YES Rally for Marriage Equality

History was made yesterday. Over 30k people marched in Sydney to show their support for marriage equality. It is the biggest turnout in Australia's LGBTIQ rally history. The YES Rally was a response to a controversial and expensive postal survey, which costing the taxpayers $122 million, to gauge the support for legalising same-sex marriage in … Continue reading YES Rally for Marriage Equality

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No Bans, No Walls, No Camps

Hundreds of activists protest in Sydney against President Trump's hardline policies on immigration and Australia's inhumane treatment of asylum seekers who are held up in offshore detention camps.

Women’s March on Sydney

Let's kick off 2017 with the inspiring Women's March Movement. At the Women's March on Sydney, I speak with those who march for human rights. I also come face to face with President Trump's supporters. The 45th US President is indeed a devisive figure.  Video produced by Fairuz Ibrahim https://www.facebook.com/sttalkmedia/videos/1556976657657478/

101 East Al Jazeera – Myanmar’s Jade Curse

In this photoblog, Al Jazeera's journalist Chan Tau Chou talks about what he saw when he snuck into a jade mine in Myanmar. https://web.facebook.com/101East/videos/873033129396835/ Photo Credit: 101 East Al Jazeera English.

Myanmar – Energy & Conflicts

Myanmar, also known as Burma, is stepping into a new era. Economic prosperity is within its grasp and much of it is due to natural resources. In Rakhine state, where natural gas is believed to be in abundance, major oil and gas companies are investing in on and off shore exploration projects. But at the same … Continue reading Myanmar – Energy & Conflicts

NSW Public Libraries Funding Crisis

Broken promises:  NSW State Government's contribution in funding its public libraries is the lowest in the country. It currently contributes only 7 cents out of every dollar of costs.  In the run up to the 2011 NSW state government elections there were various undertakings made by the then opposition, Liberal-National Coalition, to increase funding. According … Continue reading NSW Public Libraries Funding Crisis