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Underwater: Australia’s oil industry faces new indigenous heritage test

Archaeologists in July reported they had found hundreds of stone tools submerged off the Dampier Archipelago in Western Australia, showing evidence of people living in the area when it was dry land more than 7,000 years ago MELBOURNE: A discovery of ancient artefacts on the seabed off Australia’s west coast has opened up a new frontier for resource companies to ...

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Malaysia to launch competition for drones and manned maritime patrol aircraft

The U.S. government has started deliveries of six Insitu ScanEagle drones to the Royal Malaysian Navy, donated using funding from the U.S. Maritime Security Initiative. (Royal Australian Navy) MELBOURNE, Australia — Malaysia is moving ahead with its plans to acquire much-needed manned and unmanned aircraft to enhance maritime security, with the Southeast Asian country announcing that it will be issuing separate ...

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Australian state launches enquiry into Anglo coal mine blast

The accident took place 15 months after another Anglo American worker was killed at a nearby mining complex and comes just months after a review called for tighter regulation of the sector that has seen at least 48 deaths since 2000 MELBOURNE: Australia’s Queensland on Monday ordered an independent enquiry into an explosion at a coal mine run by Anglo American in ...

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Bidding still open for cities to host 2021 World Table Tennis events

World Table Tennis (WTT) has reminded cities that bidding is still open to host competitions for its 2021 calendar despite more than 40 already stating their interest. With competitions at all tiers from the Grand Smashes, the largest events of the WTT Series, through to some of the smaller competitions, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has encouraged cities to ...

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