Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Australian billionaire politician apologizes for TV tirade over China

Australian mining magnate and politician Clive Palmer has apologized to China's ambassador to Australia for a tirade in which he referred to the Chinese government as "bastards", setting off a firestorm in Canberra and Beijing.

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Tuesday, 19 August 2014

The Gulf of Tonkin episode and the misuse of power

That and other cases raise fears about how a future US president may use military muscle

Big foreign worker dorms faring poorly

Construction firms choosing cheaper option of housing workers on site

Monday, 18 August 2014

Chinese tourists suffering from Paris-syndrome sickness

Grittier side of Paris falls short of their romanticised ideal