Philippines’ new president visits Australia

The Philippines’ new leader, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr, made a secret trip to Australia just days after winning the presidency. The 64-year-old flew to Melbourne where his youngest son Vincent attends university. The visit remained confidential but was discovered by the Filipino community who protested the arrival of the president.

US labor shortage threatens economy

The US labor market has seen significant growth, but there are fears that a labor shortage could impact future economic recovery. For every unemployed person, analysts suggest there are at least two jobs open, creating stiff competition for workers. “The supply of labor remains constrained and this will in turn put upward pressure on wages … Read more

US labor shortage threatens economy

The US labor market has seen significant growth, but there are fears that a labor shortage could impact future economic recovery. For every unemployed person, analysts suggest there are at least two jobs open, creating stiff competition for workers. “The supply of labor remains constrained and this will in turn put upward pressure on wages … Read more

Free travels puts strain on public transport

Free travel for commuters in Sydney has put pressure on the public transport industry after a busy Easter long weekend. Issues and delays were reported on all but one ferry network line as buses supplemented ferries to Manly. “Public transport hasn’t been without it’s strains when it comes to the workforce because of the pandemic,” … Read more

Emily Maitlis Names Clive Myrie As Her Pick To Replace Her On Newsnight

Emily Maitlis has named Clive Myrie as her desired replacement on Newsnight. The presenter announced she was leaving the BBC current affairs show after 20 years with the broadcaster to join Global radio in February. BBC News anchor Clive – who fronted coverage of the war in Ukraine from Kyiv following Vladimir Putin’s invasion – … Read more

UN agency warns global food prices could rise by 20 per cent

Global food prices could increase by up to 20 per cent due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which may lead to a rise in global malnutrition, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Russia and Ukraine are major producers of barley and wheat, and it remains unclear whether their agricultural activities … Read more