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An Australian history and pop culture podcast hosted by Jessica Adie and Maddie Nixon. Two best mates take turns each week to research a topic that ~shaped the nation​~.​ The Harold Holt memorial swimming pool, the cultural impact of Kath & Kim, The Emu War, Cathy Freeman and Expo 88 are just the tip of this hot and sweaty iceberg. Laugh, learn and dismantle the often baffling, truly fascinating, land down under.
 
Wild For Life is the Toronto Zoo podcast that brings you behind the scenes and unveils the "hidden zoo." Each episode brings you information on the critical conservation work that protects endangered species and works to preserve biodiversity. You will hear from nutritionists, ecologists, veterinarians, social scientists, wildlife biologists, and more that are working hard to help protect wildlife from all over the world.
 
Australian Wildlife Education, AWE, is a podcast bringing you interesting conversations about anything and everything to do about our Natural World, specifically Australian Wildlife, Sustainability and Conservation. Jodie Creek is the founder of AWE and believes Education is the Key to Conservation, and in saying that will be bringing you the experts in all fields to arm you with the knowledge and spark a curiosity in you to help make a change for our Natural World. Are you a parent, teacher ...
 
Introducing the BPM sessions, a podcast series aimed at bridging the Gap between London and Australia. The podcast will aim at exposing the ever evolving sounds of the Australian and London house scene. Expect the BPM sessions to deliver the freshest in underground house, disco, and techno from a group of individuals that live and breathe making and playing the music that we all Love...
 
Squiz Kids is a news podcast, just for kids. Published each weekday at 7 am, it's an 8 minutes of age-appropriate news delivered with positivity and humour. We won’t shy away from the hard news stories, but in the usual Squiz tone we'll approach it with positivity, humour, and without opinion. So make it part of your daily routine by whacking it on over breakfast, during the drive to school, or for all the Squiz teachers out there, in the classroom. Squiz Kids is proudly supported by the Jud ...
 
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Japan’s prime minister on Friday dismissed claims that the country’s emperor is “concerned” the Tokyo Olympics could spread the coronavirus, saying the comments were the opinions of an imperial household representative.On Thursday, Yasuhiko Nishimura, the head of the Imperial Household Agency that manages royal affairs, told reporters that Emperor …
 
Downtown Sydney and the city’s eastern suburbs, which include Bondi Beach, will go into a one week lockdown from midnight Friday as authorities struggle to contain a spike in the highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus in the city.People who live or have worked in the four local government council areas in Sydney in the last two weeks ha…
 
The public response to the death of former Philippine president Benigno “Noynoy” S. Aquino III on Thursday has so far been decidedly mixed. While some social media influencers continued bashing him, other supportive posts showed yellow ribbons hung in largely high-end neighbourhoods. This popular music-inspired symbol (“Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round th…
 
Japanese Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi said the security of Taiwan was directly linked with that of Tokyo, as tensions around the island build up and its defences are increasingly overshadowed by China’s military might.The comments from a cabinet minister known for his close ties to Taipei came a week after China sent 28 warplanes near Taiwan, in th…
 
Hong Kong’s move to cut the hotel quarantine time for most vaccinated travellers to seven days has been met with relief, and praised as a long-awaited reward for those who dutifully signed up for jabs. It is also a step towards reopening, and comes as fellow financial hub Singapore draws up a road map for living “normally” with Covid-19 amid mass v…
 
The US State Department has approved the potential sale of F-16 fighter jets, as well as Sidewinder and Harpoon missiles, to the Philippines in three separate deals with a combined value of more than US$2.5 billion, the Pentagon said on Thursday.The Philippines is looking for a new multi-role fighter jet and is evaluating the F-16 and the SAAB Abs …
 
Squiz Kids is a free daily news podcast just for kids. A short weekday podcast, created here in Australia, that gives kids (and their adults) the rundown on the big news stories of the day, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour. ‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent) This Australi…
 
Tributes have poured in for former Philippine president Benigno Aquino III after his death on Thursday morning, amid intense speculation over the impact of his passing on the country’s election next year.Aquino, 61, “died peacefully in his sleep” of renal disease secondary to diabetes, his elder sister Aurora “Pinky” Aquino-Abellada said on behalf …
 
Two years after stripping Jammu and Kashmir of its autonomy and detaining thousands during a harsh lockdown, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held an unexpected meeting with the region’s top leaders.During the meeting, Modi promised to hold polls in Jammu and Kashmir and indicated his government would permit and observe local elections in the re…
 
British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab’s three-nation tour of Southeast Asia that ended in Singapore on Thursday goes some way in putting meat on the bones to the European power’s plan to reinvent itself in the region in the post-Brexit era, analysts say.The trip coincided with Britain’s announcement this week that it has started negotiations to jo…
 
Singapore is drawing up a blueprint for Covid-19 becoming endemic in a plan that may include “multi-year” vaccine booster shots such as those given for the flu virus, a shift away from monitoring daily cases and a return of mass gatherings like the country’s annual National Day Parade, officials said on Thursday.In an op-ed for the The Straits Time…
 
Former Philippine president Benigno Aquino, the son of two of the Southeast Asian country’s democracy icons, died on Thursday.The 61-year-old was president of the Philippines from 2010 to 2016, overseeing the fastest period of growth since the 1970s and challenging China’s expansive claims in the South China Sea before a United Nations-backed tribu…
 
Squiz Kids is a free daily news podcast just for kids. A short weekday podcast, created here in Australia, that gives kids (and their adults) the rundown on the big news stories of the day, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour. ‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent) This Australi…
 
