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Thailand: Evermore tourists come a-flocking

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Thailand welcomed over 28.8 million international visitors from January to October 2017, the country’s Department of Tourism (DoT) announced. The number accounts for an...
Malaysian airports to charge “anti-terror fee”

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Passengers flying out of Malaysia will have to pay a fee of 35 ringgit ($8.55) as the government introduced a new passenger screening system,...
Almost 60,000 stranded under the volcano as Bali airport shuts down

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More than 59,000 travelers are stuck in Bali as the island’s Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar was ordered closed for at least...
Malaysia Airlines gets homegrown CEO, the fourth in three years

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Malaysia’s state-owned carrier Malaysia Airlines on October 21 named veteran senior executive Izham Ismail as its new CEO after his predecessor surprisingly quit which...
US company to resume MH370 search, promises “no find, no fee”

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The Malaysian government has chosen US-based maritime company Ocean Infinity to begin a new search for the missing plane of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370...
Malaysia Airlines loses another CEO, might resume MH370 search

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Malaysia Airlines chief executive officer Peter Bellew, who joined the airliner in 2015 as chief operating officer and became CEO in 2016, unexpectedly said that...
Bali tells tourists to stay despite looming volcano eruption

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Tour operators and tourism officials in Bali asked tourists to stay because they had “nothing to fear” from a possible volcanic eruption of Mount...
Cambodia’s airspace getting crowded

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Cambodia emerged into a new playground for private airlines with at least five new passenger airlines preparing to launch operations in the country next...
Indonesia plans ten tourism hot spots to replicate Bali’s success

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo has developed a “Ten New Balis” tourism growth strategy, a plan that aims at replicating the economic effects of tourism...
Thai aviation safety upgrade to boost air traffic

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Smaller airlines in Thailand, as well as discount carriers, are expected to benefit the most from the lifting of a red flag classification against...
Saab to build “aerospace city” and parts plant in Thailand

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Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab Group will join forces with Thailand’s Amata Corporation, a developer and operator of factory estates in the country, to...
Flight MH370 case closed, fate will possibly never be known

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The final report on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which went missing without a trace while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March 2014, says...
Asia has the fastest growing tourism destination cities

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Bangkok still tops the list of the world's most popular tourism destination cities worldwide, but competition is growing within Asia, the latest Mastercard Destination...
Philippines: High heels no more compulsory for female staff

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The Philippines government issued a new order that effectively bans employers from forcing women to wear high heels at their workplaces. Instead, companies are...
Thailand grounds 12 airlines, including Thai VietJet

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Thailand’s military government through the special powers it granted itself by Section 44 in the latest Constitution suspended international flights of no less than...
Thailand sets $90-billion tourism revenue target

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The Thai government has set a tourism revenue target of three trillion baht, a whopping $90 billion, for 2018 from domestic and international tourists,...
Thailand vows to solve problem of overcrowded airports

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Experiencing the downside of a steadily increasing tourism influx, Thailand is desperately seeking a way to solve its problem with overcrowded and inadequately staffed...
Indonesia to trade palm oil and coffee for Russian fighter jets

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In good old COMECON style, Russia will accept payments from Indonesia for Russian-built fighter planes in commodities such as palm oil and coffee, reports...