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The UK says it will have to take unilateral action to roll back part of the Northern Ireland Brexit protocol unless the EU shows the “required flexibility”. The EU said it believed a deal could be reached, but only through negotiation. So what are the differences between the two sides and is the latest dispute …

DAZN will broadcast the IndyCar season live in many territories, continuing today for the GMR Grand Prix in Indianapolis, Indiana. Alex Palou passed Scott McLaughlin in the championship standings, leading the way after winning the overall championship last year. Palou is on top with 144 points, three ahead of rival McLaughlin. Palou is yet to …

To the credit of the “Top Chef” producers, the season did a pretty stellar job overall of showcasing the host city of Houston. They pointed cameras into every corner of our beloved and vibrant sprawl, and even ventured beyond the usual suspects of its culinary scene. So when the dwindling crew took a road trip …

When freelance designer, writer and marketer Mary Anne Resendes and 3D printing company owner Ricardo Resendes met at The Keg in Yonge and Eglinton in 2008, it wasn’t quite the hit lightning. “He was fun, charming and exciting,” says Mary Anne, “but I was – wrongly – worried that he was an older, bad-boy type …

Among Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s suggestions for tackling rising sea levels during his 2019 National Day rally was one that involved reclaiming a series of islands off the coast of Marina East in Changi, to connect them to dams and create a reservoir, similar to Marina Reservoir. Singapore has also already put in place …

A forex trader walks past screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the exchange rate of the South Korean won to the US dollar, center, in the foreign exchange trading room of KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Asian stocks are mixed in light ‘Golden …

What are the chances that the crescent moon Shawwal or Eid-ul-Fitr will be visible in India tonight? According to the International Astronomical Center, Eid Al Fitr 2022 is expected to fall on Monday, May 2 in most Islamic countries and before the moon sighting on Saturday, April 30, Mohammad Shawkat Odeh, director of the International …

Holding fear of new COVID-19 demand at bay, Indian travelers are tapping into their pent-up demand. The South Asian island nation of the Maldives is the top destination for Indian wanderers in terms of international travel, followed by Thailand and the United Arab Emirates as their next favorite travel destination, according to data from travel …

Elon Musk’s Twitter page is seen on a computer screen in Sausalito, Calif., Monday, April 25, 2022. On Monday, Musk reached a deal to buy Twitter for approximately $44 billion. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) Eric Risberg PA PROVIDENCE, RI Three days before Elon Musk agreed to buy Twitter, the world‘s richest man tweeted a photo of …

GREENWICH — Creative entrepreneurs at a number of shops and restaurants are making Cos Cob a “foodie” destination, bringing with them new energy and an innovative approach to food. Roast chicken, Thai-style dumplings, breakfast sandwiches and poke bowls are just some of the latest offerings on the menu along a short stretch of Post Road, …

A vendor sells his wares at Bang Khae Fresh Market in Bangkok. The central bank revised its estimate of the headline inflation rate for 2022 upwards to 4.9%. ARNUN CHOLMAHATRAKOOL The economic theory is clear. Inflation always precedes a recession. Investors also think the same way. A recent live market poll conducted by Bloomberg shows …

(CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention unveiled its new travel risk assessment system on Monday. Many European countries are now considered at “high” risk for Covid-19, along with other high-profile destinations around the world. The new system classifies destinations into the following categories: • Level 3: high risk of Covid-19• Level …

The Indonesian government is set to launch domestic and international legal action against Thailand’s PTTEP over the 2009 Montara oil spill off Australia. The lawsuits relate to the environmental impact and economic losses suffered by communities around Kupang in Indonesian territorial waters. “My job is to defend the interests of the Indonesian people. Look at …

Workers in protective gear monitor residents queuing for COVID-19 testing at a residential block on Monday, April 11, 2022, in Guangzhou, south China’s Guangdong Province. The Guangzhou manufacturing hub began tightly restricting departures and arrivals on Monday as eastern China battles the country’s latest major COVID outbreak. (Chinatopix Via AP) PA BEIJING Guangzhou’s manufacturing hub …

