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Westpac mess highlights broader tech struggle – The Australian Financial Review

Financial cops and financial services companies must work closely together as it has never been easier to use the internet and cryptocurrencies to send money anonymously.

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The most obvious example is cryptocurrency, with Bitcoin having the status as the currency of choice for crooks ranging from ransomware scammers to drug and arms dealers on the dark web.
While bitcoin is underpinned by the blockchain, which means all transac…

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Cathay Rises Most Since 2008 as Reopening Chance Offsets Virus – Bloomberg

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. shares climbed the most in nearly 12 years after a Chinese state-run newspaper tweeted that Hong Kong’s airport may restart transfer flights to mainland China, a move that could inject the beleaguered carrier with some much-needed …

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Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. shares climbed the most in nearly 12 years after a Chinese state-run newspaper tweeted that Hong Kong’s airport may restart transfer flights to mainland China, a move that could inject the beleaguered carrier with some much-needed passenger traffic.
The tweet from the Global Times added fuel to Cathay’s Wednesday morning rally, pushing it to a 12% gain, its biggest since October 2008. Shares closed at HK$5.88 in Hong Kong. The newspaper cited a source it didn’t ident…

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Students breach Melbourne coronavirus restrictions for McDonald’s trip – NEWS.com.au

Students breach Melbourne coronavirus restrictions for McDonald’s trip

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A trio of vloggers who broke Melbournes strict lockdown restrictions for a trip to McDonalds and then posted about it on social media have been fined thousands of dollars for their naive and shameful stunt.The five-minute video was filmed by a group of international students stuck in Melbourne, who posted about it on Chinese social media site Weibo, where it was viewed tens of thousands of times in the space of a few hours, before it was deleted following widespread criticism.
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The Show’s a no-show, but you can still grab a bag – The Age

The COVID-19 pandemic has scuppered this year’s Royal Melbourne Show, but fans can enjoy “a little bit of happiness in a year that is so stressful” by buying showbags online.

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She is disappointed the family won’t be going this year. The show, due to start on September 19, was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Instead, to give the boys a taste of the excitement, Ms Antonello paid $65 to buy three showbags online.
The top-selling showbags for Bensons Trading (Bluey, Harry Potter and Barbie) and for Chicane Showbags (Bertie Beetle, The Australian Women’s Weekly and My Kitchen Rules).
Top showbag producers faced disaster when more than 200 shows across the countr…

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