Explosions outside churches in Surabaya, Indonesia’s second biggest city

Explosions outside churches in Surabaya, Indonesia’s second biggest city

Updated May 13, 2018 12:05:00 Suicide bombers attacked three churches across Indonesia’s second-largest city Surabaya on Sunday, killing at least two people and injuring a dozen others, police said. “The victims are still being identified,” East Java police spokesman Frans Barung Mangera said. Indonesia is the world’s largest Muslim-majority country …

Beef Australia 2018: Hats on show at Australia’s biggest beef industry event

Beef Australia 2018: Hats on show at Australia’s biggest beef industry event

Posted May 12, 2018 10:29:22 Photo: Hayden Beattie finds himself a new hat to wear in the show ring at Beef Australia 2018. (ABC Capricornia: Megan Hendry) Never trust a man in a black hat. Or so they say in Western movies. But how much can you really tell from …

Indian buffalo meat success puts sizable dent in Australia’s live cattle trade with Indonesia — its biggest market – ABC Rural

Indian buffalo meat success puts sizable dent in Australia’s live cattle trade with Indonesia — its biggest market – ABC Rural

The introduction of frozen Indian buffalo meat in Indonesia has halved demand for Australian cattle, according to industry representatives. Indonesia is Australia’s largest live cattle market, taking more than 700,000 head in record years. But in recent years the price of Australian cattle has skyrocketed, reaching unprecedented highs. As a …

Budget 2018: Biggest challenge for Malcolm Turnbull was nailing the pitch in two-thirds the time – Budget 2018

Budget 2018: Biggest challenge for Malcolm Turnbull was nailing the pitch in two-thirds the time – Budget 2018

Updated May 08, 2018 20:15:43 Photo: Treasurer Scott Morrison may well need to reach for the Santa suit yet, writes Andrew Probyn. (ABC News: Matt Roberts) Peter Costello’s theory for economic battle came in three chapters — do the hard stuff in the first year, bed it down in the …

Great Pacific Garbage Patch plastic removal system could become ‘world’s biggest piece of marine debris’, critics say – Science News

Great Pacific Garbage Patch plastic removal system could become ‘world’s biggest piece of marine debris’, critics say – Science News

In 2012, an 18-year-old Dutch entrepreneur told a TEDx audience he was designing a device to clean-up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Boyan Slat’s idea sounded like a novel concept that would quickly succumb to the insurmountable logistical issues of cleaning up 1.6 million square kilometres of plastic in deep, …

Biggest wave ever surfed: Rodrigo Koxa awarded prize for record-breaking ride

Biggest wave ever surfed: Rodrigo Koxa awarded prize for record-breaking ride

Posted April 30, 2018 00:53:28 Related Story: ‘Don’t hesitate’: Watch how Australia’s giant-wave surfer glides on a wall of water Related Story: Aussie big wave surfer concussed after being washed onto rocks in Portugal Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa has claimed the major prize at the Big Wave Awards in California, …

Directors of Australia’s biggest dairy company quit board over VDL’s future direction

Directors of Australia’s biggest dairy company quit board over VDL’s future direction

Updated April 24, 2018 20:00:21 Five non-executive directors who quit the board of Australia’s largest dairy company this week say they resigned over a difference of opinion about the future management of dairy farms in north-west Tasmania. Moon Lake, owned by Chinese businessman Xianfeng Lu, purchased the Van Diemen’s Land …

Sydney once had the biggest tram system in the southern hemisphere – Curious Sydney

Sydney once had the biggest tram system in the southern hemisphere – Curious Sydney

Posted April 12, 2018 06:33:36 Video: What happened to Sydney’s trams? (ABC News) Related Story: Why Sydney’s transport is doomed to fail its users Was ripping out Sydney’s extensive tram network in the 1960s one of the biggest mistakes the city ever made? Some people say yes, and as Sydney …

House prices predicted to keep falling, but Melbourne and Sydney units to take biggest hit

House prices predicted to keep falling, but Melbourne and Sydney units to take biggest hit

Updated April 10, 2018 15:28:14 Photo: Paul Dales says apartments are most at risk of big price falls due to excess supply. (ABC: John Gunn) Australian home prices are set for years of decline, according to new analysis of property listing and sales data by Capital Economics. The widely watched …

Commonwealth Games: Thousands of cops and soldiers deployed in Qld’s biggest security event

Commonwealth Games: Thousands of cops and soldiers deployed in Qld’s biggest security event

Posted April 03, 2018 05:40:44 Photo: Special Emergency Response Team officers will be on hand for any serious problems. (ABC News: Tom Forbes) Related Story: Indian ‘Commonwealth Games imposters’ detained at Brisbane Airport Fighter jets and “drone guns” are part of the high-powered arsenal available to authorities to keep the …