Claims that Australian uranium will not fuel or help fuel a nuclear arms race in the Indian subcontinent is ridiculous and divorced from reality. Blind Freddie can see that no matter what safeguards we may nominally place on Australian uranium that is sold to India, it will simply free up unsafeguarded Indian uranium – mined […]
John Hallam and Prof. Peter King say the Ukraine crisis needs restraint and balance rather than sabre-rattling, because both Russia and Ukraine have genuine security concerns.
Canaccord’s Luke Smith says not all mining companies are attracting investors. Gold miners that have low costs, increasing cash flows and improved net cash positions are the ones that attract investors. They can get solid contracts with end-users and strong institutional support.
The University of Sydney Business School has been asked by the United Nations to make its expertise in poverty alleviation available to the high level World Investment Forum to be held in Geneva in October. The biennial Forum, sponsored by the United Nation Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), traditionally attracts heads of government, senior […]
“A couple of weeks ago, the Lowy Institute’s Michael Fullilove packed the National Press Club,” said Nicholas Stuart, journalist. “He provocatively called his talk ‘a big Australia’ and didn’t disappoint. His answer, it seems, to pretty much all our problems is simple: grow. With size comes influence; we’ll be more robust; and barriers preventing us […]
Australia and New Zealand have been fighting Japan in a court case, in an attempt to stop Japan killing thousands of whales in Antarctica. Japan said their whaling was for research purposes, but Australians and New Zealanders were not convinced. There were celebrations in The Hague, at The International Court of Justice, as the court […]
Here we all are, in our own world, watching the TV news, seeing demonstrations, protests and in many cases, violence, in places on the other side of the world. The media tells and shows us these things are happening, but do we really understand why? Take Ukraine, for example. It seems Ukraine is suffering a […]