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Jul 21, 2016

Plane diverted after drunk Aussies brawl

A rowdy brawl among a group of drunken Australians forced a plane to make an unscheduled landing in Indonesia, an official said Thursday. The Jetstar flight from Australia to Thailand was forced to reroute to the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Wednesday evening ...

Jul 21, 2016

China eyes eight cruise ships to serve South China Sea

Up to eight Chinese ships will offer cruises to the South China Sea over the next five years, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday, as Beijing continues to promote tourism to the disputed waters. Sanya International Cruise Development Co. Ltd, a joint venture by ...

Election won't affect pivot to Asia, Biden tells Australians

Jul 20, 2016

Election won't affect pivot to Asia, Biden tells Australians

United States Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday assured key ally Australia there would be no retreat from Washington’s pivot to the Asia-Pacific region regardless of who wins November’s presidential election. Biden dismissed concerns that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would abandon President Barack ...