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A cold front brought at least 20 centimetres of snow to the Perisher Ski Resort in New South Wales on September 20, as a cold front passed over the state bringing cooler temperatures.Fresh snowfalls were also observed at other Australian ski resorts in the country’s southeast, including at Mount Hotham and Thredbo.Perisher told Storyful at least 20 centimetres of snow had fallen since the night before.This video shows snow falling at the Perisher Ski Resort on the morning of September 20. Credit: Perisher via Storyful
KUCHING, Sept 20 — Parti Bansa Dayak Sarawak (PBDS) president Bobby William today urged Christian Members of Parliament from Sarawak to reject a Bill to Shariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act...
This means that the 23-year-old man may be subject to other penalties such as reformative training, or imprisonment.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng today condemned the government’s decision to appeal the recent High Court ruling that recognises citizenship rights to children born...
Tributes poured in following news that former Malaysia Cup stalwart Mohamed Noh Hussein - affectionately known as "Mat Noh" - died on Monday morning.
GEORGE TOWN, Sept 20 — The Health Ministry has already started discussions with private hospitals in Penang to increase the medical capacity for handling Covid-19 cases in the state. Penang chief...
With its wooden church, tall pines and babbling river, the village of Enonkoski in eastern Finland looks like a dream come true for those seeking to escape the stress of big cities.
Netflix was the big winner at Sunday's Emmys, bagging best drama and limited series awards for "The Crown" and "The Queen's Gambit" to finish on a joint-record overall haul of 44 awards.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — The High Court judge hearing Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s trial today questioned why two cheques totalling RM6 million were sent to charitable foundation...
An Olympic sevens gold medalist and a Flying Fijians hooker and scrumhalf are among the first five players added to the roster of the Fijian Drua ahead of their inaugural season in Super Rugby Pacific. Napolioni Bolaca, a utility back who won gold with Fiji at this year’s Tokyo Games, is the headline signing, announced Monday by Drua interim chief executive Brian Thorburn. Thorburn said Bolaca will cover flyhalf, fullback and winger.
Some early season snow fell in parts of Yellowstone National Park on September 19, as a cold front moved into Wyoming from the northwest.Rain, thunder, gusty winds along with snow settling at altitudes above 7000 feet were expected with the coming cold front, the National Weather Service bureau in Riverton said.These videos posted to Instagram by Jared Kickliter shows light snow falling and settling in West Yellowstone, Montana.A freeze watch was issued for parts of Yellowstone National Park for Tuesday morning, as some of the coldest temperatures of the fall season were expected. Credit: Jared Kickliter via Storyful
New Zealand's largest city Auckland will remain in a Covid-19 lockdown for at least another two weeks, although some restrictions will be eased, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday.
A Franco-British defense ministers' summit due to take place this week has been cancelled by Paris.That's according to sources familiar with the matter.France called off the meeting as its anger boils over about Australia's decision to scrap a multi-billion dollar submarine order for an alternative one with Britain and the U.S.The sources said French Armed Forces minister Florence Parly personally took the decision to drop the meeting with British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace.The French defense ministry could not be immediately reached.The British defense ministry declined to comment.The scrapping of the $40 billion dollar submarine contract has triggered a diplomatic crisis, with Paris recalling its ambassadors from Washington and Canberra for consultations.Australia plans to build at least eight nuclear-powered submarines with U.S. and British technology in a trilateral security partnership announced last week.France claims not to have been consulted by its allies, while Australia says it had made clear to Paris for months its concerns over the 2016 contract.French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S. President Joe Biden will speak by telephone in the coming days to discuss the crisis.
Australia has already proven its affection for France through the sacrifice of Aussie soldiers during World War I and II, the country's deputy prime minister claimed Monday, stoking a row over a major submarine contract.
JOHOR BARU, Sept 20 — A total of 563 teachers in Johor are still refusing to be vaccinated against Covid-19, with most citing health reasons, said a state official. Johor Education, Information,...
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may cling to power in Monday's election but looks set to lose his bid for a parliamentary majority after a tough campaign that dashed his hopes for a convincing win. Trudeau has a minority administration, forcing him to rely on other parties and make policy compromises to govern. With opinion polls last month showing him far ahead, he triggered the vote two years early, saying voters needed to weigh in on his left-of-center Liberal government's handling of COVID-19.
The All Blacks are eager to claim bragging rights over the world champion Springboks but expect a much-improved South Africa performance in Townsville this weekend, fly-half Beauden Barrett said Monday.
Matt Harmon goes over the five things he cares about and five things he doesn't care about from Week 2 action, including Lamar Jackson's big win over the rival Chiefs.
Remote working has since become the norm, with many employers offering workers the chance to work from home at least part-time. But with fewer people commuting to offices every day, are large, money-consuming workplaces at threat of going extinct? And what will be the purpose of offices in the future?
In the third episode of this season, Lianna Brinded, a director at Yahoo, and Xavier White, CSR and innovation marketing manager for Verizon Business, speak to Susan McPherson, CEO of McPherson Strategies.