Archive for August 16th, 2017

How to figure out if you could be a dual citizen

How to figure out if you could be a dual citizen

BEING a dual citizen was once thought of as a rare privilege accessible only to a lucky few who bragged about advantages of living and working overseas. Since 2002, the government has allowed Australians to hold citizenship of multiple countries: previously they lost their Australian citizenship automatically if they became a citizen of another country. […]

Using ‘tap and go’ will protect you against fraud

Using ‘tap and go’ will protect you against fraud

Police are urging people to use the ‘tap and go’ chip on their bank cards in order to protect themselves from fraud through “ghost” terminals. Detectives from the NSW fraud squad are investigating a series of fraudulent ATM withdrawals across Sydney’s south-west using “cloned” credit and debit cards. Cloned cards are made by swiping the […]

Samoan village ban on Chinese shop

Samoan village ban on Chinese shop

A Samoan council has banned a Chinese national from opening a store in the village of Moata’a. James Zhuang, a young Chinese businessman, invested 70 thousand dollars in renovating and stocking the store in the village, but the council stepped in and halted the opening. Paramount chief, Asi Blakelock, says there is a long standing […]

Genia signs two-year deal with Rebels

Genia signs two-year deal with Rebels

Wallabies scrum half Will Genia has signed a two-year deal with the Melbourne Rebels in a major coup for the struggling Super Rugby club. The 29-year-old had been expected to slot back into his old team, the Queensland Reds, after returning home from a stint with Parisian club Stade Francais. But last week, Genia cast […]

Uber offers free rides next week

Uber offers free rides next week

WHAT do Sam Frost, Samuel L Jackson and Sam Worthington have in common? They will all be able to get free Uber all of next week when the ride-sharing service offers credits to anyone named Sam. In fact, anyone whose first name starts with “Sam” can access one free ride per day up to the […]