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BHP chairman Ken MacKenzie ahead of the BHP unification votes on Thursday.
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Mining

‘The time is right’: Australian, UK investors back BHP’s big move home

BHP’s shareholders have overwhelmingly supported the miner’s plans to unify its corporate structure and form Australia’s biggest company.

  • by Nick Toscano
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Despite the opportunity to invest in a deal whose terms were structured to make a profit for investors, many of Wall Street’s big names passed on investing in Donald Trump’s social media company.

Investing in Trump was too risky for some on Wall Street

Despite the opportunity to invest in a deal whose terms were structured to make a profit for investors, many of Wall Street’s big names passed on investing in Donald Trump’s social media company.

  • by Matthew Goldstein, Kate Kelly, Kenneth P. Vogel and Maureen Farrell
Jo Foggo, husband Chris Smith, and children Saxon and Savannah, at the Khao Sok National Park in Thailand one week before a positive COVID-19 test threw their plans for a return journey into chaos.

Australian girl, 14, locked in Thai COVID hotel as travel horror stories pile up

Thai authorities separated a young girl from her family and locked her in COVID isolation earlier this month. It’s one of a number of holiday horror stories some travellers are blaming on Qantas’ travelling requirements.

  • by Patrick Hatch and Stephen Brook
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Opinion & Perspectives

China’s ‘common prosperity’ agenda shows every sign of backfiring

A seriously underperforming stock market powerfully suggests both that China’s economic miracle is not all it’s cracked up to be and that its political hierarchy is not as secure as it seems.

Jeremy Warner

Benefits of promoting a sense of community in the workplace

Having a job without relationships can undermine our sense of fulfilment or belonging.

Eamonn McCarthy

Work can be difficult, but long-term anxiety isn’t worth the trouble

When it comes to our jobs, it’s possible that we can take the idea of ‘stepping out of our comfort zone’, too far.

Jonathan Rivett

Banking & finance

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Entrepreneurship

Elon Musk tries to woo the growing market in China for his Tesla EVs.

Musk accused of dancing to Beijing’s tune to build Tesla

China has helped the firm rise up the global ranks but could become a brake on growth.

  • by James Titcomb
Nissan’s Leaf is still one of the world’s top-selling electric vehicles.

Inside Australia’s growing pirate electric car market

With little government support and no second-hand market, a growing cottage industry is providing Australians with the cheap clean cars of the future.

  • by Nick O'Malley

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