Evelyn Zaragoza

Evelyn Zaragoza

A controversial plan that would allow the web and telecommunications data of all Australians to be stored and monitored for two years promises to be one of the most hotly debated issues at the inaugural Australian Internet Governance Forum (auIGF) in Canberra on 11 and 12 October.


The data retention plan is part of a swathe of potential reforms to national security legislation aimed at helping to fight cybercrime. The proposed reforms are now being considered by The Joint Parliamentary Committee on Intelligence and Security, based upon a referral by the Attorney-General, Nicola Roxon.


Are you a first home buyer or are you interested in investing in real estate properties? Whichever category you belong you must know changes in Property Law.


The $7,000.00 first home owner grant for established residencies (i.e. not brand new properties) will end on 30 September 2012. The grant will not be available for first home purchasers who are buying established properties if the contract is dated on or after 1 October 2012.


Sunday, 21 October 2012 07:06

Philippines Moving In the Right Direction


by Manny Diel

NYTimes.com – Philippine Economy is set to become Asia’s newest bright spot.
The brightest prospects in decades according to economists are brought about by various factors including the youthful populace.

With 70 billion US dollars in reserves and lower interest payments on its debts after the recent credit rating upgrades, the Philippines pledged $1 billion to the International Monetary Fund to help shore up the struggling economies of Europe.