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  • Malaysia plane: Australian PM says searchers confident of position of MH370's black boxes

    Malaysia plane: Australian PM says searchers confident of position of MH370's black boxes
    Search and rescue officials in Australia are confident they know the approximate position of the black box recorders from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday. At the same time, however, the head...
  • Lluvias saturan partes de Australia mientras potente ciclón se aproxima

    Por Colin Packham y James Regan SIDNEY (Reuters) - Lluvias torrenciales obligaban a residentes y turistas a abandonar las zonas costeras cercanas a la Gran Barrera de Coral, en momentos en que se aproxima el ciclón más potente en tres años desde el...
  • No breakthroughs on trade deal for Australia PM in China

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday that he hoped a free trade agreement with China would be signed before November, offering little progress on a deal at the center of his visit to his country's largest trade...
  • Ford planning Falcon GT final edition for Australia

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Performance, Ford, Australia To ring out the end of the Ford Performance Vehicle division in Australia, the demise of Ford production Down Under, and to celebrate the history of iconic racing Falcons of yore, The Blue Oval is...
  • Australia's Coca-Cola Amatil shares plunge on first half profit warning

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Shares in Australian food and beverage company Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd (CCA) plunged more than 12 percent on Friday after the company said it expects its core earnings to fall by around 15 percent in the first half of 2014. CCA, which...
  • Australia's Padbury Mining secures $6.5 billion port funding; shares surge

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Padbury Mining Ltd said it had secured almost $6.5 billion in funding to build a new deepwater port and railway at Oakajee in Western Australia, potentially opening a new export hub for the region's iron ore riches. Plans...
  • Hay optimismo para encontrar el avin

    Hay optimismo para encontrar el avión
    Australia, Una nueva seal acstica fue detectada el jueves durante la bsqueda del vuelo MH370 de Malaysia Airlines, lo que da esperanzas a las autoridades de estar cerca de hallar el avin desaparecido hace ms de un mes. El nuevo indicio sonoro,...
  • Australia jobs revival hints at peak in unemployment rate

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian jobs growth sped past forecasts for a second month in March and drove the jobless rate to its lowest in four months, holding out the hope that unemployment may have peaked much earlier than anticipated. The local dollar...
  • Australia's David Jones jumps 23 percent on South Africa's Woolworths takeover bid

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Shares in Australia's David Jones jumped 23 percent to after the department store operator agreed to a takeover from South Africa's Woolworths Holdings Ltd , valuing the company at around A$2.15 billion ($2 billion). Although they rose...
  • Australians' urge to shop, build and buy homes a boon for jobs

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Job losses in manufacturing have dominated Australian headlines -- 350 at BP , 180 at Philip Morris , 300 at Boeing in the past month alone -- but data proven to herald increased hiring tell a much cheerier tale. In a country...
  • Australia's Myer jumps after rival David Jones accepts Woolworths takeover

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Shares in Australia's Myer jumped as much as 8.9 percent after rival David Jones agreed to a takeover from South Africa's Woolworths Holdings . David Jones, Australia's No.2 department store operator, said it had agreed to a takeover...
  • G20 to focus on boosting global growth, not Crimea: official

    (Reuters) - Global financial leaders will thrash out details of individual country pledges to boost growth and overhaul their economies at this week's meetings in Washington, a senior Australian official said on Tuesday. Group of 20 countries promised at...