Eastern Asia

Iron ore price: China’s worrying sign for Australia as fears rattle our biggest export

Iron ore price: China’s worrying sign for Australia as fears rattle our biggest export

One of Australia’s top weapons against widespread economic hardship is being tested by a concerning situation in China. When the Global Financial Crisis hit back in 2008, one of the key strengths that pulled Australia through without the hardships seen elsewhere in the world was its abundance of natural resources. The most lucrative of all …

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Katie Ledecky |  news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site

Katie Ledecky | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site

Another staggering image has emerged of American megastar Katie Ledecky, proving nobody else in the world can keep up with her. There is no stopping Katie Ledecky. The American swimming superstar won a record-breaking fifth straight 800m world title on Saturday as she left her rivals in her wake once again. Stream Over 50 Sports …

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Two dead as Nio electric car crashes from Shanghai parking lot

Two dead as Nio electric car crashes from Shanghai parking lot

A shocking accident has claimed two lives after an electric vehicle plunged three stores from a multi-level parking lot in China. Two people were killed in a sickening accident in China after an electric vehicle fell three storeys from a parking lot in Shanghai. On Thursday, electric vehicle company Nio confirmed via Chinese social media …

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Seeds, dates, Nick Kyrgios, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams vs Harmony Tan, Andy Murray

Seeds, dates, Nick Kyrgios, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams vs Harmony Tan, Andy Murray

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios has drawn Brit Paul Jubb for his Round 1 Wimbledon clash, while Thanasi Kokkinakis could run into defending champion Novak Djokovic in the second round. Both the men’s and women’s draws for this year’s English Grand Slam draws were confirmed on Friday night (AEST), with American legend Serena Williams being handed a …

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Japan says Chinese coast guard ships in longest violation of its territorial waters in a decade

Japan says Chinese coast guard ships in longest violation of its territorial waters in a decade

Tokyo CNN — Two Chinese coast guard ships navigated Japan’s territorial waters near a chain of disputed islands for more than 64 hours this week, Japanese authorities said Friday – the longest incursion of its kind in a decade. Japan’s coast guard said Friday the Chinese vessels entered Japanese waters in the East China Sea …

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Loot co-creator Alan Yang on mega mansions and laugh-out-loud comedy

Loot co-creator Alan Yang on mega mansions and laugh-out-loud comedy

There are mega mansions and then there are mega mansions worth $500 million. Loot is all about the latter. Streaming series Loot has something its rivals can’t boast – a $US500 million mansion. “It was listed as the most expensive property ever [listed] in human existence,” Loot co-creator Alan Yang told news.com.au. “When we were …

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Elon Musk’s child Vivian Jenna Wilson granted name and gender change

Elon Musk’s child Vivian Jenna Wilson granted name and gender change

A petition by one of Elon Musk’s children for a name and gender change has been approved by a Los Angeles County Superior Court. Elon Musk’s 18-year-old child has been granted a name and gender change, officially making her Vivian Jenna Wilson. According to court documents obtained by TMZ on Thursday, a Los Angeles County …

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4m collapse of Remi Capital described as ‘catastrophic’ by the liquidator

$124m collapse of Remi Capital described as ‘catastrophic’ by the liquidator

More than 300 investors around Australia and the world are likely to get less than 10 per cent of their money back after they tipped in between $50k and $5m. More than 300 investors impacted by the collapse of an Australian investment firm may have claims worth an estimated $126 million against the company’s directors …

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Brad Pitt opens up on life after divorce, reveals career news in British GQ interview

Brad Pitt opens up on life after divorce, reveals career news in British GQ interview

The Oscar-winning actor has dropped some big news about his future and opened up about life after his split from Angelina Jolie in a candid interview. Brad Pitt has opened up about life after divorce from Angelina Jolie in a candid and raw new interview. The notoriously private star told British GQ that he felt …

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