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Crushing the Pearl: China is finally ready to take back Hong Kong

In its relatively short existence, the People’s Republic of China has become one of the most formidable forces on the planet. However, […]

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News Talks #11: How social media spreads misinformation

Hosts Bec Jordan and Vidita Sharma spoke with University of Technology Sydney Professor Marian-Andrei Rizoiu about the ways misinformation spreads through social […]

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LGBT+ community fear Amy Coney Barrett’s looming confirmation to U.S. Supreme Court

After the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsberg, President Donald Trump announced Amy Coney Barrett as his Supreme Court nominee. Barrett is known […]

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News Talks #9: International students and racism against Asian-Australians

Our reporters Anneliese Farrer and Wing Kuang speak to Don Doughty, immediate past Vice President of the Council for International Students Australia, […]

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Stuck behind borders, COVID-19’s impact on young people across the globe

The coronavirus is impacting people from all over the world. People are stuck overseas and others fear for their family and communities. […]

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New website identifies businesses using modern slavery

Modern slavery is one of the biggest forms of exploitation on the planet today, but the average Australian resident knows little about […]

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Who is sending those mysterious seeds?

Packets of seeds are showing up across the globe with an unmarked sender. Who is receiving them, who is sending them, and […]

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EXPLAINED: How ammonium nitrate fueled Beirut explosion

IMPORTANT: If the topics discussed in this report caused you any distress or concern, please contact Lifeline at 13 11 14, Beyond […]

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Australians should be more concerned with cyber security: UNISYS

A recent study by International IT Corporation UNISYS shows that bushfires and pandemics are shifting Australian’s safety concerns away from cyber security […]

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COVID-19 fears for 1 million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Woman-led disaster response organisation Action Aid expresses concern for the almost one million refugees in Cox’s Bazar, a refugee settlement in Bangladesh. […]