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End of Melbourne lockdown paves way for crowds at cricket, tennis

27 October, 2020

MELBOURNE – Melbourne’s liberation from its COVID-19 lockdown has boosted hopes of crowds attending some of Australia’s major sporting events in the country’s second-biggest city. The Australian men’s cricket team

16 October, 2020

TVTS interviews six second generation Vietnamese-Australian candidates running for Vic election

MELBOURNE – This year, six second generation Vietnamese-Australian candidates are hoping to make a difference in their local government elections. TiVi Tuan-san spoke to the young hopefuls via email and

16 October, 2020

Chinese cotton mills told to stop buying Australian cotton: source

SYDNEY – Chinese cotton mills have been ordered to stop buying Australian cotton, an Australian government source briefed on the matter has said, the latest sign of worsening trade relations

16 October, 2020

Russia withdraws from MH17 talks with Netherlands and Australia

MOSCOW/AMSTERDAM – The Dutch government has urged Russia to return to the negotiating table after Moscow said on Thursday it was withdrawing from talks on liability for the downing of

14 October, 2020

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef might lose ability to recover from warming

SYDNEY – Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has lost more than half its coral in the last three decades and scientists fear the loss caused by frequent bleaching will compromise its

13 October, 2020 | World News,Australia News

Coronavirus can last 28 days on glass and currency, study finds

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY – The virus that causes COVID-19 can survive on banknotes, glass and stainless steel for up to 28 days, much longer than the flu virus, Australian researchers said on Monday,

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12 October, 2020 | World News,Australia News

Pope meets Australian Cardinal Pell in midst of money scandal

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis has met with Australian Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican’s former economy minister who has returned to Rome after the firing of an Italian cardinal whom Pell had accused of

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12 October, 2020 | Australia News

Australian state premier had secret relationship with China-linked politician

SYDNEY – The premier of Australia’s most populous state has told a corruption inquiry that she had had a secret “close personal relationship” with a politician under investigation for monetising

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09 October, 2020 | Australia News

Australia records second day without COVID-19 death for first time in three months

SYDNEY – Australia has reported its second straight day without any COVID-19 deaths, the longest stretch without any fatalities from the virus in three months. Australian states and territories reported 16

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08 October, 2020 | Australia News

Australia casino boss Packer flags Crown selldown after “painful” claims

SYDNEY – Australian casino magnate James Packer says he may have to cut his stake in his company for it to keep its licence and has declared he would never

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