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A woman reacts at a memorial set up for victims victims of a stabbing attack at Westfield shopping mall in Bondi Junction in Sydney, on Thursday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Apr 21, 2024
Doctors cite unmedicated mental illness in Sydney mall attack
No one can know the mind of Sydney shopping mall killer Joel Cauchi, but psychiatrists say one underlying cause of his rampage is evident: he had schizophrenia, stopped his medication and fell out of treatment.
Police stand outside the Assyrian Christ The Good Shepherd Church after a knife attack that took place during a service the night before, in Wakely in Sydney on Tuesday.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Apr 16, 2024
Sydney bishop stabbed by teen in terror attack, police say
The teenager who allegedly stabbed the Bishop in western Sydney was known to police but not on any terrorist watch lists.
Flowers outside the Westfield Bondi Junction shopping mall in Sydney on Sunday, the day after a 40-year-old man with mental illness roamed the packed shopping center killing six people and seriously wounding a dozen others
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Apr 14, 2024
Police identify Sydney mall attacker; no terrorism link found
Australian police have identified a 40-year-old man who suffered from mental illness as the perpetrator of a Sydney shopping center stabbing rampage.
A family leaves the Westfield Bondi Junction shopping mall in Sydney after a stabbing incident on Saturday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Apr 13, 2024
Sydney knife attacker shot dead after killing six in Bondi mall
The assailant was shot by a police officer after he engaged with nine people in a busy shopping mall.
The iconic structure with its shell-shaped roof at Bennelong Point in Sydney is a source of immense pride for many Australians.
Dec 27, 2023
Yuzo Mikami: The unsung hero behind the Sydney Opera House
On the building's 50th anniversary, those with memories and knowledge of the Japanese architect say recognition of his achievements is long-overdue.
Ports operator DP World halted internet connectivity at its terminals in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Fremantle on Friday to prevent "any ongoing unauthorized access" to its network, a company spokesperson said.
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Nov 12, 2023
Australia ports firm fights to restore operations after cyber incident
Cybersecurity experts said inadequate safeguards and the stockpiling of sensitive customer information have made Australia a lucrative target for hackers.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jun 26, 2023
Women's World Cup fever builds in Sydney
Thousands of soccer fans marched over the Sydney Harbor Bridge on Sunday to mark 25 days before the Women's World Cup starts in Australia and New Zealand.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
Dec 26, 2022
Sydney-Hobart yacht race begins with hopes of record times
The starting cannon fired to release 109 yachts on the 1,200-kilometer blue-water classic.
Japan Times
Dec 23, 2022
Australia's housing crisis, largely hidden, is getting worse
Relentlessly rising rents, eight consecutive interest rate hikes and surging living costs have inflamed what was already among the world's least affordable rental markets.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 18, 2022
Japanese and Australian firms collaborate on world's tallest timber tower
Tokyo-based Obayashi and Sydney-based Built plan to complete construction on the 39-story Atlassian Central in 2026 using eco-friendly materials.
Japan Times
Jul 4, 2022
Why Australia is battling floods again
Some areas in New South Wales state have received a month's rain in the past two days, swelling rivers and forcing Sydney's main dam, the Warragamba Dam, to spill over the weekend.
Japan Times
May 1, 2022
Australia supremo John Coates steps down after 32 years
In his 32 years in charge at the AOC, the 71-year-old helped Australia land two Olympics and successfully steered the troubled 2020 Tokyo Games to the finish line last summer.
Japan Times
Oct 11, 2021
Sydney residents taste freedom after 107 days of lockdown
A sense of normalcy settled over the city as cafes abandoned their takeout setups and opened their doors to customers and commuter trains ferried workers to the central business district.
Japan Times
Oct 7, 2021
Sydney prepares to emerge from 107-day COVID-19 lockdown
In the initial reopening stage, non-essential retail stores, pubs and gyms will be allowed to reopen to fully vaccinated patrons, with capacity limits.
Japan Times
Aug 13, 2021
Worst COVID-19 crisis yet risks erasing Australia’s pandemic gains
The situation is putting Australia — which had driven locally acquired cases to zero just a few months ago — in the worst of both worlds.
Japan Times
Aug 10, 2021
'We are not the virus': Two-tier delta lockdowns divide Sydney
Harsher restrictions and tougher policing in Sydney's most-affected neighborhoods have stoked resentment in its most vulnerable people.
Japan Times
Aug 4, 2021
American Sydney McLaughlin breaks world record to win women's 400 hurdles
The 21-year-old stuttered on the penultimate barrier but surged down the home stretch to power across the line in a record 51.46 seconds.
Japan Times
Jul 30, 2021
Sydney readies for the army as lockdown fails to squash delta outbreak
Sydney's poorest neighborhoods on Friday braced for military enforcement of the city's toughest and longest lockdown of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Japan Times
Jul 17, 2021
Sydney tightens lockdown as Australia's COVID-19 cases rise
The city ordered a shutdown of building sites, banned nonessential retail and threatened fines for employers who make staff come into the office.


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