Five million begin lockdown in Melbourne

Asia Pacific / Science & Health Jul 9, 2020

Five million begin lockdown in Melbourne

Five million people in Australia's second-biggest city began a new lockdown Thursday, returning to tough restrictions just weeks after they ended as Melbourne grapples with a resurgence of coronavirus cases. Residents have been told to stay at home for six weeks after other measures to ...

Australia and Japan to hold virtual summit meeting Thursday

National / Politics Jul 8, 2020

Australia and Japan to hold virtual summit meeting Thursday

The prime ministers of Japan and Australia will hold a virtual leaders' meeting on Thursday, the Australian side announced Wednesday. Australia's Scott Morrison said his meeting with Japan's Shinzo Abe will be focused on their shared experiences in responding to the coronavirus pandemic, as well ...