Dec 1, 2016

Australia strikes deal with Greens on taxing foreign workers

Australia’s conservative government struck a deal with a minor party on Thursday on a tax rate aimed at encouraging foreign travelers to pick fruit on the nation’s farms. The government and the left-wing Greens party reached a compromise on how much vacationers should be ...

Haneda airport set for major renovation ahead of 2020 Olympics

Nov 27, 2016

Haneda airport set for major renovation ahead of 2020 Olympics

Tokyo’s Haneda airport will undergo a major renovation to prepare for the surge in flights expected for the 2020 Summer Olympics, officials at the transport ministry said. Terminal 2, which is used mainly for domestic flights by All Nippon Airways, will be renewed to ...

EU plans online screening for visa-free travelers

Nov 17, 2016

EU plans online screening for visa-free travelers

Millions of tourists and business people visiting Europe will have to complete a €5 ($5.35) online security check before arrival if an EU plan to tighten controls on foreigners who do not need visas wins approval. The system, put forward by the executive European ...