Well, that was fun. After last week’s April Fool’s Edition, I’m hiding out on an uncharted island in the Salish Sea until things calm down. (Hint, it rhymes with deadpan.) There were a few truths included in this column, but not many! The 219 indeed welcomes Kitty and the rooster on the evening of its …

Skift grip While all signs point to the hospitality industry continuing to make progress in its recovery this summer, the rebound may not be as big as expected as high gas prices could discourage some travel. Rashaad Jordan Here’s a sampling of what the Daily Lodging Report provided its readers with last week. If you’re …

ICC Associate Members have continued to find ways to innovate, engage and inspire over the past year under the most difficult of circumstances amid the covid pandemic, but the nations of cricket have used a combination of determination and creative thinking to overcome all obstacles in their path. ICC Development Awards – Part I: Development …

Amid the pandemic, travel industry experts have made a prediction that is hard to refute. They said the closures, coupled with an increasing focus on our mental and physical health, would lead to a trend of “spiritual wellness” resorts. Translation: A simple visit to the spa would no longer be enough. It is a prediction …

Twenty candidates filed their candidacies for the Bangkok governorship yesterday (Thursday), on the first day of the five-day registration period, as a senior city official today predicted that the number of candidates may not exceed 25. No gubernatorial candidate turned up at City Hall 2 in Bangkok’s Din Daeng district this morning to register for …

Phuket is your springboard to Phang Nga Bay where limestone islands loom like sleeping sea monsters. Photo: iStock THE SINGLE BEACH Anyone who can’t find their dream beach in Phuket is probably allergic to sand. The west coast of the island has a 50 kilometer coastline stretching north to Mai Khao (White Wood) beach, a …

After catastrophic bushfires, an ongoing pandemic and ongoing global unrest, Kangaroo Island farmer Andy Gilfillan, chairman of the non-profit East End Events committee, thinks people may have forgotten what a good one looks like. moment. “We had so much fear around the world, and especially across the island with the fires, the virus and the …

Thailand is open to international travellers, with the Songkran Thai New Year fast approaching. Thailand offers everything you need for a great family vacation, including beautiful beaches, a variety of landscapes, great activities for kids, friendly locals, and reasonably priced food. Traveling with your family can take a lot of planning, especially if you don’t …

Banyan Tree has launched the first property under its new Veya wellness brand, opening a resort in Thailand. Rob Gill Main contributor Rob Gill Main contributor Banyan Tree Veya Phuket is the first of a new brand of wellness centers The first Banyan Tree Veya resort has debuted on the Thai island of Phuket. It …

Photography by Robert Radifera for Stylish Productions When the couple who live in this Washington DC condo decided to retire early from a career that has taken them all over the world, they had two priorities. First, they wanted to channel their favorite places they had lived in over the years. More recently (and more …

If you were dreaming of a trip to Southeast Asia, this could be the summer when it finally happens. More than half of the countries in the sub-region – all blessed with mild weather and dreamy coastlines – have eased their Covid travel restrictions in recent months. Whether it’s relaxing on a Thai beach, diving …

With the removal of many pandemic-related travel restrictions, airlines at Munich Airport are once again offering significantly more connections in the upcoming summer flight schedule than in the previous two years. “We see that demand is currently increasing noticeably and we expect significant passenger growth for the summer,” explained Jost Lammers, Managing Director of Munich …

Karenni villagers along the Thai-Myanmar border are joining a protest campaign against proposed hydroelectric dams on the river. PIANPORN DEATHS/INTERNATIONAL RIVERS At a sandy beach near the Salween River on the Thai-Myanmar border in March 2006, boats carrying Karen villagers and other ethnic groups such as Karenni, Yintalai and Shan from various parts of the …

Beach vacation: Isla Holbox Just off the scorching northern coast of the Yucatán Peninsula, Holbox is a 25-mile-long sandbar with a gorgeous beach and warm, calm waters. Enjoy shoreline walks, swims and SUP sessions, delicious alfresco barefoot lunches and candlelit dinners. The aesthetic is bright, bold, improvised, with room for the shabby and the stylish. …

The Bank of Thailand (BOT) and Phuket Tourism Association (PTA) of Thailand have discussed and plan to introduce alternative payment methods including cryptocurrency for Russian tourists to Thailand, local media reported. Nation Thailand on March 10. This action is considered in view of approximately 4,000 Russian tourists stranded in Phuket, a province of more than …

