News archive from 30 June 2013

Bangladesh slams US move to cut trade

A furious Bangladesh has criticised a "shocking" decision by the United States to cut trade privileges after a deadly garment factory collapse, insisting it had taken concrete action to improve safety. In his announcement that Bangladesh was...

SBS, 11:20 in Business
 
Outgoing Metcash chief Andrew Reitzer calls for speedy election

Outgoing Metcash chief Andrew Reitzer calls for speedy election

The long-serving chief executive of supermarket wholesaler Metcash has called for "stability in policies" to help retailers.Andrew Reitzer has been at the helm of Metcash, the wholesaler behind the IGA and Franklins supermarket chains, for...

ABC News, 12:03 in Business
 

Direct flights to India at last

After a 16-year absence from Australia, Air India will begin flying a triangular route between Delhi, Sydney and Melbourne on August 29 using the new Dreamliners. For four days a week, flights will be Delhi-Sydney-Melbourne, and for three days they...

 

Direct flights to India at last

After a 16-year absence from Australia, Air India will begin flying a triangular route between Delhi, Sydney and Melbourne on August 29 using the new Dreamliners. For four days a week, flights will be Delhi-Sydney-Melbourne, and for three days they...

 

Direct flights to India at last

After a 16-year absence from Australia, Air India will begin flying a triangular route between Delhi, Sydney and Melbourne on August 29 using the new Dreamliners. For four days a week, flights will be Delhi-Sydney-Melbourne, and for three days they...

 

Facebook cuts ads from pages

Facebook is pulling ads from pages that contain violence or sexual content. The social network says that on Monday it will expand its definition of pages and groups that are too controversial to carry advertisements. Facebook has sought to strike a...

SBS, 15:42 in Business
 
Jobs for life a thing of the past for Gen Y with technology generating dramatic changes in the job market

Jobs for life a thing of the past for Gen Y with technology generating dramatic changes in the job market

JOBS for life are a thing of the past, with the average Gen Y worker holding four positions before they're 30. The employment market is changing so dramatically that most of the jobs they'll hold in their 40s haven't been created yet. New analysis...

 
Careers advice system failing Australian schoolchildren, says National Centre for Vocational Education and Research study

Careers advice system failing Australian schoolchildren, says National Centre for Vocational Education and...

CONFUSED schoolchildren are falling victim to a "patchy'' careers advice system which inflates their expectations only to have them dashed 10 years later. Spoiled for choice and told by their parents they can be and do anything, new research has...

 

Secrets of a world-class gym

McDonell should know. In five years he's built the franchise into a national network of 260 gyms and is on track to reach 350 gyms by Christmas, with an ultimate goal of 400 gyms. Not a bad result for a business that opened its first franchise in the...

 

Secrets of a world-class gym

McDonell should know. In five years he's built the franchise into a national network of 260 gyms and is on track to reach 350 gyms by Christmas, with an ultimate goal of 400 gyms. Not a bad result for a business that opened its first franchise in the...

 

Secrets of a world-class gym

McDonell should know. In five years he's built the franchise into a national network of 260 gyms and is on track to reach 350 gyms by Christmas, with an ultimate goal of 400 gyms. Not a bad result for a business that opened its first franchise in the...

 

Labor must get real on the economy

Gillard's narrative was dishonest, incapable of coping with changing developments and denied Labor its best selling point. Unveiled in the keynote address to the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia just days before the spill, it said...

 

Labor must get real on the economy

Gillard's narrative was dishonest, incapable of coping with changing developments and denied Labor its best selling point. Unveiled in the keynote address to the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia just days before the spill, it said...

 

Labor must get real on the economy

Gillard's narrative was dishonest, incapable of coping with changing developments and denied Labor its best selling point. Unveiled in the keynote address to the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia just days before the spill, it said...

 

MPs call for probe into supermarkets' private-label wines

Last week a report from the House agriculture committee raised concerns about the dominance of private-label wines and the impact on competition. Chaired by Tasmanian MP Dick Adams, the committee pointed to the topic as part of a wider inquiry into...

 
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