Australia wildfires renew anger over climate change

Asia Pacific Nov 14, 2019

Australia wildfires renew anger over climate change

Unprecedented wildfires in eastern Australia have turbocharged demands that the conservative government do more to tackle climate change and have rekindled an ideological fight over the science behind the blazes. The huge fires have affected communities up and down the east coast, killing four people ...

Asia Pacific Nov 4, 2019

Australia and China vow to work on repairing bilateral relationship

Australia and China said they will work together to repair their bilateral relationship, tarnished by allegations that Beijing has committed cyberattacks and has attempted to interfere in Canberra's domestic affairs. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met Sunday in Thailand ahead ...

Australian and Fijian leaders attempt to bury climate hatchet

Asia Pacific Sep 16, 2019

Australian and Fijian leaders attempt to bury climate hatchet

The leaders of Fiji and Australia on Monday agreed to boost bilateral ties as they sought to smooth relations following a highly publicized clash over climate change at a Pacific summit last month. Prime Minister Scott Morrison welcomed his Fijian counterpart, Frank Bainimarama, just weeks ...