Australian tycoon Clive Palmer on Tuesday apologized for calling the Chinese government “mongrels” who “shoot their own people” after a fierce backlash from Beijing and politicians in Canberra.
Australian spiders may live happily in the bush, but a new study has found that at least one species also thrives on city life and grows bigger in urban areas.
Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten revealed Thursday he had been cleared by police of historical sex assault allegations, which he said were “abhorrent”.
A Chinese state-run newspaper on Wednesday called on Beijing to “teach Canberra a lesson” after Australian tycoon and politician Clive Palmer labeled the Communist government “mongrels” who “shoot their own people” in a televised tirade.1 Comment
Australia and Indonesia have agreed to put a damaging spy row behind them, officials said Tuesday, paving the way for the resumption of full cooperation on issues such as defense.
A number of asylum-seeker children held in Australian mainland detention centers are to be released, officials said Tuesday, although hundreds of others will remain locked up in offshore camps.
Outspoken Australian tycoon Clive Palmer has labeled the Chinese government “mongrels” who “shoot their own people” in a televised tirade that was criticized by Canberra Tuesday as “hugely damaging.”
Global mining giant BHP Billiton posted a 23.2 percent jump in annual net profit Tuesday and said it will create a new independent company by spinning off non-core assets to reduce costs and boost productivity.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Monday said migrants had to be on “Team Australia,” and warned all citizens to be vigilant to the threat of home-grown terrorism.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Saturday urged Scotland to stay in the United Kingdom, saying independence would be cheered by enemies of justice and freedom.
An Australian hospital apologized “unreservedly” Thursday after sending out notices to the doctors of more than 200 patients telling them they had died instead of being discharged.
Billionaire James Packer's Crown Resorts reported a 65.7 percent surge in full-year profits Thursday, driven by strong earnings growth at its Macau joint venture.
Australians are becoming key players in the successful “social media wars” being waged from Iraq and Syria, increasingly acting as “English-language Islamic extremist propagandists,” the country's spy chief has warned.
Climate change remains the most serious threat to the Great Barrier Reef and the outlook for the natural wonder is “poor,” an Australian government report has warned.