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Chinese premier congratulates Australian leader on election

CANBERRA, Australia -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang wrote to congratulate Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on his election victory, which some Australian media reported on Tuesday was a thawing of bilateral relations that Beijing put into deep freeze more than two years ago. Chinese ministers had refused to return phone calls of their Australian counterparts under former Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s conservative administration.

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Chinese premier congratulates Australian leader on election

Albanese stands tall in the Quad

Federal Election 2022 But Beijing has been forced to revise its initial scorn for the staying power of the Quad itself. The original version of the grouping of the US, Japan, India and Australia did indeed quickly crumble within a year of being established. Its final collapse was triggered after another new Labor government under Kevin Rudd announced Australia’s formal withdrawal in early 2008.

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Albanese stands tall in the Quad

Accor ALL Pacific Double Points Through September 30, 2022 (Book By June 30)

Accor has launched a new bonus points opportunity for stays in the Pacific through September 30, 2022. Accor Live Limitless (ALL) members earn double points for all their stays in the area booked after registering for this offer and by June 30. You can access this offer on Accor’s website here.

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Accor ALL Pacific Double Points Through September 30, 2022 (Book By June 30)

Daniel Vettori: Former New Zealand spinner is new Australia assistant coach

Former New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori has been named assistant coach of the Australia men's team. The pair worked in tandem during the white-ball tour of Pakistan in March and April and also played and coached together in the Indian Premier League. "I could not speak more highly of his approach, work ethic and the rapport he brings," McDonald said of Vettori.

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Daniel Vettori: Former New Zealand spinner is new Australia assistant coach

High number of invalid votes in culturally diverse seats prompts concerns after federal election

Big disparities in the informal vote across the nation spark fresh questions about compulsory preferential voting More than one in 10 votes were ruled invalid in the multicultural seat of Fowler, raising serious questions about whether explanations of Australia’s compulsory preferential voting system are getting through. Fowler, in Sydney’s south-west, has one of the highest non-English-speaking populations, many of whom have come to Australia as refugees from countries with very different political systems.

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High number of invalid votes in culturally diverse seats prompts concerns after federal election

Australia's best paid bureaucrats

National Broadband Network Co chief executive Stephen Rue: $2,647,974 Snowy Hydro chief executive Paul Broad: $2,249,978 Australia Post's former acting CEO Rodney Boys: $1,871,932 Australian Rail Track Corporation CEO Mark Campbell: $1,186,727 Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe: $1,076,029

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Australia's best paid bureaucrats

Former New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori joins Australia coaching team

Australia head coach Andrew McDonald said: "I have worked with Daniel previously and could not speak more highly of his approach, work ethic and rapport. His experience and balanced style are well documented. He is a great fit and will bring an enormous amount of knowledge to team."

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Former New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori joins Australia coaching team

Australian Employment Mobility at Highest in a Decade

By James Glynn SYDNEY--Australia's tightening labor market is fanning a huge pick-up in employment mobility, with 9.5% of the workforce moving to a new job in the year to February, the fastest pace in a decade, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said Tuesday.

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Australian Employment Mobility at Highest in a Decade

Biden: Leaders navigating 'dark hour' after Ukraine invasion

President Joe Biden has warned fellow leaders of the informal Indo-Pacific security coalition known as the Quad that they are “navigating through a dark hour in our shared history” as Russia continues a brutal war on Ukraine Leaders of Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) from left to right, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, U.S. President Joe Biden, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, pose for photo at the entrance hall of the Prime Minister's Office of Japan in Tokyo, Japan, Tuesday, May 24, 2022.

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Biden: Leaders navigating 'dark hour' after Ukraine invasion

GRS Welcomes New Partner in Indonesia

Global loss adjuster Global Risk Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of a diverse range of P&C claims adjusting, complex/large loss and environmental risk management solutions, has made further growth in Asia with a strategic partnership that will enhance the delivery of specialty services to the Indonesian markets.

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GRS Welcomes New Partner in Indonesia

Soccer-Australia defender Carpenter ruptures her ACL, out for six months

Posted on (Reuters) – Australia defender Ellie Carpenter is expected to be out for at least six months after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in her right knee, her club Olympique Lyonnais said. Carpenter was injured during Lyon’s 3-1 win over Barcelona in the Women’s Champions League final on Saturday.

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Soccer-Australia defender Carpenter ruptures her ACL, out for six months

Horrifying story of evil child killer who raped and murdered an eight-year-old in a shopping centre toilet in a crime that shocked Australia

Child killer Dante Wyndham Arthurs will remain behind bars until at least 2025 It's the second time WA's parole board has refused to release Arthurs from jail Serving life sentence for murder of schoolgirl Sofia Rodriguez-Urrutia Shu A sadistic monster who raped an eight-year-old girl before strangling her in a shopping centre toilet will stay behind bars after the parole board refused for a second time to release him.

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Horrifying story of evil child killer who raped and murdered an eight-year-old in a shopping centre toilet in a crime that shocked Australia

Anthony Albanese is grilled about the threat of WAR as he reveals how China sent him a message shortly after assuming office

Anthony Albanese flew to Tokyo for Quad leaders meeting after being sworn in US President Joe Biden joked he was amazed the new PM was not falling asleep The Quad alliance is made up of Japan, Australia, India and the United States Mr Albanese is 'looking forward' to hosting the next meeting in Australia

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Anthony Albanese is grilled about the threat of WAR as he reveals how China sent him a message shortly after assuming office

PM Modi encourages Indian students to apply for Quad Fellowship programme

Tokyo [Japan], May 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday encouraged Indian students to apply for the Quad Fellowship programme and join the next generation of STEM leaders and innovators building a better future for humanity. The leaders of Australia, India, Japan, and the US today launched the Quad Fellowship in Tokyo, wherein 100 students from member countries will be sponsored to study in the US for graduate degrees in science, tech, engineering and math (STEM).

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PM Modi encourages Indian students to apply for Quad Fellowship programme

Daniel Vettori, Andre Borovec named as Australia men's assistant coaches

Sydney [Australia], May 24 (ANI): Former New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori has been appointed as an assistant coach of the Australia men's team. Vettori will be joined by Victorian Andre Borovec, and the duo will be under the leadership of head coach, Andrew McDonald.

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Daniel Vettori, Andre Borovec named as Australia men's assistant coaches

Biden Jokes With Newly Elected Albanese About Falling Asleep

(Bloomberg) -- President Joe Biden on Tuesday welcomed Anthony Albanese to a regional leaders summit in Tokyo, joking that he’d understand if the newly elected Australian Prime Minister dozed off during the session. “You got sworn in, got on the plane: If you fall asleep while you’re here, it’s OK. Because I don’t know how you’re doing it,” he said and chuckled.

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Biden Jokes With Newly Elected Albanese About Falling Asleep

Asia Shares Trading Lower as Inflation Worries Cloud Outlook

Asian shares are trading lower as worries over inflation temper optimism over President Joe Biden’s remark that he was considering reducing U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports. TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were lower on Tuesday as worries over inflation tempered optimism over President Joe Biden’s remark that he was considering reducing U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports.

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Asia Shares Trading Lower as Inflation Worries Cloud Outlook