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Australia to run record budget deficit as government cuts tax, boosts job support

06 Oct 2020

SYDNEY Australia pledged billions in tax cuts and measures to boost jobs on Tuesday to help pull the economy out of its historic COVID-19 slump in a budget that tips the country into its deepest deficit on record.

Australia tips into record budget deficit as government cuts tax, boosts jobs support

06 Oct 2020

SYDNEY Australia pledged billions in tax cuts and measures to boost jobs on Tuesday to help pull the economy out of its historic COVID-19 slump in a budget that tips the country into its deepest deficit on record.

Australia turns to idled factories to pull it out of COVID slump

07 Sep 2020

SYDNEY In 2017, the last car Australia built rolled out of a General Motors' plant in the city of Adelaide, ending seven decades of local automotive history and the belief that the country's factories could ever compete globally.

Australia turns to idled factories to pull it out of COVID slump

07 Sep 2020

SYDNEY In 2017, the last car Australia built rolled out of a General Motors' plant in the city of Adelaide, ending seven decades of local automotive history and the belief that the country's factories could ever compete globally.

An end to Australia's apartment binge looms over jobs, growth

07 Jul 2020

SYDNEY The hit to Australia's population growth from closing its international borders is quickly turning a long-running housing shortage into a glut, bringing an end to the apartment building boom behind much of the country's recent prosperity.

Australia's stalled migrant boom derails golden economic run

01 Jun 2020

SYDNEY Australia's three decades of uninterrupted prosperity are coming to an abrupt end as the global coronavirus pandemic crashes one of its most lucrative sources of income – immigration.

RPT-ANALYSIS-Australia's stalled migrant boom derails golden economic run

01 Jun 2020

SYDNEY, June 1 Australia's three decades of uninterrupted prosperity are coming to an abrupt end as the global coronavirus pandemic crashes one of its most lucrative sources of income – immigration.

Australia's stalled migrant boom derails golden economic run

01 Jun 2020

SYDNEY Australia's three decades of uninterrupted prosperity are coming to an abrupt end as the global coronavirus pandemic crashes one of its most lucrative sources of income – immigration.

Pandemic slams global factories, activity sinks to new lows

04 May 2020

LONDON/SYDNEY Factory activity was ravaged across the world in April, business surveys showed, and the outlook looked bleak as government lockdowns to contain the new coronavirus pandemic froze global production and slashed demand.

'Alpha male' handshakes as Trump, Kim meet, but body language shows some nerves

12 Jun 2018

SINGAPORE In their first moments of meeting each other, U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un both sought to project a sense of command but displayed some anxiety at the start of their high-stakes summit in Singapore.

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