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ACT Policing has released a facefit of the offender involved in an incident on Friday May 17 in which a man seriously assaulted a 52-year-old female receptionist and ransacked a professional office looking for cash and drugs. Police were called to the professional office suites in Grattan Court, Erindale, around 12.40pm after it was reported that [...]
Quotes often tell the story. These are from a variety of sources, all uttered today as far as I can tell. "One of the worst run campaigns I've ever seen in my life," a veteran LA political strategist says of the Greuel campaign.
Between Hakkasan Nightclub and Wet Republic Ultra Pool, AMG’s got you covered this MDW13 within the iconic emerald walls of the MGM Grand
"Hello there, and welcome to the seventh installment of Annotated Anime, Japanator's weekly Japanese cartoon roundup," writes Josh, fingers clacking over the keyboard. "We have a healthy lineup of new shows and insightful commentary for you this week, including the debut of My Teen RomCom SNAFU. Show More Summary
The new MeituKiss cell phone, launched by the same developer behind well known Chinese camera app Meitu Xiuxiu, is trying to be "a girl's best friend," according to Engadget. Take a gander. [ more › ]
A harsh denunciation of Western political models – specifically, constitutionalism – has left President Xi Jinping with an old battle on his hands, one that threatens to divert attention from his reform agenda.
The CSO has made it known that their board has had a refresh: The Canberra Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is pleased to announced its new Board for 2013/2014 with Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, AC, AFC (Ret’d) appointed to the role of Chair at this year’s Annual General meeting. Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, AC, AFC (Ret’d) [...]
A group of Chinese students are upset with American vice president Joe Biden, a man known for his verbal blunders, over remarks at the University of Pennsylvania's commencement ceremony on May 13. [ more › ]
Senate Candidate for the ACT Steven Bailey has just unleashed a sternly worded press release calling out Zed Seselja and claiming that Zed represents “no one but himself” and has “fought for nothing but his own position.” Strong words. Cue “Oooooooohhhhh!” from the rest of the classroom. Here’s some more of Bailey’s words: Bailey is driven by a fundamental [...]
It's not just labor. Elected officials such as Gloria Molina and Jose Huizar backed Wendy Greuel, but Eric Garcetti "represents the 2.0 model of Latinos in LA," argues the former editor of Ciudad magazine.
Where will Obama be if his administration's conventional methods are not up to the task of cutting through controversies that are engendered, at least in part, by reliance on conventional methods? That's when things could get very interesting.
Former federal parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper is claiming innocence in response to dishonesty charges made in the ACT Magistrates Court, reports ABC News. What are they charging him with being dishonest about? Misusing Cabcharge vouchers to go on a tour of Canberran wineries! Slipper allegedly has spent $1,194 on Cabcharge vouchers, and may have used those vouchers [...]
Come to the first ever Dunwoody Food Truck Thursdays on THURSDAY, May 23, from 6-9 PM! Two fantastic acoustic duos, The Woodys and He Sang She Sang, will be performing their varied repertoire of original song and hits from past and present! Bring...Show More Summary
(BEIJING) — A survey shows China’s manufacturing contracted this month, adding to signs a fragile economic recovery is slowing. HSBC Corp. said Thursday the preliminary version of its monthly purchasing managers index fell to a seven-month low of 49.6 from April’s 50.4 on a 100-point scale. Show More Summary
The number “four” is unlucky in China. It sounds a little bit like “death,” and nobody wants it in their phone number. But one economist at Peking University, one of the country’s top academic institutions, is convinced traditional numerology has got it wrong.
China's ubiquitous and beloved software app Weixin/WeChat is beginning to firmly establish itself in the international market. Tech in Asia reports that there are now 50 million registered users outside of China. [ more › ]
You don't have to have your own squadron of personal assistants and stylists to treat yourself. Here are some of our favorite places to primped and pampered. [ more › ]
It will be years before applications for China’s answer to the Rhodes Scholarship will even be accepted, but anxious Chinese parents are already asking how to get their son or daughter in.
Andrew Barr is breaking out the champagne over this year’s Enlighten numbers: More than 115,000 people attended the free and ticketed events during ENLIGHTEN 2013, an increase of 290% on last year’s figure of 29,437, according to an independent evaluation report issued today. Enlighten, which was staged from March 1-9, with a focus on the weekends of [...]