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Six months into the war on Gaza, over 10,000 women have been killed, among them an estimated 6,000 mothers, leaving 19,000 children orphaned.

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Sydney, 17 April /New York 16 April 2024 – Today, UN Women launches its latest Gender Alert on Gaza. Six months into the war, 10,000 Palestinian women have been killed, among them an estimated 6,000 mothers, leaving 19,000 children orphaned. Women who have survived Israeli bombardment and ground operations have been displaced, widowed, and facing starvation. This devastating … Continued

CDU EXPERT: Governments must crack down on AI interfering with elections

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12 APRIL, 2023 Who: Charles Darwin University Computational and Artificial Intelligence expert Associate Professor Niusha Shafiabady. Topics: Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, data analysis, modelling, deep learning and more.  The benefits and potential misuses of Artificial Intelligence in elections. Contact details: Call +61 8 8946 6721 or email media@cdu.edu.au to arrange an interview. Quotes attributable to … Continued

China’s First Batch of Imported Washed Feather and Down, Pilot Goods for Customs Clearance Supervision Reform, Successfully Cleared Customs in Guangxi

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GUIGANG, China, Apr. 11, 2024 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/– “The goods were shipped from overseas to Guigang and cleared customs in just eight days. This new model is 17 days faster than the traditional customs clearance via Hong Kong, significantly reducing time and economic costs!” said Yang Chaodong, General Manager of Jialu Feather Products Co., Ltd. in Guigang. … Continued

CDU EXPERT: IDF must take responsibility for civilian casualties, or death toll will climb

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9 APRIL, 2023 Who: Charles Darwin University Australian intelligence and defence expert Dr Victor Abramowicz. Topics: The progress of the Israel-Hamas war. The missile strike on three World Central Kitchen (WCK) cars. Contact details: Call +61 8 8946 6721 or email media@cdu.edu.au to arrange an interview. Quotes attributable to Dr Victor Abramowicz: “While Israel’s account … Continued

MEDIA RELEASE: Humanitarian workers’ safety must be guaranteed to support ‘colossal’ increase in aid to Gaza

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday 5th April, 2024 Press release  Humanitarian workers’ safety must be guaranteed to support ‘colossal’ increase in aid to Gaza A “colossal” increase in humanitarian aid to Gaza is needed immediately to stop children from dying needlessly, restore dignity and ease psychological suffering, warns child rights NGO Plan International. This Sunday (7 … Continued

UNSW expert available to comment on Taiwan earthquake

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Associate Professor Stuart Clark is a geophysicist from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and an expert in the physics of the Earth and plate tectonics. He is available to comment on the likely causes of the earthquake and its impacts. He can be contacted on 0468 332 796 or stuart.clark@unsw.edu.au

UN Security Council ceasefire resolution a turning point in Gaza war

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Australia’s peak body for international humanitarian organisations welcomes the United Nations Security Council’s resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza and release of all hostages as a crucial turning point in the war.  Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) CEO Marc Purcell said it marked a significant breakthrough despite the United States’ decision to … Continued