OSAKA, 24 September 20128: Osaka’s Kansai International Airport opened for business last Friday as officials confirmed the airport has recovered most of its operational functions. The Kansai Tourism Bureau released an online video targeting both domestic and international travellers to...
CHIANG MAI, 24 September 2018: Meals-on-wheels whirl around the corner, brakes screeching bringing an impressive convoy of street food to a halt in the courtyard of Chiang Mai’s impressive convention centre on the outskirts of town. The collection of brightly...

Shark hunt after tourist attack

SYDNEY, 24 September 2018: Three large sharks have been killed in Australia after a woman and a girl were attacked at a popular Great Barrier Reef tourist spot. Both victims -- one of them just 12 years old -- were...
BANGKOK, 24 September 2018: Often called one of China’s, best kept secrets, Hainan is embarking on promotional campaigns to draw visitors from Asia who are already tried and tested beach vacation veterans. The prime targets are international travellers who routinely...
YANGON, 24 September 2018: Two more land checkpoints, both on the border with India, have been added for travellers applying for Myanmar’s eVisas. Irrawaddy news online reported, 18 September, that Myanmar’s eVisa was available for all international travellers and Indians...
SYDNEY, 21 September 2018: A girl was in a serious condition and a woman was fighting for her life, Australian authorities said Thursday after two separate shark attacks at an idyllic beach retreat. The girl was airlifted to hospital after...
BANGKOK, 21 September 2018: Pressure is mounting on the Lao PDR government to conduct a fresh impact assessment study of a proposed fourth dam on the lower Mekong River according to Save the Mekong, a coalition of non-government organisations. The...
VIENTIANE, 21 September 2018: A high-speed rail line linking China’s Yunnan province with the Lao capital Vientiane should open in 2021 as officials confirm 40% of the work has already been completed. Laotian Times reported, earlier this week, on the...

Nose bleeds turn aircraft back

MUMBAI, 21 September 2018: A cockpit mix-up left more than 30 passengers on an Indian plane bleeding from their ears and noses Thursday after the crew forgot to flick a switch regulating cabin air pressure. The Jet Airways flight to...
HONG KONG, 21 September 2018: Radisson Hotel Group is accelerating its expansion in China with key appointments, hotel signings and new openings. The group’s five-year expansion plan, through to 2022 will triple its portfolio to more than 100 hotels from...