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Western Cape to start Covid-19 antibody testing soon

Lockdown: Western Cape wants alcohol ban lifted urgentlyWinde was leading a provincial government push for the Western Cape to be ...

Lockdown: Western Cape wants alcohol ban lifted urgently

Alcohol ban: Liquor traders 'losing an estimated R300m a day'"We fully agree that alcohol related harms are a major problem ...

US jobs growth tops estimates as rebound grinds on

The US labor market continued to regain ground in July, though at a slower pace, indicating the economic rebound is ...

At moments like these, we need a cultural policy

National crises, like the pandemics that can provoke them, come in stages. Each stage presents leaders with unique problems that ...

$29-billion safari industry under threat due to Covid-19

Africa's wildlife tourism industry, which usually generates $29 billion a year and employs 3.6 million people, is under threat as ...

Police halts issuance of travel authority

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Aug. 6 (PIA) -- The issuance of Travel Authority to Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) going to areas placed ...

How the sound of religion has changed in the pandemic

Things sound different in a lockdown. The silence of usually bustling streets, the two-tone whirr of ambulance sirens and the ...

Rajasthan to introduce new tourism policy soon amid COVID-19 crisis

Jaipur (Rajasthan) Aug 6 (ANI): Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday announced that the Rajasthan government will soon introduce a ...

How we mourn the victims of tragedies depends on their citizenship status

Some migrants are welcomed into the nation while others are not. The pandemic throws into sharp relief who is considered ...

Tibet's Lithang Horse Race Festival Opens to Small Crowds

A popular Tibetan horse race festival held in July in Lithang in western China's Sichuan province opened this year to ...

Houston's Hospitality Community Launches 'HOUSTON CLEAN'

The Houston Venues & Events Task Force along with the hospitality, tourism and transportation industries are committed to the health ...

Alleged Gang Sexual Assault in a 5-Star Hotel in Egypt

Egypt's public prosecutor said Wednesday it has ordered an investigation into a gang rape allegation at a luxury hotel in ...

Tourism plummets in Czech Republic in Q2

PRAGUE, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Czech Republic has seen an 82.9-percent decrease year-on-year in the number of tourists in collective ...

Greece puts island under curfew as COVID-19 cases surge

ATHENS, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- A continuing surge in the number of confirmed coronavirus infections in some parts of Greece ...

Passenger traffic at Budapest airport recovers in July

BUDAPEST, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Passenger traffic at Budapest's Liszt Ferenc International Airport grew almost threefold in July compared with ...

Public must follow health rules during holiday trips

BEIJING, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese Ministry of Culture and Tourism has reminded the public to follow coronavirus-control rules ...

Public debt of Laos set to increase amid COVID-19

VIENTIANE, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- The public debt of Laos may increase to as much as 65 to 68 percent ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Hong Kong to launch massive free COVID-19 testing

BEIJING, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Hubei tourist attractions to allow free entry for domestic visitors

WUHAN, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Nearly 400 A-level scenic spots in central China's Hubei Province will open to visitors from ...

Roundup: Beirut explosions aggravate Lebanon's economic woes

BEIRUT, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- The seismic blasts which rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut have delivered another calamitous blow ...

Ecuador registers over 90,000 COVID-19 cases

QUITO, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- The Ecuadorean Ministry of Public Health reported on Thursday 1,671 new cases of COVID-19 and ...

Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, Aug. 6

BEIRUT -- French President Emmanuel Macron underlined on Thursday the need to create a new political order in Lebanon, MTV ...

Beirut explosions cause local tourism sector lose 1 bln USD

BEIRUT, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Tony Ramy, president of the Syndicate of Owners of Restaurants in Lebanon, announced on Thursday ...

Xinjiang's first travel company debuts on A-share market

SHENZHEN, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- A travel company based in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region got listed on the ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, Aug. 6

JAKARTA -- The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 1,882 within one day to 118,753, with the death toll adding ...

Brussels Airlines reports 182-mln-euro loss in six months amid pandemic

BRUSSELS, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Belgium's biggest airline Brussels Airlines on Thursday said it lost 182 million euros (216 million ...

Australia signs digital trade agreement with Singapore

CANBERRA, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Australia and Singapore have signed a Digital Economy Agreement (DEA) that will broaden economic engagement ...

The Maldives is becoming engulfed with microplastics

‘The Maldives is widely seen as a veritable beach paradise on earth with its picturesque azure blue waters. Yet lurking ...

$2.7m for Hokianga infrastructure

Hokianga will receive $2.7 million to redevelop four of its wharves and upgrade its water supply, Regional Economic Development Minister ...

How Travel Agents Can Learn to Sell Jamaica More Effectively

How Travel Agents Can Learn to Sell Jamaica More Effectively TravelPulse ...

EVA Air Flight Attendants Are Still On Strike - Here's Why

EVA Air Flight Attendants Are Still On Strike Heres Why Simple Flying ...

Taiwans EVA Air presses charges against flight attendants union over strike

Taiwan's EVA Air presses charges against flight attendants union over strike Taiwan News ...

Taiwan's EVA Air accuses union of blocking 100 flight attendants from returning to work

Taiwan's EVA Air accuses union of blocking 100 flight attendants from returning to work Taiwan News ...

Taiwan's national airlines lift ban on flight attendants wearing glasses

Taiwan's national airlines lift ban on flight attendants wearing glasses Taiwan News ...

13 Taiwan EVA Air flight attendants quarantined after serving Australian passenger

13 Taiwan EVA Air flight attendants quarantined after serving Australian passenger Taiwan News ...

A Kiwi living in Orlando- From beacon of hope to Covid-19 shame

OPINION: Every part of life is uncertain in the US, but there's one definite upside to being from NZ right ...

Clumsy tourist snaps the toes off 19th-century Italian statue while posing for a photo

A surveillance camera at Italian museum catches the man jumping up onto the statues base to get a picture. ...

US rescinds global 'do not travel' coronavirus warning

The Trump administration says conditions no longer warrant a blanket worldwide alert. ...

In photos- Inside the mysterious hotels of North Korea

A rare glimpse of North Korean tourism, as a new book documents the hotels of the capital Pyongyang. ...

Kicked off plane for wearing 'offensive' face mask

American Airlines says Arlinda Johns was removed for not following crew member instructions. ...

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Seventeen dead, 123 injured as jet breaks in two on landing in India

DUBAI, UAE - An Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 people on board skidded off a runway and ...

Western Cape to start Covid-19 antibody testing soon

Lockdown: Western Cape wants alcohol ban lifted urgentlyWinde was leading a provincial government push for the Western Cape to be ...

Lockdown: Western Cape wants alcohol ban lifted urgently

Alcohol ban: Liquor traders 'losing an estimated R300m a day'"We fully agree that alcohol related harms are a major problem ...

US jobs growth tops estimates as rebound grinds on

The US labor market continued to regain ground in July, though at a slower pace, indicating the economic rebound is ...

At moments like these, we need a cultural policy

National crises, like the pandemics that can provoke them, come in stages. Each stage presents leaders with unique problems that ...

$29-billion safari industry under threat due to Covid-19

Africa's wildlife tourism industry, which usually generates $29 billion a year and employs 3.6 million people, is under threat as ...

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