Category: Community

World Cancer Day. Feb. 4: Paan & Betel Nut chewing can lead to oral cancer: Aussie dentists

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 3 February 2020: Many of you like having ‘Paan’ (betel quid) or ‘Supari’ (Betel Nut) after food or otherwise. Practiced by 600 million people worldwide as a breath freshener, appetite suppressant and to induce euphoria in users from a range of countries including India, Sri […]

Artificial intelligence to fast-track urgent care to cardiac arrests sufferers

MELBOURNE, 2 February 2020: Victorian triple zero (000) call takers will soon be making life-saving decisions using revolutionary artificial intelligence technology to fast-track urgent care to people suffering from cardiac arrests. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today announced that Ambulance Victoria would receive $1.71 million from the Andrews Labor Government’s […]

VMC: Racism against people of Chinese heritage related to Coronavirus unacceptable

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 31 January 2020: The Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) has expressed grave concern over “the emergence of racism overseas, and now here in Australia, in response to the Coronavirus”. In a strongly-worded statement received by South Asia Times (SAT) by email, the VMC says, “It is […]

15 Dosa Hut franchises donate $ 23,279 for bushfire relief

Photo:SAT/NN By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 27 JANUARY 2020: Fifteen Dosa Hut franchises here have donated $ 23,279 for victims of the recent bushfires in Australia to the Gippsland Emergency Relief Fund. The cheque was today handed over today at a glittering function at the Dosa Hut, Wantirna to John […]

Victoria Police fights cybercrime

By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 13 December: Cybercrimes are rising all over the world as more and more people are connected online. Australia is no exception. Internet, computers, smartphones, iPad and many similar devices are essentials of our life. Suspicious emails, identity theft, online fraud, etc. are common to hear. Senior […]