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01/15/2017
China finally invents a ballpoint pen of its own - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

China finally invents a ballpoint pen of its own
The Sydney Morning Herald
Last week, China announced that it had mastered the art of making ballpoint pens. Don't laugh: It was a years-long effort that cost millions of dollars and required the leadership of a state-run corporate colossus. It was front-page news, widely ...
Steel reform gets goal-drivenecns
Finally! After years of trying, China celebrates ballpoint pen breakthroughEagle Radio
China steel exports fall from record in relief for global steelmakersThe Daily Star
SteelOrbis (subscription)
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01/16/2017
Woolworths appoints new head of supermarkets - The Australian Financial Review

The Australian Financial Review

Woolworths appoints new head of supermarkets
The Australian Financial Review
Woolworths' chief executive Brad Banducci has appointed a former Tesco executive, Claire Peters, as his new head of supermarkets. Peter Rae. Share on twitter. by Sue Mitchell. Woolworths has tapped a veteran of the brutal UK grocery war to lead its ...
Woolworths' new weapon in grocery warNEWS.com.au
Woolworths appoints Tesco veteran as supermarkets bossThe Sydney Morning Herald
Woolworths raids Tesco for new supermarkets boss Claire PetersThe Australian
Fruitnet -International Supermarket News
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01/16/2017
Bogus debt that can't be struck from man's Centrelink record - NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.au

Bogus debt that can't be struck from man's Centrelink record
NEWS.com.au
A CENTRELINK claimant says the agency told him it cannot remove his bogus debt from his online account, even though it has agreed he owes nothing. Simon Rivers*, from Sydney, was unemployed for just two months in 2011-12, and is one of many hit with ...
Centrelink debt recovery program to undergo changes following public criticismABC Online
Centrelink robo-debt: public servants removed for asking too many questions, says Andrew WilkieThe Sydney Morning Herald
'Backflip' over Centrelink's automated debt recovery programThe Australian
The New Daily -The Guardian -Huffington Post Australia -Courier Mail
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01/16/2017
What's your big investment idea for 2017? - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

What's your big investment idea for 2017?
The Sydney Morning Herald
I like the concept of a "new" year. For a stock market trader it's as good a time as any to take a moment to look back and torment yourself with all those things you didn't know but could have guessed that would have made investment so easy over the ...

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01/16/2017
WA's Barnett greenlights uranium mine - The Australian

The Australian

WA's Barnett greenlights uranium mine
The Australian
The Barnett government has approved one of Australia's biggest new uranium mines, after rejecting the advice of its own Environmental Protection Authority to block the project over concerns for the survival of a little-known crustacean living deep ...
WA Government approves uranium project despite environmental concernsABC Local
WA uranium mine gets go-aheadNEWS.com.au
State go-ahead for Cameco uranium projectBusiness News

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01/16/2017
Building Queensland Infrastructure Pipeline report recommends 20 projects - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

Building Queensland Infrastructure Pipeline report recommends 20 projects
The Sydney Morning Herald
A new correctional facility, school and performing arts venue, are among the projects the Palaszczuk government has been asked to consider by Building Queensland. Building Queensland's Infrastructure Pipeline Report, released on Monday, recommends ...
pilot dies of heatstroke while motorbike ridingBrisbane Times
Still no Sunshine Coast rail funding: LNP9news.com.au
Fast train to Brisbane: $780m rail line on track for fundsNoosa News
SafetyCulture -Courier Mail -Huffington Post Australia -The Australian Women's Weekly
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01/16/2017
Deal set to keep Alcoa's troubled Portland plant operating - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

Deal set to keep Alcoa's troubled Portland plant operating
The Sydney Morning Herald
Alcoa's Portland's aluminium smelter has all but struck a generous new electricity supply deal with energy giant AGL, ensuring the troubled plant is likely to stay open. At a marathon 12-hour meeting on Sunday chaired by state Treasurer Tim Pallas ...
Deal to secure Alcoa's Portland smelter's future in sightThe Australian Financial Review
Letting Alcoa's Portland smelter go under no longer a political optionThe Canberra Times
Australia government, Alcoa say making progress in aluminum smelter talksFox Business
Herald Sun -Creamer Media's Mining Weekly -The Australian
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01/15/2017
NAB lifts fixed interest rates for home loans - The Australian Financial Review

The Australian Financial Review

NAB lifts fixed interest rates for home loans
The Australian Financial Review
National Australia Bank says rising funding costs in global and domestic capital markets has prompted it to increase fixed interest rates on two, three and four-year mortgages. NAB is the last of the major banks to lift fixed interest rates in recent ...
NAB raises fixed home loan ratesThe Australian
NAB and ANZ Bank hike fixed mortgage ratesThe Sydney Morning Herald
NAB hikes several fixed home loan ratesSky News Australia
Australian Broker -Finfeed -The Online Citizen
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01/15/2017
4 small-cap healthcare shares that you need to know about - Motley Fool Australia

4 small-cap healthcare shares that you need to know about
Motley Fool Australia
When it comes to investing in world-class healthcare companies, the ASX offers a number of excellent options including the likes of CSL Limited (ASX: CSL), Ramsay Health Care Limited (ASX: RHC) and Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH). While these blue-chip ...

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01/16/2017
Fitch Ratings turns negative on Australian banks - The Australian Financial Review

The Australian Financial Review

Fitch Ratings turns negative on Australian banks
The Australian Financial Review
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has dismissed concerns about a build-up of risks in the financial system even as global credit rating agency Fitch revised its outlook on the banking system to negative. A moderation in mortgage financing ...
Fitch revises outlook for Australian banks to negativeThe Sydney Morning Herald
Fitch downgrades Australia banking outlookNEWS.com.au
Fitch Ratings in downbeat report on Australian banksThe Australian
Business Insider Australia -MacroBusiness (blog) -Forex Factory
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