Djokovic to meet Murray in Madrid final
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Djokovic to meet Murray in Madrid final
From events and activities to rediscovering old favorites, there are lots to do in Manila this week.
(Bloomberg) -- Incoming Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., son of the nation’s ousted dictator, said he will focus on food sufficiency and pandemic recovery in an inaugural speech that paid tribute to his late father.Most Read from BloombergDemocrats Weigh Paring Biden Tax Hike to Win Over ManchinTrump’s Final Scene Didn’t Go According to ScriptVenice Plans to Start Weeding Out Cheap TouristsFauci Suffers Covid Symptom Rebound After Course of Pfizer’s PaxlovidStocks Cut Losses by Half as
Newly-elected praised his father’s controversial dictatorship in the Philippines
The meeting in the war-torn country came after an invitation from Mr Zelensky to the billionaire.
Pakistan's foreign minister called for an easing of Western sanctions against Afghanistan under the Taliban government, saying the basic functioning of the Afghan economy must not be endangered. The Taliban takeover last year prompted foreign governments, led by the United States, to cut development and security aid, and the strict enforcement of sanctions has debilitated the country's banking sector. In an interview with Germany's Welt newspaper published on Thursday, foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar said isolating Afghanistan economically was pushing the country into economic collapse.
Witness accounts that Lynette Dawson was seen bruised before she vanished in January 1982 were small pieces of a larger picture showing she was murdered by her husband, a judge has heard.As the murder trial against Christopher Michael Dawson, 73, enters into its closing phase, crown prosecutor Craig Everson SC explained how evidence of the bruising could lead the NSW Supreme Court to find Mrs Dawson was killed instead of just leaving home.
Defence Minister Richard Marles has vowed Australia will fix patrol vessels sent to Pacific island nations that were found to have potential faults.The Defence Department said it had advised the government of issues involving possible faults in the exhaust system of Guardian-class patrol boats.
Hong Kong has overcome its challenges and "risen from the ashes", China's President Xi Jinping says, arriving in the former British colony to celebrate 25 years since its return to Chinese rule.Xi is to swear in the global financial hub's new leader, John Lee, on Friday during his first visit to the city since 2017, which is also his first known trip outside the mainland in more than two years, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Western Australia's government is promising an understanding approach as a ban on many single-use plastics comes into effect.WA is the first state or territory to ban thick plastic bags and unlidded containers under changes to be enforced from Friday.
The haunting last moments of Joshua James Connell, from Canberra, were captured on CCTV.
The offender covered the bike with post-it notes stuck down with tape. Source: Supplied/Sam Woodcock
Australia's bushfire season is a month longer than it was 40 years ago, and extreme fire weather days are up by more than 50 per cent, a new study has found.Scientists from the CSIRO have contributed to a new global analysis of how climate change has influenced fire weather and activity from 1979 to 2019.
THE TOUR DE FRANCE ROUTEJuly 1, Stage 1 - Copenhagen - Copenhagen, individual time trial 13.2kmJuly 2, Stage 2 - Roskilde (Denmark) - Nyborg (Denmark), 202.
A fresh probe into the Star Group's Queensland operations will examine whether people excluded by NSW police were actively encouraged to attend casinos over the border.The Queensland review will have the full power of a commission of enquiry, terms of reference released on Thursday say.
The operating licence for Nyrtar's Port Pirie smelter has been renewed after an improvement in air lead emissions over the past 12 months.The Environment Protection Authority said the licence would be renewed for another year but with increased conditions, including a requirement for the company to update its environment improvement program and improve wastewater emissions.
A NSW magistrate who identified herself in court as a Parramatta Eels rugby league fan has decided not to record a conviction against club legend Brett Kenny after he pleaded guilty to a domestic violence-related assault."Could you please organise another win for us.
The federal government is to provide almost $3 million to help restore and enhance 12,400 hectares of mangroves and saltmarsh habitats north of Adelaide.The project aims to restore natural tidal flows thereby improving the ecological health of local ecosystems.
Engin Akyurt/UnsplashThe federal government has released a new A$11 million ad campaign urging Australians to “take on winter” by getting COVID boosters and influenza vaccines, as well as promoting COVID vaccination for children. The ads come at a crucial time. COVID booster vaccination rates have plateaued at 70% and only about 40% of children aged 5-11 have had two doses. Yet COVID boosters – a third dose for most adults, or fourth dose for people over 65 years and in high risk groups – are cr
Guy Sebastian's former manager who was found guilty of fraudulently embezzling more than $600,000 remains out on bail while the pop star says he feels vindicated by the verdicts.Titus Day, 49, had pleaded not guilty to dozens of charges alleging he embezzled almost $900,000 owed to Sebastian through royalties, performance and ambassador fees.
Terrorism fears have led Australia to upgrade its safety advice for those planning a trip to the UK.The federal government's SmartTraveller website said it had reviewed advice for travellers to Britain, urging them to "exercise a high degree of caution".