Paperweight may be suitcase murder weapon

The daughter of a woman whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase in Perth’s Swan River gave detectives information about a paperweight being the possible murder weapon.

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The Zero-Sum Economy

Is the problem with the economy the amount of stultifying work, or that too much work is really about more and more aggressive competition for income?

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Egat seeks to import LNG directly for first time

SINGAPORE: State-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) is seeking to directly import liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the first time, as part of a government plan to boost competition in the power sector.

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Laws passed to sack Ipswich council

Maverick Queensland Labor MP Jo-Ann Miller has called on the remaining Ipswich City Councillors to “shut up” and “get out of Ipswich” as the state government passed laws to sack the council on Tuesday.

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No comment on Abdullah’s termination — Wan Zulkiflee

KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): Petronas is keeping mum on news reports that former prime minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi will take leave of his role as advisor in the national oil company.
“I read it in the media, no comment for now,” said President and Gro…

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Battle of Burgess comes to town

It became the Battle of Burgess in Gosford and it’s set to resume at Canberra Stadium when South Sydney’s three Burgess brothers face the Canberra Raiders for the first time since.

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Amart replaces Kia in $2M mega deal for Dons

Essendon’s failure to qualify for the finals hasn’t impacted the club’s ability to lure a new major sponsor, with furniture giant Amart signing on in what will be one of the biggest sponsorship deals in Australian sport.

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Denmark As A Model For American Socialists?

Authored by Lars Hedegard via The Gatestone Institute,

Here are some facts to consider before American “democratic socialists” look to Denmark for guidance, as Senator Bernie Sanders did during the 2016 presidential campaign.

First of all, Danes ac…

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PM: ECRL and pipeline projects are cancelled for now

BEIJING (Aug 21): East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) and the two pipeline projects will be cancelled for now due to the current government’s fiscal position. The Chinese government understands the rationale for the move, prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad…

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