Category: The World/Australia

GlobalCEH petition to WHO about deadly fine air particles pollution

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 16 April 2021: A petition here demanding air pollutant standards and regulation to control extremely fine particles in the air globally has been submitted to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Manoj Kumar, Director Clean Technologies Pty Ltd Australia, and founder of GlobalCEH is the brain […]

Australia announces new Consul-General’s for Mumbai & Kolkata

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 14 April 2021: Australia has announced the appointment of Mr. Peter Truswell and Ms. Rowan Ainsworth as Australia’s next Consul-Generas’ in Mumbai and Kolkata respectively. The announcement was today made by Marise Mayne, Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs in two separate media releases’ emailed to […]

VIRUS PROBE: Laboratory leak is the least likely hypothesis, says WHO Director-General

Photo-WHO By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 31 March 2021: As the Covid-19 virus still continues to surge in many countries, the WHO Director-General Dr.Tedros Adhanom in recent remarks says, Laboratory leak is the least likely hypothesis, and the international probing team studying the origins of SARS-CoV-2 confirmed: “that there was […]

Myanmar coup: ASEAN split over the way forward

The events in Myanmar pose a challenge to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, which is struggling to decide whether to stick to its principle of non-interference in members’ internal affairs or not. By Rodion Ebbighausen After Myanmar’s military dislodged the civilian government in a coup and took over power […]

A hard time for democracy in Asia

By Larry Diamond, Stanford University Under the presidency of Donald Trump, concerns about democracy and human rights were demoted in US foreign policy. Trump’s administration deserves credit for reorienting American foreign policy to confront an increasingly authoritarian China. But while some US officials did what they could to advance human […]