Richard Di Natale

Xinjiang suppression Today we launch David Hardaker's series on the atrocities faced by the Uyghurs in Xinjiang and the businessman for whom this does not appear to be a deal-breaker, Andrew Forrest. We can add another charge to the bill: today marks the 40th day that millions of people in the western Chinese city of Urumqi in the Xinjiang province have been under lockdown.

Officials say it’s to prevent a resurgence of the coronavirus, but there has been no local transmission in nine days.

Having a good pandemic Australian manufacturing company Ansell announced a jump in profits in its annual report yesterday, the COVID-19 pandemic bumping up demand for the PPE the company produces.