SYDNEY Thousands of people attended dawn war memorial services on Wednesday across Australia, New Zealand, Turkey, Britain, France and in Thailand to commemorate ANZAC Day, the Gallipoli landings and the centenary of the final year of World War One. | Video
WASHINGTON The Trump administration plans to nominate Admiral Harry Harris, the head of the U.S. Pacific Command already nominated to be the next U.S. ambassador to Australia, to fill the long-vacant post of ambassador to South Korea instead, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.
MANILA The Philippines has revoked the visa of an Australian Catholic nun and ordered her out of the country in 30 days, an immigration official said on Wednesday, after President Rodrigo Duterte complained about her participation in protest rallies.
SINGAPORE Shell and Inpex are on the final stretch of a years-long race to export gas from offshore northern Australia, where both have spent billions of dollars building the world's biggest maritime vessels to grab a slice of Asia's booming LNG market.
Australia's Myer Holdings has hired John King, a former head of British retailer House of Fraser, as its new chief executive as the nation's biggest department store struggles against Amazon.com Inc and other online competitors.
MELBOURNE Bulls prop Pierre Schoeman bit Melbourne Rebels back-rower Richard Hardwick on the stomach during their Super Rugby match on Saturday but the referee ignored the "evidence", the Australian team said.
SYDNEY The head of Australia's competition regulator said on Monday it will scrutinise contracts between Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] and restaurants that use its food delivery app Uber Eats.
MELBOURNE The Australian government came under fresh pressure on Sunday over its reluctance to hold a judicial inquiry into the banking sector which has exposed widespread misconduct and regulatory shortcomings.
HONG KONG Asako Takakura, the Japanese national women's team manager, has no intention of resting on her laurels after the side beat Australia to win their second successive Asian Cup crown on Friday and is already looking ahead to next year's World Cup.
SYDNEY An Australian inquiry into financial sector misconduct claimed its first scalp on Friday as the CEO of the country's largest wealth manager stepped down over revelations of board-level deception and misappropriation of funds.
COPENHAGEN A Danish court sentenced inventor Peter Madsen to life in prison on Wednesday for murdering and dismembering a Swedish journalist aboard his home-built submarine in Copenhagen harbour in August 2017.