An Australian mining activist who joined Malaysians to rally against Lynas Corp. has been banned from entering Malaysia. Sydney-based supporters for Natalie Lowrey said she was detained by customs officials upon arrival in Malaysia. Lowrey is reportedly put on a blacklist at police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur and she was expected to return to Australia Tuesday....
The proposed privatisation of the Australian Broadcasting Corp (ABC) could be the ultimate blow to Australia’s clean energy policies if it pushes through. A free-market think tank with strong private industry connections has recommended that the public broadcaster be reined in by transferring its management to the private sector....
Australia’s Coalition Government is celebrating the repeal of carbon tax which was voted down in a Senate marathon today. It is a landmark victory for Prime Minister Tony Abbott since he assumed office last year. From day one, he wanted to abolish clean energy legislations which the previous Labor Government had enacted. The Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013...
The local police in Gebang, Malaysia have been accused of suppressing basic human rights following the illegal arrests of civilians who are protesting against the Lynas Advanced Materials Plant (LAMP), an Australian-owned rare earths mining company....
More than one million Malaysians are insisting that the Australian-owned Lynas Corporation close up shop and leave the country immediately. An eviction notice signed by 1.2 million Malaysians across the nation has been sent to the company urging it to shut down operations in Gebeng, in the city of Kuanton....
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