Stories about Oceania from April, 2014
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott talks up the hunt for the missing Malaysian airliner MH370.
The announcement of a new cement plant project by an Australian company in Baucau, northeast of East Timor, has led local community groups to set up a non-governmental organization “to protect and preserve the communities’ rights to their culture, development and traditional land rights.” According to the community organization, Kapeliwa, the government...
The International Court of Justice ruled against Japan's Southern Ocean whale hunt. Online conversation is often dominated by those fervently defending the custom of whaling.
When Linda Jaivin isn't writing erotica, historical novels, plays or poetry, it's probably because she's translating a film by a renowned Chinese filmmaker, or lyrics by a young rocker.
"Memory fail' over wine gift brings resignation of New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell.
Daryl Mason pays tribute at The Ostrahyun blog to iconic rock band AC/DC following reports that they will retire after 41 years. More than a month ago, founding member, rhythm guitarist, co-producer and co-songwriter Malcolm Young had a stroke, which left a blood clot on his brain. Confirmation may come...
Australians celebrate the International Court of Justice decision to halt Japanese whaling in the Southern Ocean.