Rise of daigous sees Perth man publicly list AuMake

Rise of daigous sees Perth man publicly list AuMake

A YOUNG woman documents her trip to the supermarket, taking photos and videos as if she needs them as evidence. In a sense, she does. It is something foreign to Australian shoppers, literally and figuratively, but the evidence will be a selling point. The young woman could be any of thousands of “daigous” around the world — Chinese expatriates, students or tourists who send locally bought products back to China. Sometimes they are sending them to relatives or friends and profit is not a factor. Camera IconDaigou shopping for baby…

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Where's the love? The sad news about your Facebook feed

Where's the love? The sad news about your Facebook feed

Posted December 18, 2017 06:02:58 Video: The results are based on millions of emotional reactions since January 1, 2017. (ABC News) It can often seem like news that makes us sad and angry is filling our lives and, more specifically, our Facebook feeds. But is that really the case? To find out, we analysed the reactions — the “loves”, “hahas”, “sads”, “angry” and “wows” — to more than 150,000 Facebook posts from 11 of Australia’s most popular online news outlets to see if we could make sense of what is…

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North Korea’s new warning for Donald Trump as crisis deepens

North Korea’s new warning for Donald Trump as crisis deepens

NORTH KOREA has blasted Donald Trump again in a fresh aggressive flashpoint, amid fears that another nuclear missile launch is imminent. The rogue nation called the US President an “old lunatic” today, and warned the US that it faces “disgrace and destruction”. The country’s state news agency KCNA also claimed the US was “scared” by its apparent successful test-fire of its Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) last month. In a statement, the KCNA said: “Frightened by the DPRK’s successful test-fire of ICBM Hwasong-15, old lunatic Trump talked about ‘way of…

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Recession chances receding as business gains momentum and deficit shrinks

Recession chances receding as business gains momentum and deficit shrinks

Updated December 17, 2017 13:05:46 Photo: A little less bearish. Strategist Gerard Minack says improved business conditions over the past six months has reduced the chance of recession. (Flickr: Janne Aaltonen) First, the good news. Gerard Minack, one of the most astute, if bearish, of market strategists has significantly dialled down his odds of an Australian recession next year. The week ahead: MYEFO release expected to show budget $4bn better off than original forecast (Monday) RBA minutes no change, rates on hold for a long time (Tuesday) Trump tax reforms…

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A kitchen tap sold by Aldi has been found to contain dangerous levels of lead

A kitchen tap sold by Aldi has been found to contain dangerous levels of lead

EXCLUSIVE A SUSPECT tap declared safe by Aldi has been found to contain dangerous levels of lead in a new test. The test on the Easy Home spiral spring mixer kitchen tap said it gives off as much as 21 times the maximum allowable amount of the poisonous metal into water run through it. Aldi sold the tap to about 12,000 households nationally (3000 in Qld, no other state breakdown) in June 2016 and June 2017. Experts who have seen the new test result are warning consumers against using water…

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