Aug 12, 2015

Aussie dad asks politicians to fund holiday, public steps in

An Australian father so fed up with the taxpayer-funded travel perks given to politicians that he asked them to fund his family’s holiday has received an overwhelming response — from the public. Father-of-three Stephen Callaghan established a GoFundMe page, entitled “Please Pay For My ...

Aug 10, 2015

Fed-up Aussie dad asks MPs to fund family holiday

An Australian father outraged by taxpayer-funded travel perks for politicians and their families has turned the tables by asking members of parliament to help fund his own vacation with his children. Australian politics has been consumed with stories about the “entitlements” elected representatives are ...

Volcano shuts down major Indonesian airport during holiday rush

Jul 16, 2015

Volcano shuts down major Indonesian airport during holiday rush

Ash spewing from an erupting volcano closed the airport serving Indonesia’s second-biggest city Thursday, as millions of people were traveling across the archipelago ahead of the Muslim holiday Eid. The shutdown of the international airport serving Surabaya, on the main island of Java, came ...