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BATEMANS BAY/SYDNEY: Authorities urged Australians on Friday (Jan 1) to evacuate parts of the eastern states of Victoria and New South Wales to escape bushfires they fear are set to burn out of control this weekend.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Australian village of Thredbo in the Snowy Mountains region has been evacuated and is under threat from fast-approaching fires that have razed bushland in the country's east.
BATEMANS BAY, Australia/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Authorities urged Australians on Friday to evacuate parts of the eastern states of Victoria and New South Wales to escape bushfires they fear are set to burn out of control this weekend.
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN): A total of 192 genetically modified plant specie- including two corn species and a soybean specie - are expected to pass biosafety evaluations by Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, opening the way to their commercial use in China.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Hundreds of residents and holiday-makers have been ordered to evacuate Australia's temperate Snowy Mountains region in the state of New South Wales as fierce fires threaten from two sides, authorities said on Thursday.
BATEMANS BAY, Australia/MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of holiday makers fled seaside towns on Australia's east coast on Thursday as bushfires approached, and military ships and helicopters began rescuing thousands more trapped by the blazes.
SYDNEY (BLOOMBERG) - Australia scrambled its military to help thousands of people stranded in beach-side towns as deadly wildfires continue to sweep through the country's southeast.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A third person was confirmed dead on Wednesday in devastating bushfires that engulfed Australia's southeast coast this week and a fourth was missing and feared dead, as navy ships rushed to provide supplies and assist with evacuations.
MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Thousands swarmed to beaches on Australia's east coast on Tuesday to escape fierce wildfires bearing down on several seaside towns, as the government readied naval vessels and military helicopters to aid firefighting and evacuations.
PETALING JAYA: It was the best of years for some Malaysian sporting heroes, but not for Malaysian sports as a whole, especially when we did not meet our medal tally target in SEA Games 2019.