* Received import licences from Australia and Germany * Submitted application for export licences with Health Canada * On track to commence commercialization in both markets in 2021TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2020 /CNW/ - The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd.
Singapore will allow entry to travelers from Vietnam and Australia, excluding its coronavirus hot spot Victoria state, beginning next week. The aviation authority has said there is a low risk of virus importation from the two countries. Singapore's move is unilateral and not reciprocated by the other four countries.
When recently returned New Zealander Lara Barclay talked to fellow Kiwi expatriates in Australia, it was her country's success in tackling coronavirus that came up again and again and the crisis role of prime minister Jacinda Ardern. Support from New Zealand's million-strong diaspora -- equal to a fifth of the country's resident population -- could prove a surprise boost for Ardern as the Labour Party leader seeks re-election at an Oct. 17 poll. "They thought New Zealand's response was fantastic," said Barclay, a victim support worker.
Rio Tinto is facing accusations it "side-stepped" responsibility to clean up poisonous waste from a closed mine on Papua New Guinea's Bougainville island in a complaint filed Tuesday in Australia.
Australia's coronavirus hotspot state of Victoria on Tuesday reported 10 new infections in the past 24 hours, turning around a second contagion wave that only last month was infecting over 700 people every day. The state, which accounts for the bulk of the country's over 27,000 infections, and 882 deaths, on Sunday lifted some of the restrictions, including nightly curfews. A key indicator, the rolling 14-day average, fell to 18.2, tracking ahead of state government expectations, officials said.