*Ankara:* The death toll from the massive earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale that jolted eastern Turkey has increased to 22, the government said on Saturday. The quake hit the Elazig.. Mid-Day - Published
*Hong Kong:* Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday declared the impact of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak to be of the highest emergency response level, raising it from the previous status.. Mid-Day - Published
Thomas Tyavwva Maji is planting rice on more of his land than ever on his farm in Nigeria's Benue State to take advantage of a surge in prices since the country shut its land borders in August. Angela..
Mexican authorities on Thursday adopted tougher measures against Central American migrants, detaining 800 of them who had entered Mexico illegally from Guatemala intending to reach the border with the..
While Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won the election in Canada, he continues to put himself in troubling situations. According to CNN, he tried to do something nice by bringing pastries from a..
Jeremy Corbyn has challenged the Prime Minister during PMQs on bonuses for people on low pay, citing some employees at Greggs who will only see a quarter of their £300 bonus.
The Labour leader argued..
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says the government is still reviewing the HS2 project, but the key question is whether there is another way to provide the capacity needed on the railways. Report by..
A federal appeals court on Friday threw out a lawsuit by children and young adults who claimed they had a constitutional right to be protected from climate change, in a major setback to efforts to spur..
Safety in school is a microcosm of safety in society, its social institutions and beyond. Squelch, 2001, has defined, a safe school as one that is free from danger and possible.. Eurasia Review - Published
Upset over allegations that the expenditure of the Chief Minister's Fellowship (CMF) is a burden on the state exchequer, and that the previous government had used this project to further its political.. Mid-Day - Published
Two families on the same combined income would be eligible for the government's Parental Leave Pay if the man was the higher earner but not if the woman was the higher earner. Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age
Treasury officials are still calculating the cost of the fires but the government says it has already pledged or spent nearly $190 million during the crisis. Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age
Tamborine Mountain residents called for the government to declare a town water emergency in December amid drying bores and commercial water extraction. Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age
Parkd Ltd (ASX:PKD) has signed a $90,000 contract for the delivery of technical services with a Western Sydney local council to secure Federal funding for the development of three multi-level car.. Proactive Investors - Published
The energy industry is meeting with the government to discuss bushfire recovery plans and a peak business lobby group wants climate change on the agenda. Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age
Carnarvon Petroleum Limited (ASX: CVN) is well-placed to make further great strides during 2020 in its transition from explorer to developer. Managing director Adrian Cook thinks the successful.. Proactive Investors - Published
Australian scientist Tom Beer authored the world’s first research into climate change’s effect on bushfires in the 1980s. More than 30 years later, he’s urging the government to listen to the.. SBS - Published
Businesses in areas starved of tourists after the bushfires have urged the government to make it easier to apply for loans and grants, saying they are struggling to access relief money. Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age
FAR Ltd (ASX:FAR) has appointed Elisha Larkin as company secretary effective from today. She replaces Peter Thiessen who has retired from the role but remains FAR Ltd’s chief financial officer... Proactive Investors - Published
International credit ratings agency Moody's cited the government's inability to address political upheaval as a reason for the downgrade. Sydney Morning Herald - Published Also reported by •The Age •Brisbane Times
The mother of a girl left severely brain-damaged from an electric shock at state-owned housing welcomed a public safety campaign but questions why it took the government almost two years to act. Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age
The transport union has accused the government of trying to shift the blame for sluggish journey times to its drivers rather than addressing fundamental problems. Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age
FAR Ltd (ASX:FAR) has taken the Final Investment Decision (FID) to proceed with its involvement in phase one development of the Sangomar Field Development offshore Senegal with the project now moving.. Proactive Investors - Published