Facebook rolls out campaign to fight misinformation ahead of Australian election

Social media giant teams up with newswire AAP to push videos encouraging voters to critically examine facts Facebook and the Australian Associated Press newswire service will roll out “check the facts” videos over the next month as the social media giant prepares for a federal election campaign that could be filled with misinformation and disinformation. … Read more

Australia wants deeper energy ties to help Taiwan decarbonise, amid China tensions

Trade minister Dan Tehan sees ‘real opportunities’ to help Taiwan, as he hopes relationship with China has not become permanently adversarial The Australian government says it wants to help Taiwan decarbonise its economy, flagging this as the next area of cooperation with the democratically ruled island, amid ongoing tensions with China. The trade minister, Dan … Read more