WHO reports another record-breaking COVID-19 increase

By Helene Fung The World Health Organisation reported another record increase of 292,527 COVID-19 cases globally within a 24 hour period on Friday (local time), up more than 8,000 cases compared to the previous record. The global COVID-19 death toll rose by 6,812 on Friday (local time). Average death toll has been 5,200 a day…

EXCLUSIVE: Perth Chinese Community Donate 50,000 Masks To Victoria

The Chinese community in Perth will be donating 50,000 masks to Melbourne today, in an effort to help Victorians’ battle against the second wave of COVID-19. WAMN News has obtained exclusive details on the matter, with Chung Wah Association WA called for the donations and the initiative supported by the WA Chinese Chamber Of Commerce.…

EXCLUSIVE: Thornlie Youths Embrace Community Soccer As Covid Restrictions Relaxed

Community soccer returns for youth in Thornlie following the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions by the McGowan Government. The Australian Arab Association’s local indoor soccer was incredibly popular among young people and children before the Coronavirus shut down. The weekly soccer sessions officially returned for the first time after the McGowan Government lifted the Phase 4…

Captain Tom gets knighthood

By Helene Fung Queen Elizabeth II knighted 100-year-old Captain Tom Moore, for lifting Britain’s spirits during the COVID-19 pandemic by raising millions of pounds for health workers. At a ceremony in Windsor Castle, the Queen dubbed Sir Tom on both shoulders with her knighting sword. The WWII veteran stood while holding on to a walking…

Trump resists his own advisor’s call to make masks mandatory

By Helene Fung US President Donald Trump said during a television interview that he will not consider making a national mandate for people to wear masks, despite his own advisor, infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci urging political leaders “to be as forceful as possible in getting your citizenry to wear masks”. During the interview,…

Victorian COVID-19 nightmare continues.

As Victoria’s COVID-19 nightmare continues, Premier Daniel Andrews has asked the population to ensure the use of masks when unable to practise physical distancing. “But as a precautionary measure, we are now requesting of all regional Victorians; if you’re out and about and you don’t believe you’ll be able to maintain that 1.5 meter social…

New Transport Arrangements For AFL Fans

As Optus Stadium prepares for an influx of patrons as AFL comes to WA, the state government has announced more public transport intervals to reduce commuters gathering. WA’s COVID-19 recovery has been leading the nation, allowing major footy games such as the Western Derby (Fremantle Dockers VS West Coast Eagles), and the match between Geelong…

EXCLUSIVE: Sparks Flew During ‘Crossfire’ Debate On WAMN News

This week we featured a ‘Crossfire’ Debate, discussing the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and how to survive the current deficit. Political expert Dr Ian Cook faced off with business reporter Matthew McKenzie in a very passionate and at times heated discussion, with great insight into Australia’s political and economic future. Dr Cook asked…

Fremantle Markets Opened Again As WA Winning Against Covid-19.

Fremantle Markets have opened their doors again after closing during the Corona Virus pandemic. Fremantle Mayor, Brad Petitt, said it’s great to be back and see so many people embracing the re-opening. “In many ways the Fremantle Markets are so iconic. When the markets are open, Fremantle buzzes!” he said. Mr Petit said having the…