Asian Cup good for regional relations

BY TOM MANN The ACL Asian Cup in Australia next year will strengthen Australian political ties with Asia and the Arabic region, ACL Cup officials have told the G20 Summit in Brisbane. “I think sport opens doors. It’s not apolitical [and] it … [Read more...]

Australian import regulations worsen Pacific Island livelihoods

CHELSEA MAPPAS Australia’s ‘unscientific’ quarantine regulations have denied much needed export markets for Pacific Island taro, a leading industry expert said in Brisbane this week. Fiji based Nature’s Way Cooperative Chief Executive, Mr … [Read more...]