Articles By Vittorio Hernandez
From Law Dec 16
If the world was shocked by the report of the Senate on how the CIA tortured suspects in the 9/11 attack, people should brace for a stronger jolt as a federal judge in the U.S. is set to authorise the release on Friday of 2,000 photos that would further place the military is a bad light.
From Law Dec 16
Forty-nine-year-old Sheik Man Haron Monis, the gunman who held hostage customers of Lindt Chocolate Café in Sydney, was more than just an extremist Muslim but had a string of criminal cases behind him, ranging from sexual assault to murder.
From Entertainment Dec 15
Like Super Typhoon Ruby, ABS-CBN news reader Korina Sanchez came on too strong to many televiewers when she expressed hope that Hagupit (Ruby) would spare the Philippines and instead hit Japan.
From Sports Dec 15
When Floyd Mayweather Jr. said two weeks ago that he should get two-thirds of the guaranteed purse, speculated to range from $100 million to $250 million, for him to agree to fight Manny Pacquiao, many thought it was just another of his delaying tactics to evade the dream match.
From Global Markets Dec 15
Based on the movement of iron ore prices in the global market, mining giant BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP) forecast that the price of this key-steelmaking ingredient would not breach $100 per tonne.
From Politics & Policy Dec 15
Australian public servants are waiting on Monday for the announcement which agencies would be closed as part of the federal government's saving measures for its Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook.
From Sports Dec 14
Boxing fans surely have marked May 2, 2015 on their calendars following Floyd Mayweather's announcement on Friday that he is accepting Manny Pacquiao's challenge to meet on the ring.
From Sports Dec 12
Since Floyd Mayweather is notorious for imposing impossible conditions for the dream match with Manny Pacquiao to happen, a new satire site exploited that character trait of the unbeaten American boxer by bringing into the picture Dionesia Pacquiao, the mother of Manny.
From Economy Dec 12
The Sydney city government allowed on Wednesday retail outlets to remain open for business 24 hours a day beginning December 10 until 25. It is the first time that stores have been allowed to open the whole day across the city without a need by the retailers to apply for a special permit.
From Global Markets Dec 12
The Australian dollar hit a four-year low on Thursday at US82.15c but it recovered and closed at US83.20c. Reserved Bank of Australia (RBA) officials warn that the Aussie dollar could further depreciate to US75c.