Articles By Vittorio Hernandez
While Australian and Indonesian heads of state are talking about signing codes of ethics to resolve the diplomatic row over spying, supermarkets in Australia are mulling a code of conduct in relation to their suppliers.
Canadian singer Justin Bieber seems not to have his lessons yet despite plummeting ticket sales to his eight-show Believe Tour in Australia. The lower sales and higher rate of ticket returns are attributed to negative news about the 19-year-old pop star such as being thrown out of a Brazilian brothel and a romp with a porn star.
A tiger at the Australia Zoo bit its trainer on the neck and shoulder on Tuesday, injuring the 30-year-old zoo employee. David Styles was rushed to a Melbourne hospital with two puncture wounds, but he is now in stable condition at the Royal Brisbane Hospital where he was subsequently flown.
After keeping mum on the contents of the letter that Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot sent to Jakarta, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono broke his silence on Tuesday and publicly disclosed what Mr Abbott wrote.
Australian water skiing champion Sarah Teelow died on Sunday after a water skiing accident at the Bridge to Bridge race on the Hawkesbury River.
A San Antonio police officer is being accused of raping a 19-year-old female driver whom he flagged for a routine traffic stop.
Canadians can have the newly released Motorola Moto G smartphone for free if they sign a new two-year contract with Telus or Koodo Mobile. Off contract, the phone costs $200.
If New Zealand has the notorious group Roast Busters, their counterpart in Australia is the Knights of the Jedi Council, made up of 17 soldiers who allegedly spread through the Internet images of unsuspecting naked women and then challenge members of the council to have sex with these females.
Canadian singer Justin Bieber immediately went to an Australian party on Sunday upon his arrival from New Zealand by joining end-of-school celebrations in Gold Coast.
Upbeat European and U.S. economic data caused a considerable increase in the prices of copper and aluminium at the London Metal Exchange (LME). When the open-outcry trading closed on Friday, three-month copper was up 1.1 per cent from the day's $7,094 per metric tonne.