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12
Aug

UK: Virgin East Coast Rail to strike

Bank Holiday train chaos: Virgin staff announce strike over August weekend at same time as Eurostar workers’ action   Rail passengers face an August Bank Holiday weekend of chaos after the announcement of a second round of strike action.   Workers on Virgin Trains East Coast are to stage three 24-hour strikes – including one […]

12
Aug

Thailand: more explosions

Multiple explosions in Thailand from the evening of Thursday, 11 August until the morning of Friday, 12 August. Incidents have been reported in multiple locations around southern Thailand. Local media are reporting at least 3 fatalities and more than 30 injured.   HUA HIN Thursday, 10:15pm – Two explosions outside a neighbourhood bar. Friday, 9:10am […]

12
Aug

Fiji: 7.5 earthquake near Vanuatu

Magnitude 7.5 earthquake has struck near Vanuatu, Fiji, a tsunami warning has been issued.   A strong earthquake with magnitude 7.5 has struck near Vanuatu and Fiji islands, the United States Geological Service reported. A local tsunami warning has been issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.   The earthquake has struck 122 kilometres east […]

12
Aug

Fiji: 7.5 earthquake near Vanuatu

Magnitude 7.5 earthquake has struck near Vanuatu, Fiji, a tsunami warning has been issued.   A strong earthquake with magnitude 7.5 has struck near Vanuatu and Fiji islands, the United States Geological Service reported. A local tsunami warning has been issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.   The earthquake has struck 122 kilometres east […]

11
Aug

Active Destination Focus: Atlantic Canada

  Canada is famed worldwide for its fall colour, and thousands of visitors come to experience the vivid colours we Canucks all associate with the autumn months. This fall why not enjoy a Canadian staycation and take in the scenery in Atlantic Canada? Atlantic Canada is renowned for its hospitality and cultural mix of Celtic, […]