Category Archives: World

Some Australian Universities to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine

Two Australian universities have made Covid-19 vaccines mandatory for students. (Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

China’s Curbs on Electricity Use Widen, Economy to Shrink

Workers of grid operator China Southern Power Grid inspect power cables connecting transmission towers in Dongguan, Guangdong province, China on May 29, 2018. (Stringer/Reuters)

North Korea Fires ‘Unidentified Projectile’ Into Sea

North Korea fired an “unidentified projectile” from an inland area off its east coast towards the Sea of Japan on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said. The projectile was fired around 6:40 a.m. local time, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said, adding

Vaccine Passports to Be Trialled in Regional Victoria

An illustration picture shows a smartphone screen displaying a Covid-19 vaccine record on the National Health Service (NHS) app in London, UK on May 18,…

Sydney Man Charged Over $20 Million Tax Fraud

The Australian Federal Police logo is seen in Canberra, Australia on Jun. 6, 2019 (Photo by Getty Images)

Canadians Increasingly Divided Over Vaccination Status, Poll Finds

People listen to a speaker during a rally and march organized by those opposed to COVID-19 vaccination passports and public health measures, in Vancouver on…

Direct Passenger Flights From India Resume as Canada Lifts Ban

Direct passenger flights to Canada from India resumed Monday as Transport Canada lifted a months-long ban imposed due to high COVID-19 case counts. In a post on Twitter, Transport Canada said direct flights from India can land in Canada, but

Mass Celebrations Erupt in Norway as CCP Virus Restrictions End

An ambulance takes care of the injured as Norway reopens from COVID-19 restrictions in Trondheim, Norway, on Sept. 25, 2021. (Joakim Halvorsen/NTB via AP)

Canada’s Ambassador to US Says Meng Deal ‘Independent’ of China’s Release of Kovrig and Spavor

Canada's Ambassador to the United States Kirsten Hillman speaks via video link at the Global Business Forum in Banff, Alta., on Sept. 24, 2020. (The…

Small Fry: Peru’s Fishermen Battle China’s Overseas Fleet

A Chinese-flagged ship fishes for squid at night on the high seas off the west coast of South America, on July 2021. (Isaac Haslam/Sea Shepherd…