The mining tax has dominated Australia’s political landscape this week. The Senate passed the mining tax on Monday imposing a 30 percent tax on super profits generated by mining companies from coal and iron ore. The tax revenue will be used to elevate income and pension funds of the less well-off Australians and to cut tax on small...
I awoke this morning to the news that one WikiLeaks memo speculated on the late Saleem Shahzad’s professional affiliations. In particular, this bit stood out: The poor bastard went down the rabbit hole and was neutralized. ISI is fully infiltrated by sympathizers and operatives. So, he was killed by ISI. Will we find a smoking...
Being a journalist in a Least Developed Country (LDC) like Bangladesh has its perks. There is never a dry day for news here! As the population is huge, at about 158 million according to the CIA World Factbook, news breaks out approximately every 15 minutes, as far as I can estimate. The issues include crime,...
Antarctic marine reserve plans fail to move ahead
Sat, Nov 01, 2014 12:07PM UTC
China experimental moon orbiter returns
Sat, Nov 01, 2014 11:56AM UTC
UN resolution urges Burma to drop identity plan
Sat, Nov 01, 2014 11:52AM UTC
US blacklists Burma ruling party lawmaker
Sat, Nov 01, 2014 11:49AM UTC
EU confirms North Korea invite for rights visit
Sat, Nov 01, 2014 11:45AM UTC
Thai prime minister, an ex-general, is millionaire
Sat, Nov 01, 2014 11:44AM UTC