Malaysia’s Najib Razak, now forced from power, may finally have to answer the tough questions

Malaysia’s Najib Razak, now forced from power, may finally have to answer the tough questions

Posted May 10, 2018 18:59:16 Photo: The $250 million Equanimity boasts a swimming pool, movie theatre and a beauty salon. (Reuters: Antara Foto/Wira Suryantala) Insofar that metaphors are needed to illustrate the graft and sleaze that accompanied the reign of Najib Razak, it is hard to see much beyond the …

APRA talks tough but feathers the Commonwealth Bank with light touch penalties

APRA talks tough but feathers the Commonwealth Bank with light touch penalties

Updated May 01, 2018 14:44:36 Is there anything here we didn’t already know? Complacency and complexity, arrogant and insular, a culture that allowed bank executives to operate without fear of penalty. Strong words, indeed. For all the searing criticism, the irony of the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority’s report into the …

Mike Pompeo: Trump secretary of state nominee pledges to be tough on Russia – Donald Trump’s America

Mike Pompeo: Trump secretary of state nominee pledges to be tough on Russia – Donald Trump’s America

Posted April 13, 2018 08:32:53 Video: Mike Pompeo says the Russians have “met their match” (Photo: AP: Jacquelyn Martin) (ABC News) US secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo has promised that he will be willing to break from President Donald Trump if necessary, saying he will take a tough line …

Hungry pets a sign of tough times in Perth as demand for pet food bank increases

Hungry pets a sign of tough times in Perth as demand for pet food bank increases

Posted April 12, 2018 15:01:02 Photo: Kathleen Byrne is the founder of Perth’s pet food bank. (ABC Radio Perth: Lucie Bell) Would you sell your household furniture or even your car in order to feed your four-legged family members? Kathleen Byrne founded Perth’s very first pet food bank 12 months …

Facebook is the real over-sharer and Mark Zuckerberg will have a tough time telling Congress why

Facebook is the real over-sharer and Mark Zuckerberg will have a tough time telling Congress why

Posted April 10, 2018 06:30:29 When we sign on to Facebook we think we’ll be sharing photos, music and thoughts only with friends of our choosing. Many people are worried about being over-sharers, and those two things — what we share and with whom — are critical to keeping the …

Likely Taniela Tupou ban will be bitter bill after tough loss to Stormers; Reds to fight charge

Likely Taniela Tupou ban will be bitter bill after tough loss to Stormers; Reds to fight charge

INFLUENTIAL prop Taniela Tupou is facing a ban for a careless no-arms tackle which threatens to trim the strikepower of the Reds. The citing from Saturday’s fighting 25-19 loss to the Stormers is the worst possible news because it threatens his spot for the April 7 rematch against the Brumbies …

Donald Trump calls for death penalty to ‘get tough’ on drug traffickers – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump calls for death penalty to ‘get tough’ on drug traffickers – Donald Trump’s America

Posted March 20, 2018 10:25:35 Video: Donald Trump announces his plan to tackle America’s opioid crisis (Photo: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst) (ABC News) Unveiling a long-awaited plan to combat America’s opioid drug addiction, US President Donald Trump has called for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including embracing a tactic employed by many …