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First Sydney, now Tokyo: Chinese descend on Japan's property market, pushing

First Sydney, now Tokyo: Chinese descend on Japan's property market, pushing … The trend has already hit Sydney, Vancouver and the US. Now it's happening in Japan: busloads of real estate buyers from China coming in, buying up homes and pushing prices higher. Realty agencies in Beijing are organising twice-monthly tours to Tokyo … Full News […]

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Sydney Conservatorium of Music Dean Karl Kramer forced to resign over

Sydney Conservatorium of Music Dean Karl Kramer forced to resign over … Conservatorium Dean Professor Karl Kramer announced abruptly in April that he would not finish his five-year term at the elite Sydney institution, citing personal reasons. The Herald can reveal that Dr Kramer was asked to resign because of an ongoing … Full News here […]

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Fourth of July celebrations in Sydney: dude food on trend

Fourth of July celebrations in Sydney: dude food on trend The Raglan is part of Rocks Brewing Co, which also boasts Harts Pub in the Rocks, where chicken wings, pulled pork and hoppy ales were staples years before the ubiquitous dude-food trend struck Sydney. Owner Mark Fethers played professional baseball … Full News here – Read […]

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Kirisome Auva'a solid in comeback for North Sydney Bears in NSW Cup

Kirisome Auva'a solid in comeback for North Sydney Bears in NSW Cup Auva'a scored a try and had a hand in a couple of others as the Mounties staged a late comeback to finish with a 34-34 draw at North Sydney Oval. But Auva'a — the grand final-winning centre that has been suspended for pleading […]

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Sydney petrol prices to play catch-up with 15 cent jump

Sydney petrol prices to play catch-up with 15 cent jump Now Sydney motorists are being warned to brace for a 15 cent per litre jump in the price of fuel this Friday as it becomes the latest capital to test fresh highs. The NRMA said Sydney is just playing catch up with the price rises […]

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Police storm home in Sydney's west in dramatic stand-off

Police storm home in Sydney's west in dramatic stand-off July 02, 2015: A tense stand-off with a man, allegedly armed with a knife, in Sydney's west has ended with his arrest. 9NEWS. Heavily armed police were forced to taser an alleged knifeman and throw “flashbang” stun grenades during a tense stand-off … Full News here […]

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Spam burgers on the menu for $16 a pop

Spam burgers on the menu for a pop Australia's obsession with burgers has reached new heights, with a popular Sydney bar now serving a Spam burger. Bloody Mary's in Sydney's Darlinghurst is known for its Instagram-worthy, American diner-style creations and of course, top-notch Bloody … Full News here – Read more on NEWS.com.au

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Four men charged over Sydney gang rape

Four men charged over Sydney gang rape Four men have been charged with gang-raping a drunk 18-year-old woman at a house party in Sydney's west. The alleged rape took place in Blacktown on June 21, where the woman and a friend were partying with four men, The Daily Telegraph reports. Full News here – Read […]

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Sydney man in custody after AFP raid

Sydney man in custody after AFP raid A man has been taken into custody after a prolonged raid by Australian Federal Police on a suburban Sydney home. Neighbours heard police yelling "drop the knife" before three bangs rang out during the raid at Bossley Park yesterday. The AFP are yet to … Full News here – […]

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RP Data says house price growth has slowed but Sydney, Melbourne ahead

RP Data says house price growth has slowed but Sydney, Melbourne ahead Home values grew more slowly in the year to June from the previous 12-month period, as the two-speed housing market set Sydney and Melbourne apart from the rest of the market. Dwellings measured across the eight state and territory capitals rose 9.8 … […]

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Sydney Kings re-sign NBA import Josh Childress for next NBL season

Sydney Kings re-sign NBA import Josh Childress for next NBL season Business is so often used as the reason someone exits a sporting club, but for Sydney Kings' NBA import Josh Childress, business was one of his prime reasons for staying. The 32-year-old former NBA veteran had contract offers from Europe, China and to … Full […]

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Sydney weather: Cold burst coming but little joy for the snow fields

Sydney weather: Cold burst coming but little joy for the snow fields Time to dig out those woollen scarves and gloves if you haven't needed them so far this winter – twin fronts will deliver a large cold air mass over south-eastern Australia, including Sydney, over the next few days. The first of the fronts […]

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Western Sydney to become the nation's innovation capital

Western Sydney to become the nation's innovation capital “The Western Sydney Science Centre, to be established at the University of Western Sydney's Penrith campus, will expose the region's students to science in action,” Professor Glover said. “This is a teaching and learning strategy strongly advocated by … Full News here – Read more on The […]

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Is Bieber a Roosters fan? Pop singer hangs out with NRL hard men at western

Is Bieber a Roosters fan? Pop singer hangs out with NRL hard men at western … The 21-year-old Canadian 'Baby' singer was greeted by giddy Sydney Roosters players at the Pullman in Homebush about 11pm. The likes of Jared Waerea Hargreaves, Blake Ferguson and Dylan Napa posted Instagram pictures of their meeting with Bieber … Full […]

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Sydney Water proposes to slash up to $100 from annual household bills from 2016

Sydney Water proposes to slash up to 0 from annual household bills from 2016 Sydney Water's pricing proposal to slash household and business bills for four years from next year has been welcomed by the New South Wales Government. The 2016-20 plan released on Tuesday proposed the annual bill for the average household … Full News […]

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