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One Belt, One Road: Explained

It is an attempt by the Chinese to secure global dominance at a time when the United States is stepping back, and on the...

‘Staggering’: $90 billion lost in resources tax

'Staggering': $90 billion lost in resources tax By Eryk Bagshaw 12 March 2018 — 3:47pm An Oxford University expert says Australia would be $90 billion better off if...

You can’t just call any risk a sovereign risk

What is 'Sovereign Risk' Sovereign risk is the risk that a central bank will impose foreign exchange regulations that will significantly reduce or negate the value of...

The Digital Skill Set of a journalist – editor – publisher

      Unlike many online news portals, your Pigsfly Newspaper doesn’t hold any annoying advertising, we don’t try and sell you anything...

Close up: the government’s facial recognition plan could reveal more than...

Close up: the government's facial recognition plan could reveal more than just your identity Zapp Photo shutterstock. Jake Goldenfein, Swinburne University of Technology A Bill to set...

Revealed: the extent of job-swapping between public servants and fossil fuel...

This was the same firm that Robb had publicly defended when it controversially acquired a 99-year lease for the Port of Darwin in 2015. Two...

The Australian companies you didn’t know were owned by the big...

Everyone knows Australia’s big four banks are huge, accounting as they do for almost one quarter of the value of all the companies on...

How a three-decade remaking of the city revived the buzz of...

How a three-decade remaking of the city revived the buzz of 'Marvellous Melbourne' Marvellous Melbourne, a city full of life, has been revived over several...

Fewer alcohol-related visits to inner Sydney emergency room since ‘lockout laws’...

Fewer alcohol-related visits to inner Sydney emergency room since 'lockout laws' introduced Diana Egerton-Warburton, Monash University The emergency room at Sydney’s St Vincent’s Hospital has seen...

The terrible numbers that grow with each USA mass shooting

Mass shootings in the US: there have been 1,624 in 1,870 days   (as of 21st Feb 2018)No other developed nation comes close to the rate...