Tag Archives: Australia

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Cadets, Old and New Faces Gilas Pilipinas May Need

FIBA has yet to reveal the sanctions for the players involved in the unfortunate Gilas Pilipinas vs Australia Boomers brawl that happened last July 2. Regardless, most speculate that there will be suspensions or even bans.

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Australia buys high-tech drones to monitor South China Sea, Pacific

Australia will invest Aus$7 billion (US$5.2 billion) to develop and buy high-tech US drones for joint military operations and to monitor waters including the South China Sea, it said Tuesday.

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Shark attack forces suspension of World Surf Tour event

A professional surfing event off Western Australia was briefly suspended Monday after a shark attack nearby.

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Expert says major eruption in Papua New Guinea could be soon

Seismic activity beneath a Papua New Guinea volcano could mean that a major eruption was imminent, a scientist said Thursday.

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Malaysia Airlines flight shakes violently, forced to land

Passengers on a Malaysia Airlines plane flying from Sydney, Australia, to Kuala Lumpur which was forced to land in the central Australian city of Alice Springs said they were bracing themselves for a possible hard landing after the plane shook violently on Thursday.

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SG7S Latest News & Update: Six Southeast Asia Team Jockey for First Rugby Union Test

Scotland’s first series of test matches under incoming Head Coach Gregor Townsend have been confirmed for the forthcoming summer tour this June.

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‘Suicide Squad’s’ Margot Robbie Marries Long-time Partner Tom Ackerley

“Suicide Squad” star Margot Robbie is a married woman. The actress who is known for her role as Harley Quinn in the DC Comics movie, is now Mrs. Tom Ackerley. The couple have been together for three years and the wedding took place in the actress’ hometown in Dalby in Gold Coast, Australia. Ackerley is a director.

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‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Release Date & News: Chris Hemworth Movie Officially Starts Filming In Australia

Filming for “Thor: Ragnarok,” the third film in the franchise, has officially begun in Queensland, Australia. Actors Chris Hemsworth and Mark Ruffalo have already been spotted in the area, along with the director Taika Waititi.

Hong Kong continues to be the world’s most ‘connected’ population in 2016

The index shows which countries have the world’s most connected consumers, both overall and in detail across each of eleven different device types (smartphone, tablet, mobile PC, desktop PC, wearables, smart TV, TV set-top box, videogame console, e-reader, connected car and smart home), together with trends over the last five years.

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Globe announces highly-successful pilot run of Digital Thumbprint Program

Leading telecommunications company Globe Telecom announces the highly-successful pilot run of the Digital Thumbprint Program (DTP), the award-winning brainchild of Optus and Singtel first deployed in Australia. It was designed to increase high school students’ knowledge of digital citizenship and cyber safety by taking a critical look at their online behavior and helping them develop insights into the influences of the online world and the choices they are making.