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Tuesday linkage


Fergus Hanson


5 May 2009 13:44

  • China takes swine flu controls to a new level: quarantining Mexicans regardless of whether they are showing any symptoms (the Chinese diaspora in Mexico must be hoping there isn't another outbreak of SARS in China).
  • A humorous profile of media 'corrections' (h/t Andrew Sullivan).
  • Passport brings you more awesomely bad acronyms — with DFAT and JUSCANZ unfairly singled out.
  • As a Lowy report on Australia's overseas network noted in March, an ever tighter DFAT budget means fewer and fewer diplomats abroad and more and more of them in Canberra. As the photo below attests, that has consequences for finding a parking space on Brisbane Avenue (NB: precariously parked cars on the embankment in the distance).