Articles By Vittorio Hernandez

PM Tony Abbott and wife Margie

From Politics & Policy Sep 09

Gov’t Relationship Counselling Scheme Includes Sex Advice from PM Tony Abbott Which Aussies Find Hard To Swallow

The Australian government has a taxpayer-paid relationship counselling programme that includes sex advice from no less than Prime Minister Tony Abbott. However, reports say that some Aussies are finding it hard to swallow lessons on intimacy from a man who studied how to be a priest and applies conservative Catholic standards to government policy on issues like same-sex marriage.

David Beckham

From Health Sep 09

David Beckham Draws Flak For Endorsing Whisky

A group of anti-alcohol abuse criticised football superstar David Beckham for his endorsement of a local whisky brand in the UK.

Glasses of wine are displayed at the Vinitaly wine expo in Verona April 3, 2009.

From Science Sep 09

How to Stay Sober Permanently, Treat Both Alcoholism and Depression

Christine Stapleton, a columnist at PsychCentral.com and a recovered alcoholic, had to make a big decision over a decade ago to fix her alcohol problem. One that involved accepting that she was depressed and had to enter therapy.

WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. is seen during a media workout at the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas

From Law Sep 08

New Lawsuit Accuses Mayweather Of Pulling Gun, Choking Shantel Jackson

Most boxing experts foresee Floyd Mayweather Jr would still keep his unbeaten boxing record of 0 loss and up his wins to 47 when Money May meets Argentinean boxer Marcos Maidana on Sept 14 for a rematch.

A trader watches a monitor displaying stocks on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange February 4, 2010. A trader watches a monitor displaying stocks on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange February 4, 2010.

From Global Markets Sep 08

Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon September 8, 2014

The Australian sharemarket kicked off the trading week in the red, with a record close in US equities on Friday night not enough to boostlocal markets. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) fell by 0.4 per cent and remains below 5600pts. Volume was light with only $3.6bn worth of shares traded. Public holidays in China, South Korea and Taiwan kept markets in the region quiet, with shares in Japan up 0.

Real estate

From Global Markets Sep 08

New People-Centric Ad Campaign Reminds Industry To Sell The Idea Of ‘Homeownership’

Luxury listings curator and real estate company The Corcoran Group, has hired distinguished photographer Annie Leibovitz to photograph its portfolio for a massive ad campaign. The campaign, Live Who You Are, puts emphasis on the joys of homeownership rather than merely investing, at a time when prop...

Alcohol

From Health Sep 08

Former Tottenham Midfielder Vows to Battle Alcohol Problem

Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Paul Gascoigne was hospitalised in a Dorset medical facility after he suffered a relapse last week, breaking his record of being "alcohol clean" the past seven months. He looked haggard and frail as he was seen being led to an ambulance.

Actress Jennifer Lawrence Might Move-In With Chris Martin/File photo/Reuters/Eric Gaillard

From Tech Sep 08

Spark Broadband In New Zealand Back To Normal After IT Meldown Over Celebrity Nude Photos

Customer of Spark, a broadband provider in New Zealand known before as Telecom, said that it had fixed the meltdown on its system that had affected its Internet and mobile platforms on Satuday.

Elementary schoolchildren wear protective headgear as they walk to school in Tokyo, April 25, 2011. Elementary schoolchildren wear protective headgear as they walk to school in Tokyo, April 25, 2011.

From Law Sep 08

Report Says 1,400 White Children In Rotherdam Raped by Muslim Men From 1997 To 2013

A report come out last week said that about 1,400 white English children from the UK town of Rotherham were sexually abused by Muslim men of Pakistani origin from 1997 to 2013. The tolerance for the rape was due to social services and government workers ignoring the abuses so as not to further antagonise the Muslim community in the area and worsen the racial tension.

Frequent Sex Makes You Intelligent, New Study Says

From Tech Sep 08

Male News Executive In 2 Video Sex Scandals Goes On Indefinite Leave

When entertainment personalities are involved in sex scandals, it would not necessarily destroy their careers or reputation since a lot of actors and actresses are known for their sex adventures.