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Aussie PM faces challenge in China ties

May 31, 2019 5:00 AM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison's surprise victory in the Australian election drew the usual praise from world leaders, but prompted a notable rebuke from state-owned Chinese media.

Two Australian newspapers cease running polls after shock election result

May 24, 2019 11:37 AM

SYDNEY (BLOOMBERG) - Two of Australia's major newspapers have ceased running opinion polls in the wake of the weekend's shock election win by Prime Minister Scott Morrison's government, which defied every major public survey.

Singapore's PM Lee Hsien Loong congratulate Australian PM Scott Morrison on election victory

May 19, 2019 4:54 PM

SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has written to Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to congratulate Mr Morrison on his Liberal-National coalition's victory at the national election, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Sunday (May 19).

In coal we trust: Australia's voters back PM Scott Morrison's faith in fossil fuel

May 19, 2019 4:11 PM

MELBOURNE (REUTERS) - Australia's re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in Parliament, crying, "This is coal - don't be afraid!" His surprise win in what some dubbed the 'climate election' may have stunned the country, but voters should know what comes next in energy policy - big coal.

Australia's conservative govt revels in 'miracle' re-election as US, Israeli leaders welcome Morrison

May 19, 2019 11:27 AM

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Australia's conservative government celebrated on Sunday (May 19) its surprise election victory that defied years of unfavourable opinion polls, with US and Israeli leaders welcoming Prime Minister Scott Morrison's return to office.

Labor set for narrow win as Australia votes today

May 18, 2019 5:00 AM

Australia's Labor party is expected to defeat the ruling Liberal-National Coalition in the federal election today, despite opinion surveys indicating a last-minute tightening of the contest.

Aussie parties turn to WeChat to woo Chinese

May 13, 2019 5:00 AM

Chinese social media platform WeChat is being used by both the ruling Liberal-National coalition and Labor party in Australia to try and win over Chinese-Australian citizens in seats likely to be closely fought in the federal election this Saturday.

Anti-gay, anti-Muslim rogue candidates taint PM Scott Morrison's Australia election bid

May 03, 2019 12:09 PM

CANBERRA (BLOOMBERG) - Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia has cut ties with a third candidate within a week because of offensive social media posts, potentially hurting his conservative government's bid for re-election this month.

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