Mar 24, 2016

Mozambique plane debris finds probably from MH370: Australia

Australian officials say two pieces of debris recently discovered in Mozambique are “highly likely” to have come from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Transport Minister Darren Chester said in a statement Thursday that an analysis of the parts by an international investigation team show ...

Mar 23, 2016

Australia announces fund for clean energy, in break with past


Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday said the country would establish a 1 billion Australian dollar ($760 million) fund for innovation in clean energy, a major departure from his predecessor’s much-maligned approach to climate change. Conservative former Prime Minister Tony Abbott was criticized ...

Mar 17, 2016

German submarine-maker warns Australia against choosing Japan

A German executive vying for a lucrative Australian submarine contract on Thursday said that awarding the contract to Japan could damage Australia’s relationship with China. German’s ThysennKrupp Marine Systems, Japan’s Mitsubishi and French company DCNS are in the running to build 12 conventional submarines ...