahu bill controversy in Israel. Cracks in Sri Lankan Freedom Party. Modi's wife comes forth.
World November 22, 2014
China FTA cushions emissions pledge blow
Abbott coaches on two percenters. Obama’s time running out on Iran’s nuclear deal.
World November 15, 2014
Japan and China agree to disagree
Luxembourg tax dodgers leaked; Japan’s history wars claim scalp; Abbott’s hairy-chested adviser.
World November 08, 2014
APEC, East Asia Summit and the G20 summits bring leaders to Asia Pacific
And China looks to the past for inspiration.
World November 01, 2014
Obama’s grim outlook in congressional midterm elections
TPP’s prospects rise. Jokowi’s cabinet echoes Megawati.
World October 25, 2014
Whitlam’s China coup incomparable
Balibo Five case a bipartisan albatross. Death penalty in Asia.
World October 18, 2014
Our free trade agenda unlikely to excite G20
Threat to reporters rings alarm bells; Asian Islamic nations shut out IS; Australian tutting over HK protesters.