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Next Australian budget to tackle entrenched disadvantages: Treasurer

CANBERRA, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- Australian Treasurer Jim Chalmers on Saturday promised the next federal budget will prioritize addressing entrenched ...


Tens of thousands rally to protest against Australia Day

MELBOURNE, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- Tens of thousands of people attended "Invasion Day" rallies held across Australia's major cities, calling ...


Brisbane Roar fans face 'serious ramifications' for letting off FLARES

Brisbane Roar fans have been warned of 'serious ramifications' after flares were left off during supporter protests against the A-League's ...


Christmas shopping carpark brawl in Bowen, Queensland

Christmas tensions boiled over into violence in a shopping centre carpark as two women and a man threw punches and ...


Massive lava-like fire at Staplyton landfill ruins Christmas lunch between Brisbane, Gold Coast

An enormous spectacular fire at Staplyton landfill between Brisbane and the Gold Coast has panicked locals and ruined outdoor Christmas ...


Boxing Day tragedy after woman dies during struggle with home intruders in North Lakes, Brisbane

Emergency services were called to the North Lakes home north of Brisbane on Monday night following reports of a home ...


Fitness influencer performs CPR on two-year-old son after drowning two days before Christmas

A Brisbane fitness influencer has been left shaken after her two-year-old son almost drowned in their backyard swimming pool before ...


North Lakes stabbing- Emma Lovell was loving life in Australia before she died in home invasion

A mother-of-two stabbed to death while trying to fight off intruders trying to break into her family's home as her ...


North Lakes stabbing- Two youths to be charged over death of Emma Lovell north of Brisbane

A close-knit community has rallied around a grieving family as they mourn the devastating death of a wife and mother ...


Iconic Brisbane fashion designer Daniel Lightfoot dies unexpectedly on Christmas Day aged 58

Brisbane fashion designer Daniel Lightfoot tragically passed away on Christmas Day at the age of 58. ...


Emma Lovell stabbing- Brisbane youth crime wave under spotlight after alleged home invasion

Emma Lovell, 41, and her husband Lee, 43, were allegedly stabbed while fighting to protect their North Lakes home and ...


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Insurance paid $313 billion in 2022 for disasters in 2022, says Aon

LONDON, England: Insurance broker Aon has estimated that natural disasters caused global economic losses worth $313 billion in 2022.It added ...

Murali Vijay announces retirement from all forms of international cricket

New Delhi [India], January 30 (ANI): Former India opener Murali Vijay announced his retirement from all formats of international cricket ...

Once in a lifetime opportunity for us to play in front of so much people, Australian hockey skipper Eddie Ockenden

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], January 30 (ANI): The FIH Odisha Men's Hockey World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar - Rourkela has come to ...

To chase 340 like that gives us confidence, says South Africa captain Bavuma after 5-wicket win over England in 2nd ODI

Bloemfontein [South Africa], January 30 (ANI): Following his side's five-wicket win over England in the second ODI, South Africa skipper ...

We are world champions: Germany captain Grambusch expresses happiness after winning Hockey World Cup

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], January 30 (ANI): Following his side's FIH Men's Hockey World Cup win, Germany skipper Mats Grambusch took ...

Indian High Commissioner to Australia discusses Indian community's concerns over recent temple vandalisations

Melbourne [Australia], January 30 (ANI): Indian High Commissioner to Australia Manpreet Vohra on Sunday paid his respects at the BAPS ...

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South Korea to aid public with more energy vouchers

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korean officials have said that the government will double energy vouchers and provide discounts on gas ...

Merger talks underway between cigarette makers, Juul e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Wall Street Journal has reported that e-cigarette maker Juul and three tobacco giants are negotiating potential sale, ...

Tesla pins hopes on new Nevada battery factor to bring down prices

AUSTIN, Texas: Tesla gas announced an investment of more than $3.6 billion to expand its Nevada Gigafactory complex with the ...

Opposition rising to US tax credits for EVs not meeting sourcing rules

WASHINGTON D.C.: US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee chair Joe Manchin has introduced legislation that imposes battery sourcing requirements ...

Singapore says core inflation up 5.1 percent in December

SINGAPORE: In December, Singapore saw its key consumer price gauge rise 5.1 percent, higher than predicted, official data said. However, ...

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UK tanks for Ukraine must arrive by March, says minister

LONDON, England: Of the 14 main battle tanks and additional artillery support it will send to Ukraine, Britain hopes its ...


Insurance paid $313 billion in 2022 for disasters in 2022, says Aon

LONDON, England: Insurance broker Aon has estimated that natural disasters caused global economic losses worth $313 billion in 2022.It added ...


Exec for Juan Valdez coffee sentenced to jail in $900,000 theft

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After being convicted of stealing more than $900,000 from the company, Rosita Joseph, former executive ...


US arms exports rise 49 percent in fiscal 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US State Department has said that in the latest fiscal year, US military equipment exported to foreign ...


Long-awaited return of tourists finally arrives in Macau gambling hub

MACAU CITY, Macau: Over the Lunar New Year holiday, Macau, the world's largest gambling hub, witnessed a resurgence of tourists ...


Senator Josh Hawley will introduce law to ban TikTok throughout US

WASHINGTON D.C.: Republican US Senator Josh Hawley has said that he plans to introduce a bill to ban the use ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...