A look at the week
By Jordan Chong
There was some difficult news to digest in the region this week as the wicked public health enemy, COVID-19, continued to pose huge challenges to governments everywhere.
In Australia, some 12 million residents will spend the weekend in lockdown to contain a series of outbreaks in the nation's two largest cities of Melbourne and Sydney. The move has crippled many industries, including the aviation market, with scores of travel plans cancelled and quarantine-free travel between Melbourne and New Zealand suspended. Read More »