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Jeffrey Andrews, Hong Kong social worker and local council candidate. Photo: Shazma Gaffoor

Hong Kong’s first minority social worker runs for local council

June 25, 2020

From breaking the law to changing the law - a member of a Hong Kong ethnic minority is running for council elections.

The 2019 protests. Photo: Shazma Gaffoor

Hong Kong’s protests continue as global media moves on

June 23, 2020

Hong Kong residents continue to lobby against police brutality and the encroachment of mainland China on the special administrative region.

US President Donald Trump. Photo: Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Inconsistent approval rating harms Donald Trump’s re-election campaign

June 3, 2020

With the US presidential election only six months away, the race for the White House is in full swing - and the incumbent's inconsistent approval ratings are likely to hurt him.

Kayaks on New York's Hudson River

Green Infrastructure could reduce New York’s sewer overflow

May 25, 2020

City planners are neglecting cheap green infrastructure like rain gardens and rain barrels that could reduce New York's river-polluting sewer overflows.

While fight island has been confirmed by UFC president Dana White, its location remains a mystery .
Picture credit: Zunnoon Ahmed

Private ‘fight island’ for Ultimate Fighting comp

May 19, 2020

Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White has hired a private island from June that he says is r...

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Reward offered by grandparents of missing US children

May 11, 2020

The grandparents of two missing Idaho children have offered a twenty thousand US dollar reward for any information leading to their discovery.

Student helpers in Lami

Solomon Islands students help Fiji cyclone victims

May 9, 2020

Solomon Islands students studying at universities in Fiji have braved the rain to donate food, clothing...

An A-League match. Photo: Mathew F (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Why being called the next Messi can hurt, not help

May 7, 2020

In this podcast we discuss how intense pressure has, in the past, affected young footballers labelled 'the next Messi' or 'the next Pele'.

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Trump changes forecasted US coronavirus death toll again

May 4, 2020

United States President Donald Trump has admitted that American fatalities from coronavirus could reach a figure much higher than he initially predicted. 

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Crystal Palace chief warns EPL season must conclude

May 4, 2020

Steve Parish says 2019/2020 season should be completed, with the crowning of Liverpool as champions.

Cook Islands beach

Virus tourism collapse threatens poverty for many in Pacific

April 30, 2020

The collapse of tourism across the world in the face of the covid-19 coronavirus pandemic could plunge...

Rugby rivals with the future at stake ... challenger Argentina's Agustín Pichot (left) and the status quo chairman Bill Beaumont (England).

Pacific nations could hold sway in crucial World Rugby vote

April 24, 2020

Pacific Nations could hold sway this weekend as the World Rugby vote for a chairman takes place between...

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.
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