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Glenda Kwek

Glenda Kwek

Glenda Kwek is an AFP correspondent, Australia and former writer for the Business Day.
Millions in Indian capital endure 'eye-burning' smog
Millions in Indian capital endure 'eye-burning' smog
Millions of people in India's capital started the week Monday choking through "eye-burning" smog, with schools closed, cars taken off the road and...
Australia election stokes mistrust in opinion polls
Australia election stokes mistrust in opinion polls
The failure of opinion polls to tip a conservative win in Australia's elections has raised questions about their credibility just years after...
New Zealand bans assault weapons within days of massacre
New Zealand bans assault weapons within days of massacre
New Zealand imposed a ban on assault weapons Thursday, moving swiftly following the Christchurch massacre and triggering renewed calls from leading...
Tensions rise over burials of New Zealand shooting victims
Tensions rise over burials of New Zealand shooting victims
The first bodies from the Christchurch mosque massacres were due to be released late Sunday amid growing frustration from victims' families over...
Inquiry refers scandal-hit Australian banks to watchdogs
Inquiry refers scandal-hit Australian banks to watchdogs
A major inquiry into scandals at Australia's banking and financial services firms has referred more than 20 cases to regulators for possible...
Bolt offered contract with Malta football club: reports
Bolt offered contract with Malta football club: reports
Sprint king Usain Bolt could be making his way to Europe after being offered a two-year professional football contract in Malta, reports said...
It's not that bad! Science, tourism clash on Great Barrier Reef
It's not that bad! Science, tourism clash on Great Barrier Reef
A row is raging over Australia's warming-damaged Great Barrier Reef, with firms worried that scientists' apocalyptic warnings are scaring visitors...
'Judgment day' looms for Australia's scandal-hit banks
'Judgment day' looms for Australia's scandal-hit banks
Australia's scandal-plagued banks are braced for "judgment day", as a public inquiry into industry misconduct prepares to publish its initial...
'He can achieve great things' - van Marwijk gets Australia World Cup nod
'He can achieve great things' - van Marwijk gets Australia World Cup nod
Bert van Marwijk was tipped to achieve "great things" with Australia on Thursday as he was given the job of taking the Socceroos to the World Cup,...
Expert behind new MH370 search hopeful of find within a month
Expert behind new MH370 search hopeful of find within a month
After years of futile efforts, a fresh hunt for MH370 has set off for the remote Indian Ocean – and the top Australian scientist who helped...