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By Mark Saunokonoko 10 May 2021 22:30 Tonight’s budget will make clear when Australia’s borders will finally open for international travel, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has hinted. The budget would reveal the Federal Government’s “assumptions” on vaccine rollout, border closures and containment measures, he said. The Treasurer would not be drawn on speculation the government is …

India’s government has decided to leave the import of COVID-19 vaccines to state authorities and companies, two government officials told Reuters, a decision that may slow acquisitions of shots as a second wave of the pandemic rips through the country. They said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government would instead aim to support domestic vaccine makers …

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic wrapped up a joint civilian-military exercise on April 14 at Camp Lejeune, N.C., where over 60 emerging technologies were evaluated by the Navy and Marine Corps for future warfighter application. NIWC Atlantic partnered with Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division, Navy Warfare Development Command and Marine …

CHANGZHOU, China, April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — NIU Technologies (NASDAQ: NIU), the world’s leading provider of smart urban mobility solutions, announced today the launch of five new electric urban mobility vehicles for China and global markets at NIU’s annual product launch. The company’s CEO Dr. Yan Li introduced four new electric scooters for China, and the …

By Mark Saunokonoko 22:55 Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is refusing to go quietly after being dumped from a NSW climate change board, accusing the state government of being swayed by global warming deniers and Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. Speaking on Today, Mr Turnbull claimed the Berejiklian government “couldn’t take the heat” from “thugs and …

Covid-19 live updates: India announces 100,000 new cases a day, first country to do so since United States  The Washington Post India surpasses 100,000 new COVID cases in 1 day for first time  Axios India’s daily virus cases soar past 100000 for first time  Associated Press Mumbai Orders Work-From-Home Through April on Virus Surge  Bloomberg India reports new record …

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — As part of the American Rescue Plan, states were given the opportunity to offer tax breaks on unemployment income earned during the 2020 fiscal year. Idaho is one of 13 states choosing not to offer such breaks. The most recent COVID relief bill stated the first $10,200 of unemployment income …

Dr. Lisa Piercey said she expected to see vaccine hesitancy among minority and low-income groups. The hesitancy among rural conservatives has surprised her. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — In Tennessee, roughly 1 in 9 people are considered fully vaccinated, meaning they’ve received either one dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, or two doses of the Pfizer …

[Ensure you have all the info you need in these unprecedented times. Subscribe now.] The supply chain has come through severe trials since the coronavirus was declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020, by the World Health Organization. Trucking and related organizations describe the challenges and their progress. ♦♦♦ State transportation agencies’ response to COVID-19 was …

Ohio State forward E.J. Liddell responded to a pair of angry fans who he said sent him threatening messages following the Buckeyes’ first-round exit from the NCAA tournament Friday, writing in part on his Twitter account, “What did I do to deserve this? I’m human.” Liddell and the No. 2-seeded Buckeyes fell 75-72 in overtime …