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,...
Nepal to allow cremation of Tibetan Buddhist monk
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 4:47PM UTC
Philippines: Death toll rises to 24 after extremists attack villagers
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 4:45PM UTC
US lawmaker sorry he mistook US officials as Indian
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 3:24PM UTC
US: Millions displaced by religious violence in 2013
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 11:06AM UTC
Sewol ferry survivors: We were told to stay on sinking ship
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 10:36AM UTC
Japan to step up sanctions against Russia amid Ukraine unrest
Mon, Jul 28, 2014 7:17PM UTC