Australian embassy spends $750,000 at luxury hotel linked to Myanmar’s military junta

A view of umbrellas by a pool with a large golden-lit building at a hotel.

Since last year’s military coup in Myanmar, an Australian embassy has spent more than $750,000 at a hotel in Yangon with links to the country’s junta, FOI documents show. Key points: The Lotte Hotel is built on land owned by the Defense Ministry’s Quartermaster-General Office That office has been sanctioned by the US, UK and … Read more

Auckland aircraft company Airwork reveals six planes stranded in Russia, takes financial hit from Covid

Auckland aircraft company Airwork reveals six planes stranded in Russia, takes financial hit from Covid

Business Jul 7, 2022 05:35 AM3 minutes to read Airwork has identified six B757 aircraft leased to Russian counterparties, which are “affected by the unprecedented event of war in Europe”. Photo / Supplied Auckland-based Airwork, which was bought by a Chinese conglomerate five years ago for $270 million, has taken a big financial hit because … Read more