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Australia pumps cash into Great Barrier Reef protection
YAHOO!News - 1/28/2022 12:48:00 AM
Australia unveiled a billion-dollar package to protect the climate-ravaged Great Barrier Reef on Friday, hoping to prevent the vast network of corals from being removed from UNESCO's World Heritage list.

Australia PM promises $700 million more for Great Barrier Reef
Reuters on - 1/28/2022 12:22:39 AM
The Australian government will outlay a further A$1 billion ($703 million) to help protect the Great Barrier Reef, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, months after keeping the tourist attraction off the "in danger" list of a U.

Women’s Ashes Test match, day two: Australia v England – live!
The Guardian on - 1/27/2022 11:37:00 PM
Who will take charge of the one-off Ashes Test on its second day? Find out with our writers. Hello from Canberra. Day two awaits, after a highly entertaining day one: 327 runs, seven wickets, and 97 overs bowled.

How Australia's PM presented WeChat account loss as a China threat
YAHOO!News - 1/27/2022 4:42:00 PM
Most Australians were probably unaware that their prime minister even operated a WeChat account, given the social media platform is used near exclusively in the country by Chinese Australians. Owned by Chinese tech giant Tencent,

Australia shares set for worst month since March 2020 as Fed stance weighs
Nasdaq - 1/27/2022 11:35:00 PM
Australia shares erased early gains to trade modestly higher on Friday, pressured by gold stocks, as investors scoured for battered stocks that entered correction territory in the previous session on the U.

Australia's Woodside joins Myanmar retreat, flags profit hit
Reuters - 1/27/2022 11:02:00 PM
Woodside Petroleum Ltd joined on Thursday multinational oil majors Chevron Corp and TotalEnergies in their plans to exit Myanmar, nearly a year after a military coup plunged the Southeast Asian nation into turmoil.

Barry Gibb Honored With Companion Of The Order Of Australia
Yahoo - 1/27/2022 11:54:00 PM
Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees has been honored along with five other non-citizens who have received medals for bettering the nation. Barry Gibb was named an honorary Companion of the Order of Australia on Thursday.

Australia’s Woodside Petroleum pulls out of Myanmar projects
Associated Press on - 1/27/2022 9:11:00 AM
Australia’s Woodside Petroleum is withdrawing from projects in strife-torn Myanmar, following a similar decision last week by Total and Chevron. Woodside put all its Myanmar activities under review after the military seized power a year ago,

AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 scores, schedule, live stream: Quarterfinal stage set as Australia get South Korea - 1/27/2022 8:31:00 PM
AFC Asian Women's Cup officially kicked off this month as 12 countries compete to lift the continental Cup. Japan are the 2018 reigning champions, and several teams will compete for the title and five qualifying spots in the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.

George Clooney On ‘The Tender Bar’s’ Big Success On Amazon, A New Movie With Brad Pitt, Plus How He And Julia Roberts Were Shut Down In Australia
Deadline on - 1/28/2022 12:53:06 AM
Oscar nomination voting started today, and George Clooney as he has often in his career, has a movie that deserves consideration in The Tender Bar which, so far, has been somewhat unfairly overlooked in critics and guild award nominations.