Articles By Reissa Su

A Malaysian air crash investigator (R) inspects the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Rozsypne, Donetsk region, July 22, 2014. A train carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived

From Society 4:22 pm

MH370 Search Efforts Not Affected by MH17 Recovery; Australia Still Committed to Solving Mystery

As Malaysia Airlines suffers another blow with the aftermath of the MH17 crash over the Ukraine border, Australia said the latest disaster will not affect the ongoing search operations for the lost MH370.

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From Economy 2:07 pm

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Raises Interest Rates Due to 'Unsustainable' Kiwi

The New Zealand dollar fell to its six-week low against the U.S. dollar after the Reserve Bank governor, Graeme Wheeler, said the strength of the Kiwi was "unjustified." This paved the way for the Reserve Bank of New Zealand to intervene in the currency exchange market.

Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were sent back by Australia wait to enter a magistrate's court in Galle

From Society 1:11 pm

Asylum Seeker Women in Australia-Run Christmas Island Attempt Suicide in Desperation

Asylum seekers in an Australia-run detention centre on Christmas Island attempt poisoning to end their lives. The Australian Human Rights Commission has confirmed that there have been multiple suicide attempts and self-harm incidents.

From Science 12:03 pm

Australia and U.S. Once Belonged to Supercontinent Nuna - Study

Australia and the United States may have been connected long ago. A new study from the University of Tasmania researchers analysed old sedimentary rocks on the island and those from the American states of Idaho, Montana and some parts of British Columbia.


From Society Jul 23

'Dronies' to Become Latest Trend as Tourism New Zealand Buys Drone to Record Tourists' Videos

Taking pictures or videos using drones may become the next big trend as Tourism New Zealand hires drones to help people record their holiday memories. According to reports, experts predict that drones will become more popular in tourist destinations.

Grijns, Dutch Ambassador for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and HIV/AIDS, speaks to delegates at 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne

From Health Jul 23

HIV/AIDS Cure a Step Closer with Anti-Cancer Drugs 'Kicking' Virus Out of Infected Cells

A recent breakthrough in AIDS research has found a way to "kick out" HIV from the body's cells. According to reports, a Danish study discovered that anti-cancer drugs can eliminate HIV from infected cells. The latest development has been described as the "first step" in finally finding a cure for HIV.

The Apple logo is pictured at a retail store in the Marina neighborhood in San Francisco, California

From Companies Jul 23

Apple Inc. Posts Record Q3 FY2014 Earnings with Highest EPS Growth Rate; Tim Cook Excited About New Products

Apple Inc has released its official Q3 earnings report after the end of market trading on July 22. The company posted profits of $7.7 billion from a $37.4 billion in revenues. Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote in the earnings release that the company's record June quarter was due to the strong sales performance of the iPhone, Mac and continuous growth of the iOS ecosystem.

People spend their day at the "Valle Nevado" ski center, east of Santiago, in the Los Andes mountain range, June 16, 2007.

From Politics & Policy Jul 23

NZ Labour FrontRunner David Cunliffe Regrets Taking Holiday Amid Poor Poll Results

Labour leader David Cunliffe has regretted going on a skiing holiday if he had known about the poor poll results of his party. He said he has decided to focus on Labour's major policies. Reports said that Cunliffe appeared to stay away the animal testing policy of Labour.

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From Companies Jul 22

New Zealand's Largest Snack Food Company Bought for NZ$700 Million

The largest snack food company in New Zealand is sold to the Philippines' Universal Robina Corporation (URC) for NZ$700 million or US$609 million. Griffins, owned by Pacific Equity Partners which is a private equity fund manager in Australia, will be paid NZ$100 immediately.

An imprint of where a body used to lie on the ground is seen at a crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev (UKRAINE - Tags: DISASTER POLITICS TRANSPORT)

From Society Jul 22

Tony Abbott Launches #BringThemHome Operation for MH17 Victims; Black Avatars Trending on Social Media

TAs anger mounts over the downing of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 that killed 298 people, including 193 Dutch, many people in The Netherlands have turned to social media to stage a protest. Dutch social media avatars have gone "black" and called for the bodies of their fellow citizens to be brought home at the soonest possible time.