Articles tagged “diamond princess”

Chinese Ambassador to Australia Pleads for Easing of Coronavirus Travel Restrictions

Chinese Ambassador to Australia Pleads for Easing of Coronavirus Travel Restrictions

Colin Packham, Reuters

Blanket Chinese travel bans that countries like Australia have instated due to coronavirus have economic and human rights implications as well as health-related ones. You can expect China to keep pointing to World Health Organization guidance on the matter to minimize the economic fallout.

4 months ago

U.S. Passengers Aboard Quarantined Carnival Cruise Ship to Be Flown Home From Japan

U.S. Passengers Aboard Quarantined Carnival Cruise Ship to Be Flown Home From Japan

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press

Good call on the part of the U.S. to evacuate 380 Americans who have been living a nightmare the past two weeks aboard the Diamond Princess. Here's hoping that everyone gets off that ship.

4 months ago

Carnival Corp. Downgrades Earnings Guidance as Diamond Princess Remains Quarantined

Carnival Corp. Downgrades Earnings Guidance as Diamond Princess Remains Quarantined

Rosie Spinks, Skift

The cruise industry's operations in Asia are being battered by coronavirus, with Carnival Corp. in a particularly tough spot.

4 months ago