By Ignatius Kim Everyone knows that when applying for a job you have to "sell yourself". Selling yourself is like selling any other product: the packaging must be appealing and the price attractive enough to make the purchaser feel that he/she
Introducing Asian Studies — Political Economy in Postwar Eastern Asia — This series begins with a look at the differing policies and rates of growth in the region from China to Japan. Part one of a 13-part series. ABC Radio National, Friday, June
Have you ever thought about who owns Green Left? Did you think perhaps it might be part of the Packer stable, or the Murdoch empire? With practically every other newspaper or magazine in the country, if you answered that way, you'd probably be right.
Shoalwater sand mining dumped By Bill Mason BRISBANE — In what the mining industry has described as its biggest setback since the banning of mining at Coronation Hill in the Northern Territory, a federal government inquiry has recommended
The family that plays together ... "There is a big misunderstanding between parents and kids. If parents just took the time to be more active with their kids in playing video games, they would understand it more and would be able to participate in
By Jon Land Situated 4000 metres above sea level, amongst the glaciers and tropical alpine valleys of the central highlands of West Papua, is Indonesia's biggest and most controversial mine, the Freeport-McMoran copper and gold operation at
Meet the Taylors By Brandon Astor Jones On May 22, Precious enjoyed teething on my eyeglasses case; and while she has now gone back to Chicago Heights, Illinois, her scent permeates that case. She was a full eight months old yesterday.
Meeting focuses on juvenile justice By Sean Healy PERTH — Between 200 and 250 people packed the Social Science Lecture Theatre at the University of Western Australia on May 30 for a forum entitled "Juvenile Justice two years down the
By Ray Smith HOBART — The 1992 honours thesis of Alexandra de Blas, which studied the impact of the Mt Lyell Mining and Railway Company on Macquarie Harbour and Strahan, was published last week. Its appearance was delayed 16 months by threats
Maternity allowances The federal Labor government last week mooted a proposal to pay maternity allowances through the social security system to women workers employed in the private sector. It has been described as a pro-women reform,
Campaign aims to save Victorian ambulance services By Ray Fulcher MELBOURNE — Seventy people attended a public forum here on May 29 to discuss Victoria's ambulance service and work out ways of campaigning for improvements. The forum,
The following is slightly abridged from a statement issued by the African National Congress government of the province of PWV. World Environment Day offers the new South Africa and our province the chance to address the pollution legacy of