Articles in Special Interest
Have you been to Bankstown Centro Shopping Centre this Christmas holiday? If you haven’t, well, you will miss out on this beautiful giant Christmas Tree! Santa is stopping near this Christmas Tree. Unfortunately, it was night time when this photo was taken as we are avoiding the Christmas shopping rush. No Santa but a photo is worth more than that as the lights were shining so brightly illuminating the big sales on the floor.
Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announced and dropped the bomb with his stunning decision to quit as Australian Foreign Minister in a media conference in Washington DC just after 1am local time (1700 AEDT), 22 February 2012. Mr Rudd indicated that He will return to Brisbane and will consult his family, the community, and his Labour caucus colleagues about his future plan. He has not made it clear yet, if he will challenge Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
Sydney and the rest of the world remember the death on an iconic Pop Diva, Whitney Houston. She died last Saturday, 11 February 2012 at the age of 48. “In 2009, the Guinness World Records cited her as the most-awarded female act of all time.Her awards include two Emmy Awards, six Grammy Awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards, and 22 American Music Awards, among a total of 415 career awards as of 2010. Houston was also one of the world’s best-selling music artists, having sold over 170 million albums, singles and videos worldwide.
Channel 7 Today Tonight Show investigated the current status of Australia’s Refugee Program. It’s not a good news. The anchor stated that the Department of Immigration report shows that the current government policy is effectively importing unemployment. Refugees and other migrants are not getting jobs. They are on welfare for at least 5 years or longer. A very disturbing statistics.
It also mentioned that one of the major hindrances is the inability to speak the English language. It seems that integration is one of the biggest issues at hand.
US President Barack Obama today, November 17, 2011, addressed the Australian Parliament in Canberra. It’s one of the highlights of his second day of his first official visit to Australia.
President Barack Obama mentioned at the opening of his speech about the special relationship between the United Stated and Australia. “The bonds between us run deep …” he said. His speech was mainly on the United States’s increased focus on Asia and the implications this would have on its relationship with China.
Watch this video uploaded by ten news at Youtube.
If you are going to Taronga Zoo, which is one of Sydney’s major tourist attractions, you must not miss to watch the Ausgrid Taronga Zoo Seal Show! You gonna love it for sure. Showcased at Taronga Zoo’s new 950 seat theatre, it’s perfect venue for families, excursionists, and tourists to enjoy this spectacular show where one can learn more about seals and their marine environment. You will enjoy the seal showing off their natural abilities like catching fish, climbing the stage, skillful maneuvers, diving, and entertaining the audience.
How easy is it for Chinese to get their piece of in Australia? Farms, houses, apartments, vineyards, and other finest piece of assets of Australia. Real estate agents spearheading campaigns in Shanghai, China dealing properties here in Australia. ” There’s better buying at the moment, the market is down” says the real estate agent. Chinese are now buying, and they are buying big. Watch this documentary by Today Tonight, at Channel 7 here in Australia.
Congratulations to Australian Samantha Stosur! She defeated Serena Williams 6-2, 6-3 in 1 hour and 23 minutes at the US Open 2011 Women’s Finals. Samantha Stosur has now hold the title as Australia’s first female grand slam singles champion in 31 years! Despite the home crowd support, Serena William cannot handle the growing confidence of Sam Stosur nailing aces and really good returns and rallies.
Emmanuel Kelly, originally from Iraq, is 17 years old eventhough he doesn’t actually know the exact date he was born. He was adopted in an orphanage and was found in the middle of warzone. His story is very moving and words cannot describe the hardship Emmanuel went through. With the full support of his mom, his brother, and friends, he put a brave face and front up to millions of Australian viewers in last night X-Factor 2011 Show to sing Beatles’ John Lennon song “Imagine.” Warning, you need a box of tissues to join the X-factor Australia judges Ronan Keating, Mel B, Natalie Bassingthwaighte, and Guy Sebastian.
Is there a property plunge happening here in Australia? Here is a Channel 7 Today Tonight’s video report documentary about the state of property in major Australian Cities. This clip provides an overview of those parts of the country where property prices are at real risk of collapse.
Today Tonight reported that “Every state is being hit by the property slump. If you’re trying to sell property in Moira in Victoria, it’s taking much longer. In Kempsey NSW properties aren’t moving for on average 140 days. Harvey in Western Australia – 137 days. The South Burnett and Scenic Rim in Queensland – 136 days.”
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Ensure your tummy remains full forever with today’s deal: for only $79, you’ll enjoy a four-hour fly fishing lesson with the experts at Pro Angler Sydney (normally $199). The first two hours of your relaxed yet informative lesson will focus on the art of casting, with key subjects such knot tying, rods and reels all covered in detail. Once your up to date on the all latest info, you’ll be taken for two hours of actual fishing at either Sydney Regatta Centre at Penrith or Lake Wallace at Lithgow, where you’ll apply your new skills under expert supervision in the pursuit of a sizeable aquatic prize.
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