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Australia

Facebook to restore Australia news pages as deal reached on media law

Prime Minister Scott Morrison had angrily accused Facebook of making a decision to 'unfriend' Australia

23 Feb 2021 10:30 AM

Australia slams 'heavy-handed' Facebook news blackout

Minister Paul Fletcher had also raised concerns that blocking news media on the popular platform could boost the spread of misinformation

18 Feb 2021 11:06 AM

Australian journalist arrested in China for 'supplying state secrets'

Cheng's detention came weeks after Australian authorities raided the homes of Chinese state media journalists

08 Feb 2021 12:34 PM

CA confirms Indian players were racially abused in Sydney, but clears those evicted from stands

CA apologised to the visiting Indian team for the unpleasant incident

27 Jan 2021 2:36 PM

Virat Kohli shops for his baby

The expectant Daddy stocks up at Baby Village. He made some very special purchases in Australia

11 Dec 2020 2:30 PM

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Oil prices slip on demand worries as coronavirus cases rise

The potential hit to demand comes as OPEC+ countries, are set to step up output in August, adding about 1.5 million bpd to global supply

30 Jul 2020 8:56 AM

Gold soars to record high as dollar drops

The precious metal had stormed almost $40 higher at one point to reach $1,980 an ounce

28 Jul 2020 10:24 AM

Oil prices edge higher on expected US stimulus, weak dollar

The US dollar dropped to its lowest in nearly two years against a basket of six other major currencies on back of a surge in US virus cases

28 Jul 2020 9:02 AM

Oil prices cautiously rise on output cut support

The market is still being supported by a bigger-than-expected drawdown in US crude stockpiles reported last week

07 Jul 2020 9:04 AM

Oil prices slip on demand fears as virus cases surge

The EIA data showed that gasoline imports hit the highest level since last August and peaked the most on a seasonal basis in nine years

02 Jul 2020 10:30 AM

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Oil prices rise on demand recovery, despite surge in virus cases

The prospect of increased US crude production also kept a lid on gains on Friday

26 Jun 2020 9:25 AM

Nestle to rename two popular candies amid global backlash over racist branding

Last week, PepsiCo Inc said it would change the name and brand image of its Aunt Jemima pancake mix, which have been criticized as racist

23 Jun 2020 2:33 PM

Oil prices drop on concerns about slow demand, record US stocks

At the same time, gasoline stockpiles grew more than expected to 258.7 million barrels

11 Jun 2020 8:48 AM

Asia stocks extend rally on hopes of quick economic recovery

Markets have been particularly encouraged by a May U.S. jobs report last week that showed a surprise fall in the unemployment rate

09 Jun 2020 9:24 AM

Asia's stock rally pause ahead of U.S. jobs data, euro at one-and-a-half month top

Market sentiment has since been bolstered by powerful central bank stimulus

05 Jun 2020 9:12 AM

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Australia's economy shrinks in first quarter, headed for first recession in 30 years

The central bank stepped in by cutting the cash rate to a record low 0.25% and launching an unlimited bond buying programme

03 Jun 2020 8:59 AM

Oil climbs as suppliers stick to output cuts, coronavirus lockdowns ease

OPEC+ countries are set to meet again in early June to discuss maintaining their supply cuts to shore up prices

26 May 2020 8:42 AM

Asian shares make cautious gains; oil and gold jump

Oil prices reached their highest since March as demand picked up as countries around the world eased travel restrictions

18 May 2020 9:16 AM

Australian church fined for selling bleach as virus cure

The development comes weeks after US president Donald Trump was criticised for suggesting Covid patients could be treated with disinfectant.

13 May 2020 3:05 PM

Asian stocks stumble on fears of second coronavirus wave, oil up

As countries gradually ease restrictions in an effort to restart their economies, investors are anxious about a second wave of infections

12 May 2020 10:54 AM

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