By Sally Low PRAGUE — Energy will always be expensive in Czechoslovakia. Apart from brown coal of such poor quality that it should never be used, and some uranium, there are few natural sources. Lack of seaports makes fossil fuel imports very
By Bernie Brian WOLLONGONG — In a major victory for South Coast unionists, BHP has backed down on its plans to sack 1100 striking steelworkers and agreed to resume negotiations regarding use of contractors at its Port Kembla sheet and coil
By Steve Painter While nuclear energy accounts for an increasing amount of power generation in Europe — up from 2% to 35% in the past 20 years just in the European Community — the industry continues to be plagued by serious problems. Bulgaria
Horror! "An Australian National Audit Office study of the administration of the work test for unemployment benefit between 1989 and 1990 has found Commonwealth Employment Service officers believed finding unemployed people a job was their main task,
La Stazione Directed by Sergio Rubini With Sergio Rubini, Ennio Fantastichini and Margherita Buy Reviewed by Kim Spurway This is yet another tale of the princess and the pauper, and of two men fighting for one woman Domenico (Sergio Rubini) is
By Irina Glushchenko MOSCOW — A significant breach has been opened in the liberal-bureaucratic monopoly of the Russian press. While the main daily newspapers still trumpet the virtues of the "free market" with a brazenness that would make Rupert
The African National Congress, the Pan Africanist Congress and 92 other anti-apartheid organisations have agreed to form a Patriotic Front. This will strengthen the anti-apartheid movement, allowing it to enter constitutional negotiations with a
By Bill Mason BRISBANE — The last tree was felled on Fraser Island after more than a century of logging which had threatened to decimate the unique sand island's rainforest cover. After the government acted on Fitzgerald inquiry recommendations
A Man with Connections By Alexander Gelman Thalia Theatre Company at the Lookout Theatre Club, Sydney Tues-Sun Reviewed by Philip Bilton-Smith A Man with Connections was written by Alexander Gelman, a personal friend of Mikhail Gorbachev, in
Johnny Walker, one of the Birmingham Six, is on a tour of Australia sponsored by the Australian Irish Congress. The six, all Irish, were released earlier this year after 16 years in prison, having been framed for two pub bombings in Birmingham in


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