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British woman Angela Glover hasn't been seen since the tsunami hit Tonga on Saturday. Read about her family's desperate quest to find her.
shutterstockDuring the past four decades in which home ownership among Australians aged 25-34 has sunk from around 60% to 45%, home ownership among the same age group in Singapore has climbed from around 60% to 88%. There’s a good chance that’s because Singapore is doing something right. What Singapore has that Australia does not is a public housing developer, the Housing Development Board, which puts new dwellings on public and reclaimed land, provides mortgages, and allows buyers to use their
A late rally has helped the Australian share market to slim gains after China's central bank cut loan rates.The market was little changed for most of Monday until China's central bank responded to fourth-quarter GDP data showing the economy slowing.
Ukraine says Russia was behind a cyber attack that defaced its government websites and alleged that Russia is engaged in an increasing "hybrid war" against its neighbour.The statement from the Ministry of Digital Development came a day after Microsoft said dozens of computer systems at an unspecified number of Ukrainian government agencies had been infected with destructive malware disguised as ransomware.
Three teens were booted from a Melbourne tram after a wild verbal tirade.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says a new report gives reason to be optimistic about Australia's outlook, but Labor believes the economy would be stronger if not for the government's failures on the health front.Deloitte Access Economics expects economic growth to remain above average in 2022, despite the challenges from the COVID-19 Omicron strain and faced with a softer Chinese economy, its number one trading partner.
Masahiro Sugimoto/APNovak Djokovic has lost his bid to stave off deportation, with the Federal Court upholding the decision by Immigration Minister Alex Hawke on Friday that he should be thrown out in the “public interest”. After Sunday’s hearing, a full court under Chief Justice James Allsop announced the unanimimous decision by the three judges. The government had argued Djokovic’s ongoing presence in Australia may lead to an increase in anti-vaccination sentiment generated in the Australian c
There's been one positive side-effect of the socially distanced dating scene, according to one man who helps people looking for love. Do you agree?
The Philippines' election commission has thrown out a petition seeking to bar the son of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos from running in this year's election, one of several complaints filed to prevent his presidential bid.The petition had sought to invalidate the candidacy of Ferdinand Marcos Junior, who has emerged as a clear favourite, after accusing him of misrepresenting his eligibility because of a prior tax conviction.
While millions of Australians struggle to make ends meet during the COVID-19 pandemic, the nation's billionaires have pocketed $205 million a day.Anti-poverty charity Oxfam has run the numbers and found Australia's 47 billionaires doubled their collective net worth to $255 billion over the first two years of the crisis.
The woman says it's a side effect that's not talked about enough. Source: TikTok/ Marianna
Influenza has returned to Europe at a faster-than-expected rate this winter after almost disappearing last year, raising concerns about a prolonged "twindemic" with COVID-19 amid doubts about the effectiveness of flu vaccines.Lockdowns, mask-wearing and social distancing that have become the norm in Europe during the COVID-19 pandemic knocked out flu last winter, temporarily eradicating a virus that globally kills about 650,000 a year, according to EU figures.
West Australians remain in the dark about looming COVID-19 restrictions as the highly infectious Omicron variant spreads in the community.Face masks are again being enforced in Perth and the Peel region after 18 new local cases were reported in the past week, including three on Monday.
Covid-19 cases have dropped in NSW and Victoria amid hope the Omicron surge has peaked. Find out the latest data.
Woolworths has suspended arrangements with one of its main suppliers after Australia's peak union body claimed the abattoir made COVID-positive employees keep on working.ACTU president Michele O'Neil on Saturday called on the supermarket giant to take action after Teys Australia workers in South Australia were directed to wear coloured hairnets to indicate their infection status.
Mountain dust was sent up to 100 metres into the sky. No deaths have been reported but communications with Tonga have been down. See the wild video.
Tasmania has recorded 1037 new COVID-19 cases as the state's overall number of reported active infections continues to fall.Twenty-one people are in hospital, with seven of those being treated for virus symptoms.
Britain's Prince Harry is challenging a government decision that he should not receive police protection when on British soil even if he covers the cost himself, his legal representatives say.Harry, Queen Elizabeth's grandson, and his American wife Meghan quit royal duties in 2020 to forge new careers in Los Angeles.
Australia and New Zealand are standing by to offer additional support to Tonga following reconnaissance missions to assess damage in the crisis-struck Pacific nation.The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai eruption on Saturday - which could be the world's most powerful blast in three decades - caused a tsunami across the Pacific and blanketed the Tongan capital Nuku'alofa in thick ash.
A winter snowstorm creeping up the east coast of the United States into Canada is expected to dump more than 60 centimetres of snow in some areas, grounding planes and stranding motorists.More than 4200 flights in the United States were cancelled or delayed on Monday, according to FlightAware.