ACT Australian of the Year 2023: Olympia Yarger

Olympia Yarger is a climate action campaigner, maggot farmer and founder of the Insect Protein Association of Australia. Olympia, the founder of the agritech start-up Goterra, is a pioneer in insect farming and has developed an innovative waste management system management system that uses maggots to handle food waste and reduce greenhouse gases. ABC’s Lish … Read more

Government insists that the benefits of the gas price cap will start to flow | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Government insists that the benefits of the gas price cap will start to flow | ABC newsABC News (Australia) Energy prices: Gas price cap criticized amid paralyzed marketThe Australian Financial Review Editors’ Opinion: Problems are piling up for AlbaniansCourier Mail The government says that there will be a relief from the billSt George & Sutherland … Read more

What is the real cost of a beer in New York? By report

NEW YORK (NEWS10) — Cheers, beer lovers. Empire Stakes looked at how expensive beer is in different places in New York, using Numbeo data, and found where the most expensive, and more importantly, where to buy beer for the cheapest, in the state. Get all the latest news, weather, sports and entertainment straight to your … Read more

Slow sales, hard scrabble in Toronto real estate

The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board counted 75,140 sales through its Multiple Listing Service for all of 2022, down 38.2 percent from the 121,639 transactions in 2021.Mitch Fain/Mitch Fain The real estate market in Toronto, Ottawa and many Ontario cities is off to a slow start in January with meager inventory, nervous buyers and Bay … Read more

Philippine Nobel Prize winner Maria Ressa acquitted of tax evasion charges

Philippine Nobel Prize winner Maria Ressa and her online newsgroup Rappler were acquitted on Wednesday of all four tax evasion charges brought against her, an appeals tax court said. Outside of court, she said “facts win, truth wins, justice wins” as she struggled to hold back tears. SOUND BITE

Jenny Slate on her Critics Choice 2023 look and ‘Marcel the Shell’ touching makeup moment

It’s Friday afternoon in Los Angeles, during the short break between the Golden Globes and the Critics Choice Awards, and Jenny Slate describes her preparations for the red carpet. “Right now I’m eating a bagel of anything in my car. Super glamorous!” says the actor over the phone, as an electronic trill announces she’s shifted … Read more

Russian oil sales below Western Treasury price ceiling

The average price for the Ural blend over the past month was $50 a barrel, government sources tell the media The average price for Russia’s Ural oil blend was $46.82 per barrel, or $341.8 per tonne, between Dec. 15 and Jan. 14, business daily RBK reported Monday, citing Russia’s finance ministry. That’s below the Group … Read more

“They gave me a chance to try again” Ke Huy Quan’s emotional Golden Globes speech

“They gave me a chance to try again” Ke Huy Quan’s emotional Golden Globes speech Golden Globe winner Ke Huy Quan, star of Everything Everywhere All At Once, delivered an emotional acceptance speech reflecting on his struggle to find roles in Hollywood after being a child actor.

Australian batsman David Warner congratulates ‘RRR’ team as ‘Naatu Naatu’ takes Golden Globe award

Melbourne [Australia]January 11 (ANI): David Warner, Australia’s top opening batsman, took to his Twitter account and congratulated team ‘RRR’ on taking the Best Original Song trophy for the song ‘Naatu Naatu’ at the 80th Golden Globe Awards. Filmmaker SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus RRR’s amazing song ‘Naatu Naatu’ won a Golden Globe trophy in the Best … Read more

G7 wants to force India to accept Russian oil price cap Reuters

Importers who purchase crude oil at a discount may face additional sanctions The G7 plans to impose two price caps on Russian petroleum products in February, targeting refined products that trade at a premium to oil and products that are sold at a discount, Reuters reported Tuesday, citing an unnamed said G7 official. Additional restrictions … Read more