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Boracay island closes for tourists for six-months clean-up

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte finally approved the suggested closure of the popular holiday island of Boracay in the central Philippines for tourists over six...
Singapore Airbnb hosts get hefty fines for illegal letting in first case in the city state

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In the country’s first such case, two Singaporean Airbnb hosts were fined 60,000 Singapore dollars ($45,800) each for violating the country's rules on short-term...
Malaysia hopes for substantial tourist arrival hike up to 2020

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Malaysia’s tourism promotion agency Tourism Malaysia says it was possible that the country could receive 36 million tourists by 2020, a growth of 39...
Indonesia needs $20 billion for tourism development

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Indonesia's initiative to create and promote ten "new Balis" - ten new tourists destinations that could become as popular as the crowded holiday island...
Chinese to build large tourism complex in Laos’ prime party town

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A Chinese developer, Yijin Group, is readying to construct a more than $200-million tourism complex at an abandoned airfield in Vang Vieng district, one...
Singapore hits back at “boring” classification with witty video

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The Singapore Tourism Board posted a response to a city ranking by travel guide magazine Time Out which placed the city as second-most boring...
Malaysia lauded as Asia’s best retirement destination

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Malaysia has been named the best destination to retire among Asian countries on the newly issued Retirement index 2018 list by International Living.com. According to...
Singapore again most powerful passport in Asia

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A new year has come, and we already got a new “most powerful passport” ranking. In the new 2018 list released in January 9...
New Myanmar bank to supply tourism businesses with cheap loans

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A new bank, Myanmar Tourism Bank, will begin operations within six months in so far three branches in Yangon, Mandalay and Naypyidaw with the sole...
Thailand now seriously struggling with masses of tourists

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After years of booming tourism arrivals, Thailand counted a new record of a whopping 35 million visitors coming to the country this year, a...
Vietnam seeks to “upgrade” tourism sector

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Vietnam wants to make tourism a key economic sector of its economy by 2020 in order to create a driving force for the development...
Tourism arrivals in Laos down by almost 10% this year

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In a stark contrast to its regional peers, where tourism is booming, Laos was faced with a drop in tourism arrivals by 9.1 per...
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...
Sihanoukville transforms into “casino city” with Chinese help

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Cambodia’s southern beach town of Sihanoukville is slowly transforming into a new regional gambling hub that could even resemble Macao, observers say. Chinese investors...
Bangkok street food vendor gets Michelin star

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A street food vendor in Bangkok's old town received a Michelin star in the inaugural edition of the Michelin guide for the Thai capital,...
Living in Asia’s top cities most expensive, Singapore, Hong Kong remain on top

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Cities in Asia are becoming more and more expensive to live for expatriates and locals alike, the newly released Worldwide Cost of Living report...
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Bottoms Up in Makati’s Old Downtown: Where to Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Poblacion “It’s More Fun In The Philippines”, has been the official...
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...