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Australia seizes $100m ice in heaters, barbecues on Thai cargo ship

By 9news.com.au CLOSE to $100 million worth of the drug ice has been found concealed in electric barbecue grills and water heaters on a Thai cargo ship docked in Sydney, it was reported today (May 17). Police officers intercepted the Thai cargo vessel at Port Botany on May 4, where 62 large cardboard boxes were

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Sports

‘Blood on your hands’: Slater slams Australian PM over India travel ban

  By Reuters, published by Channel NewsAsai Melbourne – Former test opener and cricket commentator Michael Slater has pilloried the Australian government over its decision to ban citizens in Covid-ravaged India from returning home, saying Prime Minister Scott Morrison has “blood” on his hands. Australian residents and citizens are banned from entering the country within

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China’s ‘wolf-warrior’ diplomacy backfires

Even neutral nations are hitting back at Beijing’s “wolf warrior” tactics but China’s doubling down and has threatened Australia’s “peace and stability”. .Jamie Seidel reports.  Duelling diplomats on Twitter. Fisticuffs in Fiji. “Xi thought” dominated policy. It’s all backfiring for Beijing, with previously neutral nations being driven into an alliance against it. India has been

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Business

China’s tariffs slam door shut on Australian wine’s biggest export market

By Michelle Toh, CNN Business Hong Kong: Australia’s winemakers are scrambling to find new buyers around the world after China imposed hefty tariffs on the industry, effectively cutting it off from its most important export market. Beijing’s decision last week to impose tariffs of up to 212% on Australian wine imports has endangered business with

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Thai police: First time ever liquid Ice found inside cans of coconut milk

CALLING it the first time ever that liquid crystal methamphetamine (Ice) was found hidden inside cans of coconut milk with the shipment being seized in Australia, Pol. Lt. Gen. Chinnaphat Sarasin, head of Narcotics Suppression Bureau, said today (Sept. 15) investigation into shipping this new variety of the narcotic drug is being expanded in Thailand,

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