Australian Covid-19 antibody therapy aims for early 2021 trial

A scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (in orange), the virus that causes Covid-19. Australian researchers hope to start human trials of a coronavirus antibody therapy in early 2021,... Read more »

Google sued by Australian regulator over data use for ads

Australia’s competition regulator has launched court proceedings against Alphabet’s Google for allegedly misleading consumers about the expanded use of personal data for targeted advertising. The case by the Australian... Read more »

Australia’s Lynas to spend US$345m on production boost, processing plant

Rare earths producer Lynas Corp said on Tuesday it plans to spend A$500 million (US$345.50 million) by 2025 to boost production and set up an initial processing facility in... Read more »

Open justice or fair trial? Australia’s gagging of the Pell case

Pell’s trial, held in Melbourne, was subject to a blanket gag order that even blocked the reporting of its existence Cardinal George Pell’s trial and conviction of child sex... Read more »

Israel signals displeasure at Australia’s ‘mistaken’ West Jerusalem move

Israel signalled displeasure on Sunday with Australia’s recognition of West Jerusalem as its capital, with a confidant of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying it was a mistake to gainsay... Read more »

Malaysia’s Mahathir says no rights to recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad speaks during the APEC CEO Summit 2018 at the Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 17 November 2018. Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Sunday... Read more »