‘Evergreen’ Tao church thrives in Brisbane

SIYUAN YANG Sunday afternoon at the Evergreen Taoist Church in Brisbane. It’s a bit quiet today. Volunteers are preparing for a celebration, next week. Meanwhile, a priest and two Taoists are engaged in a ritual – chanting and playing … [Read more...]

Internet entrepreneur believes digital technology is not completely safe

SIYUAN YANG The co-founder of Reddit presented his views on the internet to Brisbane’s Global Café yesterday evening. Internet entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian was instrumental in creating the social media platform Reddit where registered … [Read more...]

From the News Desk: 23-10-2014

The Source’s round up of the top news stories this week. Ottawa shootings: Gunman killed after attack on Canadian parliament Ebola outbreak escalated last week Australian teenager Abdullah Elmir threatened PM Tony Abbot in IS … [Read more...]

Newman Government accused of wasting taxpayers’ money

SIYUAN YANG Opposition leader Annastacia Palaszczuk accused Newman Government of wasting taxpayers’ money on the Strong Choices advertising campaign. Ms Palaszczuk said LNP spent nearly $20 million on advertisements. “We are now six … [Read more...]

Queensland prepares for hot, dry summer

SIYUAN YANG   Australian Bureau of Meteorology ENSO Tracker showed the temperature of the central and eastern tropical Pacific Ocean is twice its normal levels, setting Queensland for a hot summer. Bureau of Meteorology Senior … [Read more...]

Chinese investors meet with Ipswich Mayor to discuss business

SIYUAN YANG Members of the First Freedom Wealth-China & Australia Entrepreneur Forum attended a meeting with Ipswich Mayor on Monday. Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale said Ipswich is a safe and friendly city for investors from all around the … [Read more...]

Westfield Garden City unveils its new look

YANG SIYUAN Hundreds of shoppers visited Westfield Garden City today for the opening of a wide range of new stores and restaurants. Garden City is now almost double and a half of the original structure and offered more than 100 new stores … [Read more...]

Swedish crayfish party great success

YANG SIYUAN Logan Ikea's in-store summer Swedish crayfish party attracted 500 diners last Tuesday and Wednesday. The crayfish smorgasbord included some famous Swedish food such as meatballs, cheese pie, bread, cheese, salmon, fruit and of … [Read more...]

Ebola outbreak forced workers to leave West Africa

SIYUAN YANG Chinese construction companies are withdrawing their workers from West Africa due to Ebola virus outbreak. The Chinese government has not yet disclosed plans to withdraw citizens from Ebola-affected areas, and many of the … [Read more...]

Strawberry sundaes raise money for medical research

YANG SIYUAN The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation has gained support for medical research from the sale of strawberry sundaes at Brisbane's Ekka this year. Nearly 3000 volunteers assisted in the selling of 145,000 strawberry sundaes during … [Read more...]