Article – Outback Qld mayor urges more investment in remote regions ‘punching above their weight’

by 7 January 2015

10 December 2014 Chrissy Arthur ABC News

A south-west Queensland mayor says governments at all levels need to focus their investment in areas already producing good returns for the economy.

Quilpie Mayor Stuart Mackenzie said there was too much focus on negative aspects in the bush, like drought and lack of services.

He said while it was important those issues were highlighted, remote regions were already incredibly important to the economy and government investment should [...]

Article – Bangladesh govt sweetens deals for economic zones

by 5 January 2015

10 December 2014 The Daily Star

The government plans to provide numerous tax benefits in the proposed five economic zones to attract both foreign and domestic investments.

The land developers and unit investors in the economic zones will get very competitive packages, said Paban Chowdhury, executive chairman of the Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority, adding that they would be better than those offered by the other countries in the region.

Incentives include tax holiday and duty-free [...]

Article – Gina Slams Her ‘Haters’

by 5 January 2015

4 January 2015 Anthony Deceglie The Sunday Times

Gina Rinehart has hit out at ‘haters’ and the left-wing propaganda she says will stop at nothing to ruin the mining operations that keep Australia wealthy.

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Courtesy of The Sunday Times