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Immigration in Australia

December 18th, 2016

For many would-be migrants, Australia was far away, expensive to get to and there were more attractive destinations, notably North America.

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Obamacare

December 11th, 2016

The Affordable Care Act or ObamaCare as it is known – was signed into law by President Barack Obama in March, 2010. It aimed to reform the American health insurance industry and to finally provide health coverage for the millions of Americans who had none, but President-elect Donald Trump has promised to repeal and replace Obamacare. So what is...

The Affordable Care Act or ObamaCare aimed to reform the American health insurance industry and to finally provide health coverage for the millions of Americans who had none. So how successful has it been?

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Political crisis in South Korea

December 4th, 2016

Hundreds of thousands of protesters have flooded the streets of Seoul and other cities in South Korea on recent weekends, calling for the resignation of President Park Geun-Hye.