Australia Votes 2007: Liberals promise personal income tax cuts

Tuesday, October 16, 2007 With the election campaign just beginning, Australian Prime Minister John Howard has promised AU$34 billion in personal income tax cuts over the next three years. That is on top of $31.5 billion announced in May, and $36.7 billion announced in 2006. The new tax cuts are based on new projections for growth in the Australian economy. The Treasury estimates that the...
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Tax Havens For Rv Owners

See More About: Best Services Expat Tax Preparation Tax Havens for RV Owners by Bill WestonWhen it comes to determining the most RV friendly states, the typical criteria includes weather, attractions and accommodation for maintenance. Each individual RV traveler may have some additional criteria, but generally, these are the big concerns. However, a state can be friendly to RV owners without...

Romania plans its next privatisation initiatives

Monday, February 21, 2005The Romanian Government has made plans and identified its aims for the next privatisation program which will end in 2006. By the end of next year, the government hopes to sell all of its shares in Romtelecom, Romania's largest telecommunications company, which is currently owned by Greece's OTE but which the government maintains a 47% share in. The full privatisation...
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OhmyNews citizen reporters meet in Seoul, Korea

Friday, June 24, 2005 Seoul — More than 300 "citizen reporters" hailing from countries as far apart as Chile and Norway are coming together at the OhmyNews International Citizen Reporters' Forum from June 23 to June 26, 2005 in Seoul. OhmyNews is one of the most popular South Korean news websites, and it has played an important role in the election of reformist President Roh Moo-hyun. Unlike...
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Three Major Effects Of Water Damage In Escondido

See More About: Dig It Contracting byadmin Floodwater often causes extensive damage to homes and is often so extreme that it renders houses uninhabitable. The force of floodwater is not typically the main factor in long-term damage experienced by homeowners affected by flooding. It is the lingering water from the aftermath of flooding that usually causes the most damage to a home and its...

Wikinews Shorts: July 9, 2007

A compilation of brief news reports for Monday, July 9, 2007. On July 9, 2007, Sony Computer Entertainment America announced the release of an 80GB hard drive version of its PlayStation 3 video game console, priced at US$599. Sony also announced a price drop to US$499 for its current 60GB model. Jack Tretton, Sony Entertainment America chief executive, said, "Our initial expectation is that...
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At least seven mountaineers die while climbing K2

Sunday, August 3, 2008 At least seven mountaineers have died while climbing K2, the second highest mountain in the world. The accident was reportedly caused by a rock slide or an avalanche that severed all the ropes used for ascent and descent. Initial reports state that seventeen climbers ascended the mountain in two groups, with both reaching the summit successfully. The reports also state...
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Cookbook is free reference work community’s most active project

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Tuesday, March 15, 2005 Wikibooks, an Internet project which seeks to create free content textbooks using wiki technology, has published its February 2005 statistics. The Cookbook project leads the statistics, both by number of contributors (94) and by...
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Removing The Wall And Adding A Kitchen Island

See More About: Diy Flatpack Kitchens By Angela Glancy Opening up the space between the kitchen and an adjoining room by removing the wall and adding a kitchen island can add a lot of space and usefulness to your home. Not only will removing the wall open the space up visually, but it can help to integrate your kitchen into the rest of your home, making entertaining easier and more enjoyable. If...

Hugo Chávez sets new time zone for Venezuela

Monday, December 10, 2007 Hugo Chávez, the President of Venezuela has set a new time zone for his country. The new time zone, which is UTC-4:30, is half an hour earlier than the old time. This time zone is unique and does not match any of those used by Venzuela's neighbors. This morning, Venezuelans began the work week for the first time under the new time zone, which Chávez announced for the...
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