Australian Opposition Leader Bill Shorten moves towards legalising same-sex marriage

Australian Labor leader Bill Shorten announced today, they will present a private bill to Parliament next Monday to legalise same-sex marriage, with the support of deputy leader Tanya Plibersek. This move towards same-sex marriage follows the Greens’ initial announcement this … Continue reading

Yingluck Shinawatra, former Thai prime minster begins her trial in Bangkok over corruption allegations

Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has begun her trial in Bangkok Tuesday for alleged negligence in a rice subsidy scheme. If convicted she could face up to ten years in jail. The subsidy scheme was designed to prop up … Continue reading