Articles By Vittorio Hernandez

Sydney

From Global Markets Aug 20

Melbourne Is World’s Most Liveable City for 4th Consecutive Year

Another study confirmed Australia's high-quality of life after the city of Melbourne was named on Tuesday by the Economic Intelligence Unit's yearly Liveability Survey as the most liveable city in the world. It is the fourth consecutive year that Melbourne was recognised as the best city in the world where to live.

Pope Francis waves as he leads his Sunday Angelus prayer in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican

From Faith & Belief Aug 20

Catholics Should Brace for Another Papal Conclave as Pope Francis Does Not Rule Out Retirement Over Belief He Has 2-3 More Years to Live

Another papal conclave may take place if Pope Francis decides to follow the path that his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, took and retire instead of die as pontiff of the 1.2-billion strong Roman Catholic church.

Ice challenge

From Sports Aug 20

Boxing News 2014: Algieri Takes ALC Ice Bucket Challenge, Dares Pacquiao

From corporate executive such as Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to singer Justin Timberlake, the ALC ice bucket challenge has moved to professional athletes such as footballer Cristiano Ronaldo who wowed the world because he did the challenge wearing only skimpy skivvies.

Visiting Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono gestures as he delivers a speech during his visit at the presidential palace in Manila May 23, 2014.  REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

From Politics & Policy Aug 20

Australia & Indonesia End Diplomatic Rift, Resume Intelligence & Military Cooperation

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Tuesday that Canberra and Jakarta would sign by the end of August the Code of Conduct, an indicator that the diplomatic rift between Australia and neighbour Indonesia would formally end.

A stack of chocolate bars sits on a table before being wrapped at the Mast Brothers Chocolate factory in the Brooklyn borough of New York July 8, 2010.

From Science Aug 20

A Degree to Die For: Doctor of Chocolate at UK’s Cambridge U

Doctor of Chocolate - it would be a degree that fictional character Willy Wonka should pursue. In real life, the Cambridge University in UK announced on Monday the opening of such a graduate degree programme that would run for three and a half years, fully paid for.

Telefonica

From Global Markets Aug 19

European Telcos in Buy-out Mode for American Firms

European telecommunication companies are on a buying mode, and they are targeting telcos in North and South America.

Body parts

From Society Aug 19

Report Claims China & Taiwan Sell Human Meat

A revolting news was reported on Monday by the Web site World News Reporter, claiming that human meat is being sold openly in China and Taiwan.

A man smokes marijuana during a gathering to welcome back marijuana advocate Marc Emery in Windsor, Ontario

From Science Aug 19

BioCorRx COO Says Addiction Treatment Sector is Steadily Growing, Recession-Proof

Investors in the healthcare sector who want to diversify their portfolio can look into investing in a new entrant with a promising lead product like BioCorRx, Inc. (BICX).

Housing

From Science Aug 19

Three U.S. Federal Agencies Cooperate for More Housing Choices

Three U.S. agencies pledged stricter cooperation to provide communities with more housing choices, make transportation systems more efficient and reliable, and create vibrant neighborhoods that attract business development and jobs while protecting the environment.

Tony Abbott

From Global Markets Aug 19

PM Tony Abbott to Sign Julia Gillard-Brokered Uranium Deal With India

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott normally shuns anything that had to do with political acts of nemesis, former Prime Minister Julia Gillard. But not for the uranium deal with India, which Mr Abbott is expected to ink an agreement in his next visit to the Asian giant.