Ten Chinese nationals were arrested in a suspected drug smuggling operation on a large commercial boat seized off Australia’s southern coast, authorities said on Friday.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull suspended his election campaign tour on Tuesday (June 7) to visit areas of the country ravaged by a powerful storm that has battered the country's east coast for several days.
One person is confirmed dead after massive storms flooded rivers, uprooted trees and tore into beaches along Australia's east coast.
Water temperatures in the Australian state of Tasmania have been up to four degrees Celsius hotter than average over the past three months, and scientists have blamed the region's on-going extreme weather on rampant climate change.
The Australian government has approved the sale of the nation's biggest dairy farming company to Chinese billionaire Lu Xianfeng.
Researchers have found that bushfires in the Australian state of Tasmania are occurring more frequently than at any time in the past 1,000 years, and humankind is to blame.
Australia's Tasmanian fruit exports to Asian markets could be under threat if climate change brings the fruit fly into the island state.
Bushfires engulfing Australian Tasmania could have detrimental long-term effects on the state's unique world heritage forests, according to conservationists.
Australian and British researchers said Monday they have identified a second transmissible cancer in Tasmanian devils, iconic marsupial carnivores that are only found in the wild on the Australian island state of Tasmania.
A record number of people from the Australian state of Tasmania are undergoing a medical procedure in order to fight the region's obesity epidemic.
An Australian state government has outlined its plan to increase the smoking age well above the national standard of 18.
Australian Tasmania's residents may soon be subject to anonymous drug tests, as police consider sampling the state's wastewater to uncover the prevalence of illicit drugs.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming visit to the Australian island state of Tasmania will open a new chapter for relations between Australia and China, said state Premier Will Hodgman.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo arrived in Beijing on Sunday night for a four-day visit.During her visit, China will state its position on economic and trade issu
Construction has started on a new mega photovoltaic power station in southwest China's Sichuan Province, part of the country's ongoing endeavors to advance the developm
The South African parliament issued a statement Saturday on the success of the 15th BRICS Summit held in Johannesburg, hailing the outcomes of this "historic" summit as
China's central bank held a meeting on Wednesday to enhance financial support for private enterprises, attended by high-ranking officials from regulatory bodies and rep
Thousands of South Korean people including fishermen, activists and politicians continued a weekend rally in central Seoul on Saturday, protesting against Japan's dumpi
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa won a second term in office, election officials said Saturday.Mnangagwa, 80, won 52.6 percent of the ballots against 44 percent
The BRICS Business Council (BBC) Annual Meeting 2023 was convened on August 21 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Chen Siqing, chairman of BBC's China Chapter, said that BR
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China's financial watchdogs announced Thursday that housing credit policies will be adjusted and optimized.The interest rates of existing mortgages for first-home purch
About 5,000 people gathered in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Sunday to protest against a new type of identity card to be introduced later this month, polic
Donald Trump will stand trial in March 2024 for trying to overturn his 2020 presidential election defeat, one day before Republican voters in more than a dozen U.S. sta
About 50,000 protesters gathered in the capital of South Korea on Saturday to demand that the government take steps to prevent what they fear is an impending disaster:
China's top economic planner on Monday said it will set up an internal bureau to bolster policy coordination in the private economy. The new department is a specialized
Wagner Group private military company's leader Yevgeny Prigozhin was presumed dead on Wednesday in a plane crash in the Tver Region near Moscow.According to the list re
Israel's foreign minister arrived in Bahrain on Sunday for talks with senior officials in his first visit to one of the Gulf Arab states with ties to Israel.Eli Cohen w
Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that China will soon launch a special fund of $10 billion to implement the Global Development Initiative (GDI).Xi made the
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