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AUSTRALIA

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ASIA PACIFIC / ANALYSIS
Jun 6, 2023
Minilateralism: U.S. looks to small groupings to tackle shared security concerns
The roles of AUKUS and the Quad have grown wider, while bolstered cooperation between Washington, Tokyo and Seoul is just taking shape.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 6, 2023
China leads tech race, highlighting need for AUKUS sharing, think tank says
An analysis of 2 million science papers showed Beijing had a commanding lead in both hypersonics research and the technology to counter it, electronic warfare and key undersea capabilities.
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JAPAN
Jun 5, 2023
Japan and Australia to simplify defense equipment research procedures
The defense ministers of Japan and Australia also affirmed stepped-up defense cooperation partly through joint exercises based on the bilateral reciprocal access agreement.
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JAPAN
Jun 4, 2023
Japan and China defense ministers agree to operate defense hotline properly
The meeting came as the defense chiefs of Japan, the United States, Australia and the Philippines held their first-ever four-way talks.
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ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jun 3, 2023
Australia’s Albanese calls for 'guardrails' and 'dialogue' to prevent U.S.-China conflict
Albanese pointed out that forums such as the Shangri-La Dialogue can help provide a communication platform and a new perspective, placing points of tension in the broader context.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
May 28, 2023
Recipe: Black sugar Anzac biscuits
Though these treats first gained popularity more than 100 years ago, they taste just as good today.
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COMMENTARY / World
May 25, 2023
How the U.K. became a terrible place to be a doctor
The U.K. trains too few doctors and then rewards them with low pay and poor working conditions, causing many to look for jobs overseas.
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WORLD / Politics
May 24, 2023
Fanfare for Modi at Sydney event set to boost image at home after poll loss
The Indian prime minister’s rock star-like welcome at Australia’s largest entertainment and sport arena in Sydney underscores his massive public appeal among many Indians at home and abroad.
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JAPAN / Politics / ANALYSIS
May 21, 2023
‘Quad’ urges Indo-Pacific ‘free of coercion’ as it unveils new measures
Leaders of the bloc revealed a raft of fresh initiatives but also took a veiled swipe at China in their truncated summit on the sidelines of the G7 meeting in Hiroshima.
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JAPAN / Politics
May 19, 2023
'Quad' leaders to meet on sidelines of G7, White House says
The U.S. said the leaders would hold their summit in Hiroshima to ensure that the four leaders could come together to mark the Quad’s progress over the past year.
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ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
May 17, 2023
Biden cancels stops in Australia and Papua New Guinea after G7 Hiroshima summit
The decision was seen as a self-inflicted blow to hopes of a more visible U.S. presence in the Indo-Pacific amid its competition with China in the region.
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Rugby
May 11, 2023
Eddie Jones finalizes Wallabies staff ahead of 'smash and grab' World Cup bid
The Australian has been slowly building his coaching team since taking over from the axed Dave Rennie in January, with all 11 members now on board.
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JAPAN
May 7, 2023
Australia returns Ainu remains to Japan after 80 years
Efforts have grown to bring back indigenous remains, which were sometimes collected by excavating tombs for studies abroad.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 28, 2023
China rebuilds Australia ties after failing to pressure economy
On the Australian side, the election of a center-left Labor government has seen a change in tone from the more confrontational approach taken by its predecessor.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 27, 2023
Beer brewer Kirin strikes $1.2 billion deal for Australia’s Blackmores vitamins
Kirin Holdings has agreed to buy Australian vitamin-maker Blackmores for 1.88 billion Australian dollars ($1.24 billion, ¥165.9 billion) in cash, as part of a push by the Japanese brewer into health products to reduce its reliance on beer.
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SOCCER
Apr 25, 2023
Anzac 'Ashes' trophy rediscovered after almost seven decades
The trophy went missing in the mid-1950s, but was recently discovered in the belongings of a deceased former Australian Soccer Football Association chairman.
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BUSINESS
Apr 24, 2023
Australia needs green energy policy response quickly, Fortescue exec says
Australia needs to match energy policies being unfurled by other countries to make the most of its green energy advantage, the head of Fortescue Metals Group's energy unit has said.
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ASIA PACIFIC / ANALYSIS
Apr 24, 2023
Australia to focus on threats further ashore in major defense overhaul
Australia is revamping its defense posture, arguing it is no longer as protected by geography and the limited ability of other nations to project power as the world enters the 'missile age.'
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ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 22, 2023
Australia prepares more assertive military stance to deter conflict
Australia is set to outline its defense plans — in which it can strike farther and faster — while working with midsize allies to reduce tensions as the U.S. and China square off.
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JAPAN
Apr 22, 2023
WWII wreck on which nearly 1,000 Australians died found
Deep-sea explorers have located the wreck of a World War II Japanese transport ship, the Montevideo Maru, which was torpedoed off the Philippines killing nearly 1,000 Australians aboard.

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