Thai officials and representatives of tourism-related businesses have tried to help thousands of Russian tourists stranded in tourist towns such as Phuket, Koh Samui and Pattaya due to international sanctions imposed on Russia following its invasion of Thailand. ‘Ukraine. Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Yuthasak Supasorn, said yesterday (Monday) that the agency …

See + Do Over 150 mouth-watering dishes and drinks and 30 new flavors with unique recipes from around the world Sunday, March 6, 20220 SeaWorld San Diego’s Seven Seas Food Festival returns March 4 where guests can embark on international cuisines, amazing drink tastings and live music performances every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through May …

With miles of bone-white sand, scalloped bays, coral-lined lagoons, and clotted cream island spots bathed in liquid Hockney blues, the Indian Ocean islands have baked-on closet ingredients. If you think these island idylls are the preserve of honeymooners and luxury-seeking types, you might need to think again. A vacation to Mauritius, the Seychelles and the …

Voted Maine’s Best Lobster Roll of 2020 by Down East Magazine, according to Facebook, Red’s Eats mean business when it comes to how to whip up a delicious, quality lobster roll. In fact, they claim to serve around “14.5 tons of fresh lobster meat” in their rolls from mid-April to mid-October, at the height of …

Many other countries adopted new names immediately after gaining independence from colonial rule. By Shashi Tharoor Published: Thu 24 Feb 2022, 20:53 In case some of you missed the news, Turkey (the country) is no longer “Turkey” in English. The country officially changed its name in December to Türkiye, which the government said better reflected …

Outbound travel from Canada is slowly picking up, and these destinations have “sand, sun and fun” written all over it for a rejuvenating vacation. The impact of the pandemic has been quite harsh on Canadians, as the restrictions persist for up to two years after it was first implemented. As the world gradually emerges from …

THE Wrap is a roundup of travel and tech industry news – new partnerships, product launches, aviation industry updates, innovative solutions, and more. The rush to Down Under is on as Australia reopens its borders to international travelers Travelers are flocking to Australia as its borders reopen (Image credit: SOCIAL CUT on Unsplash) When Australia …

With an economy mainly dependent on tourism, the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic came as a shock to the people of Coron. It was something they never expected to have a devastating impact on their lives, living in what has been known for many years as one of the best islands in the world. “When …

MUSKEGON, MI — Going from a food truck to a traditional restaurant, three guys from West Michigan continue to deliver Hawaiian cuisine in a fun atmosphere with an island vibe. Shae Himber, Maxx Archer and Nick Vandam had the soft opening of Tiki Boiz Restaurant, located at 2445 Lakeshore Drive in Muskegon, for family and …

February 16, 2022 BANGKOK- The announcement, approved at a meeting on Tuesday, said the Royal Society had offered the updated list of country names as some had moved their capitals to another city and some were added to the list, while the Company has also adjusted the transliteration of foreign words into Thai spellings. The …

With three powerful air weapons well advanced in their plans to field the Lockheed Martin F-35 in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, and with the United States itself prioritizing the theater for its deployment, the low-powered fighter Observability quickly becomes the dominant asset among Western aligned forces. Singapore is set to join the F-35 club, and …

OPINION Before the pandemic, Bangkok was the most visited city on the planet – a thriving beehive of energy and activity that attracted more than 22 million international visitors a year. Then, without warning, everything quieted down. Now, after the Test & Go re-entry restart in Thailand on February 1, 2022, Bangkok is back. The …

St. Kitts and Nevis is consistently rated as a romantic destination. The intoxicating views, beautiful beaches and unique romantic date opportunities that give the paradise of the twin islands this well-deserved title. Let’s talk for a moment about the intimate outings that can be done on the islands. We are talking about picnics, strolls under …

After returning from a recent visit to the Kingdom, Mark Bibby Jackson explains why you really should visit Cambodia now. Cambodia is a country that I love. I first came here in 2004 and then lived in the country for the better part of a decade, starting AsiaLIFE Cambodia magazine, traveling and writing about every …

