Tag: Australia

Australian father and son released from Qatar detention

An Australian father and son have been released after almost six months in detention on unknown charges in Qatar, multiple sources said Sunday. Professor Lukman...

Out-of-control Australian bushfire threatens Perth homes

Australian firefighters said they expect to battle an out-of-control bushfire well into the night on Saturday, as the blaze threatens lives and homes in...
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Australia moves to rein in states’ deals with China

Australia’s government can veto agreements that state authorities and universities ink with foreign countries under new legislation passed Tuesday, taking square aim at controversial...

Australia PM slams Chinese official’s ‘repugnant’ tweet

Australia's prime minister angrily denounced a "repugnant", "outrageous" and "appalling" tweet from a top Chinese government spokesman Monday and demanded Beijing formally apologise. Chinese foreign...

China’s ‘shadow trade war’ threatens Australia

by Andrew BEATTY Biting new Chinese trade tariffs have stoked fears that Australia's virus-weakened economy is being targeted for political retribution and the two countries...

Indonesia minister takes a swipe at other countries’ Covid-19 response including the US and...

Jakarta – Indonesia's Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, gave a subtle remark, criticising the Covid-19 response of countries like The...

Singaporean “couple who refuses to let COVID stop them” has photo-finish Melbourne wedding minutes...

Victoria, Australia—All’s well that ends well, as one man and woman, dubbed by the groom’s brother as the “couple who refuses to let COVID...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for August 3, 2020

As of 8 am, August 3, 2020: World count: 17,852,451 cases, 10,598,327 recoveries, 679,794 deaths  There are now a total of 17,852,451 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide. The...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for July 28, 2020

As of 8 am, July 28, 2020: World count: 16,360,298 cases, 9,454,796 recoveries, 650,918 deaths There are now 16,360,298 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has...

Coronavirus update for July 16, 2020

As of 10 am, July 16, 2020: World count: 13,382,0 20 cases, 7,445,299 recoveries, 580,038 deaths There are now 13,382,020 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United...