Author: Staff Reporter
Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that Australia is set to institute new counter-terrorism laws.

 Author: Staff Reporter
An East Melbourne two-bedroom apartment sold for $1.06 million AUD, $60,000 AUD above the reserve in an auction which lasted less than four minutes.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
A New South Wales farmer learned the hard way what happens when he “verbally abuses” his sheep.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
One of the signs of greatness is the increased number of rivals. The list of PayPal competitors includes Alibaba’s Alipay mobile payments service and payments start-up Stripe, which is reportedly raising US$5 billion to take the payments giant on directly.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
It’s been nine months since the investigation into the downing of MH17 started, but the parties involved still cannot give a proper answer regarding the real culprit.

 Author: Staff Reporter
A new project led by UNICEF and British chip designer ARM, whose microprocessors power most tablets and smartphones, is trying to bring the power of digital sensing to the poor to improve the three most important aspects of life: health, safety and education.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
It has become common knowledge that too much sitting is not ideal. For an increasing number of people, office work translates into extended periods of time at their desk.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
Li Hejun started the day as China’s second-richest person with a fortune worth over US$30 billion, Forbes estimated. By 11 a.m., he had lost roughly US$14 billion.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
David Graeber, professor of anthropology at the London School of Economics, author, activist and political anarchist believes many people do “jobs they think are unnecessary.”

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
U.S. intelligence officials have finally released a trove of documents recovered during the 2011 raid which ended Osama bin Laden’s life. The documents, declassified on May 20, offer a rare window into al Qaeda’s operations and its leader’s involvement in leading the network from his Pakistan hideaway.

 Author: Staff Reporter
China’s Hunan province is building the longest and highest glass-bottom bridge in the world and expects to open it this year.

 Author: Staff Reporter
New research confirms that taller people have more chances to land a good job, earn more and get a promotion.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
Ned Moorfield, CEO of taxi booking app GoCatch recently complained to the tax office accusing UberX of evading tax. Two months after Mr Moorfield warned that Uber will become a powerful monopoly if governments don’t legalise ride sharing or crack down on it, the ATO has confirmed people who offer ride-sharing services will be considered “taxi travel” under GST law.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
Agenda 21 is a voluntary action plan which provides suggestions for sustainable ways local, state and national governments can fight against poverty and pollution and conserve natural resources in the 21st century.