Apr 27, 2016

Two-time Olympic weightlifting champion Kono dies at 85

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Tommy Kono died Sunday in Honolulu due to complications from liver disease, the U.S. Olympic Committee said. He was 85. Kono won gold medals at the Olympics in Helsinki in 1952, and Melbourne in 1956, and captured six World Championship ...

Jul 18, 2014

Woman loses another relative in another Malaysia Airlines disaster

In an almost incomprehensible twist of fate, an Australian woman who lost her brother in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 learned Friday that her stepdaughter was on the plane shot down over Ukraine. Kaylene Mann’s brother Rod Burrows and sister-in-law Mary Burrows ...

Uniqlo aims to up sales with opening in Australia

Apr 16, 2014

Uniqlo aims to up sales with opening in Australia

Casual clothing chain Uniqlo opened its first store in Australia on Wednesday, with some 300 shoppers lining up early in an indication of high interest. Australia is the 16th overseas market for the chain and the first in the Southern Hemisphere, except Indonesia, which ...