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US isolated as allies line up to join China-led bank

US isolated as allies line up to join China-led bank

Pic: AP. WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. resistance to a Chinese-led Asian regional bank is leaving it isolated among its Asian and European allies. That’s giving some heft to ...

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Bali Nine: Envoy says Indonesia leader  Joko Widodo too busy to take Australia call

Bali Nine: Envoy says Indonesia leader Joko Widodo too busy to take Australia call

Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Pic: AP. CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Indonesian envoy says that Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been too busy during the past three ...

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Australia may join China-backed fund

Australia may join China-backed fund

SYDNEY — Australia expects to decide within weeks whether to join the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Saturday. ...

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Australia clamps down on illegal foreign housing investment

Australia clamps down on illegal foreign housing investment

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian authorities are clamping down on wealthy foreigners illegally buying real estate, ordering a Chinese billionaire to sell a Sydney mansi ...

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Australia economy grows 2.5% on year

Australia economy grows 2.5% on year

Australia’s economy grew 2.5% in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, marking its slowest pace of annual growth last year. Read more here: BBC News – Business News ...

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