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Laos to introduce e-visa by 2019

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Laos will join Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar in offering an online e-visa option for tourism purposes, the last country in Southeast Asia to switch...
Thailand’s largest airport to receive $1.3-billion expansion

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Thailand’s main gateway to the world, Suvarnabhumi Airport, will enter its next phase of expansion to cope with ever-swelling traveler numbers. The operator, state-owned...
RedDoorz to open more than 100 budget hotels in the Philippines

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Singapore-based startup RedDoorz, an online booking platform for budget hotels, on June 20 announced it would expand to the Philippines, its third country in...
Laos received close to $4 billion in foreign investment this year

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Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith recently told the ongoing National Assembly meeting that there has been good progress in investments in Laos, with 4,118...
All Indonesian Airlines Removed from EU Blacklist

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EU Removes All Indonesian Airlines from its Safety Blacklist. The European Union has removed all Indonesian airlines from its safety blacklist on June 14 in...
Ramadan’s over: A stroll through Brunei’s Gadong Night Market

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Among the remarkably plentiful sights to see in Brunei is one place everybody who is interested in Asian food and/or authentic local markets shouid...
Tourism arrivals in Myanmar expected to decline this year

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Significantly fewer visitor arrivals from Western countries will cause an overall decline in tourism numbers in Myanmar this year, according to local tour operators....
Into the void: Impressions from Naypyidaw

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In the middle of Myanmar's barren central plain with its occasional paddy fields but more of dusty land, 13 years ago a complete new...
Thailand’s growth forecast hiked to 4.5%, but substantial challenges remain

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Thailand’ finance ministry raised this year’s GDP growth forecast for the country to 4.5 per cent from an earlier 4.2 per cent on the...
Macau group builds Vietnam’s largest casino

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Construction is currently underway for Vietnam’s so far biggest casino as part of the Hoiana Resort on an ocean stretch in Vietnam’s central province...
Philippine riot police to close off Boracay island for clean-up

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The Philippines will deploy hundreds of riot police to holiday island Boracay to keep travelers and tourists out and head off potential protests ahead...
New Phnom Penh airport rail link opens

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Cambodia’s capital has propelled itself in a new era of infrastructure by opening the first railway connection between Phnom Penh International Airport and downtown. The...
Tourism arrivals in Brunei soar an unexpected 18%

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Brunei recorded an 18.3-per cent increase in tourist arrivals in 2017, exceeding the projected ten per cent growth set for last year, the country's...
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...
Pollution off Bali’s lovely holiday coast exposed: A sea of plastic (video)

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A British diver has captured horrifying footage of plastic pollution while swimming in coastal waters near Bali. On March 3, Rich Horner posted a...
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...
Profit vs. environment: Top Southeast Asia beaches close for clean-up

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Pollution, inadequate infrastructure and mass tourism are taking their toll on two of Southeast Asia’s most popular beach destinations, Boracay in the Philippines and...
Myanmar AirAsia could be Tony Fernandes’ next big thing

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Malaysia-headquartered AirAsia, the largest Asian budget carrier as per the size of its fleet, is in talks with a partner to set up an...