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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's pro-republic Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Monday scrapped knights and dames from the nation's honours system, less than a year after a furore sparked by the award of a knighthood to Prince Philip, the Queen's husband.
Sydney (AFP) - New Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, an outspoken republican, will dump knights and dames from the country's honours list reintroduced under his predecessor Tony Abbott, a local media report said Sunday.
Mr Turnbull on Sunday appointed Mr Scott Morrison as treasurer, handing the conservative lawmaker the top economic job in his new Cabinet in an effort to mend party divisions following the ouster of former prime minister Tony Abbott.
SYDNEY: Australia’s new leader Malcolm Turnbull may have a stellar business record and a way with words, but his skills will be tested to the limit as he tries to revive the economy and energise a government unpopular with jaded voters.
SYDNEY, Sept 14, 2015 (AFP) - Tony Abbott, ousted as Australian Prime Minister by challenger Malcolm Turnbull on Monday, had a tumultuous two years in office.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Conservative Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Friday took the unusual step of denying rumours of a major cabinet reshuffle aimed at saving his unpopular government, amid growing unease amongst lawmakers from his own party.
Tun Sir Tan Cheng Lock: 'They should learn to regard themselves as Malayans first irrespective of their race'
In Star2's second instalment on iconic figures in Malaysian history, we look at Tun Sir Tan Cheng Lock who stood for moderation, equality and justice.