While we have to wait a few more days to see if and how the current Covid restrictions will be changed or lifted, the Minister of Public Health has again said that bars and nightlife will still have to remain closed. Speaking to the media yesterday, Minister Anutin Charnvirakul remarked that his “ministry will change …

The controversy over the opening of the first Holocaust museum in Southeast Asia highlights the differences in the Muslim world over the limits of religious tolerance and the ability of Muslims to debate those limits. Controversy over the Minahasa museum in North Sulawesi, which houses one of two known synagogues in Indonesia, comes as the …

Malaysia: Covid-19 Watch: New Covid-19 cases climb to 7,234 new daily cases Covid-19: New cases in Sabah nearly double to 909 More than 12.1 million adults in Malaysia have received a booster dose of Covid-19 Malaysia’s total trade rises 5.5% in December BNM promotes conditions for the financial sector to go digital Shortage of eggs …

Allen had always imagined herself “one of those people who shows up at the funeral with her arms crossed, standing in the back, it’s just a bit of a joke.” No attachment. » Instead, the moment she gave her mother’s eulogy, she realized she had lost a best friend. “I’m so grateful to have learned …

Yuthasak said it’s always a bit more rewarding to receive international accolades like Booking.com’s Traveler Review Awards because they’re based on the first-hand experiences and opinions of travelers themselves. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that Krabi in southern Thailand, famous for its beautiful beaches and idyllic island getaways, has been …

Clodagh and Harry tied the knot in August 2021 and are moving away from their Highclere Castle cottage to explore the island nation of Thailand Favorite Irish chef Clodagh McKenna is currently embarking on an incredible adventure in Thailand with her husband Harry Herbert. The author and heir to Highclere Castle – best known as …

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai health authorities on Friday approved new guidelines outlining the parameters for declaring the coronavirus pandemic an endemic disease. Official figures show the country already meets all three criteria, but public health ministry spokesman Rungrueng Kitphati said it would still take between six months and a year before the government could make …

From sweeping ocean views and deserted beaches to old-world architecture, the islands have a magical quality that makes them feel lost in time. The UK is no exception to this rule, with plenty of great spots to stay off the coast of Skye at lundy all within easy reach of London. However, while you’ll often …

01/25/2022 – The platform includes premium sessions on building a sustainable drama industry, exploring new avenues for creative producers, changing business models and storytelling black water by Mikael Marcimain, one of the works in progress presented (© Apple Tree Productions) Taking place in a hybrid format and returning to the Stora Teatern on February 2 …

Treat yourself to a retreat that will allow you to connect with your mind, body and spirit. Here are some of the best yoga destinations in the world, as well as some of the most extravagant experiences The prevalence of yoga practice has increased dramatically in recent years, and now people of all kinds of …

Go in December or January. This is high season for all of Thailand as it does not rain (but is still very green) and not as hot as other parts of the year. Fly to Bangkok. Asian airlines have better food and service, and shorter routes. Your priority must not exceed 23 hours total travel …

Hawaii’s culinary experts offer their dishes hot, from the non-negotiable beach snacks, the freshest punches and the controversial age-old question: “What’s your favorite island?” While you learn what to order next at Palace Saimin (thanks, Mark Noguchi), a hearty family meal for these chefs seems hard to beat. Brian Hirata Photo: Courtesy of Na’au Brian …

BANGKOK (The Nation/Asia News Network): The Royal Thai Embassy in Seoul on Thursday (January 13th) announced the final measures for Thais wishing to return home, either through the Test & Go or sandbox programs, or by opting for an alternative quarantine (AQ). “Those who registered for the Thailand Pass before December 22, 2021 and who …

Following the successful launch of Avani Ao Nang Cliff Krabi Resort, Avani Hotels adds Avani + Koh Lanta Resort in Krabi to the brand’s collection that offers a get-back-to-nature and island escape experience. Avani + Koh Lanta Resort inaugurates 92 spacious guest rooms, suites and private pool villas adorned with Melayu motifs and nestled in …

Thailand has announced it is tightening some entry restrictions while expanding its ‘sandbox’ quarantine program, and urged people to follow social distancing and mask rules to control the spread of fueled COVID-19. by the omicron variant ThroughThe Associated Press 7 January 2022, 09:57 • 2 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article …

