Border force officials defend dawn raid on Sri Lankan asylum seekers | Australia news

Australian Border Force officials have defended taking a Sri Lankan family from their central Queensland home and placing them in immigration detention 1,800km away. Tamils Priya and Nadesalingam and their two Australian-born children were swept up in a dawn raid of their Biloela home in early March. The couple are …

Matildas to defend Tournament of Nations title against United States, Japan and Brazil

Matildas to defend Tournament of Nations title against United States, Japan and Brazil

Updated May 18, 2018 09:31:03 Photo: The Matildas will return to the US hoping for more success as they defend their Tournament of Nations title later this year. (Reuters/USA Today: Kelvin Kuo) Twelve months ago, the Tournament of Nations marked the Matildas’ biggest breakthrough in world football — now the …

Cattle industry looks to defend ‘meat’ label from lab-grown and plant-based products – ABC Rural

Cattle industry looks to defend ‘meat’ label from lab-grown and plant-based products – ABC Rural

The peak body for Australia’s cattle industry says it is considering calling for reforms to prevent lab-grown meat from being labelled “meat”. Experts think a commercial industry to supply meat grown from stem cells in a laboratory is achievable within the next decade and there is also rising demand for …

China ready to ‘defend its national interests’ in US trade spat, state media says – Donald Trump’s America

China ready to ‘defend its national interests’ in US trade spat, state media says – Donald Trump’s America

Posted March 24, 2018 17:53:45 The United States has violated international trade rules with an inquiry into intellectual property and China is ready to defend its interests, Vice-Premier Liu He told US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, state media said. Key points: Financial market experts fear the dire consequences of trade …