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Tag: Australia

Novak Djokovic’s vaccine exemption entry into Australia delayed

Novak Djokovic’s entry into Australia on a vaccine exemption has been delayed due to issues with the visa he and his team submitted. Having landed in Melbourne, the 20-time grand slam winner was reportedly...

Australia and Japan to sign Reciprocal Access Agreement setting out security cooperation framework

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the two leaders will sign a Reciprocal Access Agreement, which will for the first time set out a framework for the two countries’ defense forces to cooperate with...

Australia moves to lift Covid-19 restrictions amid surge in Omicron infections

The latest outbreak comes as multiple governments across Australia are moving to relax Covid-19 restrictions to allow greater freedom of movement for citizens despite the rise in infections in NSW. NSW recorded 1,360 new...

Australia stocks slip ahead of October retail sales data release

SINGAPORE β€” Shares in Australia slipped in Friday morning trade, with the country’s October retail sales data expected later in the day. The S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.24% in morning trade, with shares of major...

Ex-Unilever CEO Paul Polman takes swipe at Australia

Alan Schein Photography | The Image Bank | Getty Images The former CEO of consumer goods giant Unilever has told CNBC it was “disappointing” that the Glasgow Climate Pact’s language on coal was watered...

Australian Open: Tennis Australia CEO says players must be vaccinated to play in grand slam

“It’s been made very clear when the Premier announced several weeks ago that in order to participate at the Australian Open, to come into Victoria, you’ll need to be fully vaccinated,” Tiley told Australian...

Tim Paine: Australia Test cricket captain steps down over ​2017 texts sent to female colleague

In a tearful news conference, the 36-year-old Paine said that ​an investigation at the time found he had not violated the league’s code of conduct, but “on reflection,” he felt his actions at the...

Google’s Australia investment could boost the nation’s A.I. scene

People gather for picnics beside the Harbour Bridge in the suburb of Kirribilli on September 19, 2021 in Sydney, Australia. Covid-19 restrictions have eased for people in NSW who are fully vaccinated. James D....

Australia monetary policy meeting minutes; oil, currencies

SINGAPORE β€” Shares in Asia-Pacific declined Tuesday morning as investors look ahead to the release of monetary policy meeting minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia. The Nikkei 225 in Japan slipped 0.19% in...

T20 World Cup final: Australia wins first title with emphatic victory over New Zealand

In what was an Oceanic clash, Australia looked to be cruising to the 173 target set by New Zealand — a score bolstered by a blistering 85 by captain Kane Williamson — with David...