‘Parasite’ director Bong says ‘language barrier’ broken after Oscar nod

SEOUL (Reuters) – “Parasite” director Bong Joon-ho said he was surprised and overjoyed when the film won six Oscar nominations

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Australia ‘open for business’ as cool change eases bushfire threat

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia on Tuesday urged international tourists to put aside concerns about raging bushfires after the United States

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Australian prime minister’s approval rating singed by bushfires

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – A political poll showed Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s popularity declined sharply as his government grappled with

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Australian PM proposes high-powered inquiry into bushfires response

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – After weeks of criticism over the handling of the bushfires scorching Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said

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Warne’s ‘baggy green’ cap sale raises A$1m for bushfire victims

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian cricketer Shane Warne’s prized “baggy green” cap raised more than A$1 million ($686,000) on Friday for

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Australia readies as renewed bushfire threat looms, economic costs soar

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian firefighters used cool weather on Tuesday to try to strengthen containment lines around almost 200 wildfires

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New bushfire flares in southeast Australia as damage assessment begins

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A dangerous fire flared up in southeastern Australia on Sunday even as cooler conditions elsewhere allowed authorities

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