Whether it’s exploring lush green valleys, observing wildlife in its natural habitat or discovering beautiful underwater worlds, vacations that immerse you in the great outdoors are full of pinch me moments. . But when we visit these beautiful places, we have to make sure that we are also helping to preserve what makes them so …

Malaysia Covid-19: Daily cases fall below 3,000 with 2,882 reported on Sunday January 2 Covid-19 Watch: 97.7% of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated Covid-19: Strong possibility of Omicron wave hitting Malaysia, according to Khairy Covid-19: Sinovac Booster Dose May Activate Cellular Immunity Against Omicron Variant, Study Finds Temporary suspension of umrah travel to slow down …

Imagine waking up to the New Year in luxury – margarita in hand, panoramic view on the horizon and the tranquility of a wellness center. Sounds amazing, doesn’t it? In an attempt to make this a reality, we researched our dream location and found not one, but a handful of luxurious, serene and beautiful Abu …

Living Waters Phuket has provided financial grants and completed projects to invest in sustainable community solutions in Phuket and the surrounding islands. By Joanna Matlub Living Waters Phuket is a brand new foundation that was created to build a better future for communities in need. This foundation provides financial grants to projects around critical relief …

Ultimately, the history of the Kyaw Thaungs parallels that of Myanmar: a country of immense potential foiled by a ruthless army and families willing to compromise in pursuit of its riches. The Kyaw Thaung capitalized on their family ties to land lucrative contracts providing the military with European planes and a French coastal surveillance system. …

Published on: 12/23/2021 – 02:58Amended: 12/23/2021 – 02:56 Phuket (Thailand) (AFP) – After laying eggs on a deserted Thai beach, a green sea turtle plunges back into the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea – a welcome sight for biologists who say the absence of tourists has spurred the animal’s return marine. The nesting turtle …

INTERPOL said that in cooperation with various agencies, their counterterrorism campaign, dubbed “Operation Trigger-Salvo,” resulted in the seizure and destruction of 2,000 illegal firearms, 3 million searches, including travel documents and freight. Fire arms During cargo checks, INTERPOL said it seized more than 800 pieces of firearms and 22 firearms. It was also reported that …

Photo: Aaron K. Yoshino Aloha WasaBee Spicy Ginger Garlic Lime Sauce The mega levels of ginger and heat make this an addicting sauce that goes on chicken, fish, vegetables, rice, etc. Get more: It’s so popular we’ve been offering it for months. –YOUR $ 9 at Bottleheads, 351 Uluniu Street, Kailua; $ 8 at Aloha …

Advertising In 2015, the Indian government drew up a 100,000 million Indian Rupee plan funded by the Ministry of Navigation and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Administration to transform the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (ANI) into the country’s premier maritime hub. In 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the islands for the first time, inaugurating …

In Dubai’s fiercely competitive luxury hospitality market, doing something new is harder than you might think. The city is already home to the world’s tallest hotel, the world’s only ‘seven-star’ hotel, and countless other luxury properties that tick every conceivable box, from family retreats to romantic desert retreats to dining. Beach. And this is where …

Recent graduates of the Royal Cambodian Fine Arts University are working as interns on the Lower Mekong Archaeological Project, co-led by anthropology professor Miriam Stark, and involves EUH Mānoa graduate students, some of whom received FLS funding. Funding requests are open for the University of Hawaii at Mānoa undergraduate and graduate students who wish to …

(Dec 13, 2021) ComProp, one of Whitbread’s development partners, has completed the first Premier Inn hotel in Guernsey in the Channel Islands. The 100-room hotel, scheduled to open in early 2022, marks an important step towards completing Phase 1 of the development of Admiral Park in St Peter Port, home to the Premier Inn Guernsey …

Thailand has a lot Properties that cater to all kinds of buyers. From luxurious condos from the heart of Bangkok to the vast villas of the islands, it is clear that the real estate agent market is in great demand. But, while some real estate agents simply act as a middleman for a quick sale, …

Thailand’s strict COVID measures have resulted in international travel stopping during the pandemic. But now with tourism is starting up again, the country is not sure it wants the same type of visitors to return to its shores. Historically, the country has attracted large numbers of tourists, from unruly backpackers on sabbaticals to large groups …

