News in Australia
The United States will build a base for its nuclear bombers in Australia
The United States will build a base in Australia for six of its B-52 strategic bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons.
Inflation in Australia reaches its highest level since 1990
Inflation in Australia reached its highest level since 1990, the Australian Bureau of Statistics website said on Wednesday.
Carriers of viral monkeypox remain contagious for three weeks
All this time, viral particles remained viable both in the air and on surfaces.
Australia refuses to ban Russian tourists from entering
Defense Minister Marles: Australia will not ban Russian tourists from entering.
Australian authorities don't know what to do with excess COVID-19 vaccine
Australian authorities do not know what to do with tens of millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccines that were purchased to fight the pandemic but never came in handy, ABC reported on Monday.
Japan asks Australia to increase LNG supplies after Russia's decisions on Sakhalin-2
The Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of the country, Koichi Hagiuda, said that the latest decisions of the Russian Federation regarding the Sakhalin-2 gas project, which provides about 9% of Japan's needs, "will not lead to an immediate cessation of supplies"
French President Macron said he wants to settle relations with Australia
The French President urged to focus on the future, and not remember the scandal with the submarines. In 2021, Australia decided to abandon the submarines and replace them with American ones. Then a new bloc was created with the USA and Britain - AUKUS.
Australia to pay Naval Group compensation for breaking submarine contract
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said that the Australian government will pay the French shipbuilder Naval Group compensation in the amount of 555 million euros for breaking the contract for the construction of submarines.
China urges Australia to stop provocations in the South China Sea
China is urging Canberra to stop dangerous provocations after intercepting an Australian military aircraft in the airspace in the South China Sea, Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman Tan Kefei said on Tuesday.
Indonesia and Australia to strengthen food industry partnership
The governments of Indonesia and Australia agreed to intensify cooperation in the field of food security, including the supply of wheat, which is disrupted as a result of the aggravation of the geopolitical situation in the world.
The great coal and gas power was covered by the energy apocalypse
The world continues to rage furiously. Surprising news for outsiders and not the most pleasant news for local residents comes from Australia.
Australian biologists have taught bees to distinguish between even and odd numbers
Bees are already considered one of the most intelligent insects, but a new study has shown that their mental abilities are even higher. Australian scientists have taught bees to solve simple problems, the level of primary school.
Australian hotel aggregator Trivago fined $32.8 million
A federal court in Australia has fined hotel search service Trivago A$44.7 million ($32.8 million) for misleading users, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said in a statement.
Australia reports first case of coronavirus XE variant
The first case of infection with a variant of the XE coronavirus was recorded in Australia. This is reported in the report of the Ministry of Health of the State of New South Wales.
A dangerous tropical virus is spreading in Australia
A dangerous tropical virus, Japanese encephalitis, is spreading in Australia. It has been identified in residents in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. The virus is carried by mosquitoes and has already infected 34 people, 3 of whom have died. Many pigs also died. Previously, Australia had never been a region where the tropical diseases characteristic of Asia spread. The climate of the continent was not conducive to rapid transmission of the virus. However, recent floods have meant that the virus has been able to spread through mosquitoes thanks to puddles of stagnant water. Such puddles often appear after the strongest tropical downpours. Thus, the virus has traveled hundreds of kilometers to the southern and western parts of the country via mosquitoes.
The Japanese refused to become America's shield against Russia and China
Readers of the Japanese newspaper Sankei Shimbun opposed the country's accession to the AUKUS bloc created by the US, Britain and Australia.
The US Congress called Biden's behavior a disgrace and called for impeachment
Member of the US House of Representatives Marjorie Taylor Green was outraged by the strange behavior of US President Joe Biden after a speech about infrastructure reform.
Australia imposed sanctions against Gazprom, Transneft and Russian Railways
The Australian authorities have included 13 Russian legal entities in the sanctions list, follows from a document published on the government website.
Australia announces stabilization of the situation with coronavirus
In some parts of Australia, the epidemiological situation associated with the coronavirus infection pandemic seems to be beginning to stabilize, as evidenced by statistics from state health ministries.
Australian PM sets date for parliamentary elections
The Australian federal election will take place on 21 May. This was reported by The Age newspaper on Sunday, citing a statement by Prime Minister Scott Morrison following his meeting with Governor General David Hurley.
Russia has imposed sanctions against the leadership of Australia and New Zealand
The Foreign Ministry said that the authorities of the countries support the actions to contain Russia and the "Russophobic course." Moscow banned 228 Australians and 130 New Zealanders from entering in response to "unfriendly" actions.
Melbourne hosts exhibition of 20th-century French designer Gabrielle Chanel
Now Melbourne hosts an exhibition of one of the most influential fashion designers in the world. This is the first exhibition in Australia dedicated solely to the contribution to fashion of the 20th century French designer Gabrielle Chanel.
Australia to allocate another $19.8 million in military aid to Ukraine
Australia will provide further military assistance to Ukraine in the amount of 26.5 million Australian dollars (approximately $19.8 million). This is stated in a statement released on Friday by Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
Leclerc fastest in second practice at the Australian Grand Prix
The Australian Grand Prix takes place at the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne. On Saturday, the third free practice and qualification will take place.
AUKUS members will cooperate on hypersonic weapons and defenses
The US-UK-Australia Defense Partnership statement noted that AUKUS remains "unwaveringly committed to an international system that respects human rights"
Number of COVID-19 patients on the rise in two Australian states
In the state of Victoria (southeast Australia), the number of detected cases of coronavirus infection is growing: on April 4, the local Ministry of Health registered 10,011 new cases, compared with 9,008 days and 8,739 a week ago.
iPhone production to be drastically reduced
Specifically, in the US, Apple users are in no hurry to update their old devices. According to a Seeking Alpha survey of 4,000 Americans, local iPhone owners intend to use their devices for two to three years.
Australia's economy is recovering rapidly
In the middle of last year, Australia showed the worst vaccination results among the OECD countries, and prolonged lockdowns led to a recession in the economy. But still, the country managed to move from outsiders to leaders in a short time thanks to the adoption of a mandatory vaccination program. Currently, 94% of the population (aged 12+) are fully vaccinated, and 59% have been revaccinated.
Australia signs trade deal with India
India will quickly cut tariffs on Australian lamb, wool and lobsters in a new trade deal, while tax cuts on a number of other products could take up to a decade.
Pirelli explains unusual tire choice at Australian Grand Prix
The layout of the track has been heavily modified, resulting in new asphalt that should be fairly smooth. This means that there will probably be a very low level of grip at the beginning, but a serious evolution is expected during the weekend, and if it rains, the surface will become incredibly slippery
Hubschrauberabsturz tötet 5 in Australien
Der Pilot und die Passagiere eines Hubschraubers, der vor der Südküste Australiens abgestürzt ist, sind tot aufgefunden worden. Das teilte die Victoria Police am Donnerstagabend mit.
Australia to send Bushmaster armored personnel carriers to Ukraine
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the country will send locally produced Bushmaster armored personnel carriers to Ukraine. His words are broadcast on March 31 by the Australian radio ABC.
The draw for the group stage of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar
The results of the draw for the group stage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar have been determined.
US announces Australia's renunciation of nuclear weapons under AUKUS
According to the US Ambassador to the UN, the supply of nuclear submarines to Australia does not violate the main agreements in the field of non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, and Australia itself is "not trying" to get weapons of this kind.
Australia will impose additional duties on the import of all goods from Russia
From April 25, Australia will introduce additional duties of 35% on the import of all goods from the Russian Federation and Belarus into the country, follows from the message of the Australian government.