Australia - News Headlines

Australian PM heading to US for talks with Trump, governors
February 20th, 2018. 8:12 PM

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads for the United States accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the U.S.

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Australian firm acquires The Mall at Robinson
February 19th, 2018. 3:25 PM

An Australian investment firm has acquired The Mall at Robinson, one of the larger retail venues in the Pittsburgh area

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Shares keep gaining as tech, industrial companies rise
February 15th, 2018. 10:43 PM

Shares climb in Japan, Australia, other Asian markets closed for lunar new year holidays

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Denmark's TDC gets takeover approach, scraps MTG deal
February 12th, 2018. 12:21 PM

Denmark's TDC Group says it has received a sweetened bid from Australian-Danish consortium, scraps $2.5 billion takeover plan to buy Swedish Modern Times Group's broadcasting and entertainment units

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Australia tightens foreign investment rules on power, farms
February 1st, 2018. 5:52 AM

The Australian government has announced tighter controls on foreign investment in electricity grids and farmland two years after Chinese buyers were blocked from high-profile corporate takeovers in both sectors

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Indian ride-hailing service Ola plans to enter Australia
January 30th, 2018. 6:42 AM

Indian ride-hailing service Ola says it's planning to enter the Australian market, its first foray overseas

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China protests Australia criticism of Chinese aid in Pacific
January 10th, 2018. 7:33 PM

China has protested an Australian minister's criticisms that Chinese aid programs in poor Pacific island countries were creating "white elephants" that threatened economic stability without delivering benefits

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Australian bank faces more charges from financial watchdog
December 14th, 2017. 4:09 AM

Australia's financial crime intelligence agency has widened its allegations against the country's largest bank, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, of failing to comply with measures to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing

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Canada to buy used Australian jets over new Boeing aircraft
December 12th, 2017. 3:55 PM

Canada has ditched a plan to buy 18 Super Hornet jet fighters from U.S.-based Boeing and will instead buy 18 used F-18 fighters from Australia

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French group to take over Westfield malls for $25 billion
December 12th, 2017. 5:35 AM

French real estate company Unibail-Rodamco is buying Australia-based shopping mall operator Westfield Corporation in a deal that values it at $24.7 billion.

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Tesla builds world' biggest battery in Australian Outback
December 1st, 2017. 4:07 AM

The world's biggest lithium-ion battery has plugged into an Australian state grid, easily delivering on Tesla Inc. chief executive Elon Musk's 100-day guarantee

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Tesla builds world's biggest battery in Australian Outback
December 1st, 2017. 12:22 AM

World's biggest lithium-ion battery plugged into an Australian state grid

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Stranded in Bali tourists lampooned online for complaints
November 30th, 2017. 9:20 PM

Australian tourists who complained about being stranded on tropical Bali when volcanic ash closed its airport have been roasted online as out of touch with the hardships faced by Indonesians who fled their homes

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Australia bows to pressure with inquiry into bank misconduct
November 30th, 2017. 4:56 AM

The Australian government has bowed to growing pressure by announcing a high-level inquiry into misconduct in Australia's financial sector

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Australian lawmaker resigns roles over Chinese dealings
November 30th, 2017. 1:40 AM

An embattled Australian lawmaker has resigned from his leadership roles in the opposition party over scandals involving a wealthy Chinese businessman and political donor that have raised accusations of China buying influence

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Australia bows to pressure with inquiry into bank misconduct
November 29th, 2017. 11:03 PM

The Australian government has bowed to growing pressure by announcing a high-level inquiry into misconduct in Australia's financial sector

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World's biggest battery to be ready this week in Australia
November 27th, 2017. 9:40 PM

An official says Tesla Inc. chief executive Elon Musk is on track to deliver on a promise by building the world's biggest lithium-ion battery in the Australian Outback within 100 days

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2 airlines drop hot food from LAX caterer hit by listeria
November 14th, 2017. 10:00 PM

In Los Angeles, Delta and Virgin Australia have stopped taking hot meals from a kitchen where listeria was discovered

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2 airlines drop hot food from LAX caterer hit by listeria
November 14th, 2017. 9:48 PM

In Los Angeles, Delta and Virgin Australia have stopped taking hot meals from a kitchen where listeria was discovered

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Australian car-making ends with last GM plant closing
October 19th, 2017. 11:58 PM

The last mass-produced car designed and built in Australia has rolled off General Motors Co.'s production line in Adelaide as the nation reluctantly bid farewell to its auto manufacturing industry

Australian car-making ends with last GM plant closing

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