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Lockdown to end soon? NSW inching closer to 70% vaccination milestone
- September 09, 2021 06:35 PM AEST | Furquan Moharkan
Highlights NSW will start reopening the state after three months of COVID-19 lockdown. Australia is set to start vaccine passport services within weeks. Airline stocks continue to be battered. Australia’s most populous provinc...Read More...
COVID-19 upturn stalls reopening of Australia’s travel bubble with New Zealand
- September 09, 2021 05:13 PM AEST | Team Kalkine Media
The reopening of Australia NZ travel bubble has received another setback after New Zealand’s Minister for COVID-19 Response Chris Hipkins brushed off the possibility of resuming quarantine-free travel bubble with Australia in the near future....Read More...
Victoria reports worrying spike in COVID-19 infection
- September 09, 2021 11:10 AM AEST | Furquan Moharkan
Highlights The state of Victoria reported fresh 324 cases on Wednesday, including one coming in from abroad. The state has administered over 37,000 doses of vaccine so far. Melbourne is facing its sixth consecutive lockdown. The state of ...Read More...
How feasible is travel ban amidst Australian tourism woes
- September 04, 2021 12:14 AM AEST | Anam Siddiqui
Highlights Australia has extended its international travel ban until mid-December, intending to fully vaccinate 80% of its adult population by then. Export revenue from international education plunged 28% in one year, according to A...Read More...
COVID-19: Victoria lockdown stretched by three weeks
- September 01, 2021 06:09 PM AEST | Furquan Moharkan
Highlights Melbourne lockdown has been extended by another three weeks. The government is shifting its focus on fast-tracking vaccination rather than zero-COVID19 plan. The state reported 120 cases yesterday. The Victorian state gov...Read More...
Asia Pacific markets close in green
- August 30, 2021 08:35 PM AEST | Furquan Moharkan
Highlights Most APAC markets began the week on a positive note. Australia recorded an unprecedented surge in fresh COVID-19 cases. Investors are keeping track of Meituan results. Asia Pacific shares on Monday closed mostly in the green, w...Read More...
COVID-19: NSW records highest ever single-day tally
- August 30, 2021 05:02 PM AEST | Furquan Moharkan
Highlights New South Wales has reported the highest number of single day infections. Most cases in the country are locally transmitted. NSW mulls to open up pubs, cafes, and restaurants once 70% of the population is vaccinated. Aust...Read More...
Asia Pacific markets mixed; all eyes on Powell’s Jackson Hole speech
- August 27, 2021 04:11 PM AEST | Furquan Moharkan
Asia-Pacific shares were trading mixed on Friday as investors remained guarded ahead of the Federal Reserve’s annual Jackson Hole symposium where Fed Chair Jerome Powell will be speaking. In Australia, the benchmark ASX200 pared early losses o...Read More...
APAC markets start the week on a high, major indices surge 2%
- August 23, 2021 06:21 PM AEST | Furquan Moharkan
Equity markets in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region were rallying on Monday morning after the Hong Kong markets bounced back from last week’s bearish trend. By Monday afternoon, the benchmark Hang Seng Index of Hong Kong was trading 1.78% higher,...Read More...
NSW minister says he has Bell’s palsy after ‘droopy eyes’ at COVID-19 presser
- August 19, 2021 10:52 AM AEST | Furquan Moharkan
New South Wales Minister for Digital and for Customer Service Victor Dominello has stated that he suffers from Bell’s palsy – a medical condition that causes a temporary weakness or paralysis of facial muscles. Dominello took to social m...Read More...