Sydney news: Woman critical in high speed car crash in Merrylands West, COVID-19 warning for beachgoers

Hellen Wadman

Here’s what you need to know this morning.

Two hospitalised after car crash

A woman is in a critical condition and a man is in a serious condition after two cars collided in what is believed to have been a “very high speed” crash in Sydney’s west overnight.

NSW Ambulance inspector Andrew McAlpine said emergency services found “a scene of carnage” when they arrived at the crash site in Merrylands

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China’s university cheats could lose access to mortgages and fast internet under plans to expand Beijing’s ‘Orwellian’ behavior rating system

Hellen Wadman

  • China plans to extend a controversial scheme that rewards and punishes citizens’ behavior to include degree plagiarism, The Times reported.
  • This means that cheats may be unable to access public transport, mortgages, and even job promotions.
  • Some regions have their own versions of the national schemes. Between them, they penalize cheating at video games, not sorting rubbish, and not attending restaurant reservations.

University students in China who plagiarize work could

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