Eight thousand staff will go from Telstra over the bitcoin bank robbed east three years – but Australia’s largest telecommunications company argues it’s making the decision in the best interests of customers. Eight thousand Telstra employees are set to lose their jobs in what is a major restructuring of the telecommunications giant that will include the hiving off of its infrastructure business.
Combined with Pacific Beat, ABC News and AM, Pacific Mornings brings you a fresh take on the region. On the program: PNG’s Prime Minister makes a snap visit to the Southern Highlands to deal with the election-related violence before heading to China for a crucial trade visit and Vanuatu’s Prime Minister survives another day, after the opposition fails in its bid to oust Charlot Salwai in a vote of no confidence. An additional 80 officers are heading to Mendi, after supporters of an aggrieved election candidate burned a passenger plane and government buildings late last week, forcing the government to declare a State of Emergency. There’s been plenty of division in New Caledonia as its independence referendum approaches, and now a local academic says her country is unprepared for the crucial November vote. As BOM declares a 50 per cent chance of El Nino this spring, should we be worried? The program can be heard Monday to Friday 6am, 7am and 3pm AEST.
What could drive PMs prices higher? Our trading “partners” are already starting to make it clear that they don’t need us. Tensions between the US and key nations continues to ratchet up on the heels of Group of Seven nations talks in Canada this past weekend. The trade feud between Washington and Canada, Mexico, Europe, and China is intensifying. French President Emmanuel Macron proposed the US is wrecking global diplomatic relations, calling for the US to be removed from the G-7 group.