YouTube ads pulled over concerns of paedophiles commenting on kids videos

By Helene Fung Popular YouTuber MattsWhatItiS and a report from Wired shed light on a discovery that suspected paedophiles have been operating on the YouTube platform. Examples have been found of users posting comments on YouTube videos containing links to child pornography and other unlisted videos, links to social media contacts, or timestamps that showed…

200 US soldiers to be left behind in Syria post-withdrawal

By Helene Fung US President Donald Trump bucked under pressure, and back-flipped away from a complete withdrawal of the US forces from Syria. The White House announced in a statement that “a small peacekeeping group of about 200 will remain in Syria for a period of time”. No details have been provided regarding how long the…

Lake Jasper will remain untouched from potential mining sites

By: Vesh Arumugam  As overhauling good fight to preserve WA iconic Lake Jasper has come to a stop after a three-decade effort after the State Government announced its intention to prevent any future mining at the site of Yoondadadup Lake Jasper. The Greens (WA) South West MLC Diane Evers will table a petition in parliament today containing…

WA Youths gear up for Youth Week Celebrations In April

By: Vesh Arumugam Western Australian youths are gearing up for the annual Youth Week, as they meet to address major issues for young. Apart from raising youth issues, it also celebrates the positive contributions made by the next generation. Millennials are a crucial generation who stand as the pillar of the State’s technology, economy and…

Recklessness led to unprecedented collapse of Army Jetty in Rotto

By Vesh Arumugum  A recent KPMG report, shining light on the truth, has found that Army Jetty in Rottnest Island was poorly managed and the authority has not been proactive in responding to risk issues raised plenty of times. The report by the auditor of KPMG, stated that the jetty’s collapse injuring a family last…

Stolen vehicle may have kindled bushfire

By Vesh Arumugum A large bushfire in Yakamia has sparked an immediate police investigation as it could have caused by a stolen care left in the bushes near Callistemon View at about 1.30pm today. The vehicle, a beige 2007 model Holden Captiva wagon was stolen from a shopping centre located on Albany Highway yesterday. The…

Conflicting reports add to confusion over HIV contamination scare for Chinese blood plasma products

By Helene Fung Over 12,000 units of blood plasma products produced byChinese state-owned pharmaceutical company Shanghai Xinxing Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., China’s second largest blood product manufacturer, were reportedly recalled after products in the same batched tested positive for HIV this week. This was not only reported in state media and provincial government reports, but also…

French-Italian diplomatic relations worsens

By Helene Fung Relations between long term European Union allies France and Italy hit a new low, as the French Foreign Ministry recalls its ambassador to Italy. This is in response to a series of insults from Italy, including the decision this week by Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio to meet with members…