An increasing proportion of Japanese adults will remain unmarried their whole lives, and should be considered full citizens rather than underperformers.
An MP from Japan's governing party recently commented that single women were a burden on the state. But many young women, and men, are rethinking the lure of married life.
Sunset looking across Port Warrender to the Mitchell Plateau on the Kimberley coast. It is in Wunambal Gaambera country.
Mark Jones Films (with permission)
The first people to make it to Australia could have navigated their way by sea crossing, reaching the north-west coastline of the island continent more than 50,000 years ago.
Keeping up appearances at the Gold Bar in Subiaco, Perth.
Paul j. Maginn
Ultimately, most regulatory interventions in nightlife precincts are about imposing particular ideas of social and moral order not only within these spaces but also in the city more broadly.
South Africa is the eight country in the world to adopt the 'Twin Peaks' model of regulating its financial services sector.
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Education policy experts run through the major changes for education in Budget 2018 for schools, VET and higher education.
Out there in space there is no air.
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Out there in space there is no air. If you took your helmet off, all the air you need to breathe would whoosh out.
Without new scientific work, we can expect another 30 years of reviews and critiques on the role of general capabilities in schooling.
The role of general capabilities in a subject-based curriculum has been a recurring theme in Australian curriculum history.
Former AMP CEO Craig Meller (left) and chairwoman Catherine Brenner.
ASIC and APRA don't lack power to sack bank directors. They the lack the willpower to do so.
There are significant political hurdles to be overcome before the report’s recommendations can be translated into action.
The recently released Gonski 2.0 report focuses on overhauling core aspects of curriculum and reporting, and proposes a move away from the industrial model of education towards individualisation.
Instead of having a separate regulator just for banks, the new system creates one to prevent financial crises, the other to ensure good market conduct and consumer protection.
Attenborougharion rubicundus is one of more than a dozen species named after the legendary naturalist Sir David Attenborough.
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Scientists have been naming species after well-known people since the 18th century, often in a bid for publicity. But the issue deserves attention – 400,000 Australian species are yet to be described.
Setidaknya 28% dari total calon perempuan menang dalam pilkada 2015. Angka ini naik menjadi 31% pada 2017. Akankah pilkada 2018 mengulang pola yang sama?
Apakah perempuan akan banyak sukses mendulang suara terbanyak di pemilihan kepala daerah yang akan berlangsung tahun ini?
At least 28% of the female candidates won in the 2015 regional elections. The number jumped to 31% in 2017 (Table 1). But will 2018 repeat the pattern?
Will female candidates rule Indonesia's regional election this year?
Targeted advertising: good for Facebook and Google, not so good for you.
Google and Facebook reign supreme over digital advertising. Yet the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and when the effectiveness of this advertising seems limited, should we ban this model?
Le temps de l'interdiction de la publicité ciblée est peut-être venu.
Google et Facebook règnent en maîtres sur la publicité numérique. Après le scandale Cambridge Analytica, et alors que l’efficacité de cette publicité semble limitée, faut-il bannir ce modèle ?
In the field studying the rock association in the Doolena Gap greenstone belt, 30 km north of Marble bar in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
The remote Pilbara region of Western Australian formed many billions of years ago when the Earth was much hotter and the crust softer than it is today.
Privacy on Facebook: how much sharing is too much?
Do we really want to protect our privacy when we expose it on social networks?
Wikipedia depends on the collaborative effort of volunteer writers to add information, bypassing trusted authorities.
The technology behind blockchain remains a mystery to many, but the it shares many common features with the popular online encyclopedia with which most web users are very familiar.
Se cacher ou se montrer sur les réseaux ?
Désirons-nous réellement protéger notre vie privée alors que nous l’exposons sur les réseaux sociaux ?
Claude Monet, France, 1840-1926, La pie (The magpie), 1868-1869, oil on canvas, 121.4 x 164.1 cm.
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Claude Monet painted The Magpie in winter 1868, turning his interest in colour on the blank canvass of snow.