Monthly Archives: December, 2023

14 new rules in Australia from Jan 1, 2024

As the new year unfolds, several legislative changes, rules, tax adjustments, and new charges are set to take effect from January 1, 2024. Here's...

New ‘patriotic’ law brings new challenges for British schools in China

A forthcoming education law emphasizing patriotism is poised to exert pressure on British schools in China, reflecting Beijing's intensified control over classroom content. Just...

Brazil law restricting Indigenous rights now into effect

A controversial law restricting Indigenous rights in Brazil has taken effect, signaling a triumph for the influential agribusiness caucus in the country's congress. The...

Australia’s female First Nations rappers takes over limelight

Charmaine Jasmine Armstrong, also known as Dizzy Doolan, an Indigenous hip-hop artist, embarked on her rap career 22 years ago when she was one...

Firms launches new EVs in Australia as demand increases

Major automotive brands are set to introduce electric cars in Australia for the first time amid increased demand, a development expected to challenge brand...

Is January a dry month in France?

Dry January has become a focal point of controversy in France, as more than 45 professors specializing in addiction studies signed a letter advocating...

Australia starts inquiry into TikTok’s data practices

Australia's privacy watchdog, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC), has initiated an inquiry into TikTok's data practices to determine if there are...

Australian bird that has never been photographed!

For a century, the night parrot stood as the enigmatic bird of Australian ornithology until a small population was discovered in Queensland's far west...

Brisbane is Australia’s most expensive capital for petrol

Australian drivers are feeling the financial strain of fluctuating global oil prices, with Brisbane experiencing record petrol costs in 2023, making it the most...

Man hides in Algeria to Paris plane’s landing gear; survives

A man in his 20s was discovered concealed in the landing gear compartment of a commercial aircraft that had flown from Algeria to Paris....

Greece offers treasures to UK in exchange of its Parthenon marbles

Greece is open to a cultural exchange with the British Museum, offering significant treasures to fill the void left by the potential return of...

Azerbaijan to sign peace agreement with Armenia

The conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh region may be moving towards a peace agreement, according to Azerbaijani officials. Azerbaijan's lightning offensive...

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NSW: Sexual assault cases goes up by 42% in 5 years

Reports of sexual assault in New South Wales have surged by 42% over the past five years, as per data from the Bureau of...

Sydney: Short-stay rentals flouting registration rules

The City of Sydney plans to advocate for significant reforms in the short-term rentals sector due to concerns that many properties listed on platforms...

Controversial voting reforms suspended in New Caledonia after protests

Emmanuel Macron has announced the suspension of controversial voting reforms in New Caledonia after a period of deadly unrest in the French Pacific territory....

‘World-leading’ bill: Australia plans to ban political donations in elections

South Australian Premier Peter Malinauskas has revealed plans to prohibit political donations in state elections, aiming for significant electoral reforms. Announced on Wednesday night,...