Tag Archives: Indonesia

Malaysia Airlines faces fight over its own survival

A couple watches the a Malaysia Airlines plane taxi on the runway at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on July 27, 2014. Any airline would struggle with the devastating impact of losing one jet full of passengers, especially if it had already been bleeding money for years. But losing… Read More >

Is there a future for Malaysia Airlines after flights MH370 and MH17? |

It was a sultry summer evening as Alice Ephraimson-Abt, a bright 23-year-old, waited to board the Asian aeroplane that was to take her to start a new life halfway across the world. She grabbed her father, Hans, for one last hug before jumping on to the plane. Just hours later, the passenger jet was shot down by the Russian military. Two hundred and sixty nine innocent people perished in the attack.

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'Abolish question time': Mark Latham's manifesto for rebuilding trust in politics |

'Abolish question time': Mark Latham's manifesto for rebuilding trust in politics | World news | NewsWire
Mark Latham as Labor leader in 2005 with Kim Beazley and Kevin Rudd on his way to deliver his resignation as opposition leader at a press conference. Photograph: Reuters/Will Burgess

Parliamentary question time has lost its original purpose and should be abolished, the former Labor leader Mark Latham argues in a new book, while calling for the establishment of Reserve Bank-style bodies to defuse politically toxic policy areas.

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'Abolish question time': Mark Latham's manifesto for rebuilding trust in politics

'Abolish question time': Mark Latham's manifesto for rebuilding trust in politics | World news | NewsWire
Mark Latham as Labor leader in 2005 with Kim Beazley and Kevin Rudd on his way to deliver his resignation as opposition leader at a press conference. Photograph: Reuters/Will Burgess

Parliamentary question time has lost its original purpose and should be abolished, the former Labor leader Mark Latham argues in a new book, while calling for the establishment of Reserve Bank-style bodies to defuse politically toxic policy areas.

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