Western Australia in ‘extreme’ heatwave, raising bush fire risk

Reuters 01/20/2024

SYDNEY — Parts of Western Australia were gripped by an “extreme” heatwave on Saturday, raising the risk of bushfires in the vast state, the nation’s weather forecaster said. The Bureau of Meteorology had an “extreme heat-wave warning”…

‘Hercules’, world’s most poisonous spider, sets record for largest specimen collected in Australia

Associated Press 01/04/2024

SYDNEY  — With fangs that could pierce a human fingernail, the largest male specimen of the world’s most poisonous arachnid has found a new home at the Australian Reptile Park where it will help save lives after…

Andrew Moloney is new WBO Global super flyweight champion

Glendale G. Rosal 12/10/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world champion Andrew Moloney is officially back in the winning column after making an easy work against Filipino Judy Flores in their  World Boxing Organization (WBO) Global super flyweight title bout on…

Brawner: Chinese jets seen shadowing PH aircraft during AFP drill with Australia

John Eric Mendoza 11/26/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Chinese jets shadowed an aircraft used during the joint patrol of Australia and the Philippines in the West Philippine Sea on Sunday, according to Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff General Romeo…

Davao’s Judy Flores to fight Andrew Moloney in Australia

Glendal G. Rosal 11/16/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rising prospect Judy Flores of Davao del Norte will go up against former interim world champion Andrew Moloney on December 9 at the Pullman Hotel in Albert Park, Australia.  Flores and Moloney will…

Rama on leave to attend a forum in Australia

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 10/10/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is on leave to attend a forum in Australia from October 11 to 13, 2023. Rama said in a live program in Sugboanon Channel on Tuesday, that he…

Neurosurgeon investigating patient’s mystery symptoms plucks a worm from woman’s brain in Australia

08/31/2023

CANBERRA, Australia — A neurosurgeon investigating a woman’s mystery symptoms in an Australian hospital says she plucked a wriggling worm from the patient’s brain. Surgeon Hari Priya Bandi was performing a biopsy through a hole in the…

Man in Australia sentenced for mailing feces, urine to Hollywood stars

08/16/2023

SYDNEY, Australia—A man in Australia who sent his feces and urine to Hollywood actors Leonardo Di Caprio and Jared Leto was sentenced on Wednesday to a two-year good-behavior bond. Veronica Grey sent parcels from post offices around…

Paolo Contis, Kaye Abad, Patrick Garcia start filming in Australia for reunion movie

Dale Calanog 07/17/2023

The upcoming reunion movie of “Tabing Ilog” co-stars Paolo Contis, Kaye Abad, and Patrick Garcia has commenced the Australian leg of its filming. They have yet to disclose the working title of the film. The trio, along…

NASA humanoid robot will oversee oil rigs for remote testing

Dale Arasa 07/13/2023

NASA’s new humanoid robot will prepare for space missions in The Land Down Under. On July 6, 2023, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration said it would test its human-like robot in Australia. Its first mission is…

Filipinas battle powerhouse Australia in Olympic qualifying event

Glendale G. Rosal 05/20/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Filipinas, the Philippine women’s football team is grouped alongside two football powerhouses in the Paris 2024 Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament second round slated later this year. The FIFA Women’s World Cup-bound Filipinas have…

Cold snap brings early snow, high wind to Australia’s southeast

Reuters 05/08/2023

SYDNEY — Winter has come early to Australia with a cold front bringing high winds, snow and hail to the southeast in a cold snap the weather bureau says could last until the middle of the week.…

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