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Australia marks International Women's Day
Australia will celebrate International Women's Day on Monday as new data shows the gender wage gap has widened during the COVID-19 pandemic. Women suffered disproportionate job losses when the pandemic hit, and their jobs returned on a more...

Climate change risk mitigation good for fiscal metrics
By Luz Wendy T. Noble, Reporter. RESPONDING to climate change risks will benefit the Philippines in terms of debt servicing, as well as boost its credit rating, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) official said. “Joining the global effort to tackle the climate...

No need to rush vaccines: doctors
The head of the Australian Medical Association has questioned whether the Morrison government's October deadline for getting the entire population vaccinated against COVID-19 is too ambitious. Just doing the simple maths, AMA president Omar Khorshid...

COVID VACCINE: Cautious approach with (potential) catastrophic consequences? The tale of two allies: EU and UK.
We read with interest your news item (1) on Germany's difficulties with its Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine uptake. History is repeating itself here as the key component of any vaccine roll out is the trust between those promoting the vaccine and their population.