WEEKEND OPINION: Happy Chinese New Year AND Australia Day!

By Helene Fung Today is the first day of Chinese New Year, and also the start of the Australia Day long weekend. “Which one are you going to celebrate?” I’ve been asked. Why, both, of course! The two are not, and should not be, mutually exclusive. I migrated here in my teenage years, a time…

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Iran strikes caused at least 34 soldiers traumatic brain injuries

By Helene Fung The Pentagon said on Friday (local time) that at least 34 US soldiers have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury from missile strikes by Iran on a base in Iraq earlier this month, which is more than previously announced. President Donald Trump initially said that no Americans were injured in the strike…

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Wuhan coronavirus death toll increases to 41 and spreads to Australia

By Helene Fung Chinese authorities from the Hubei Province reported on Saturday morning that the official death toll due to the coronavirus originating in the city of Wuhan has jumped to 41, with more than 1,200 people infected. The Chinese government has resorted to the extremes of cancelling many public Chinese New Year celebrations, and…

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New Railway Bridge Structure To Create New Local Jobs

The $1.7 billion Eilwana Mine & Railway Project has been given a boost with the State Government announced the approval of Stage 2 on the railway section. During a visit this morning, WA Premier Mark McGowan inspected the work on major bridges build for Fortescue Metal Group at the Naval Base workshops. The grant of…

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