- Princess Cruises Offers Deals to Sun Drenched Cruise Vacation Destinations
Guests can choose from more than 130 warm weather cruises to the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Mexico, Hawaii, California Coast, Australia and New Zealand, Asia and South America with fares from $499 per person.
Travel Industry Wire. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:00:36 EST.
- 'Absolute disgrace': Video of shackled, stripped teenage prisoners sparks inquiry in Australia
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday ordered an inquiry into the treatment of children in detention after the airing of video showing prison guards teargassing teenage inmates and strapping a half-naked, hooded-boy to a chair.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:17:12 EDT.
- GlenWyvis job offer to Kathryn Brain withdrawn
A job offer to Kathryn Brain, who with her husband and their seven-year-old son face deportation to Australia on 1 August, is withdrawn.
BBC News. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:11:01 GMT.
- Australian teen abused in detention speaks out
The Australian teenager who has become the face of a juvenile detention scandal has apologised for his actions.
BBC News. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:25:08 GMT.
- Australia inflation eases to 17-year low
Australian inflation eased to a 17-year low in April-June, official figures showed on Wednesday, raising the prospects of another interest rate cut to shore up the economy. ...
Yahoo. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 01:51:10 -0400.
- China refutes joint statement by U.S., Japan, Australia on South China Sea
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday refuted a trilateral statement issued by the United States, Japan and Australia which touched upon the South China Sea situation, questioning the trio to be peacekeepers or troublemakers.
- Australia Promises Inquiry After Video Shows Abuse in Juvenile Detention
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he was “shocked and appalled” by a report that showed young detainees in the Northern Territory being shackled and tear-gassed.
Michelle Innis. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:23:36 GMT.
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- In Athletes’ Housing at Rio Olympics: Blocked Toilets, Leaking Pipes and Exposed Wiring
The leader of the Australian delegation in Brazil, Kitty Chiller, said the problems prevented the Olympians from moving in to their quarters in the athletes’ village.
Michael S. Schmidt. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:31:01 GMT.
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- From Sustainability Chief To Resilience Officer: Top 5 New Roles For A Smart City Team
New York, San Francisco, Helsinki, Melbourne, Austin employ these new professionals.
By Federico Guerrini. Forbes. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:18:00 GMT.
- Researchers Discover New Potential in Light Harvesting, Optoelectronics
Engineers in Australia have discovered a mechanism that could allow for the design of new composite materials for light harvesting and optoelectronics.
Elizabeth Montalbano. Design News. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:50:00 EDT.
Facts About Australia
The Commonwealth of Australia is a Southern Hemisphere nation which
occupies the continent of Australia and a number of nearby islands.
Its capital city is Canberra, and its national currency is the Australian
Dollar. English is the primary language spoken by Australians, and
in 2007, Australia's estimated population was 20,434,000.
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