Australians’ trust in China has plummeted to record lows, new polling shows, with nearly two out of three people now viewing Beijing as more of a security threat than an economic partner.In the latest sign of deteriorating Sino-Australian ties, 63 per cent of Australians now see China as a threat, up from 41 per cent last year and 12 per cent in 20…
 
A giant panda at Tokyo’s Ueno zoo gave birth to twins on Wednesday, weeks after news of her pregnancy sent stocks in nearby restaurants soaring.The cubs were born in the early hours of Wednesday, the zoo said in a statement, adding that it had not yet confirmed the sex of the pair.“Officials are currently doing their best to protect and observe the…
 
China’s military deployment along its disputed Himalayan border with India and uncertainty over whether Beijing will fulfil its promise on troop reductions remains a challenge for relations between the two neighbours, India’s foreign minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said.“The issue there is whether China would live up to the commitments it has made…
 
Yaqut Cholil Qoumas, Indonesia’s Minister of Religious Affairs, has a tough job on his hands. It’s not just, as analysts point out, that the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated extremism online and offline. Yaqut is six months into his position at the helm of the ministry at a time conservative and hardline ideologies have permeated government school…
 
When Elizabeth Peters* was invited by a close friend to attend a Christian workshop at a London cafe she was hoping to explore her religious views in a relaxed, informal setting with no strings attached.Little could she have known it would be the start of a year-long entanglement with a South Korean sect that would leave her feeling drained, isolat…
 
Squiz Kids is a free daily news podcast just for kids. A short weekday podcast, created here in Australia, that gives kids (and their adults) the rundown on the big news stories of the day, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour. ‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent) This Australi…
 
Myanmar’s junta chief on Tuesday thanked Russia, a major weapons supplier to the troubled Southeast Asian country, for strengthening the army which seized power in a coup earlier this year.Myanmar has been in turmoil since the military overthrew civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) government in February.Russ…
 
A woman who starved, assaulted and ultimately killed her domestic worker in Singapore was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Tuesday, with the judge describing the case as “among the worst types of culpable homicide”.The affluent city state is home to about 250,000 domestic workers who mostly come from poorer Asian countries, and stories of mistrea…
 
Olympic organisers in Japan have drawn criticism for plans to allow the sale of alcohol to spectators at next month’s delayed Games, as residents of the capital grapple with curbs on bars to prevent the spread of coronavirus.Alcohol will be served at Olympic venues at limited times, Kyodo News reported on Tuesday, citing anonymous sources, a decisi…
 
Australia on Tuesday said it will strongly oppose a Unesco plan to list the Great Barrier Reef as “in danger” over deterioration caused by climate change, which has created yet another flashpoint in its relationship with China.An Australian government source has suggested China was responsible for pushing for the reef’s World Heritage Status to be …
 
Kim Jong-un’s powerful sister has dismissed prospects of North Korea returning to dialogue without preconditions, saying that US expectations for the early resumption of talks would “plunge them into a greater disappointment”.Kim Yo-jong made the comments on Tuesday, after US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan had described her brother’s recen…
 
Indonesia announced on Monday it would tighten movement restrictions amid a surge of coronavirus infections, fuelled by the Delta variant, that has brought the health system to the brink of collapse and put a question mark over plans to reopen parts of Riau and Bali to tourists from overseas.The country on Monday recorded 14,536 new cases, its high…
 
President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to jail people who refuse to be vaccinated against the coronavirus as the Philippines battles one of Asia’s worst outbreaks, with more than 1.3 million cases and more than 23,000 deaths.“You choose, vaccine or I will have you jailed,” Duterte said in a televised address on Monday following reports of low tur…
 
Squiz Kids is a free daily news podcast just for kids. A short weekday podcast, created here in Australia, that gives kids (and their adults) the rundown on the big news stories of the day, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour. ‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent) This Australi…
 
Squiz Kids is a free daily news podcast just for kids. A short weekday podcast, created here in Australia, that gives kids (and their adults) the rundown on the big news stories of the day, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour. ‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent) This Australi…
 
Squiz Kids is a free daily news podcast just for kids. A short weekday podcast, created here in Australia, that gives kids (and their adults) the rundown on the big news stories of the day, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour. ‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent) This Australi…
 
Squiz Kids is a free daily news podcast just for kids. A short weekday podcast, created here in Australia, that gives kids (and their adults) the rundown on the big news stories of the day, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour. ‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent) This Australi…
 
Brendan Bonner and I sit down to discuss why sloths move so slow and how do they survive in the wilderness. This conversation explores how animals adapt to their surroundings over time (evolution) for the best chances of survival. Brendan and I discuss competition for food, camouflage, teeth, and modified “feet” to help the sloth be successful at s…
 
Squiz Kids is a free daily news podcast just for kids. A short weekday podcast, created here in Australia, that gives kids (and their adults) the rundown on the big news stories of the day, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour. ‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent) This Australi…
 
Squiz Kids is a free daily news podcast just for kids. A short weekday podcast, created here in Australia, that gives kids (and their adults) the rundown on the big news stories of the day, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour. ‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent) This Australi…
 
Squiz Kids is a free daily news podcast just for kids. A short weekday podcast, created here in Australia, that gives kids (and their adults) the rundown on the big news stories of the day, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour. ‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent) This Australi…
 
Squiz Kids is a free daily news podcast just for kids. A short weekday podcast, created here in Australia, that gives kids (and their adults) the rundown on the big news stories of the day, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour. ‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent) This Australi…
 
Squiz Kids is a free daily news podcast just for kids. A short weekday podcast, created here in Australia, that gives kids (and their adults) the rundown on the big news stories of the day, delivered without opinion, and with positivity and humour. ‘Kid-friendly news that keeps them up to date without all the nasties’ (A Squiz Parent) This Australi…
 
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