Posts Tagged ‘Australia’

Australia revives divestment threat for big power companies

The policies include forcing companies that generate and sell electricity to divest generation assets as a last resort
By BLOOMBERG MELBOURNE • ...

Australia’s largest pension fund plans London, NY hiring spree

By BLOOMBERG
MELBOURNE • Australia’s largest pension fund plans to open an office in New York and expand in London as it outgrows its local market and ...

Wah Seong upgraded to ‘Hold’

by NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / graphic by TMR
HONG Leong Investment Bank Bhd (HLIB) has upgraded its ‘Sell’ rating on Wah Seong Bhd to ‘Hold’ with an ...

Mahjong and parking — Aussie politicians learn to court Chinese vote

A recent series of scandals over growing Chinese political interference has had a chilling effect in the Chinese-Australian community
MELBOURNE • ...

Vodafone’s Australia merger blocked by regulator

By BLOOMBERG
SYDNEY • A planned US$7.7 billion (RM31.95 billion) merger of Vodafone Group plc’s struggling Australian business with TPG Telecom Ltd was ...

The next ‘Ferrari of shale’ may be hiding in Australia’s outback

Origin Energy prepares to start fracking remote Beetaloo Basin
By James Thornhill / BLOOMBERG In A corner of outback Australia, a drilling crew will ...

Australia’s Labor looks set to win tight election race

By BLOOMBERG
CANBERRA • Australia looks set for a change of government on May 18, with the main Opposition Labor party entering the final two ...

Top forecaster says Aussie will rise 5% as trade tide turns

SINGAPORE • Australia’s dollar is set to rally as easing US-China trade tensions bolster risk assets, according to the currency’s top forecaster. Funds ...

Australia caps refugee intake as election campaign heats up

SYDNEY • Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s government pledged to freeze Australia’s refugee intake for the next three years as it thrust immigration to the ...

Lynas ignored 2011 warning to stop relying on political sway

Kuantan MP Fuziah says Lynas misled the public with a narrative that is just half-truth
by NG MIN SHEN / pic by ISMAIL CHE RUS RARE earths miner Lynas ...

Australia likely to see May 18 polls, reports say

SYDNEY • Australia will probably head to the polls on May 18 with Prime Minister Scott Morrison (picture) expected to wait another week to call a federal ...
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Social media bosses face jail under Aussie laws

SYDNEY • Social media executives risk jail for failing to take down violent extremist content quickly, under controversial laws passed in Australia ...