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NEW SOUTH WALES

A deadly parasite that’s ravaged bee populations globally has made deeper inroads into Australia.
ENVIRONMENT / Wildlife
Sep 11, 2023
Bee-killing mite's rapid spread could cost Australia billions
A mite known for feeding on bees has spread further inland toward Victoria, the nation’s biggest producer of nuts and fruit.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 23, 2021
Sydney residents banned from leaving city as coronavirus cluster grows
Australia's largest city of Sydney re-introduced "soft touch" COVID-19 curbs on Wednesday to contain a widening outbreak of the highly infectious Delta variant, mandating masks in offices while neighboring states closed their borders.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 20, 2020
Australia's top doctor warns virus flare-up will take weeks to tame
A surge in COVID-19 cases in Australia's second-biggest city could take weeks to subside despite a lockdown and orders to wear masks, Australia's acting chief medical officer said on Monday as the country braces for a second wave of infections.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Dec 26, 2019
Fears raised that koala populations may never recover after Australian fires
Austin, a koala, sits quietly atop his "gunyah" — or shelter — built from tree branches and bark in his enclosure at the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Dec 17, 2019
Australian firefighters warn of uncontrollable blazes as conditions worsen
Firefighters in Australia warned Tuesday they would not be able to contain some of the 100 fires still ablaze in the country before conditions are expected to deteriorate later this week.
ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 23, 2019
New South Wales to end Chinese-funded Confucius Institute education program
Australia's most populous state will ax a Chinese-funded education program that teaches Mandarin in schools amid fears over potential foreign influence.
Japan Times
Rugby
Mar 28, 2019
Sunwolves hope to avenge loss to Waratahs
The Sunwolves head into Friday's game against the New South Wales Waratahs hoping to right a perceived wrong.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / WHY DID YOU LEAVE JAPAN?
Mar 2, 2019
Tomoko Houtzager: Moving to the bush just to live off the land
A WWOOF trip to Australia leads to a new way of life for a former city girl.
Japan Times
Rugby
Feb 21, 2019
Scott Hansen avoids big changes despite flat start from Sunwolves
Sunwolves acting head coach Scott Hansen resisted making wholesale changes Thursday as his side looks to put aside a disappointing start to the 2019 Super Rugby season.
Rugby
Feb 7, 2017
Arrest made in bugging of All Blacks' hotel
Australian police have arrested and charged a 51-year-old man with public mischief after an investigation into the discovery of a listening device at the All Blacks hotel in Sydney ahead of their Rugby Championship clash against the Wallabies last year.
Japan Times
Rugby
Feb 27, 2016
Reds' Goromaru tallies five points in opener against triumphant Waratahs
Ayumu Goromaru came off the bench to score five points in his Super Rugby debut on Saturday, but could not turn the tide as the Queensland Reds lost their season opener to the New South Wales Waratahs 30-10 in Sydney.

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Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals