THE Federal Government should hold the line, press ahead with a reform agenda of the financial sector and avoid any tendency towards populist backsliding, which could undo all the good that has been done says ASX chairman, Maurice Newman.
THE Clough group has won contracts worth $116.7 million in just one week. The group’s Indonesian subsidiary PT Petrosea TBK has won a three year extension to a major coal mining contract in the province of Kalimantan on Borneo worth $91 million.
The Federal Government’s move to censor the Internet is a cynical exercise which is doomed to fail. The Broadcasting Services Amendment (Online Services) Bill has been developed by television regulators blundering into a field they know little about.
I AM fascinated by companies, particularly successful companies. Some companies seem to operate as such an impregnable force and market presence that they never falter – Coca Cola, Mercedes or, on a local scale, Brownes.
LORD Mayor Peter Nattrass has easily retained his seat at the head of the Perth City Council. Dr Nattrass polled 2,196 votes, nearly 1,000 votes clear of nearest mayoral rival Councillor Laurance Goodman.
PASPALEY Pearls Group, the largest producer of South Sea pearls in the world, was the first to take advantage of the new Tropical Aquaculture Park located on the out skirts of Broome – and is already meeting with success.
Whichever wag said ‘Youth is wasted on the young’ certainly was not foreseeing today’s world. As young people pay the usual obeisance to motherhood on Mother’s Day, perhaps we baby boomers and generation Xers should be squirming uncomfortably.