Nicholas Toth works on a breast plate for a diving helmet at his workshop next to the Anticlote River in Tarpon Springs, Florida, April 6, 2014. Toth is among the last to carry on the century-old family skill of hand crafting helmets for sponge divers. He

From Economy 11:26 am

RBA’s Kent Warns Aussie Seniors To Prepare For Longer Wait For Retirement Pension

Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Assistant Governor for Economic Forecasts Christopher Kent has supported a federal government initiative to further increase the retirement age in the country that would make the proposed retirement age the highest in the world.

A doctor checks a miner, rescued from a gold mine affected by a landslide

From Companies 11:12 am

Medibank IPO Seeks To Raise $4.8B Capital, Biggest Share Launch In Asia For 2014

Medibank Private, the largest health insurer in Australia, is targeting to raise $4.8 billion fresh capital with its initial public offering (IPO).

A man loads a table to the back of a truck as he removes his belongings from his flooded house near the Paraguay river in Asuncion, June 9, 2014. The National Emergency Secretary estimates that about 20,000 families are affected by the flooding of the cou

From Companies 10:41 am

65 Deaths In 1 Year Make Jobs In Transport & Storage Sector Most Dangerous In Australia

A study by Australian comparison Web site found that jobs in the trucking, postal and warehousing sectors were the most dangerous. The basis of the finding was 65 transport and storage workers were killed while on the job in the past 12 months.

Pope Francis leads the synod of bishops in Paul VI's hall at the Vatican October 6, 2014. Pope Francis opened a global Roman Catholic assembly on Sunday showing his apparent irritation with Church leaders who have waged a sometimes bitter public batt

From Companies Oct 20

Porsche, Pope, Sistine Chapel and The Godfather

The Sistine Chapel was rented out for a Porsche concert event.

The Apple logo Is Pictured Inside The Newly Opened Omotesando Apple Store

From Companies Oct 20

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock Set to Soar Beyond $100 Despite Decline After New iPad Launch

Wall Street analysts continue to believe Apple stock will rise beyond $100 per share despite the lack of investor excitement over new iPads.

Restaurant service

From Companies Oct 20

20% Of Aussie Restaurants Accept Diners If Customers Limit Stay 90-120 Minutes

A growing number of restaurants in Australia are limiting the time that patrons could dine in their establishments to just 90 to 120 minutes. The restaurants would only accept the diners if they are to vacating their table after a specified time.

McDonald Under Criticism Once Again

From Companies Oct 17

Beware Before Sipping McDonald's Coffee: Customer Reportedly Found Dead Mouse In His Cup

A Canadian man found dead mouse in McDonald's cup of coffee.

Workers conduct operations to construct an underground ice wall at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s (Tepco) tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture July 9, 2014. The media were shown on Tuesday the site where Tepco is

From Politics & Policy Oct 17

Recent Japan Typhoons Impact Fukushima Reactors, Radiation Levels at All Time High

The levels of contaminated waters at the Fukushima nuclear power plant have surged.

A man cycles towards Doel's nuclear plant, northern Belgium August 20, 2014. Two Belgian nuclear reactors owned by GDF-Suez unit Electrabel may remain offline until spring and may need to be halted permanently, Belgian state broadcaster VRT reported

From Politics & Policy Oct 17

France to Build 8 Nuclear Reactors in South Africa

France will build at least eight nuclear reactors in South Africa.

Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tom Frieden, listens via video conference as U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd R) holds a meeting with cabinet agencies coordinating the government's Ebola response in the Cabinet Room of

From Politics & Policy Oct 16

New Ebola Fears Cause Stock Market Uncertainty; Airline Stocks Suffer Blow

The airline industry fears the ongoing Ebola scare in the U.S. will cause stocks to plunge amid market uncertainty.