Johann Seneviratne

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Foreign businesses chafe at China’s Great Internet Firewall

Ever fancied a holiday from the internet? Complete peace of mind, a world away from the hyperreality of tweets, email, hashtags, likes, blogs and the …

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January 2015

East Timor government to sack foreign judges, advisers - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

East Timor, a country that counts Australia as a major donor, is sacking all the foreign judges and advisers in its justice system.<p>The decision was …

Public register for dodgy financial planners aims to clean up industry

Dodgy financial planners will soon be named and shamed on a public register, in a move to make the financial planning industry more transparent and …

Floating-rate debt is great when interest rates go down

2014-10-20T16:30:07.000Z<p>By: Matthew C Klein<p>Many homeowners might have saved tens of thousands of dollars had they held adjustable-rate mortgages …

At Amazon, It’s All About Cash Flow

In a few days, Amazon will report its quarterly earnings. If recent quarters are any indication, there will be a lot of worried talk before and after the announcement about the company’s minuscule or perhaps even negative profits. If its stock price continues to slide downward, the story will …

Hell in the Hot Zone

As the Ebola epidemic rages, two questions have emerged: How did the deadly virus escape detection for three months? And why has a massive international effort failed to contain it? Traveling to Meliandou, a remote Guinean village and the likely home of Patient Zero, Jeffrey E. Stern tracks the …

CNN is reporting a Chinese satellite has observed a suspected crash site, not far off from Malaysian Airlines Flight 370's projected flight path. Satellite images show three large pieces in the water, with the largest at 24m by 27m. More here: http://bit.ly/1cz0F4W

Ukraine unrest: President Viktor Yanukovych's whereabouts a mystery as opposition calls for him to take responsibility

A day after fleeing Kiev and being stripped of his powers by a vote in the Ukrainian parliament, the whereabouts of embattled president Viktor …

So, how 'bout that heatwave? Australia's one of the hottest places in the world this week, and we haven't even hit an El Nino system yet. Meteorologist Magdalena Roze explains the science behind this week's awful weather. http://ow.ly/sF7nc

Warren Mundine, the government's chief adviser on indigenous affairs, says Indigenous Corporations need reform, and an end to the "kid glove" approach of management by outsiders. But has that really been the case? Bob Gosford examines the harsh and punitive treatment of corporations by the NT government. http://ow.ly/pQPx1

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Sorry Guys, but Samsung Already Had a Gold Phone First

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>is making fun of Samsung this morning for blatantly copying Apple's winning strategy — releasing a …