Australian

Aussie swimmer to challenge English Channel record

SYDNEY • Australian endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel (picture) is planning to create a slice of history with a 35th crossing…

4 years ago

An Australian meatworks is at the centre of a virus outbreak

CANBERRA • A coronavirus outbreak has shuttered a sheepmeat processing plant in southern Australia, in an echo of much broader…

4 years ago

New Zealand volcano death toll rises to 21

by AFP/ pic by AFP WELLINGTON - The death toll from New Zealand's White Island volcano eruption climbed to 21…

4 years ago

From Thor to Fleabag, stars dig deep for Australian bushfire relief

by AFP/ pic by AFP SYDNEY - Social media stars and sporting champions are splashing the cash for Australian bushfire…

4 years ago

MAB pledges RM1 from each January ticket sales for wildfire aid

by NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK/ pic by HUSSEIN SHAHARUDDIN MALAYSIA Airlines Bhd (MAB) and its sister companies under the Malaysia…

4 years ago

Australian employment gauge slumps in potential rate-cut signal

By BLOOMBERG SYDNEY • A gauge of Australian employment slumped to the lowest level in more than three years, according…

5 years ago

Lynas ignored 2011 warning to stop relying on political sway

Kuantan MP Fuziah says Lynas misled the public with a narrative that is just half-truth by NG MIN SHEN /…

5 years ago

Aussie’s co-op on Lynas’ waste needed

by DASHVEENJIT KAUR / pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL THE government is seeking the Australian government’s cooperation to ensure waste…

5 years ago

New Zealand burials start as PM urges ‘united front’ on social media

Dozens of relatives of the deceased have begun arriving from around the world, some hoping to take bodies back with…

5 years ago

NZ returns 1st shooting dead

Six bodies released to families so far, but only 12 of the 50 victims had been identified By AFP CHRISTCHURCH • The bodies…

5 years ago

The New Zealand massacre grew from Australian roots

By Pankaj Mishra / BLOOMBERG The Australian-born gunman who killed 50 people at a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, last week…

5 years ago

49 dead in New Zealand mosque shootings

by CHRIS FOLEY / Pic by AFP CHRISTCHURCH - Attacks on two Christchurch mosques left at least 49 dead Friday,…

5 years ago

Australian ministers resign ahead of election

By BLOOMBERG SYDNEY • Pressure built on Australian Prime Minister (PM) Scott Morrison after a second lawmaker quit in as…

5 years ago