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Saudi Aramco’s 600-page prospectus leaves out key details on world’s biggest IPO

The more than 600-page prospectus published on Saturday did not include details of how much of the company would be floated in total or of any commitments from cornerstone investors. Sources have said the company could sell 1 per cent-2 per cent on the Saudi stock market. If the government …

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Elders up 6.9pc after strong results

It may end up being something as delicious as fried pork belly that brings an end to the US-China trade dispute (apologies vegetarians), with China desperate for pork supplies as its domestic swine population is devastated by African Swine Fever. It is also good news for companies that sell other …

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‘Abhorrent’: Andrew Forrest’s letter to Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg

He described the practice as “abhorrent” and said Facebook’s senior leadership had been informed of the issue that saw them profiting from the advertising revenue. “You have the power and the technology to prevent these scam advertisements from running on your platform,” he said. “Is revenue more important to you …

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New coal projects in Sydney’s catchment on hold after panel’s reports

But the NSW National Parks Association, an environment group, said the panel’s admitted its conclusion that the “knowledge base” on impacts to groundwater and surface was incomplete. A broader assessment of all mines in the Special Areas – not just the four currently operational mines that the panel examined – …

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Hundreds of thousands evacuated as cyclone lashes India, Bangladesh

New Delhi: Cyclone Bulbul has lashed coastal areas in eastern India overnight, killing two people and forcing hundreds of thousands to leave their homes, officials say. The cyclone brought heavy rains and winds on Sunday with speeds of up to 120 kilometres per hour as it made landfall on Saturday …

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Dan Tehan and the myth of school autonomy

This is because schools are not autonomous. They operate within an increasingly marketised education system driven by competition, public accountability (for example, assessment regimes such as NAPLAN) and increasing accreditation and compliance for principals and teachers. The “freedoms” of school autonomy can also have adverse effects: increased gaming practices, when …

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Body found in park believed to be suspect in property developer murder

The body of a man, believed to be the Russian national suspected of murdering Sydney property developer Albert Metledge at a construction site last week, has been found in a park in the city’s south. Emergency services were called to a baseball field at Apsley Place, Taren Point, about 8.30am …

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Broncos star Fifita named a suspect in Bali assault case

“He was named suspect before the 24 hours time. “He is being named suspect under article 351-1 (assault). It carries a maximum sentence of two years and eight months.” Bali police have questioned two witnesses – the alleged victim and a garbage picker – and plan to interview the ojek …

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‘Too little’: Cambodia opposition leader freed from house arrest after two years

Loading “He can travel anywhere but can’t leave Cambodia,” Justice Ministry spokesman Chin Malin told Reuters. “This is because he has been co-operative with the authorities.” Monovithya Kem, Kem Sokha’s Washington-based daughter who is also a senior figure in the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), told The Sydney Morning Herald …

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Uber Eats its way into schools

Student and Victorian Student Representative Council (VicSRC) executive MichaelCredit:Eddie Jim Peter Seddon, principal of Windsor Primary School, said it had “only happened here a couple of times that the little motorcyclist¬†hopped into the foyer here and said, ‘I’ve got a lunch for such-and-such’.” Windsor Primary is a small school in …

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