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Japan crown prince accepts daughter's long-delayed marriage
TOKYO -- Japan's Crown Prince Akishino has approved of the long-delayed marriage of his eldest daughter, Princess Mako, to former college classmate Kei Komuro, saying that he respects the wishes of the young couple. "If they truly want it, then I should...

Bangladeshi physician charged with rape in Australia
In 2019, his registration was suspended by the Medical Board of Australia but it was reinstated, with conditions. A Bangladeshi physician in Australia has been charged with raping and indecently assaulting female patients, under the pretence of performing...

HomeBuilder stimulus scheme extended by another three months
TERRITORIANS wanting to cash in on the federal government's generous HomeBuilder scheme have been given an extension to do so, with the Prime Minister extending the cut off to the end of March next year. Gary Shipway and BUSINESS EDITOR.

Grattan Institute report calls for $7 billion a year more for aged care
The aged care sector requires an additional $7 billion per year in federal funding - a 35 per cent increase - if it is to be fixed, a new Grattan Institute report argues. The report said the current aged care system was "a mess and is not fit for purpose" and "had let...