Australia’s largest resource companies are adept at embracing new ways of describing their business, but often much slower to embrace new ways of doing business.
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Comment: Be careful where you wi-fi

A passenger has been hit with US$1,142 in wi-fi charges on flight from London to Singapore. Which was cheaper: the wi-fi or the flight?
Do we deserve to have a moon we use as a rubbish dump?
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Thailand’s prime minister has a problem on his hands in the form of The Hunger Games.
It's been hard to keep climate change off the agenda.
The forgotten birth language of adoptees can apparently leave its traces in the brain, many years after the adoption has taken place.
Refugees settled on Nauru woke on Monday to find an ominous letter, signed “Youth of Republic of Nauru”, had been delivered overnight.
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Of course, all this do-gooding is self-reported, so it’s possible that people are making themselves sound better than they are.
Add it to the list of ways Norway wins.
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