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23 August 2013
photo by hdwallpapers on google images

Pregnant pause

How does Australia compare to the rest of the developed world in the contentious and potentially costly area of paid parental leave? PETER WHITEFORD casts his eye over the international numbers.

22 August 2013
Ian Chubb. Photo by arrancar75 on tumblr.

Sino Science and us

Australia's Chief Scientist urges more collaboration with China.

22 August 2013
Photo by on Google Images

Military manoeuvring

Why Singaporean born men with migrant parents are not becoming Singaporeans.

21 August 2013
Dr Christian Reepmeyer. Photo by Stuart Hay.

Mystery island

Five hundred years ago, the rock islands off Palau were thriving with human life. So why are they now abandoned? JENNIFER TANNER reports.

21 August 2013
Protesters advocating the rights of asylum seekers in Melbourne, 2013

Double standards

Are international organisations discriminating on grounds of race and nationality, asks RAMESH THAKUR.

21 August 2013
Members of the Kompong Thom community map out their natural resources with Dr Sarah Milne (top right). Photo by Peakdey Sorn.

Rumble in the jungle

A deadly battle between nature and capitalism is being waged deep within the forests of Cambodia, writes JAMES GIGGACHER.

19 August 2013
Prime minister Kevin Rudd (right) and then Treasurer Wayne Swan in London during the 2009 G20 summit. Photo by AFP.

Fact check

Kevin Rudd claims to have played a key role in shaping the G20. Is he reinventing history?

16 August 2013
Photo by AFP

Myanmar and coups

What is the chance of a coup for Myanmar?

15 August 2013
Bank Indonesia by Adlian Pratama on flickr.

Indonesia's banking sector in need of reform

Indonesia's new bank ownership rules deterring foreign investors

13 August 2013
picture by mistageeks on Tumblr.


The G20 is literally a Yak-fest, writes SUSAN HARRIS RIMMER.


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