Interview with Liz Mumby, independent candidate in Australian by-election for the Victorian state electorate of Altona

Thursday, February 4, 2010 With a state by-election coming up in Victoria, Australia, many minor parties and independent candidates will be looking to gain a seat in the Legislative Assembly. Liz Mumby is one of the independents. “I am a medical sales professional, a wife and mother and a small business owner,” says Mumby, the […]

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Controversial cancer test gains support

Sunday, August 14, 2005 Some cancer specialists have stepped up calls for smokers and ex-smokers to undergo advanced screening for lung cancer . They reacted to the recent deaths of Peter Jennings and Barbara Bel Geddes and the disclosure that Dana Reeve has lung cancer by urging people to have their lungs screened with special […]

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Model Cars Rising In Popularity

Here’s An Opinion On: Remote Control Helicopter For Sale Because V8 Supercar racing is so popular, many Australians are flocking to their local model car shops or their favourite model car websites in order to browse the model cars collection and see if they can find scale models of the cars their favourite drivers drive. […]

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Mumbai officials demolish 39K shanties; 200K homeless

December 25, 2004 Officials in Mumbai, India, demolished over 6,000 shanties today in a push to eradicate the capital city’s slums. In total, 39,000 shanties have been flattened, displacing over 200,000 people, in the city’s biggest-ever demolition drive, which began in early December. When complete, over 2 million people are expected to be displaced. After […]

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