Winners of “Defense industry – 75 years of construction and development” writing contest named

Addressing the event, Lieutenant General Nguyen Manh Hung, Secretary of the Party Committee and Political Commissar of the GDDI, reaffirmed that the contest attracted the participation of numerous reporters and correspondents and concluded successfully as planned. He hoped that the authors will continue collaborating with relevant GDDI’s units to promote information dissemination about the defense […]

Eurovision 2014: Austria’s bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst takes out song contest

Photo: Austrian Eurovision competitor Conchita Wurst sings during the final of the 2014 competition. (Getty: Ragnar Singsaas) Photo: Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst sings winning ballad “Rise Like a Phoenix”. (AFP) Photo: The 17-year-old Russian Tolmachevy twins made it to the finals of the Eurovision competition, despite being booed by audience members due to Russia’s […]

Nicola Gobbo explains why she became Lawyer X

“But a number of police over that period of time made disparaging remarks to my face and behind my back along the lines of, if they could eliminate me they would be happy to do so, presumably because I was so successful at getting people out of custody,” she said.

Fact check: Does Tasmania have the weakest political donation laws in the nation?

Professor Richard Eccleston, the Director of the Institute for the Study of Social Change at the University of Tasmania, said that similar to the soon-to-be replaced Victorian regime, Tasmania’s House of Assembly elections were not subject to state-specific donation disclosure laws, leaving it reliant on federal laws, which apply to federally registered parties.

US mid-terms: What are the claims of voter suppression?

What are the rules on voting in other countries? UK: Registered voters receive a letter from the Electoral Registration Office stating their polling station. Voters give their name and address to the staff at the polling station, and only in Northern Ireland they are required to show a photo ID. People must register before they […]

India needs to adapt to the world of tomorrow

For Lenin, the unwavering priority was that the treaty provided much-needed relief to the Bolsheviks who were already fighting the Russian Civil War (1917-1922) on their soil while the Red Army was elsewhere desperately pushing back the interventionist forces of thirteen foreign nations (including the Americans) who attempted to turn the tide of history in […]

Woodlands board appointee Nelson seeks to keep seat in Nov. 3 election

“First of all, I have grown tremendously in my appreciation for the amazing staff we have in The Woodlands. As a director, I have learned so much more about all the good work they do in the day-to-day details. I am especially proud of our firefighters and all those who continue to serve on the […]

AOC Leads Primary, but Conservative NY Democrat Diaz May Not Be So Lucky

Caruso-Cabrera’s campaign argued the Wall Street donations came because she was the pro-jobs candidate, while Ocasio-Cortez opposed Amazon building its new headquarters in Long Island City. A source at a Caruso-Cabrera fundraiser of Wall Street figures in February told Newsweek that Ocasio-Cortez’s opposition to Amazon was one of the chief topics of conversation then.

Cathy Freeman’s golden run

Credits:Reporting: Stephen HutcheonDesign: Alex PalmerDigital production: Mark DomanDevelopers: Katia Shatoba and Nathanael ScottProducer / Researcher: Carmen PratapImage creditsCathy Freeman smiles after winning gold at the Sydney Olympics, AAP: Dean LewisMarita Koch at the 1984 East German Athletics Championships, Supplied: Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-1984-0402-025 / CC-BY-SA 3.0Marie-José Pérec winning gold in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, Reuters: Action […]