While physical gifts are nice, giving someone an experience is a great way to make lasting memories. It could be an annual pass to their favorite theme park, tickets to their favorite show, or a culinary adventure. No matter what you like, the Tampa area has a plethora of places to help spark interest. Our …

By Richard Crump (December 2, 2021, 4:52 p.m. GMT) – The extradition of a British investment adviser wanted by Thai authorities for allegedly operating an unlicensed securities firm was blocked by a London court on Thursday as A judge cited the risk that he would be subjected to “inhuman or degrading treatment” if imprisoned in …

Delivery of meal plans is quickly becoming a crowded space in Hong Kong. The latest addition to the neighborhood is Voila, a company that offers restaurant-quality, calorie-counted meals for those looking for both good taste and convenience. Personal trainer Hugo D’Almeida and Chef Bertrand Jubault lead the Voila team, designing thoughtful menus with their years …

November 12, 1939 — Nov. 27, 2021 BRANT LAKE / QUEENSBURY – David Lawrence King of Brant Lake and Queensbury, NY passed away on November 27, 2021 Dave was born on November 12, 1939 in the small village of Guilderland Center, NY, to the late Leon George King and Esther Ruth (Sholtes) King. While in …

It’s lunch time. At a branch of The Pizza Company in Bangkok, there is an order for the last special dish. The staff are looking for the key ingredient: not cheese, tomatoes or olives but cannabis leaves. The Thai restaurant chain is creating a buzz with its latest menu item: cannabis pizza. The product takes …

Thailand welcomed 106,117 foreign tourists in the first 10 months of 2021, up from 40 million visitors before the pandemic. Thailand was among the first countries in Asia to reopen for foreign arrivals, and is seeing a slow recovery, including new hotels touting longer stays for individual travelers. In the first 10 months of 2021, …

As the world reopens its doors to international travel, G Adventures is offering up to 30% off more than 400 tours leaving before October 31, 2022 with its biggest “Cyber ​​Sale” of the year. With the launch of the sale, the small-group adventure operator and community tourism pioneer is rewarding hungry travelers wanting to return …

FRENCH groceries, hours spent preparing a sunken lunch in minutes – and a load of dishes. But a family Christmas doesn’t have to be like this. Getty Visit 007’s Paradise with Longtail Boats in James Bond’s famous Phang Nga Bay Take a multigenerational vacation abroad and you will have no worries – just fun, sun …

Real Money’s Alex Frew McMillan crisscrosses Southeast Asia, a sun-kissed and gentle region dotted with tens of thousands of islands, miles of beaches, home to elegant villa complexes. “As a diver I have spent many happy hours in silent meditation through exploding reefs with soft coral colored fireworks, a sea sky swept by flashes of …

BANGKOK (The Nation / Asia News Network): Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting (November 16) approved the proposal to nominate six national parks and a mangrove forest along the Andaman Sea as World Heritage sites in the United Nations World Heritage Center for Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco), deputy government spokeswoman Traisulee Traisoranakul said on Tuesday. This …

American-Chinese virtual summit. Joe Biden and Xi Jinping will meet in person (virtually) on Monday for the first time since Biden became President of the United States last January. The two have plenty to discuss: trade wars, the 2022 Beijing Olympics – which Biden won’t attend, but likely won’t boycott – and how to deliver …

The Mahasurasinghanat building has a collection of artefacts dating from prehistoric times to the Srivijaya period. Apichart jinakul As Thailand welcomes vaccinated tourists from 68 countries, the Bangkok National Museum remains one of the city’s most popular attractions with improved landscapes, amenities and lighting, allowing visitors to experience a new setting and experience. ” observe …

Numerical Star Ratio Tue Nov 9, 2021 11:25 AM Last update: Tue Nov 9, 2021 11:28 AM Indian High Commissioner Vikram Kumar Doraiswami spoke to reporters at Akhaura land port in Brahmanbaria on October 9, 2021. Photo: Star “> Indian High Commissioner Vikram Kumar Doraiswami spoke to reporters at Akhaura land port in Brahmanbaria on …

