News archive from 1 August 2013

Pacific to improve investigative reporting standards

Pacific to improve investigative reporting standards

A new online course for media professionals in the pacific region has been developed to raise the standards of investigative reporting. The Pasifika Media Association designed the course to ensure ongoing media education for journalists and media...

ABC News, 09:13 in Business
 

Hip pocket pain ahead with weaker dollar

The weakening dollar will be a double-edged sword for Australian businesses and consumers, boosting export-oriented sectors while lifting the cost of goods in the shops, economists say. The Australian dollar slipped below 90 US cents overnight, its...

 

First Solar seeks aid for WA solar plant expansion

The General Electric and Verve Energy-owned Greenough River project is seeking funding from the federal government to help expand the plant as much as fourfold to 40 megawatts, Jack Curtis, First Solar vice president of business development and sales...

 

US stocks fail to ignite amid Fed uncertainty

The benchmark index pulled back just before the close after rising within two points of 1,700, a key resistance level that the S&P500 has struggled to break. All three major US stock indexes posted sharp gains for July, however, with the...

 

Hip pocket pain ahead with weaker dollar

The weakening dollar will be a double-edged sword for Australian businesses and consumers, boosting export-oriented sectors while lifting the cost of goods in the shops, economists say. The Australian dollar slipped below 90 US cents overnight, its...

 

First Solar seeks aid for WA solar plant expansion

The General Electric and Verve Energy-owned Greenough River project is seeking funding from the federal government to help expand the plant as much as fourfold to 40 megawatts, Jack Curtis, First Solar vice president of business development and sales...

 

US stocks fail to ignite amid Fed uncertainty

The benchmark index pulled back just before the close after rising within two points of 1,700, a key resistance level that the S&P500 has struggled to break. All three major US stock indexes posted sharp gains for July, however, with the...

 
Twelve things successful people do

Twelve things successful people do

THERE'S been a lot of talk over the past few years about the difference between "makers" and "takers." While I don't agree with the standard political definition of the two groups, I do think that there's some validity to the basic...

 

US growth beats expectations

The US economy grew from April through June at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.7 per cent, as businesses spent more and the federal government cut less. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday that growth improved from a sluggish 1.1 per cent...

TheAge, 09:29 in Business
 
Hip pocket pain ahead with weaker dollar

Hip pocket pain ahead with weaker dollar

Dollar hits three-year low on recovering US economy The weakening dollar will be a double-edged sword for Australian businesses and consumers, boosting export-oriented sectors while lifting the cost of goods in the shops, economists say. The...

 
First Solar seeks aid for WA solar plant expansion

First Solar seeks aid for WA solar plant expansion

First Solar, a partner in Australia's first large-scale solar project, expects a decision to be made within 12 months to boost the size of the development. The General Electric and Verve Energy-owned Greenough River project is seeking funding from the...

 

US stocks fail to ignite amid Fed uncertainty

The benchmark index pulled back just before the close after rising within two points of 1,700, a key resistance level that the S&P500 has struggled to break. All three major US stock indexes posted sharp gains for July, however, with the...

 
Tarkine 'eco-warriors' adding costs and deterring new mines, industry warns

Tarkine 'eco-warriors' adding costs and deterring new mines, industry warns

The mining industry warns tough new environmental conditions in the Tarkine region may deter new mines.Tasmania's Minerals Council fears the conditions on Shree Minerals iron ore mine will make the state look unattractive to developers. The Federal...

ABC News, 09:32 in Business
 

US growth beats expectations

The US economy grew from April through June at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.7 per cent, as businesses spent more and the federal government cut less. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday that growth improved from a sluggish 1.1 per cent...

 

US growth beats expectations

The US economy grew from April through June at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.7 per cent, as businesses spent more and the federal government cut less. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday that growth improved from a sluggish 1.1 per cent...

 
Australia news at twitter


News Widget for Webmasters



«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31