Australians protest as haze from bush fires sparks health fears

Asia Pacific Dec 11, 2019

Australians protest as haze from bush fires sparks health fears

Thousands of protesters rallied in Sydney on Wednesday demanding urgent climate action from Australia's government, as bush-fire smoke choking the city caused health problems to spike. Sydney has endured weeks bathed in toxic smoke as hundreds of blazes have raged across the countryside, with hospitals ...

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 ...