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,...
SKorea: North fires projectile into sea
Mon, Sep 01, 2014 1:54PM UTC
Japanese urged to stock up on toilet paper for disaster prevention day
Mon, Sep 01, 2014 1:42PM UTC
China: No open nominations for Hong Kong leader
Sun, Aug 31, 2014 4:32PM UTC
Pakistan protester dies in clashes with police
Sun, Aug 31, 2014 4:20PM UTC
Japan’s Nishikora advances in US Open
Sun, Aug 31, 2014 4:11PM UTC
All Filipino peacekeepers escape Golan standoff
Sun, Aug 31, 2014 4:05PM UTC