May 16, 2022

A Pride Collection

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A Pride Collection Inspired by The 1969 Stonewall Uprising. adidas sits down with Kris Andrew Small Pride month is both expressive and a deeply important cultural moment to recognize the trials, challenges, and progress of LGBTQIA+ acceptance. One of the most expressive forms of both being out and standing in solidarity for gay rights is […]

Djokovic Deported from Australia after losing Vax Mandate Appeal

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From Newsmax Tennis superstar Novak Djokovic flew out of Australia on Sunday after a court upheld the government’s decision to cancel his visa, capping days of drama over the country’s COVID-19 entry rules and his unvaccinated status. The unanimous ruling by a three-judge Federal Court bench dealt a final blow to Djokovic’s hopes of chasing […]

This burnt Christmas tree is a stark symbol of Australia’s devastating bushfires

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By Amanda Yeo From Mashable Bushfires continue to devastate Australia, destroying homes, smothering cities in smoke, and killing people and wildlife alike. Temperatures in some parts of the country have exceeded 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) this week and are expected to climb above 50 (122 Fahrenheit), as part of a heatwave promising to further stoke the blaze. And it isn’t […]

Self-confessed Chinese spy spills secrets in Australia

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By Tristan Lavalette AP From Star Tribune PERTH, Australia — A self-confessed Chinese spy has given Australia’s counterespionage agency inside intelligence on how Beijing conducts its interference operations abroad and revealed the identities of China’s senior military intelligence officers in Hong Kong, media reported. Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg told reporters Saturday that the detailed accusations […]

Don Cherry: Canadian hockey pundit fired for poppy rant

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From BBC Prominent Canadian ice hockey commentator Don Cherry has been fired for controversial comments on new immigrants and Remembrance Day poppies. Cherry complained on-air this weekend that he rarely sees people he believes to be newcomers wearing the symbol. His remarks prompted widespread condemnation from the hockey world. On Monday, the Sportsnet network said […]

Earth had life 3.5B years ago

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Earth had life 3.5 billion years ago, a new study confirms — making a set of Australian fossils the oldest ever found By Michelle Starr, Science Alert From Business Insider Scientists discovered what they thought were 3.5 billion-year-old fossils in western Australia almost 40 years ago. A new study reveals that these rocks did indeed […]

Cricket: Aussies sweep Windies with T20 thrashing

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By Laura Jolly From Cricket.com.au The result: West Indies 81 (Britney Cooper 29, Natasha McLean 15; Jonassen 4-7) lost to Australia 1-83 (Healy 38, Mooney 24*; Fletcher 1-20) by nine wickets with 75 balls remaining at Kensington Oval, Barbados The match in a tweet: That’s a sweep! Australia complete an undefeated tour of the Caribbean after Jonassen […]

Reverend, Soca Artiste and “Father of the Internet Search Engine” among 10 to receive UWI Honorary Degrees

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Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. August 27, 2019. Ten persons will receive honorary degrees during the 2019 graduation ceremonies at The University of the West Indies (The UWI). The honourees, approved by the University Council, are recognised for making significant contributions to the region and the wider world in their respective fields of expertise, including the Arts, […]

fDi Markets: Data story – Sydney Apac’s top non-capital city for projects​

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Sydney, Australia was the top non-capital city in Asia-Pacific by FDI projects in H2, 2018, attracting 62 projects. Bangalore in India was not far behind with 57 projects, ahead of Melbourne, with 45. Mumbai, India, attracted 26 projects in the second half of the year, narrowly ahead of Shenzen in south-eastern China, which saw 23. […]

The new drug highway: Pacific islands at centre of cocaine trafficking boom

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By Kate Lyons in Nadi, Fiji From The Guardian UK Explosion in number of boats carrying cocaine and meth from Latin America to Australia is causing havoc for islands on the way It is the drug route you’ve never heard of: a multi-billion dollar operation involving cocaine and methamphetamines being packed into the hulls of […]