Tag: Julie Bishop

Economic diplomacy aims to unlock trade opportunities

Opinion by Julie Bishop, Minister for Foreign Affairs MP Australia’s prosperity is – more than ever – tied to the fortunes of the highly competitive global economy.  Sustaining our strong economic record, 23 years of uninterrupted growth, requires active international engagement. Today we will launch the Government’s economic diplomacy agenda that will underpin that engagement […]

August 23, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Australia, India conclude Civil Nuclear Deal; Uranium soon

Dr. Yadu Singh writes in his blog From various news sources, it is clear that Australia has concluded Civil nuclear deal with India recently. Uranium trade between Australia and India is likely to start soon. It appears that the deal has been concluded relatively quickly after India elected its new Govt led by Mr Narendra Modi. […]

August 23, 2014 | 0 Comments More

MH 17 not an accident but a crime: Abbott

  The downing of MH17 is not an accident, it’s a crime. There were 298 men, women and children on this aircraft – and their deaths offend our sense of justice. We grieve for all, but particularly for the 28 Australians who have lost their lives.   Many others were travelling to Australia on MH17, including […]

July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments More

C20 summit in Melbourne on 20 june

Global civil society will come together at the University of Melbourne on 20-21 June 2014 for the C20 Summit to determine the specific policy issues and solutions civil society wants the G20 to consider when it meets in Brisbane in November. The C20 (‘Civil Society’) Summit is the first of the lead-in G20 ‘satellite’ conferences […]

June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments More

40 years of Australia, ASEAN relations

Today, April 16 2014,  marks the 40th anniversary of Australia’s relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a significant milestone in a year of events which will culminate in the commemorative leaders’ summit in November, says a Foreign Affairs Ministry media release with inputs by The IST news. ASEAN was formed on 8 August […]

April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Julie Bishop brings Uranium closer to India

India is closer to getting Australian Uranium, this was indicated by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop during her address to the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) in Mumbai recently, says a Foreign Ministry media release. She said, “India is increasingly reliant on nuclear power. So we are negotiating an agreement that will enable the export of […]

November 20, 2013 | 2 Comments More