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Australia tightens English requirements for foreign students

There are more than 550,000 international students in Australia.

Lovelorn koala nabbed after zoo escape in hunt for mate

Park officials insisted the koala's desires would be satisfied, but more prosaically.

Report on MH370 finds 'initially similar' route on pilot's flight simulator

Malaysia continues to investigate plane's whereabouts.
October 04, 2017 | 02:53 pm GMT+7

Sydney, Melbourne warned to prepare for 50-degree days

'The increase in Australian summer temperatures indicates that other major cities should also be prepared for unprecedented future extreme heat.'
October 04, 2017 | 02:44 pm GMT+7

Stonehenge: Australia's forgotten farmers

Stonehenge is dry and has been for too long - seven years too long.
August 25, 2017 | 08:12 am GMT+7

Vietnamese couple arrested for attempting to smuggle liquid meth into Australia

Customs officers became suspicious when they spotted 36 bottles of 'sparkling water' in their luggage.
August 18, 2017 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

Australia to regulate virtual currency exchanges like Bitcoin

Virtual currencies offer an efficient and anonymous way to store and transfer funds online.
August 18, 2017 | 02:05 pm GMT+7

Families demand Malaysia accept MH370 hunt offer

The offer was made more than four months ago.
August 11, 2017 | 01:50 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese Grab driver nabbed for stealing from Australian passenger

Police managed to retrieve and return the items, including AUD2,350 in cash.
August 05, 2017 | 09:57 am GMT+7

Australia thwarts 'Islamic-inspired' plane attack plot

Security has been increased at Australian airports after police foiled 'Islamic-inspired' plans for a bomb attack on an aircraft during counter-terrorism raids.
July 30, 2017 | 09:58 am GMT+7

UNESCO leaves Great Barrier Reef off 'in danger' list

The Great Barrier Reef stays viable and healthy for future generations to come.
July 06, 2017 | 04:56 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese among the most spoken languages in Australia

Kangaroos, koala and Vietnamese...take a trip Down Under.
June 29, 2017 | 06:39 pm GMT+7

Australian police charge Vatican treasurer over historical sexual assaults

He is the third highest ranking official in the Vatican.
June 29, 2017 | 08:07 am GMT+7

Great Barrier Reef a $42 billion asset 'too big to fail': study

At $42 billion, the reef is valued at more than 12 Sydney Opera Houses.
June 26, 2017 | 01:39 pm GMT+7

Australian PM says Melbourne siege 'a terrorist attack'

Islamic State group claimed responsibility.
June 06, 2017 | 08:10 am GMT+7