Tags: Australia

Females perform better

This week, Australian research institute Centre for Gender Economics and Innovation (C4GEi) and Infinitas Asset Management released a report that particularly drew my interest. This is all about performance indicators and female participation. From the time I got involved with Save the Children in 1997, I always advocated against undermining females. The reason for my…

More than a week after the leadership spill in Australian labour, the new Rudd government has not shown any indications whether the federal elections will be held on the date announced by Gillard government. There are several speculations about possible changes in dates: some argue early polls might be favourable for Rudd to get more…

The United Nations General Assembly has elected Argentina, Australia, Luxembourg, the Republic of Korea and Rwanda to serve as non-permanent members on the Security Council for two-year terms beginning on 1 January 2013. The five countries obtained the required two-thirds majority of those Member States present and voting in the secret ballot, held at UN…

Date: 11th April 2012 The Bhutanese Community of South Australia has democratically elected New Board of Executives for Bhutanese Australian Association of South Australia (BAASA) Inc. (BAASA). BAASA was formed on 5th November 2009 to serve in the best interest of the Bhutanese community in South Australia. This is the second term election held since…

Non-resident Nepalis (NRNs) and friends of Nepal in Australia have called for proper environment to invest in Nepal. During a consultation organised by the embassy of Nepal and its consulate in Victoria on Saturday to mark the 50th anniversary of Nepal-Australia bilateral relations and promote Nepal Tourism Year 2011, the diaspora expressed its desire to…