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MIL-Evening Report: Activists fear Indian proposal for coal reserves in Indonesian-ruled Papua

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, coal-mining, Economic growth, Energy, English, Environment, Evening Report, Global, Human Rights, India, Indigenous, Indigenous forests, Indigenous rights, Indonesia, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Activists fear Indian proposal for coal reserves in Indonesian-ruled Papua

By Febriana Firdaus in Jakarta As it seeks to diversify its sources of fuel, India is looking to get in on the ground floor of coal mining in previously unexploited deposits in Indonesian-ruled Papua. In exchange for technical support and financing for geological surveys, officials say India is pushing for special privileges, including no-bid contracts […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Backing small business – Extending the $20,000 instant asset write off

By   /  May 24, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Budget, Business, Commerce, Economic growth, Economy, English, Investment, jobs, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, small business, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Backing small business – Extending the $20,000 instant asset write off

Source: Australian Treasurer The Turnbull Government is continuing to back small business – introducing legislation to extend the instant asset write-off. This legislation will deliver on our 2018-19 Budget announcement to extend the $20,000 instant asset write-off by a further 12 months to 30 June 2019. Around 3.3 million small businesses across the country with […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Timor-Leste finally has a government. But what happens now?

By   /  May 17, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Development, Economic growth, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Health and Fitness, MIL OSI, Oil industry, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Peace, PMC Reportage, Politics, public health, Public service, Reportage, Reports, Timor-Leste, Youth  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Timor-Leste finally has a government. But what happens now?

By Guteriano Neves in Dili After nearly a year of political deadlock resulting from a minority government, and a divisive political campaign, Timor-Leste is set to have a stable government after an early election, held last Saturday. The forthcoming government will face an uneasy task in delivering on the promises made during the campaign. The […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Consultation on Ipso Facto Insolvency Regulations

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, Consultation, Economic growth, Economy, English, jobs, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Revenue  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Consultation on Ipso Facto Insolvency Regulations

Source: Australian Minister for Revenue and Financial Services The Turnbull Government is committed to promoting a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation to help drive economic growth, investment and local jobs. The Government today released for public consultation draft regulations and a draft declaration to support the stay on enforcement of ipso facto clauses against relevant […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: ‘Mining the Smart Economy’, Address to the AFR Banking and Wealth Summit, Sydney

By   /  April 4, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Economic growth, English, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: ‘Mining the Smart Economy’, Address to the AFR Banking and Wealth Summit, Sydney

Source: Australian Treasurer Of all the features of our Australian economy, the most impressive is its resilience. A resilience anchored in the indefatigable will of an Australian people that refuses to be denied their prosperity. The compounding effect of continued growth in the face of decades of economic upheaval, financial crises, globalisation, floods, droughts, commodity […]

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