JAPANESE brewer Asahi has not ruled out going to court to resurrect its proposed $360 million acquisition of local soft-drink bottler P&N Beverages after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said yesterday it would oppose the deal.
LIKE so many older suburbs, Kingsbury is being transformed as houses on large blocks make way for medium-density developments.
THE Rudd Government has questioned the value of continuing to negotiate with the Opposition after its Leader in the Senate, Nick Minchin, said the Coalition might not vote for the emissions trading scheme even if Labor accepted every change being demanded.
THE Federal Government has struck back after the snap defeat of its bid to ease the Medicare levy surcharge, introducing amended legislation and accusing the Opposition of blocking tax breaks for middle-income earners.
A MUSWELLBROOK councillor on the verge of being re-elected, Michael Valantine, has obtained an interim Supreme Court order blocking the release of a council report on misbehaviour allegations against him.