The streets of Bangkok are buzzing with traffic and crowds as Thailand completes its first week of relaxed border controls that lift the quarantine for travelers from more than 60 countries and territories. Tourist attractions, shops and restaurants that had been closed for much of the year are reopening, cautiously optimistic for a recovery in …

Asia’s gradual easing of international travel restrictions is proving a welcome relief for the region’s hard-hit tour operators who are slowly opening up to visitors from around the world – with one exception. China, previously the world’s largest outbound tourism market, maintains international air capacity at just 2% of pre-pandemic levels and has yet to …

The judge in Prince Andrew’s civil sexual abuse case has set a goal of holding a trial between September and December next year. New York judge Lewis Kaplan only made the comments during the second hearing involving both the The Duke of York and the legal teams of Virginia Giuffre. During the short telephone hearing, …

Editor’s Note: We encourage our readers to check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website for up-to-date information on how to travel safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. With its ancient sites, peaceful spiritual practices, friendly locals, and cuisine that thrills the taste buds, Thailand (or “the land of smiles”) has long drawn visitors to …

The auction took place both online and onsite on Thursday. On the Balclis auction house website, the cap was simply described as “Vietnamese Mandarin cap from the Nguyen dynasty, late 19th century-early 20th century.” It comes with a lacquered and gilded wooden box, and has “some flaws and flaws,” says the site. The item was …

Living Waters Phuket was launched this week, the first fully established legal structure to provide grants to projects investing in sustainable community solutions in Phuket and the surrounding islands. A Solidarity Foundation This all-new one-of-a-kind foundation, launched this week as Living Waters Phuket, strives to combine the efforts of registered charities, foundations, private businesses and …

Talks are underway between the Malaysian and Singaporean governments, which could pave the way for vaccinated traffic routes between the two countries. According to a report by TTR Weekly, the Malaysian Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture has confirmed that the talks are taking place. Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri says that once the deal is …

From Monday, November 1, visitors to Thailand from a list of 46 low-risk countries – including much of Europe and the UK – will no longer need to self-quarantine upon arrival. . To celebrate, we’ve rounded up our top five places to visit in the Land of Smiles. Whether you want to sample some street …

An oil company’s response to the scale of one of Australia’s largest oil spills defies common sense, a judge said. Thai company PTTEP Australasia was recognized in March for failing in its duty of care to thousands of Indonesian seaweed producers after more than 180,000 barrels of oil spilled into the Timor Sea in 2009. …

You still had a sandwich for lunch today. If you had to guess, you’ve eaten thousands of these things over the past five years. Chicken sandwiches. Sandwiches with meat for lunch. Sandwiches with a burger. Vegetarian sandwiches. Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, yeah, you might be in a rut. So tomorrow, why not try something different? Read …

As the countdown begins to reopen the country, we find ourselves trapped in the same old dilemma that led to the series of Covid outbreaks this year, including the Thong Lor cluster in April which led to a total cumulative 1.8 million coronavirus infections. As part of the reopening plan, foreign tourists from 46 “low …

Many UK holidaymakers will be heading to popular long-haul destinations this semester thanks to relaxed travel rules and redlist changes. Testing rules have loosened considerably for holidaymakers, especially when returning to the UK, with the need for the pre-departure test already removed and the PCR test on Day 2 to be replaced with a lateral …

Editorial Note: Forbes Advisor may earn a commission on sales made from partner links on this page, but this does not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Many Americans travel to Thailand for its centuries-old culture, white sandy beaches, exotic cuisine, floating markets, world-class accommodation, and vibrant nightlife. If you are fully vaccinated …

I also had a sandwich for lunch today. If you need to estimate, you’ve eaten thousands of them over the past five years. Chicken sandwich. Meat sandwich lunch. Hamburgers and sandwiches. Vegetarian Sandwich. Grilled cheese sandwich, yeah, you could get high. So why not try something different tomorrow? Read “Gastro Obscura” by Cecily Wong and …

Arvind Jayaram ANN / THE STRAITS TIMES – When preparing your next meal, think of hungry people across Asia. Asia today has the majority of the world’s undernourished people, with 418 million people accounting for more than half of the world’s hungry mouths. The majority are in South Asia, which has 305.7 million people. Southeast …