Business

Trump escalates trade war with China

In the US, the Nasdaq and the S&P both closed down 0.5% after having tumbled earlier. The Dow Jones finished down 0.3%, having lost almost 1.8% earlier in the day.

New developments in the opioid epidemic

The US opioid epidemic has been acknowledged by President Trump as a public health emergency. “As Americans, we cannot allow this to continue,” he said. “It is time to liberate our communities from this scourge of drug addiction.”

Sydney Film Festival Director Nashen Moodley talks opening night film

Spanning a wintry fortnight in Sydney, Sydney Film Festival grips the city each year, inspiring hordes of rugged-up festivalgoers to shuffle between grand city theatres, regional hubs and pop-up bars for an eclectic program that features hundreds of selections from every imaginable shade of filmmaking.