Military expert praises recent US Navy exercises near Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Navy 7th Fleet announced Wednesday (July 8) that two ships entered the South China Sea after conducting military exercises near the Philippines. On Wednesday, ...

GSB Gold Standard Banking and SPREE FLUG Luftfahrt - "Take-off" despite Coronavirus

HAMBURG, GERMANY - NEWSAKTUELL - 9 July 2020 - For 24 years the SPREE FLUG has been flying passengers and freight throughout Europe in commercial air traffic. Its strengths are its reliability, flexib...

About that border wall, Mr. Presidents ... who's paying?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has made building some 450 miles of wall on the U.S.-Mexico border a defining issue of his presidency, and long vowed that Mexico would pay for it. ...

Pakistani carrier fires 28 pilots over fake licenses scandal

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's national carrier is firing 28 pilots found to have tainted licenses, the company's spokesman said Wednesday, the latest chapter in a scandal that emerged in the wake of the...

Woman killed as India, Pakistan trade gunfire in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian and Pakistani soldiers barraged each other with mortar shells and gunfire along the highly militarized frontier in Kashmir on Wednesday, killing a woman and wounding anot...

Adventure Still Awaits: Explore, Relax And Reconnect With VistaJet’s Safe Havens

VistaJet World presents private and safe journeys to keep discovering the world LONDON, UK - EQS Newswire - July 8, 2020 - VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, uncovers a por...

Bodies of 6 of 8 Idaho plane collision victims recovered

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Searchers recovered the bodies of six of the eight people killed when two airplanes collided over a scenic mountain lake in Idaho, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesd...

Hollywood catches up to director Gina Prince-Bythewood

Gina Prince-Bythewood knows what good fighting looks like. The “Love & Basketball” director has been an athlete her entire life, but she also just loves action movies. So when she started dreaming...

Special flights over Taiwan to satisfy passengers' wanderlust

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan International Airport (TIA) is in talks with airlines to work out plans for rolling out around-the-island air travel, and the nation's two major carriers, Eva ...

The Trump conundrum — A Taiwan-centric perspective: William Stanton

This is the first part of a two-part commentary. The second part can be found here. Whatever anyone might think of President Donald Trump, many Taiwanese and foreign friends of Taiwan will likely b...

Tom Hanks on COVID-19, 'Greyhound' and wartime mentality

NEW YORK (AP) — Since contracting COVID-19 in March, Tom Hanks has been, by most measures, busy. He and his wife, Rita Wilson, flew home after recuperating in Australia, where he had been shooting Ba...

Sheriff: At least 8 killed in plane collision at Idaho lake

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — At least eight people, including three children, were killed when two airplanes collided over a scenic lake in northern Idaho, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office said Mon...

GSB Gold Standard Banking, Josip Heit and SPREE FLUG in Times of Coronavirus

HAMBURG, GERMANY - NEWSAKTUELL - 6 July 2020 - In the coronavirus pandemic, job cuts, such as those currently at the aircraft manufacturer Airbus, are hitting the Federal Republic of Germany particula...

China criticizes US joint carrier drills in South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday accused the U.S. of flexing its military muscles in the South China Sea by conducting joint exercises with two U.S. aircraft carrier groups in the strategic waterway. ...

Virus-hammered Air France announces 7,500 job cuts

Air France and regional subsidiary Hop announced 7,500 job cuts Friday (July 3) after the virus pandemic grounded most flights and darkened prospects for future air travel. Activists from multiple ...