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SYDNEY 20 Oct 2013 Opera House turns 40
At 35, the Sydney Opera House faced replacement. At 40, the city’s sail-like landmark on the harbor appears set to weather a few more decades before talk of rep

October 20, 2013 - NULL

SYDNEY 20 Oct 2013 Opera House turns 40
At 35, the Sydney Opera House faced replacement. At 40, the city’s sail-like landmark on the harbor appears set to weather a few more decades before talk of replacing it begins again. The threat rested on the argument that building a new one would be cheaper than renovating the existing one. Designed by the late Danish architect Jørn Utzon, the unique structure was deemed to have become such a symbol of Sydney that there was no choice but to renovate it. It will turn 40 with improvements – the completion of a

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INDONESIA 7-8 Oct 2013 APEC leaders meet in Nusa Dua, Bali
As host of the 25th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit at the beach resort of Bali, Indonesia will focus on increasing the pace of eco

October 7, 2013 - NULL

INDONESIA 7-8 Oct 2013 APEC leaders meet in Nusa Dua, Bali
As host of the 25th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit at the beach resort of Bali, Indonesia will focus on increasing the pace of economic integration across APEC member economies, but will have to grapple with distractions. These include preparations that have upset environmentalists and massive security worries at Bali, a resort as demonstrably attractive to terrorists as to tourists. The summit theme is “Resilient Asia-Pacific, Engine of Global Growth.”

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