Australia’s New South Wales state warns of torrential rain, potential major flooding

SYDNEY (XINHUA) – Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology has warned of heavy rainfall across the state of New South Wales (NSW) from Saturday (July 2), with potential to cause major flooding into next week. Senior meteorologist Dean Narramore told the national broadcaster ABC that the downpour would be focused around Sydney, and along the coast to […]

China cements Covid-19 lockdown rules as it eases quarantine

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) – China’s newly revised Covid-19 guidelines that cut quarantine in half for inbound travellers also laid out detailed instructions for mass testing and lockdowns when cases flare, creating a standardised approach that shows the country is still committed to its zero-tolerance approach to the virus. The rules were almost immediately put to the […]