Kathy Marks is Asia-Pacific for The Independent, based in Sydney. She has also worked for Reuters and The Daily Telegraph.
'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
22 October 2013 06:00 PM
Residents in the Blue Mountains tell Kathy Marks of homes lost, lucky escapes and the ongoing fear of obliteration
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
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