Tag: Asia

Quiet week for the Aussie

The Australian Dollar (Aussie) started last week trading at 1.97 to the Pound and (apart from a very slight midweek depreciation) was relatively stable. The Australian exchange rate to the Pound was 1.975 at the close of business on Friday.

Olyroos beaten in warm-up

The Olyroos arrived in Beijing on Friday ahead of the Olympic Games after going down 1-0 to Korea in their final warm-up match.A well-taken strike from Korean striker Young-Rok Shin in the 24th minute was all that separated the two teams.

A land of contrasts

By Peter Barlow China, once an enigmatic and secretive country associated more with communism, revolutions and grey Mao suits, is no more. Its meteoric climb out of that part of its history is making the country a prime (and relatively cheap) tourist destination.

Dyk revives Australia’s A1GP team

It hasn’t been a great season for Australia’s A1GP team. They’ve had some strong results, but inconsistency has forced them to sit outside of the top ten. After speaking with young Aussie driver Ian Dyk however, SIMON WEST can see a few reasons why things may change very quickly.

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