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Beijing vows to fight back after Australia cancels China’s Belt and Road project in state of Victoria

Speaking on Thursday, Wang Wenbin, a Foreign Ministry spokesman, told gathered press that Beijing intends to “resolutely and forcefully fight back” against Canberra’s move to cancel China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Victoria, calling on Australia to immediately reverse its decision.  “China has lodged solemn representations with Australia and reserves the right …

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Thousands protest violence against women in Australia as PM Morrison government rocked by rape allegations (VIDEOS)

Hundreds of demonstrators flocked to the Parliament House, which also houses the Australian government, including the Prime Minister Scott Morrison office, on Monday, as part of #MarchForJustice campaign against sexual abuse of women. Attendees carried signs reading “Enough,”“It’s time for men to change”, “Rape Place,” as they stood in the …

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Facebook to lift ban on Australia’s news after standoff as Canberra agrees to amend law forcing Big Tech to pay media

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said Facebook had promised “to restore Australian news pages in the coming days” in a statement on Tuesday, noting the Scott Morrison administration would soon introduce “further amendments” to the media bargaining code. “These amendments will provide further clarity to digital platforms and news media businesses about …

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