Huawei Plans More Cuts To Jobs, Investment In Australia

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SYDNEY: The Australian operation of Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] said it would continue to cut staff numbers and investment in the country amid strained relations between Beijing and Canberra. In 2018, Australia banned Huawei from supplying equipment for a 5G mobile network citing national security risks, a move the … Read more Huawei Plans More Cuts To Jobs, Investment In Australia

Australia Introduce Mental Health Coach, Boxing For 'Bubble' Cricketers

Australia have appointed a mental health manager and introduced boxing sessions to help players cope with life in anti-coronavirus ‘bubbles’, with some facing the prospect of months in controlled environments as international cricket resumes. The Australians, minus those at the Indian Premier League, are now in 14 days’ isolation at a hotel adjoining … Read more Australia Introduce Mental Health Coach, Boxing For 'Bubble' Cricketers

Humpback Whale Escapes Crocodile-Infested River After 2 Weeks

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A lost humpback whale in Australia has returned to sea. A humpback whale that took a wrong turn and entered a crocodile-infested river in Australia has managed to return to sea. Authorities say that it had been stranded there for over two weeks. According to CNN, it all began when three humpback whales entered the … Read more Humpback Whale Escapes Crocodile-Infested River After 2 Weeks

Around 270 Whales Stranded On A Sandbar Off Australia's Tasmania

Up To 70 Whales Stranded In Southern Australia

A pod of whales believed to be stranded on a sandbar in Macquarie Harbour. Sydney, Australia: Marine biologists were planning the rescue of around 270 whales stranded on a sandbar off the remote west coast of the Australian island of Tasmania on Monday. Government scientists said it appeared that at least 25 of the animals, … Read more Around 270 Whales Stranded On A Sandbar Off Australia's Tasmania

Around 270 whales stranded on sandbar off Australia's Tasmania

Stranded pilot whales are seen in Macquarie Heads, Tasmania, Australia on September 21, 2020.

Marine biologists were planning the rescue of around 270 whales stranded on a sandbar off the remote west coast of the Australian island of Tasmania on Monday. Government scientists said it appeared that at least 25 of the animals, believed to be pilot whales, had already died. Pilot whales are a species of oceanic dolphin … Read more Around 270 whales stranded on sandbar off Australia's Tasmania

Australia's Covid-19 hotspot reports lowest daily rise in infections since June

Victoria, Australia’s second-most populous state and home to a quarter of its 25 million people, reported 11 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, the smallest one-day jump since June 16

Australia’s coronavirus hotspot of Victoria reported on Monday its lowest daily rise in infections in three months, although state Premier Daniel Andrews said there were no plans yet to ease restrictions sooner than expected. Victoria, Australia’s second-most populous state and home to a quarter of its 25 million people, reported 11 new coronavirus cases in … Read more Australia's Covid-19 hotspot reports lowest daily rise in infections since June

Up To 70 Whales Stranded In Southern Australia

Up To 70 Whales Stranded In Southern Australia

A pod of whales believed to be stranded on a sandbar in Macquarie Harbour. Sydney, Australia: Around 70 whales are stranded in a bay on the Australian island of Tasmania, officials said Monday, with marine experts now mobilising to see if a rescue is possible. The whales are in Macquarie Harbour, on the island’s rugged … Read more Up To 70 Whales Stranded In Southern Australia

Warner Hopes To See At Least 25 Per Cent Crowds When India Tour Australia

Australia vs India: David Warner Hopes "At Least 25 Per Cent Crowds Will Be Allowed" When India Tour Australia

David Warner said having crowd in the stadium during India’s tour to Australia would be fantastic.© AFP Prolific Australia opener David Warner wants to see “at least 25 per cent crowds” inside the stadiums when they host Virat Kohli’s India in a high-profile tour later this year. Warner said he was looking forward … Read more Warner Hopes To See At Least 25 Per Cent Crowds When India Tour Australia

The Strangest, Most Terrifying Places Where People Have Found Snakes

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Earlier this year, a snake was filmed slithering into an ATM in Ghaziabad. Imagine you are going about your day, minding your own business, when a snake appears in front of you out of nowhere. Sounds terrifying, right? Several unsuspecting people across the world have experienced exactly this horrifying scenario. People have found snakes in … Read more The Strangest, Most Terrifying Places Where People Have Found Snakes

Rich countries snap up half of Covid-19 vaccine supply

The five leading vaccine candidates in late-stage trials will be able to supply 5.9 billion doses, enough to inoculate about three billion people, the Oxfam report said.

Rich nations representing a fraction of the global population have already bought up more than half the stock of promised Covid-19 vaccines, a study showed, as US President Donald Trump pledged to begin inoculating Americans within weeks. Big pharma is racing to produce an effective jab to counter the coronavirus that has now killed more … Read more Rich countries snap up half of Covid-19 vaccine supply