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Protests, citizenship festivities mark contentious Australia Day holiday

Thousands rallied against the mistreatment of Indigenous people across Australia on Wednesday as citizenship ceremonies took place to mark the country's national day intended to celebrate the birt...

Find the latest information from Japan! In anticipation of the tourism resumption in the future, JNTO has begun to expand the contents of its website

Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has begun to expand the contents of its website in anticipation of Japan tourism resumption in the future and for the coming 50th anniversary that celebrate ...

Prosecutor: Killings of Canadians in Mexico due to gang debt

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A prosecutor in Mexico said Tuesday the killing of two Canadians at a Caribbean coast resort last week was motivated by debts between international gangs apparently dedicated to dru...

UAE sheikhdom to allow gaming as Wynn Resorts plans project

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — One of the seven sheikhdoms in the United Arab Emirates said Tuesday it will allow “gaming” while announcing a multibillion-dollar deal with Las Vegas-based casino g...

Saudi restores full ties with Thailand after diamond dispute

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Tuesday ordered the restoration of full diplomatic ties with Thailand and said the countries agreed to trade ambassadors, closing the chapter on thre...

Abu Dhabi says vaccinated tourists need no boosters to enter

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have published new information about the capital's entry requirements, saying that unlike residents and citizens, vaccinated ...

Party-hard Dubai ponders new workweek debate: When's brunch?

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Friday will never be the same again. For those with means in Dubai, the former first day of the weekend carried a gluttonous party tradition — an ...

India slips up at end to lose final ODI, SA sweeps series

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — India collapsed at the end of its run chase to lose the third and final one-day international against South Africa on Sunday by four runs. South Afric...

England thrashed by 9 wickets in 1st T20 against West Indies

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — England followed up its heavy Ashes defeat with a nine-wicket loss to West Indies in their Twenty20 series opener on Saturday. England was all out for 103...

"Enjoying the beauty of Shanxi and cheering for the Winter Olympics" Shanxi Winter Tourism Promotion and Exchange Activities Week Began on January 22

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach – 22 January 2022 - On January 22, the launching ceremony of Shanxi Winter Tourism Promotion and Exchange Activities Week was held in Taiyuan, the capital city of Shanxi...

2 Canadians killed, 1 wounded in Mexico resort shooting

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two Canadians were killed Friday and one more wounded in a shooting at a hotel along Mexico's Caribbean coast, state authorities said. Quintana Roo state security ...

'Perfect leader': Woman takes command of USS Constitution

Women have assumed leadership positions throughout the Navy, so it was only fitting that a woman for the first time Friday took command of the U.S.S. Constitution — the Navy's most historic vessel. ...

Resort guests raise money as world rallies to help Tonga

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The tranquil resort in Tonga sat behind a lagoon and reef break that was perfect for snorkelers and surfers alike. Guests who had never met before would sit together to ...

Judge: Georgia county can move ahead on land for spaceport

WOODBINE, Ga. (AP) — A judge has denied a request to stop a county from buying land for a planned spaceport near the Georgia coast, dealing the latest blow to opponents of the project. ...

Thailand loosens entry restrictions as omicron worries ease

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand will ease entry requirements for vaccinated visitors from all countries next month as concerns about the omicron variant of the coronavirus decline, officials said Thursday. ...