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SCOTT MORRISON

Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 5, 2022
Australia’s minister of everything
Former Prime Minister Scott Morrison's multiple ministerial self-appointments cannot be explained as anything other than an exercise of hubris.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 5, 2022
Australian surveillance plane cut off by Chinese fighter jet
The Chinese fighter also released a bundle of chaff containing small pieces of aluminum, some of which were ingested into the engine of the Australian spy plane.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
May 24, 2022
Climate won Australia's election. Wielding power will be harder.
Voters have identified their issue. Whether new Prime Minister Anthony Albanese can deliver is an open question.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics / ANALYSIS
May 22, 2022
Australia’s new leader faces peril of winning as ‘not the other guy’
Anthony Albanese won the election with a campaign that was gaffe-prone and light on policy but promised a more decent form of politics, delivering a stark rejection of Scott Morrison.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
May 22, 2022
Australia's Labor Party takes power as Morrison concedes defeat
The Labor Party is set to take power for the first time since 2013, as voters booted out Morrisonu2019s conservative government in a shift likely to bring greater action on climate change.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
May 19, 2022
Climate-conscious independents could determine Australian election
Enraged by the lack of government action on climate change, the candidates are campaigning hard on environmental issues in the hope of appealing to moderate voters.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
May 18, 2022
Fight with China risks backfiring on Australia's Morrison at the polls
Areas where Chinese Australians make up more than 10% of the voters could help decide who is the next prime minister.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
May 14, 2022
Australia says Chinese spy ship did not breach law of the sea
The Chinese intelligence ship was tracked off Australia's west coast to within 50 nautical miles (93 km) of a sensitive defense facility.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics / ANALYSIS
May 14, 2022
Hero to hindrance: Australia's Morrison hurts party's election hopes
The PM's personality is now a liability, with public attacks from members of his own party and polls showing his government on track to lose to the Labor Party in the May 21 election.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
May 12, 2022
Australia's #MeToo movement puts miners and ministers in crosshairs of history
Over the past 18 months, thousands of women have exposed a culture of bullying and abuse in mining, provoking public outrage and pledges of decisive action from politicians and executives.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Apr 28, 2022
Women fed up with flagrant sexism could swing Australia’s election
Prime Minister Scott Morrisonu2019s conservative government is trailing in polls ahead of the May 21 election.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / ANALYSIS
Apr 27, 2022
Solomon Islands pact with China roils Australian PM's election campaign
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison saw a hawkish stance on China as an electoral strength. But now his party is on the back foot on national security.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 25, 2022
Chinese naval base in Solomon Islands would be ‘red line,’ Australian PM says
Scott Morrison has been accused of not moving quickly enough to avoid a security agreement between Honiara and Beijing.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Apr 11, 2022
China is just one of the headaches facing Australia’s next prime minister
The center-right Liberal National coalition government is campaigning for a fourth term in office after grappling with a pandemic and a slew of climate change-related disasters.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jan 24, 2022
Australian PM loses control of WeChat Chinese account as election looms
With a national election due by May, the government would have aimed to use the Morrison account to promote its policies during the Chinese New Year celebrations starting Feb. 1.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Jan 17, 2022
Australian prime minister leaves door open for Novak Djokovic to return in 2023
The Serbian tennis player's visa saga fueled global debate over the rights of people who opt to remain unvaccinated as governments take measures to protect their residents.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 14, 2021
Moderna to produce millions of mRNA vaccines in Australia
The deal underscores efforts by governments around the world to build up local production and prepare for future pandemic threats.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 3, 2021
Billionaire Gautam Adani’s disputed mine shows ditching coal isn’t easy
While the mine has become a global emblem for opposition to fossil fuels, the start of overseas sales is also a reflection of coalu2019s pivotal role in the worldu2019s energy mix.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Nov 3, 2021
Kishida makes global debut, but offers few clues on foreign policy and security plans
Experts said it may have been difficult to achieve "much of substance" in Kishida's diplomatic debut, given he had only hours in Glasgow in the immediate aftermath of Sunday's election.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 3, 2021
Kishida and Biden agree to beef up alliance in first in-person talks
Kishida said that he had agreed with Biden to meet again at the earliest date possible, which could be later this year, to have more "thorough" discussions.

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