Articles By Vittorio Hernandez
From Companies Jul 24
It is not only Australians who would be affected by the cuts made in Radio Australia's budget, but also residents of nearby Pacific isles who rely on the broadcaster for weather updates.
From Travel Jul 24
Global anger grows at Russia, believed to be behind the Moscow-initiated missile hit on Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 that took 298 lives, but many Russians are unaware of that. The reason is because they are being bombarded by a constant diet of conspiracy theories regarding the aviation tragedy, with Ukraine being pictured as the culprit by Russian media.
From Science Jul 24
Opioid abuse more or less results in more than half a million years of life lost per year, a report by PsychCentral said.
From Companies Jul 24
Three of the big four banks in Australia cut their fixed interest rates on Wednesday to below 5 per cent as part of a rate war among the lenders. The rate war provides borrowers the opportunity to enjoy record-low interest rates on the long term.
From Sports Jul 24
After Floyd Mayweather Jr officially announced that he will have a rematch with Argentinean boxer Marcos Maidana on Sept 13, boxing fans immediately showed their interest in the second fight that ticket sales are moving fast, reported Forbes.
From Companies Jul 23
The consensus in the global aviation industry is that embattled Malaysian Airlines is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. With two major air mishaps that could create a minimum $80 million hole in the Kuala Lumpur-based company's shaky finances, it would not be a surprise to hear the air carrier announcing its closure soon.
From Tech Jul 23
Canadian phonemaker BlackBerry is on a rebound. After being dismissed as a has-been company and anticipated to die soon, the Waterloo-based tech firm appears not only for a recovery but even growth.
From Law Jul 23
Law enforcement agencies and moralists would surely disagree with the proposal to decriminalise prostitution, which got a major support from a credible publication. Editors of The Lancet, a leading medical journal, supported the decriminalisation move to protect the health of sex trade workers.
From Politics & Policy Jul 23
A new senator from Clive Palmer's Palmer United Party, who once described Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott as a psychotic politician, stirred Aussie radio listeners on Tuesday by listing two traits she wants from potential suitors.
From Travel Jul 23
More than four months after the ill-fated Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 mysteriously disappeared on March 8 after it left Kuala Lumpur for Beijing, until today, various theories regarding the incident continue to swirl, with not one proven to be correct or dispelled.