Updated Friday, December 12, 2014 0:01 am TWN
Australia's jobless rate hit a 12-year high in November, data showed Thursday, as more people looked for jobs in a softening economy hurt by falling commodity prices and weak Chinese demand.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Australia bowed to international pressure and pledged AU$200 million (US$165 million) to the U.N.-backed Green Climate Fund Wednesday to mitigate the impact of global warming on poor countries.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Australia's government accused the Islamic State (IS) group of using foreign fighters as "cannon fodder," as the number of Australians killed while fighting alongside militants in Syria and Iraq rose to 20.
Monday, December 8, 2014
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Friday, December 5, 2014
Australia's Parliament on Thursday appeared close to passing a bill creating a new class of temporary visas for refugees that will allow them to stay and work in the country for three to five years but prevent them from making Australia their permanent home.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Australia's government is taking steps to curb Australian travelers' soaring expectations of what help they can get from their embassies, such as a loan to pay a prostitute in Thailand or assistance to evict a polecat from above a ceiling in the United States.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
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