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Location:

South Melbourne, Australia

Description:

World View is a meeting place for the diverse perspectives and issues in Australian society to be explored, debated, considered and understood by its many peoples.

Language:

English

Contact:

SBS Radio Sydney Locked Bag 028 Crows Nest NSW 1585 Australia 02) 9430 2828


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Filipino born gymnast out to bring glory to his adopted country

9/20/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Chris Remkes arrived in Australia aged 2-and-a-half after being adopted and took up the sport of gymnastics at the age of 5. Since then, the Filipino born Remkes has become one of Australia's best young talents. ()

Duration: 00:02:01


Multicultural and multi-faith groups urge a YES vote on same-sex marriage

9/20/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Multicultural and multi-faith groups have gathered to formally launch their push for a "Yes" vote on same-sex marriage. Many nationalities were represented but not all newly arrived Australians are in favour of changing existing laws. ()

Duration: 00:02:44


World News Radio September 20

9/20/2017
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More than 200 dead in the Mexico earthquake. President Trump threatens to "totally destroy" North Korea if forced to do so. The tiny refugee community rallying to help people affected by last month's mudslide in Sierra Leone. ()

Duration: 00:28:53


US may have to 'totally destroy' North Korea: Trump

9/19/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Donald Trump has threatened North Korea with 'total destruction' and called the US-Iran deal an "embarrassment" at his maiden speech to the UN General Assembly. ()

Duration: 00:04:06


Scores killed after powerful earthquake rocks Mexico City

9/19/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Rescuers scramble to find survivors after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit central Mexico. ()

Duration: 00:02:34


Aung San Suu Kyi addresses Myanmar after violence against Rohingya

9/19/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has condemned all human rights violations - vowing that anyone responsible for abuses against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Rakhine state will face justice. It was Ms Suu Kyi's first national address since a fresh round of violence broke out in the western state almost three weeks ago - causing hundreds of thousands of people to flee the country. ()

Duration: 00:03:42


Multicultural groups concerned over proposed citizenship laws

9/19/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Proposed changes to Australia's citizenship laws have divided many community groups. Ethnic communities say they feel unfairly targeted, while the government believes it will improve security and make the term 'citizen' really mean something. ()

Duration: 00:05:38


World News Radio September 19

9/19/2017
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Aung San Suu Kyi says Myanmar doesn't fear international scrutiny. President Donald Trump says the United Nations is a bloated bureaucracy that's been mismanaged. The Federal Government's proposed citizenship crackdown leaves some feeling anxious. ()

Duration: 00:28:53


Federal Government rejects renewed calls for sugar tax to curb obesity

9/19/2017
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The Prime Minister has rejected renewed calls for a 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks - as more than 30 leading health groups join forces to combat obesity. ()

Duration: 00:02:01


Community comes to aid of Sierra Leone mudslide victims

9/19/2017
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SBS World News Radio: A month after a mudslide in Sierra Leone's capital left more than a thousand people dead, a tiny refugee community in Australia has come together to help victims and their families. ()

Duration: 00:03:12


Victoria suffering near-record flu rates

9/19/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Some Australian states are experiencing an unprecedented influenza outbreak, with Victoria among the worst hit. The state's Department of Health says the epidemic may have reached its peak. ()

Duration: 00:02:44


Trump only part of UN General Assembly's agenda

9/19/2017
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SBS World News Radio: U-S President, Donald Trump may be critical of the United Nations' bureaucracy, but it's the same body that will be looked upon to resolve the big issues currently facing the world. Among them is the ongoing threat of North Korea and the Rohingya crisis. ()

Duration: 00:04:57


'Bureaucracy' holding UN back: Trump

9/18/2017
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SBS World News Radio: US President Donald Trump has criticised the United Nations for bureaucracy and mismanagement on his first visit to its New York headquarters, saying he is committed to making it work more effectively. ()

Duration: 00:03:04


Government talks literacy, numeracy tests for Year 1 students

9/18/2017
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SBS World News Radio: A government commissioned report suggests national checks should be introduced to try to bring Year 1 students up to standard after evidence that Australian six-year-olds are falling behind in basic literacy and numeracy. ()

Duration: 00:02:56


New clinical test to personalise treatment of childhood cancers

9/18/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Only 20 per cent of children with the rarest childhood cancers win their battles against them. But a new clinical trial might have changed the game, giving doctors, children and their parents more hope than ever before. ()

Duration: 00:02:30


Kurdistan Region of Iraq proceeding with independence ballot

9/18/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Iraq's prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, says the Kurdistan Regional Government is playing a dangerous political game by holding an independence referendum. The parliament of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq has approved proceeding with the scheduled referendum on independence next Monday. ()

Duration: 00:03:31


Proposed citizenship test unnerving some migrants

9/18/2017
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SBS World News Radio: The government's crackdown on citizenship laws may be up in the air, but so too is the future of Australia's permanent residents. From a tougher language test, to longer waiting times before they can apply for citizenship, many permanent residents say they are in a state of uncertainty ()

Duration: 00:04:00


World News Radio September 18

9/18/2017
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Fatah welcomes a decision by Hamas to dissolve its government and hold general elections. Permanent residents among those concerned about proposed changes to the citizenship test. Weekend sport wrap. ()

Duration: 00:28:45


Hamas will dissolve its Gaza government and hold general elections

9/17/2017
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SBS World News Radio: It may prove a significant step toward internal Palestinian reconciliation, offering hope of reconciliation with President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement, which governs the West Bank. It has been 12 years since the last Palestinian legislative election, when Islamist group Hamas won control of Gaza. ()

Duration: 00:03:57


Ethiopian refugee pins next hope on Commonwealth Games

9/17/2017
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SBS World News Radio: At just 17 years old, Bendere Oboya is already Australia's third-fastest woman over 400 metres and after winning two Commonwealth Youth gold medals is now targeting higher honours. ()

Duration: 00:03:33

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