Pharmacist finds perfect fit in clothing alteration business

Pharmacist finds perfect fit in clothing alteration business

Posted December 14, 2017 12:32:44 Photo: Clare Sheng ditched her pharmacy career to run her mother’s clothing alteration business. (ABC Radio Brisbane: Hailey Renault) Clare Sheng was determined to stay out of her family’s clothing alteration business. She can still recall every detail about the chores she endured inside the busy Rose Arcade workshop throughout her school years. On a good day she would get to help her mum deliver mended clothes to some of Brisbane’s finest retailers. Photo: Clare Sheng and her mother, Wei Ping Yu, at the 2017…

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Christmas 2017: Extended trading hours for last-minute shopping

Christmas 2017: Extended trading hours for last-minute shopping

LIKE to leave your Christmas shopping until the last minute? You’re in luck. From tomorrow, shoppers in NSW will have more time to get their shopping done at a time convenient to them with the return of extended trading hours, midnight shopping and Non-Stop Shop across Westfield centres. “Christmas is our busiest time of year and we’re expecting hundreds of thousands of people through our doors, shopping for gifts, fresh food and gift cards, especially in the last few days before Christmas Day,” said John Warn, Westfield Group General Manager….

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CBA breached money laundering, counter-terrorism laws more than 53,000 times

CBA breached money laundering, counter-terrorism laws more than 53,000 times

Updated December 13, 2017 19:26:38 Related Story: CBA shareholders launch class action over money-laundering scandal The Commonwealth Bank (CBA) has admitted it breached Australia’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism laws more than 53,000 times. The breaches relate to the bank failing to report transactions above $10,000 to AUSTRAC — Australia’s money laundering regulator. But CBA says it will still defend more than 100 more serious allegations that it failed to report suspicious transactions. In October, law firm Maurice Blackburn and litigation funder IMF Bentham filed a statement of claim in the…

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Donald Trump says accusations of sexual misconduct ‘fabricated’

Donald Trump says accusations of sexual misconduct ‘fabricated’

PRESIDENT Donald Trump is pushing back against sexual misconduct allegations, saying he’s the target of “false accusations and fabricated stories of women who I don’t know and/or have never met.” Mr Trump lashed out on Twitter, a day after three women who previously accused Mr Trump of sexual harassment shared their stories on NBC’s Megyn Kelly Today. Mr Trump says Democrats “have been unable to show any collusion with Russia” and now are “moving on” to these allegations. He adds: “FAKE NEWS!” The women — Jessica Leeds, Samantha Holvey and…

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Gas supplies have increased but prices are still too high, ACCC argues

Gas supplies have increased but prices are still too high, ACCC argues

Updated December 13, 2017 01:10:48 Australia’s domestic gas supplies are increasing, but prices are still too expensive. Those are the key findings of the latest report by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) into the nation’s gas market. In September, the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) and the ACCC warned the east coast of Australia would face a gas shortfall in the first half of 2018 if gas producers failed to boost supply. The Federal Government threatened to impose export restrictions on producers to ensure Australian consumers were prioritised…

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