News In Brief

News In Brief

The last four dangerous congested level crossings between Caulfield and Dandenong have been removed in a blitz of work over the last few weeks.
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  • News In Brief

    14:41' 18-04-2018

    News In Brief

    The Federal Government will ask the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) to make a rule change to improve the accuracy of energy bills.

  • News In  Brief

    04:07' 09-04-2018

    News In Brief

    The State Government has announced $50 million from the Victorian Budget to give hospitals the support they need to fight the flu this winter.

  • News In Brief  11 April

    19:00' 04-04-2018

    News In Brief 11 April

    Keilor Community Hub, at 704 Old Calder Highway, Keilor, celebrates its 1st birthday on Saturday 14 April.

  • Asia News In Brief

    15:34' 31-08-2017

    Asia News In Brief

    Malaysia’s Minister of Agriculture and Agro-Industries, Ahmad Shabery Cheek, announced that his country will hold a three-day festival in China to promote its durian.

  • Asia News In Brief

    19:27' 18-08-2017

    Asia News In Brief

    Cambodian newswire Fresh News reported on August 3 that Nhek Bunchhay, former Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and President of the Khmer National United Party, has been arrested for links with drug production in Kampong Speu province in 2007.

  • Asia News In Brief

    19:15' 07-08-2017

    Asia News In Brief

    Since June, Chinese and Indian troops have been engaged in a stand-off over a 90 square km area in the Doklam Plateau of the Himalayas, connecting China, India and Bhutan.

  • Asia News In Brief

    14:16' 20-07-2017

    Asia News In Brief

    After talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on July 5, just before the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, Chinese President Xi Jinping said that the relationship between China and Germany was about to enter “a new phase”, according to Reuters.

  • Asia News In Brief

    14:40' 07-07-2017

    Asia News In Brief

    ASEAN and China have sought to raise tourist arrivals, considering tourism links as an important part in cultural exchanges and cooperation, and encouraging the sector’s growth and inclusive socio-economic development.

  • Asia News In Brief

    14:41' 26-06-2017

    Asia News In Brief

    According to a report on obesity in ASEAN nations prepared by the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU), Malaysia has the highest obesity rate in Southeast Asia. It indicated that the obesity rate in Malaysia was 13.3%, while the overweight rate stood at 38.5%.

  • Asia News In Brief

    19:19' 08-06-2017

    Asia News In Brief

    Cambodia is hoping for the prospect of a rubber price recovery amid dropping global prices.

  • Asia News In Brief

    15:32' 24-05-2017

    Asia News In Brief

    The largest Cambodian crackdown on counterfeit makeup has led to the seizure of 68 tonnes of fake cosmetic products.

  • Asia News In Brief

    13:04' 11-05-2017

    Asia News In Brief

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has suggested renegotiating a crime repatriation agreement signed with the US 15 years ago.

  • Asia News In Brief

    15:22' 27-04-2017

    Asia News In Brief

    According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Cambodia’s economy is forecasted to grow by about 7% in 2017 and 2018.

  • Asia News In Brief

    19:42' 19-04-2017

    Asia News In Brief

    The 2017 ASEAN Film Festival was opened at the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland, on March 27 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of ASEAN. The 2017 ASEAN Film Festival introduces films originating in ASEAN member states to share the diversity and way of life of the ASEAN community, acquire a better understanding of their values and cultures, and encourage and celebrate their film productions.

  • Asia News In Brief

    18:14' 04-04-2017

    Asia News In Brief

    A crackdown against opposition politicians and activists in Cambodia is part of a wider authoritarian “disease” infecting the region, Southeast Asian politicians have warned.

  • Asia News In Brief

    18:35' 16-03-2017

    Asia News In Brief

    Hollywood film director Jordan Vogt-Roberts has been appointed as Vietnam’s tourism ambassador for 2017-2020. Mr Vogt-Roberts, best known for his 2013 comedy drama “The Kings of Summer”, said he is honoured to hold this position, and will do his utmost to boost Vietnamese tourism.

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