Articles By Vittorio Hernandez
From Companies 5:55 pm
Fairfax Media Chief Executive Greg Hywood reaffirmed the company's commitment to radio amid talks it is discussing a merger with Macquarie Radio Network. He said at a Melbourne Press Club event that the 180-year-old newspaper company is thriving, while adjusting to new commercial reality and creating new revenues.
From Sports 4:21 pm
Being picked by eight-division title holder Manny Pacquiao to be his opponent on Nov 22 has apparently gone into the head of WBO junior lightweight title holder Chris Algieri. With the prospect of earning 15 times bigger than the $100,000 he got during his last bout against Ruslan Provodnikov, the unbeaten American boxer is setting his eyes on fighting Floyd Mayweather Jr after Pacquiao.
From Science 2:18 pm
Purdue Pharma LP's hydrocodone bitartrate tablet (HYD) is undergoing "priority review" by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the company recently announced.
From Companies 2:15 pm
Only Shanghai gained 0.17 per cent or 3.48 points to 2,059.07 over the weekend at the close of bourses in the Asian market, while most of the major stock exchange in the region logged losses after the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was hit by a missile and crashed on Thursday.
From Law 9:20 am
An Iranian defense expert opined that the reason why the Malaysian Airlines plane was shot while flying over eastern Ukraine on July 17, Thursday, was because the civilian aircraft was escorted by Ukrainian fighter jets.
From Tech 9:10 am
The ugly head of exploitative groups and individuals reared again in social media sites as they try to exploit the second tragedy to hit the embattled Malaysian Airlines whose MH 17 flight was hit by missile while flying over Ukraine airspace, killing all 298 people aboard the Boeing 777 jet.
From Companies 9:03 am
Almost $1.5 million would be deducted from Malaysian Airlines shaky finances as the embattled air carrier announced on Monday that it would grant $5,000 assistance to each of the families of the 298 victims of MH 17.
From Politics & Policy 8:55 am
The latest poll from Fairfax Nielsen, released on Monday, said that Opposition leader Bill Shorten leads Mr Abbott by 5 per cent as the preferred prime minister with ratings of 46 per cent and 41 per cent, respectively. In terms of being perceived as a trustworthy leader, Shorten even enjoyed a 10 per cent lead over the PM as he got a 45 per cent rating versus Mr Abbott's 35 per cent.
From Law Jul 21
The body of radio icon Casey Kasem is no longer at Gaffney Funeral Home & Cremation Services, the lawyer of Kerry Kasem, Casey's daughter, found when he went to Tacoma, Washington, to give the funeral home a copy of a judge's restraining order.
From Companies Jul 21
The two houses of Australia's Parliament have passed on Friday legislation that would ease foreign ownership restrictions on flag carrier Qantas. However, the airline would still remain 51 per cent or majority owned by Australia.