Phnom Penh Post, Cambodia’s last independent newspaper, sold to Malaysian ‘covert’ spin doctor

Phnom Penh Post, Cambodia’s last independent newspaper, sold to Malaysian ‘covert’ spin doctor

Updated May 07, 2018 16:22:33 Photo: The Phnom Penh Post was founded in 1992. (Flickr: tbun) The last remaining independent English language newspaper in Cambodia has been sold to a Malaysian PR man, who previously worked for the Cambodian Government and is currently “managing ‘covert operations’ for our clients”, according …

Tasmanian Anglican churches could be sold to fund abuse survivors redress

Tasmanian Anglican churches could be sold to fund abuse survivors redress

Posted April 22, 2018 14:33:45 Photo: Archbishop Richard Condie said “decisive action and significant sacrifice” was required. (ABC News: Rhiannon Shine) Tasmania’s Anglican Diocese is proposing to sell more than 120 properties, including churches, halls, houses and vacant land, to fund redress for survivors of child sexual abuse. The church said …

Vietnamese teen’s escape from the China trafficking trade that sold her mother

Vietnamese teen’s escape from the China trafficking trade that sold her mother

By freelance correspondent Zoe Osborne Posted April 21, 2018 05:00:00 Photo: So (right) with her sister My and My’s daughter Summer. (ABC News: Zoe Osborne) When So was 13, she was stolen from her Vietnamese mountain town and sold in China. Just months before, her mother Do had sold herself …

Echo Falls winemaker sold to private equity firm with eye on China | Business

The US private equity firm Carlyle Group has agreed to buy the Australian wine producer behind the Hardys and Echo Falls labels for A$1bn (£547m) as it hopes to capitalise on China’s growing thirst for wine. Accolade is the biggest wine company by volume in both Australia and the UK, …