Articles By Vittorio Hernandez


From Economy Oct 23

Electricity Companies Didn’t Pass On Full Benefit Of Carbon Tax Repeal To Aussie Consumers

Prime Minister Tony Abbott may have won votes when as Opposition leader he promised to repeal the carbon tax pushed by then PM Julia Gillard. While he succeeded in repealing the measure after the coalition got the majority in the September 2013 federal election, Aussie voters now appear to get the short end of his electoral promise.

U.S. President Barack Obama and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi talk at the National Martin Luther King Memorial on the National Mall in Washington September 30, 2014.

From Politics & Policy Oct 23

14,000 People Register For Free Tickets To Indian PM Narenda Modi’s Nov 17 Address At Allphones Arena In Sydney

Indian migrants in Australia are looking forward to the visit Down Under of Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi in November. The PM will attend the G20 conference in Brisbane and address a joint session of the Australian Parliament in Canberra.

Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri

From Sports Oct 22

Boxing News 2014: 3-Part 24/7 Pacquiao vs Algieri Pre-Fight Teaser Premieres On Nov 8; Bradley Trainer Believes Pacman Will Prevail

With one month exactly to the anticipated bout between Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri at the Cotai Arena in Macau, HBO will premiere the 3-part pre-fight teaser on Nov 8.

Muslim pilgrims arrive to cast stones at pillars symbolizing Satan, during the annual haj pilgrimage, on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca, October 4, 2014. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha to mark the end of

From Law Oct 22

Islamic State: From Beheading Men, IS Moves To Stoning Adulteress To Death

Beheading, like what the Islamic State (IS) has done to two American and two British hostages in the past few weeks, causes instant death to the victim. However, in a slower and more painful way of killing, the IS has prescribed death by stoning to a female adulteress.

Prisoners leave the cell where they knit creations for Brazilian fashion designer Raquell Guimaraes in the Arisvaldo de Campos Pires maximum security penitentiary in Juiz de Fora, about 100 miles (160 km) north of Rio de Janeiro, May 29, 2013. When Guimar

From Law Oct 22

Move Over, Jeremy Meeks; Brazil Has A Handsome Crook With 39 Murders On Record

Penal history would likely be repeated after reports came out on Tuesday that Brazil has an inmate who could pass for a movie actor. However, Tiago Henrique Gomes da Rocha is not only the owner of a face and body to-die-for since at least 39 people have actually died from his fatal hands.

A mine worker looks at stacks of coal in an open-cast steam coal mine located in the Ordos mining district, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, March 14, 2014. China's top producing coal province of Inner Mongolia, where Ordos is located, is in crisis. Tumb

From Global Markets Oct 22

FTA Between Australia & China Key To Waiver Of New Coal Tariff

Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey said on Tuesday that there is a chance that China would waive its newly imposed coal tariff if Canberra and Beijing would soon ink a free trade agreement.

Jennifer Lawrence (Reuters)

From Tech Oct 22

Fappening: Google Removes Nude Leaked Photos Of Jennifer Lawrence From Search Listings; Hackers Go Around Law By Changing Domain Name

Jennifer Lawrence, the most famous celebrities among the Fappening nude leaks victims, scored a major victory against the hackers by having Google remove the images stolen from her iCloud account from the search engine's listings.

Men film a sex actress as she performs on the opening day for the 16th 'Venus' erotic fair in Berlin October 18, 2012. The event represents the erotic business in the German capital and runs until October 21.

From Tech Oct 21

Virginia Woman Who Posted Naked Image Of Ex-BF’s New Partner 1st Person Charged Under Revenge Porn Law

Revenge Porn laws in the US are avenging the damage caused by the posting of nude images of their former partners or the new love interest of their exes.

Artist Pyotr Pavlensky cuts off a part of his earlobe while sitting on the wall enclosing the Serbsky State Scientific Center for Social and Forensic Psychiatry during his protest action titled "Segregation" in Moscow October 19, 2014. Pavlensky

From Society Oct 21

Naked Russian Artist Strikes Anew, Cuts Off Earlobes To Protest Return Of Soviet-Era Policies

Pyotr Pavlensky, the Russian performance artists who caught global attention in 2013 by nailing his testicles to the Red Square's cobblestones in Moscow, is back with a vengeance and again without a stitch of clothing.

A female pro-Russian rebel stands on a truck as she gets ready to take position near the Sergey Prokofiev International Airport during fighting with Ukrainian government forces in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, October 4, 2014. Before fighting brok

From Tech Oct 21

VKontakte Cancels Miss Hitler 2014 Beauty Pageant Due To Calls For Violent Actions

VKontakte, the Russian equivalent of Facebook, blocked the Web site of the Miss Hitler 2014 beauty pageant because of its push for violent actions on Jews.