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Australians do not benefit from a war with China

Recent rhetoric on war is more about supporting the highly lucrative defence industry as it is about countering the rise ...


Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, May 11

MANILA -- The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) confirmed on Tuesday its first two cases of the new COVID-19 variant ...


Most Australians support mandatory COVID-19 vaccine: survey

SYDNEY, May 11 (Xinhua) -- A survey conducted by two Australian universities found three-quarters or 73 percent of Australians would ...


AFL- Darcy Gardiner fit to return for Lions against Fremantle - Herald Sun

The availability of key defender Darcy Gardiner has given Brisbane Lions coach Chris Fagan a pleasant selection headache for Sundays ...


Margaret River Pro surfing comp to benefit from trio of storms bringing strong swell

The east coast leg of the tour has seen far smaller waves than what is forecast for WA. ...


Perth's prolonged smoke haze from prescribed burns prompts public health concerns

A couple walkamid the smoke on South Perth foreshore. ...


Companies eye off WA coast for offshore wind energy project sites

Interest is growing in windfarms, like this one off the English coast. ...


Growing calls for overhaul of how Aboriginal corporations and trusts are governed

There is growing frustration in Aboriginal communities in the Kimberley that some Indigenous corporations are more interested in empire-building than ...


Perth community choir With One Voice Mirrabooka is helping to foster social connection

Indonesian-born Francesca Natalia says thechoir brings her joy. ...


Prescribed burn devastates one of WA's last two endangered numbat habitats

Prescribed burn devastates one of WA's last two endangered numbat habitats ABC News ...


Cyclone Seroja intensifies off Western Australia

Cyclone Seroja intensifies off Western Australia The Australian Financial Review ...


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Cautious opening of UK approaches; restaurants, pubs to serve indoors

LONDON, England: The new easing of Covid restrictions will allow the British public to be served inside pubs and even ...

Spread of Covid halts Amazon's Prime Day sale in India

SEATTLE, Washington: Ecommerce giant Amazon.com has halted its Prime Day sale held yearly in India, according to its spokesperson on ...

U.S. sales increase in March, inventories not as high as projected

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. wholesale inventories recorded a slightly lower-than-expected increase in March, as strong demand from consumers boosted sales, according ...

Asia is target market for Dassault's 'flying penthouse' jet

PARIS, France: Dassault Aviation launched Falcon 10X last week, a new long-range "flying penthouse."Viewed as its most powerful model, it ...

PayPal profits jump as 14.5 million new customers join payment service

SAN JOSE, California: The online payment platform PayPal posted earnings of $1.22 per share in the first quarter of 2021, ...

World Bank's IFC could fund controversial powerships in South Africa

World Bank's International Finance Corporation is interested in funding emergency energy providers in South Africa.This could include Karpowership, the Turkish ...

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Slovakia awaiting test results before purchasing Russian Covid vaccine

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia: Following successful testing in a Hungarian lab, Slovakia will discuss the purchase of the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus ...

Elections in Scotland makes likely referendum on independence from UK

EDINBURGH, Scotland: Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon promised to move forward with a new independence referendum after the pro-independence Scottish ...

After 14 months, Georgia Supreme Court to resume in-person sessions

ATLANTA, Georgia: The Georgia Supreme Court is to resume in-person court hearings for the first time in more than one ...

South Korean offshore wind farm to power nearly 6 million homes

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea will build the world's largest floating offshore wind farm, calling it one of the cornerstones ...

S. Carolina to end unemployment checks, calls labor shortage severe

COLUMBIA, South Carolina - In a bid to end the state's labor shortage, Governor Henry McMaster has ordered all state ...

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Morrison to kick in $2bn for Katoomba-Lithgow highway corridor

CANBERRA, ACT, Australia - Topping the list for infrastructure funding by the Australian Federal Government announced on Monday is a ...


China should target Australian military sites, says newspaper editor

China should consider "long-range strikes" if war with the West eventuates, according to an editorial in the country's pro-government newspaper ...


China hounds Xinjiang data collectors

Russian-American researcher Gene Bunin got early notice that his Xinjiang Victims Database had angered China when Beijing blocked the website ...


Albanese promises support for young entrepreneurs to develop startups

A Labor government would provide support for aspiring young entrepreneurs to spend a business-focused year working with a university or ...


Greg Chappell talks about Dravid's impact

Melbourne [Australia], May 12 (ANI): Former Australia skipper Greg Chappell believes that Rahul Dravid picked the Aussie brains and implemented ...


Bharat Arun talks about WTC final

By Vishesh RoyNew Delhi [India], May 12 (ANI): Over the last few years, India's pace bowling attack has risen through ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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