Dalian is an emerging city and tourist destination in China, but its urban spaces could be improved in many ways.
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Australia has well established urban design guidelines, whereas many Chinese cities don't have any – and it shows. But Australia can also learn from China.
Un atelier citoyen autour de la végétalisation dans les jardins de Kaloupilé au coeur du quartier urbain de Ravine Blanche au Tampon, la Réunion. L'Ile expérimente des concepts de ville plus inclusive et plus sociale.
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Comment rendre une ville « heureuse » ? Les exemples pris sur l’île de la Réunion montrent que la démocratie participative peut contribuer à améliorer le quotidien des habitants.
In his first major policy address, Ken Wyatt noted how previous governments have failed Indigenous Australians with a ‘top-down, command and control approach.’
Ken Wyatt's promise of a referendum on constitutional recognition within three years marks a dramatic shift from the Turnbull government's rejection of the Uluru Statement of the Heart.
Julie Bishop and Marise Payne have risen to the top in foreign affairs, but their successes may be masking more systemic issues preventing women from advancement.
A new report has found a major gender gap persists in Australia's diplomatic, defence and intelligence fields. Australia needs good ideas, and we cannot assume they will all come from the same place.
Are the celebrities onto something with their IV vitamin cocktails? Let’s look at the evidence before rushing to the therapy lounge.
If their social media accounts were anything to go by, celebrities can't get enough of vitamin and mineral infusions, or vitamin drips. Now therapy lounges are popping up for everyone else to try.
It won’t be long before many cities find life without a car even easier, and possibly even cheaper.
From Apple Music to Netflix, subscription services are on the rise. It's time transport followed suit.
As always, sideline diplomatic meetings dominated the G20, while multilateral cooperation was fleeting.
US President Donald Trump stole the show over the weekend with seeming breakthroughs on the China trade war and North Korea. Disaster has been averted, but for how long?
Libra could become more successful than other cryptocurrencies because it has the backing of multiple large international corporations.
We go back to the basics and look at what Libra is, how it compares to other cryptocurrencies and whether you should be concerned about using it when it eventually arrives.
Little has been done to help the millions of refugees from Myanmar, Venezuela, Syria and other troubled countries find permanent resettlement options.
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Current responses to the world's refugee crisis are inhumane and ineffective. We propose five ways forward to help the world's most vulnerable people.
According to organisers, two million people marched Sunday in Hong Kong, with many shifting focus away from a controversial extradition bill to the resignation of the Beijing-backed chief executive, Carrie Lam.
Hong Kong’s protesters are galvanised by their cause, but whether they can sustain their momentum and bring about real change remains to be seen.
Rooftop solar has boomed, but soalr panels only last about 20 years. What happens to the waste?
Australia urgently needs to prepare for a coming tsunami of solar panel and battery waste.
Quantum particles are not really just particles… they are also waves.
Heisenberg's famous Uncertainty Principle is put to the test to see if things really are uncertain in the quantum world.
The Northern Territory is the only Australian jurisdiction where the media can identify juvenile offenders. The government now wants to end the practice.
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Open justice is in contest with other rights as the Northern Territory considers a bill to ban the media from juvenile court cases.
Police cordon off an area of Darwin where an alleged gunman, reportedly wearing an electronic monitoring bracelet, was apprehended.
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Electronic monitoring can help deter people from committing further crimes, but it needs to be used along with other crime prevention methods.
Labor leader Anthony Albanese’s new shadow ministry includes a few surprises, though many of the faces remain the same.
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From Bill Shorten to Kristina Keneally, our experts break down Labor's new shadow ministry – who's in, who's been promoted, and who faces the greatest challenges in their new roles
Women who have had pre-eclampsia have twice the risk of heart disease throughout their lifetime than their peers.
Symptoms of pre-eclampsia, including high blood pressure, usually resolve by about two months after the birth. But some health problems can develop later.
The appointment of Ken Wyatt as the first Indigenous minister for Indigenous Australians is a significant moment in the nation’s history.
While the new minister has the chance to make a real difference, unrealistic expectations of him should be tempered- real change will take not just the whole government, but the nation.
He’s won again: Narendra Modi.
Despite branding himself India's 'watchman', Modi has a mixed record when it comes to keeping India secure.
Progressive voices have lit up social media with memes blaming Queensland for Labor’s loss in the federal election. But characterising the state as regressive and redneck is misplaced.
Queensland has a proud place in Labor history. But the 2019 election shows the federal Labor Party no longer understands the issues that matter to Queensland voters.
The gunman in the mosque attacks had already faced 50 murder charges before a new terrorism charge was brought against him this week.
New Zealand's terrorism law has never been prosecuted successfully since it was enacted nearly 20 years ago. So, why are prosecutors bringing a terrorism charge against the Christchurch shooter?