Kathy Marks is Asia-Pacific for The Independent, based in Sydney. She has also worked for Reuters and The Daily Telegraph.
22 November 2013 05:29 PM
A public inquiry found 13 people died as a result of his negligence, but repeated attempts at prosecution failed
'All governments gather information': Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott admits to 'gathering information'
18 November 2013 06:36 PM
“All governments gather information … and all governments know that every other government gathers information,” Tony Abbott declared in parliament on Monday, effectively confirming reports that Australia had tried to eavesdrop on mobile phone conversations between the Indonesian President, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, and close confidants including his wife.
17 November 2013 12:00 AM
'Insanely jealous' boyfriend denies throwing his girlfriend from 15th-floor apartment balcony
12 November 2013 08:15 AM
Days after the typhoon struck, the misery goes on for Philippines families without food, water or medicine
Typhoon Haiyan: 'Every single building. Every single house. Destroyed' - Governments pledge millions, but the ruined city of Tacloban still waits
12 November 2013 12:00 AM
Displaced and destitute survivors scatter the streets of the ruined city of Tacloban – but the aid they crave remains critically slow in coming
10 November 2013 12:00 AM
Vietnam braces itself as the Philippines counts the cost of the typhoon
04 November 2013 06:06 PM
A week before Australian politicians reconvene after a lengthy spring break, Parliament House in Canberra has been invaded by a different kind of pest: swarms of large bogong moths, breaking their journey on their annual flight south.
03 November 2013 06:53 PM
An Antarctic explorer may have nasty secrets, writes Kathy Marks in Sydney
28 October 2013 07:41 PM
The feminist academic’s archive will provide rich vein of social history, if not gossip
23 October 2013 06:54 PM
Gum tree roots go up to 40m underground and act like a hydraulic pump for gold
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
- 1 Scottish independence: Ireland since 1919 is a lesson for Scotland in what a Yes vote means
- 2 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 3 Say yes to 'no-poo': It's been three years since I stopped washing my hair
- 4 Grandmas keep accidentally tagging themselves as Grandmaster Flash on Facebook
- 5 Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute