Fri, 30 Oct 2020

DBP bats for increased support to tourism industry

QUEZON CITY, Oct. 30 (PIA) -- State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) is working closely with the Department of ...

PIA suffers loss of Rs 250 billion since suspension of EU flights

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 29 (ANI): Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has suffered a loss of Rs 250 billion since the suspension ...

DOT to tourism business: Avail of the SB Corps CARES for TRAVEL

QUEZON CITY, Oct. 29 (PIA) - The Department of Tourism (DOT) appealed to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to ...

Vaal students die after drinking mixture of cough syrup and alcohol

Two students from the Vaal University of Technology (VUT) reportedly died on Monday after mixing and drinking alcohol and cough ...

LTS Investment Fund Ltd picks up stake in Vikas Multicorp Ltd

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 29 (ANI/NewsVoir): LTS Investment Fund Ltd. has picked up stake in Vikas Multicorp Ltd. As per ...

'Dungog' 2020 activities go virtual

ROXAS CITY, Capiz, Oct. 29 (PIA) - The Provincial Tourism and Cultural Affairs Office (PTCAO), in partnership with the National ...

In a democracy, all voices should be heard

While delivering a Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in November 2004, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu made this important call to government:"We ...

Botswana to Allow Chartered Flights to Boost Tourism Sector

GABORONE, BOTSWANA - Botswana says it will allow chartered flights to the country's prime tourist destinations starting November 1, in ...

All visas, except tourist, issued for Bangladesh nationals: India

Dhaka [Bangladesh], October 28 (ANI): Bangladesh nationals wanting to travel to India, except for tourism purposes, will now be able ...

European equities tank on virus curb fears

European stock markets tanked Wednesday as investors braced for the apparently imminent introduction of tighter lockdown measures to combat soaring ...

Covid-19 relief programmes to be financed into January, Mboweni says

Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni said government would continue funding various Covid-19 relief programs to continue into January of next ...

Botswana opens borders for private chartered flights

This file photo shows Air Botswana aircrafts at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport in Gaborone, the capital of Botswana. (Xinhua)Authorities ...

Asian markets mixed as virus surges in US, Europe

The fresh surge in coronavirus cases across the United States and Europe weighed on Asian markets Wednesday, while investors have ...

Women on 10 flights from Qatar invasively examined: Australia

Australia revealed on Wednesday that female passengers on 10 planes flying out of Doha were forced to endure "appalling" physical ...

Ukrainian Tourist Loses Arm In Rare Egyptian Shark Attack

A shark attacked a young Ukrainian boy and an Egyptian tour guide over the weekend off Egypt's Red Sea resort ...

East China's Xuzhou boosts agriculture by combining it with tourism

Plant cultivation facilities are placed at a modern agricultural industry park in Tongshan District, Xuzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Oct. ...

CEZA reports major infra projects status

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Oct. 28 (PIA) - - - The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) reported the status of its ...

The most EXTREME sites in Russia for a photo shoot

Getting to these places is an adventure in itself! Some of them are dangerous and pose a threat to life ...

Pandemic slashes international tourism by 70% - UN

International tourists arrivals plunged by an annualised 70% during the first eight months of 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic, ...

NegOr logs 23 add'l COVID-19 cases

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 27 (PIA) -- Twenty-three individuals tested positive for COVID-19 in Negros Oriental.Assistant Provincial Health Officer Dr. Liland ...

Ramaphosa unveils statue in honour of 'visionary' leader OR Tambo

President Cyril Ramphosa has paid tribute to former ANC president and anti-apartheid activist Oliver Reginald Tambo, describing him as one ...

DOLE 6 rolls out P600K skills training for Guimaras IP communities

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 27 (PIA) - - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 6 has approved a P600,000 fund ...

Turkey has become a ?travel agency for terrorists?, Dendias says

Athens, SANA-Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias on Monday expressed his country's concern about the negative role played by the Turkish ...

