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NSW Seeks Private Investors to Pursue Sydney’s North West Rail Link

The New South Wales (NSW) government said on Monday that it will push through with the North West Rail Link project in Sydney despite the rejection by the federal government of its request for a $2.

Asian Shares

Asian Stocks Gain on US Retail Data

Asian shares made guarded gains on Wednesday as surprising strength in U.S. consumer spending reassured investors the recovery in the world's largest economy had not been derailed, lifting the dollar and Wall Street.

Air Canada drops appeal on pensions decision

Air Canada Rouge Offering Jobs, to Expand Service to Calgary and Vancouver

Good news to those seeking jobs in the Canadian airline industry. Air Canada Rouge is on the lookout for additional flight attendants in 2014 to service its growing fleet as it expands its service to include Calgary and Vancouver this spring.

Radiation detected in urine of Fukushima residents raise concerns over inhabitation

Fukushima Toll: US Sailors Who First Responded to Disaster Complain of Radiation Related Sicknesses, To File Federal Class Action Lawsuit

They were the very first who responded to the call for help when the Fukushima nuclear power plant got hit by a massive tsunami on March 2011.

Canada natives sue Shell over oil sands funding

Young Alberta Men Skip School for Work Due to High Wages in Oil Sands Industry

Young men in Alberta lost their interest in studying when the province's oil sands sectors offered them jobs whose average hourly wage increase of 21 per cent was signifi...

Markets

RBA

Swan Pushes for Banks to Pass RBA Rate Cut in Full

09:16 PM ET

A day after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) unexpectedly cut the overnight cash rate by half a percentage point to 3.75 per cent.

Politics & Policies

PM Gillard All Ears on Business Community Feedbacks

Gillard Appoints Bob Carr Foreign Minister in 3rd Cabinet Reshuffle

10:58 PM ET

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced on Friday noon the appointment of Bob Carr as Foreign Affairs Minister.

Real Estate

As expected, activists in Malaysia opposed to the presence of Lynas Corp.'s rare earths processing plant continued to rally on their disagreement, filing for yet again a second application to prevent the Australian miner from using its temporary operating

West Australia Will Not Allow Entry of Lynas Waste from Malaysia

07:21 PM ET

Lynas Corp., it what could be another blow to its business operating principles, has been categorically denied yet again supp...

Tech

Shoppers carry their purchases during the Black Friday sales at a shopping mall in Tysons Corner

CBA's Business Sales Indicator: Aussie Retail Sales Up in All Territories

11:58 PM ET

Australia's retails sales had gone up by 0.6% for the fourth consecutive month in all territories, according to the Commonwealth Bank's Business Sales Indicator.