Kathy Marks is Asia-Pacific for The Independent, based in Sydney. She has also worked for Reuters and The Daily Telegraph.
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
22 October 2013 05:56 PM
His sister, Christine Forster, has said she plans to marry her long-term gay partner
22 October 2013 12:01 AM
Australian police scurry to confirm claims of movie subject who spent 23 years in jail for violent crimes, but was never convicted of murder
21 October 2013 12:00 AM
State of emergency declared as concern grows over formation of single huge fire front
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
- 1 Nokia no more: Microsoft drops once-ubiquitous mobile name – in favour of its Lumia brand
- 2 Renee Zellweger on plastic surgery reports: 'I'm living a fulfilling life and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows'
- 3 Banksy not arrested: Internet duped by fake report claiming artist's identity revealed
- 4 Australian café owner sparks debate after saying 'No' to having unruly children on premises
- 5 Couple die within 28 hours of each other after being married for 73 years