Death taxes and curfews for kids: The Queensland Election

In the lead-up to the Queensland Election, there has been no shortage of events for the media to keep up ...

Croatia raises minimum wage

ZAGREB, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- The Croatian government announced on Thursday a 4.6-percent increase in minimum wage that will take ...

Banks in Fiji tighten up on loans due to poor economic environment

SUVA, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- Banks in Fiji are tightening up on loans due to the existing poor economic environment. ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 1030 GMT, Oct. 29

BEIJING -- China has made remarkable achievements in its battle against poverty over the past five years, lifting 55.75 million ...

Refurbished site of centuries-old screen wall in north China reopens

TAIYUAN, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- The tourist site of the color-glazed Nine-Dragon Wall, a famous cultural relic dating back to ...

Foreign tourists to Cambodia down 74 pct in 9 months due to COVID-19

PHNOM PENH, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia had received 1.24 million foreign visitors during the first nine months of 2020, ...

Sao Paulo Stock Exchange suffers biggest plunge in 6 months

SAO PAULO, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Sao Paulo Stock Exchange, the main financial center in Latin America, plunged 4.25 ...

COVID-19: Germany with New Restrictions from November 2

Germany's federal and state governments have agreed on sweeping contact restrictions for the month of November in a bid to ...

Air Tanzania resumes scheduled flights to Harare

HARARE, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Air Tanzania resumed scheduled flights to Harare on Tuesday after a seven-month suspension due to ...

Live COVID-19 updates: S. Korea reports 103 more cases, 26,146 in total

BEIJING, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Travel agency business mostly resumed in virus-hit Hubei

WUHAN, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- About 88 percent of travel agencies in China's Hubei Province, once hardest hit by COVID-19, ...

Forum on Mazu culture to be held in east China

BEIJING, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- The 5th Global Mazu Culture Forum will be held in Putian City, east China's Fujian ...

Xinhua Headlines: How China's Xinjiang is tackling new COVID-19 outbreak

by Xinhua writers Zhang Zhongkai, He Jun, Pan Ying, Ma Kai and Gao Han URUMQI, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Northwest ...

Profile: A cotton farmer keeping pace with the times in China's Xinjiang

by Xinhua writers Zhang Zhongkai and Li Zhihao URUMQI, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Kulesi Rehim, 54, spent nearly half of ...

6,000-yr-old silkworm sculpture found in north China

TAIYUAN, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Archaeologists unearthed a silkworm sculpture dating back 6,000 years ago in north China's Shanxi Province, ...

Roque's publicity stunt diverts media attention from tourism issues

Screengrab from Inquirer.net.THE EIGHT months of strict lockdowns severely affected the country's tourism sector with an estimated PHP190 billion in ...

Brisbane's loss is new host Sydney's gain

5:11 AM ETFollow on TwitterSeldom has the term "open and shut case" carried more layers than those around Australia's home ...

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27% of passengers on Mideast flight to Dublin diagnosed with Covid-19

An outbreak of coronavirus in Ireland has been attributed to a flight from a country in the Middle East into ...

DBP bats for increased support to tourism industry

QUEZON CITY, Oct. 30 (PIA) -- State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) is working closely with the Department of ...

PIA suffers loss of Rs 250 billion since suspension of EU flights

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 29 (ANI): Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has suffered a loss of Rs 250 billion since the suspension ...

DOT to tourism business: Avail of the SB Corps CARES for TRAVEL

QUEZON CITY, Oct. 29 (PIA) - The Department of Tourism (DOT) appealed to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to ...

Vaal students die after drinking mixture of cough syrup and alcohol

Two students from the Vaal University of Technology (VUT) reportedly died on Monday after mixing and drinking alcohol and cough ...

LTS Investment Fund Ltd picks up stake in Vikas Multicorp Ltd

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 29 (ANI/NewsVoir): LTS Investment Fund Ltd. has picked up stake in Vikas Multicorp Ltd. As per ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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