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Australian Government Unveils Budget

Pre-election sweeteners are expected, including tax cuts for low-income earners.

Pre-election sweeteners are expected, including tax cuts for low and middle-income earners. But will Australians feel the difference in their pockets?

Wednesday is general election day in Malaysia. Many Asian nations have courted Chinese investment. We explore who has benefited.

We bring you the latest on the trade tensions between the US and China.

And, etiquette expert Lisa Grotts explains why Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu raised diplomatic eyebrows when he served his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe dessert - in a shoe.

Presenter Fergus Nicoll is joined throughout the programme by Ralph Silva of the Silva Research Network in Toronto. And Andy Xie, an independent economist in Hong Kong.

Picture: Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison pictured in 2017 (Credit: Stefan Postles/Getty Images).

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