Clive Palmer seeks approval for ‘monster mine’ next door to Adani

Clive Palmer seeks approval for ‘monster mine’ next door to Adani

By national environment, technology and science reporter Michael Slezak Posted April 26, 2018 14:28:27 Clive Palmer has sought federal environmental approval for a huge greenfield coal mine in central Queensland, which documents suggest could produce 33 per cent more coal than Adani’s controversial and delayed Carmichael mine. Its viability depends …

New program seeks to help carers recognise harmful sexual behaviour in vulnerable children

New program seeks to help carers recognise harmful sexual behaviour in vulnerable children

Posted March 31, 2018 06:07:27 Vulnerable children at risk of becoming sexual predators or being abused themselves will be the focus of an Australian-first program which will train their carers to recognise harmful behaviour and intervene before it escalates. The three-year pilot program, from MacKillop Family Services and the University …

China’s social credit system seeks to assign citizens scores, engineer social behaviour

China’s social credit system seeks to assign citizens scores, engineer social behaviour

Posted March 31, 2018 06:07:27 Video: Surveillance software identifies details about people and vehicles in Beijing.(Photo: Reuters/Thomas Peter) (The World) Chinese authorities claim they have banned more than 7 million people deemed “untrustworthy” from boarding flights, and nearly 3 million others from riding on high-speed trains, according to a report …

Aung San Suu Kyi seeks humanitarian help for Rohingya from ASEAN leaders

Aung San Suu Kyi seeks humanitarian help for Rohingya from ASEAN leaders

Updated March 19, 2018 12:55:54 She has been targeted by angry protesters, and human rights lawyers have accused her of crimes against humanity. Pressure has been building on Myanmar’s State Counsellor, Aung San Suu Kyi, over the plight of Rohingya Muslims in the north of her country. Now Prime Minister …

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer seeks to have Donald Trump testify over payment – Donald Trump’s America

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer seeks to have Donald Trump testify over payment – Donald Trump’s America

Posted March 29, 2018 06:53:54 Video: Trump’s alleged mistress says she was threatened in a car park (ABC News) The lawyer acting for adult film star Stormy Daniels has filed a motion seeking to depose President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer Michael Cohen, dialling up pressure on the President …