John Mayer performs Who Says live @ Rove

World premiere performance (love the Melbourne lyric change) of John Mayer’s new single Who Says live on Rove Australian tv 01/11/09

Burqa ban has merit, says Clinton

Burqa ban has merit, says Clinton Belief that burqas should be banned in order to stop suicide bombers disguising themselves is a legitimate one, according to United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Read more on The Age

Muscat says no love lost with Sydney

Muscat says no love lost with Sydney Victory captain Kevin Muscat says the Melbourne derby is a spectacle but a game against Sydney FC, now that’s a rivalry. Read more on thewest.com.au

Australia’s Nufarm says not planning asset sales

Australia’s Nufarm says not planning asset sales MELBOURNE, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Troubled Australian farm-chemicals maker Nufarm is not looking to sell assets as part of its strategy review, Chief Executive Doug Rathbone said on Tuesday. Read more on Reuters via Yahoo! Singapore News

Aston Resources May Price IPO Shares at A$8.20 Each, Financial Review Says

Aston Resources May Price IPO Shares at A$8.20 Each, Financial Review Says Aston Resources Pty has set a price of A$8.20 for its initial share sale, the Australian Financial Review reported in its Street Talk column. The price would equate to an equity raising of A$400 million, the report said. Read more on Bloomberg

Vary tax by mineral type, says BHP

Vary tax by mineral type, says BHP BHP Billiton says any new tax on the minerals industry should vary in rate according to the kind of commodity mined. Read more on Herald Sun

Rebels lack star quality, says Cannon

Rebels lack star quality, says Cannon Former Test hooker Brendan Cannon has lambasted the Melbourne Rebels’ inability to land star recruits. Read more on BigPond News

Securency May Have Used Bribes, Sex to Win Contracts, Age Says

Securency May Have Used Bribes, Sex to Win Contracts, Age Says May 24 (Bloomberg) — Securency International Pty, a banknote-material maker part-owned by the Reserve Bank of Australia, was willing to supply prostitutes and bribe overseas central bank officials to win supply contracts, the Age newspaper reported , citing statements by a former Securency employee […]

Australia’s IAG says in early talks about China JV

Australia’s IAG says in early talks about China JV MELBOURNE, April 30 (Reuters) – Insurance Australia Group , the country’s top car and home insurer, is in early talks with several potential partners about a joint venture in China, Chief Executive Michael Wilkins said on Friday. Read more on Reuters via Yahoo! Singapore News

Elliot says Storm demise no motivation

Elliot says Storm demise no motivation Penrith coach Matt Elliott denies Melbourne’s demise is a boost for his table-topping side. Read more on BigPond News

Healey says Cipriani still has rugby World Cup chance

Healey says Cipriani still has rugby World Cup chance Danny Cipriani could still feature for England at next year’s World Cup in New Zealand despite his impending move to Melbourne Rebels, according to former English international back Austin Healey. Read more on Bangkok Post – Thailand’s English news

A win for ‘traditional’ Saints, says Lyon

A win for ‘traditional’ Saints, says Lyon St Kilda coach Ross Lyon says the game plan with which the Saints smashed North Melbourne is just one of a number in its arsenal Read more on AFL