Small businesses struggle to recover from Australian fires
30 January 2020 | 6:25 am
For small firms along Australia’s southeast coast, the tourist influx during the December and January summer holidays is a critical period. But this year, trade has been hard hit by devastating bushfires, and some people have lost their businesses altogether.
A deal between the Nigerian Government and Siemens Energy is expected to increase the country’s power supply to 7,000 megawatts by the end of this year through 200 power transmission and distribution projects.
Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic faces deportation once again after Australia's immigration minister used his powers to tear up Djokovic's visa. The player could still dispute the decision in court.
Tributes have continued to pour in for Ernest Shonekan, the former head of Nigeria’s Interim National Government of 1993, who passed away this week at the age of 85.
Rafa Nadal is taking no pleasure from the absence of great rival Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open, even if it means he has a clearer shot at the Grand Slam title record.
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The US saw 7% year-over-year price increases in December, the largest hike in nearly four decades. This comes as omicron threatens to snarl supply chains once again.
Australia's vocal criticism of China's human rights record has long angered Beijing. When Canberra called for an investigation into the origin of the coronavirus in 2020, Beijing slapped high tariffs on some Australian products.
In the early 1970s crocodiles were considered almost extinct in northern Australia. Then the country banned hunting them and launched a conservation program that has been proving very successful. Both people and nature benefit.
Novak Djokovic was looking forward to kick-starting his 2022 season in Dubai following his deportation from Australia, and said he would be the first to congratulate U.S. Open champion Danil Medvedev if the Russian ends his two-year reign at the top of the world rankings this week.
Foreign tourists are welcome in Australia once again after nearly two years. Meanwhile, German officials say COVID travel restrictions will be eased early next month.
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