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AseanPlus News 30 Jun 2016 | 5:48 AM

Slick Turnbull faces wily Shorten in Australian polls

SYDNEY (AFP) - Australians go to the polls on Saturday to chose their next prime minister, either slick Liberal incumbent Malcolm Turnbull or wily Labor former union chief Bill Shorten.

World 15 May 2019 | 2:28 PM

From picket line to PM: Bill Shorten aims to be Australian leader

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Bill Shorten, leader of Australia's opposition Labor party, is known as a deft negotiator who can work a room to his advantage.

World 20 Apr 2019 | 2:24 PM

Australia's Shorten sets 100-day target to boost overtime pay

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten gave himself 100 days to make sure that low-paid workers get more money for working overtime if he wins next month's election.

AseanPlus News 01 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM

Can Bill shorten Malcolm Turnbull’s rule in Australia?

SYDNEY: Australians go to the polls tomorrow to choose their next prime minister, either slick Liberal incumbent Malcolm Turnbull (left pic) or wily Labor former union chief Bill Shorten (right pic).

World 22 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

Iraq PM urges parliament to shorten summer break

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's Shi'ite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has called on parliament to either scrap or shorten its August summer break to pass laws seen as vital to stabilising the country, his office said.

Lifestyle 18 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Shorten Oscars? Here's what to do

So the producers of the Feb 27 Academy Awards telecast are making some changes - to win more viewers (or stop losing viewers), and to shorten the show.

Other Sport 15 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

ATP may shorten tour by 2-3 weeks from 2012

SHANGHAI (AP): The ATP Tour may shorten its 11-month season by two or three weeks from 2012 to give players more rest and help them avoid injuries and burnout.

Other Sport 16 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

ATP may shorten tour by 2-3 weeks from 2012

SHANGHAI (AP) - The ATP Tour may shorten its 11-month season by two or three weeks from 2012 to give players more rest and help them avoid injuries and burnout.

Business 03 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak urged to shorten implementation period for industries

Sarawak, which is among the top five investment locations in the country, should shorten the implementation period for industrial projects, International Trade and Industry Ministry advisor Datuk Hadi Abdul Othman said

Other Sport 13 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

WTA Tour planning to shorten season by 2006

The women's pro tennis tour is in talks to shorten its 11-month schedule by a week in 2006 and by two weeks in 2007 in response to years of player complaints about the season being too long.