This year’s election is leaning in Vladimir Putin’s favour, as many of his supporters are passionate on the president’s efforts during his term. And his opponents aren’t happy with the tough competition as they describe it as more of a re-coronation rather than an election.
In a move that could set off a trade war, US President Donald Trump yesterday announced that the US would impose import tariffs on steel and aluminium.
Woolworths’ shares dropped this morning after allegations yesterday regarding the firm’s poker machine operations. And Aussie pollies aren’t happy.
In today’s era of ultra-connectivity, celebrity comments can cause significant share market disruptions. And US President Donald Trump has had a lot to say via Twitter.
Remember the opening scene of the first Terminator movie? The opening credits claim that man and machine will fight their final battle in the present, not the future. Well, that battle may be about to begin, with protests over the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to create autonomous weapons of war.
The political climate means that defence spending is on the rise. North Korea is one trigger. As is the ongoing threat of terrorism. The boost to Australia’s defence capabilities may well be timely, possibly even well overdue.
An abundance of Asian shoppers are buying baby formula in large quantities, to sell on to China for profit. Masses of Asian shoppers often go through checkouts and later return to buy more quantities of the product.
You’ve probably heard of the LNP’s recent movement in the defence industry. The Turnbull government wants to increase defence industry exports by $1 billion. The move will push Australia into the top 10 weapons exporters within the decade.
The pursuit of justice, however well intended, can easily get carried away. Especially when it involves big, powerful investigations. These are infamous for heading off in directions you aren’t expecting.
If the government is to follow the international trend of regulating opioids, it should also embrace medicinal cannabis.
The Turnbull Government is finally standing up to Chinese interference in Australian politics. But critics warn of the potential to poison the atmosphere of Australia–China relations.
There’s been much speculation surrounding Russia’s collusion to get US President Donald Trump into the White House. But now it’s the Republican lawmakers who are gunning for a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) memo to be released to the public.
By clicking a single button, your privacy could already be breached. Thousands of people across 21 countries including the US, Canada, France, and Germany, have already been targeted.
We all know about it. We’ve all heard about it. We’ve all seen it. Political correctness has once again reared its ugly head. This time it’s in the name of diversity.
The response to the Las Vegas shooting shouldn’t be to restrict gun rights, the response should be the opposite — to widen gun rights. That goes for Australia too. The Liberal government of 1996 acted treacherously against its own people when it introduced harsher gun laws.