Category: Aussie

China Cuts Aussie Beef, Barley Imports After Warning Against Virus Probe
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China Cuts Aussie Beef, Barley Imports After Warning Against Virus Probe

China slapped an import ban on four Australian abattoirs Tuesday in an escalation of Beijing’s warning of a consumer boycott in retaliation for Canberra’s push for an independent coronavirus probe. The beef ban comes just days after China flagged plans to slap an 80 percent tariff on Australian barley, bringing the trade to its knees.…

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Aussie Gamers Welcome 6-Month Blizzard Ban for Hong Kong Protest
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Aussie Gamers Welcome 6-Month Blizzard Ban for Hong Kong Protest

Blizzard’s Hearthstone eSports division has issued a six-month ban to the American University Hearthstone team after the trio of 19-year olds displayed a sign supporting the Hong Kong protest movement during an official live stream for the Collegiate Hearthstone Championship last week. Blitzchung and AU Live Stream Protests The suspension comes in the wake of…

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Major Aussie Uni Unveils Crypto-Crowdfund PhD with Bitcoin & Ethereum
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Major Aussie Uni Unveils Crypto-Crowdfund PhD with Bitcoin & Ethereum

The largest institution of higher learning in Western Australia, Curtin University, has launched a crypto PhD Scholarship Fund that will accept donations entirely in Bitcoin and Ethereum cryptocurrencies. The PhD program is targeting students interested in pursuing blockchain technology and other computer science subsets. A new Cryptocurrency PhD Scholarship Fund launched by @CurtinUni will enable…

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