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Albayalde: Cocaine bricks hauled off PH waters may have been bound for Australia

Posted on Wednesday, 27 February 2019 08:20 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Oscar Albayalde said on Wednesday that the cocaine bricks recovered off the waters of Mindanao and Luzon in the past...

Australia charges woman with using needles to contaminate strawberries

Posted on Tuesday, 13 November 2018 10:43 AM | No Comments
An Australian court on Monday (November 12) ordered a 50-year-old farm supervisor, charged in a strawberry needle contamination case that sparked a major food scare, to stay in custody until she next...

Australian man dies after shark attack in popular tourist area

Posted on Wednesday, 7 November 2018 10:28 AM | No Comments
  A man died after he was attacked by a shark in waters off Australia’s tropical northeast coast on Monday (November 6), police said, the third attack in the popular...

Warehouse fire lights up Melbourne morning sky

Posted on Thursday, 30 August 2018 10:49 AM | No Comments
  A fire in an industrial warehouse lit up the Melbourne sky on Wednesday morning (August 30) with thick smoke billowing across the city skyline, forcing residents to seek shelter...

China expresses ‘serious concerns’ over Australia’s ban of Huawei from mobile network project

Posted on Friday, 24 August 2018 10:06 AM | No Comments
China on Thursday (August 23) expressed “serious concerns” over Australia’s ban of Chinese telecoms firm Huawei Technologies from supplying equipment for a 5G mobile network in the country. Foreign ministry spokesman...

Starving koalas dying on overpopulated Australian island

Posted on Thursday, 2 August 2018 09:42 AM | No Comments
  Koala rescuers in Australia are struggling to cope with growing numbers of the starving animals on an island off the state of Victoria, as bush-fire prevention laws force residents...

Australian farmers say drought eating away at land like ‘cancer’

Posted on Wednesday, 1 August 2018 10:02 AM | No Comments
  From ground level, Australia’s drought looks like a featureless, brown dustbowl, but from the air, it transforms into an artistry of color and texture as the land cracks open...

FIBA suspends 13 players, 2 coaches, match officials over World Cup brawl

Posted on Friday, 20 July 2018 07:46 AM | No Comments
The FIBA Disciplinary Panel on Thursday (July 19) sanctioned Australia and Philippine players over a World Cup qualifying brawl in Manila on July 2. According to FIBA Basketball’s official website,...

Philippines head coach expresses regret over brawl, but stands by team

Posted on Wednesday, 4 July 2018 01:12 PM | No Comments
The head coach of the Philippines national basketball team expressed regret on Tuesday (July 3) over a massive mid-game brawl during a World Cup 2019 Asian qualifier against Australia but accused his...

Australians defend plastic bags ban despite ‘bag rage’ reports

Posted on Tuesday, 3 July 2018 11:04 AM | No Comments
  As Australia’s biggest supermarket chains remove free single-use plastic bags, shoppers on Sunday (July 1) said they found the switch “easy”, even as media reports of “bag rage” spread....