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Airbnb posts fourth quarter earnings of $859 million

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Airbnb hosts can see average earnings of up to $10,000 per year, Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, ...

Asia Album: Have fun at Islamabad Tourism Festival

© Provided by Xinhua ISLAMABAD, March 6 (Xinhua) -- A three-day Islamabad Tourism Festival, from Friday to Sunday, showcased air ...

Human trafficking ring in southern Europe dismantled

Around 30 people have been rescued from a human trafficking ring across four European countries.Police have arrested 13 people in ...

Predators look to stop Panthers, Aaron Ekblad

Florida defenseman Aaron Ekblad officially joined teammate Jonathan Huberdeau as a thorn in the Nashville Predators' side this season. Ekblad's ...

Klopp plays down Salah reaction after substituting top striker

Jurgen Klopp has played down any potential fallout following Mohamed Salah's show of displeasure after his substitution in Liverpool's 1-0 ...

Liverpool scramble for answers as season collapses

Mohamed Salah's angry shake of the head after being substituted in Liverpool's defeat to Chelsea was symbolic of the champions' ...

Displaced tourism workers in NegOr get Bayanihan 2 cash aid

DUMAGUETE CITY, March 3 (PIA) - The Department of Tourism (DOT) together with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) ...

DOT: Local tourism can safely reopen

DUMAGUETE CITY, March 2 (PIA) -- Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat has showed support in reopening Negros Oriental's tourism industry in ...

Rajnath Singh commences his two-day visit to Gujarat

Kevadia (Gujarat) [India], March 5 (ANI): Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday visited the newly-built Statue of Unity and ...

Multinationals selects students from Chandigarh University

Chandigarh [India], March 5 (ANI/PRNewswire): The campus placements 2020-21 for MBA students kicked off to a flying start which saw ...

More women empowerment programs to launch in UP says Yogi

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], March 5 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said that women empowerment programs ...

French envoy unveils first Indo-French dual degree program

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], March 5 (ANI): Furthering the Indo-French ties in the field of education and research, India's first Indo-French ...

No. 3 Baylor staves off No. 17 Oklahoma State

Jared Butler finished with 22 points on 8-for-14 shooting and had five assists to help No. 3 Baylor hold off ...

Boracay receives 16K tourists in February

KALIBO, Aklan, March 5 (PIA) - Tourist arrivals in the world-famous Boracay Island resort are gradually picking up amid the ...

Plum blossom helps boost rural tourism in SW China

CHONGQING, March 5 (Xinhua) -- Over 2,000 hectares of plum trees have been planted in Tongjing Town of southwest China's ...

Mount fires Chelsea as Liverpool crash to 5th consecutive home defeat

Liverpool slumped to a fifth consecutive home league defeat for the first time in their history as Mason Mount's strike ...

Jimmy Butler's return sparks Heat's win over Pelicans

Jimmy Butler returned from a two-game absence to score 29 points as the visiting Miami Heat defeated the Zion Williamson-less ...

No. 2 Michigan clinches Big Ten title with win over Michigan State

Franz Wagner had 19 points and six rebounds and No. 2 Michigan clinched the Big Ten regular-season title with a ...

No. 3 Baylor staves off Oklahoma State rallies, secures Big 12 win

Jared Butler finished with 22 points on 8-for-14 shooting and had five assists to help host Baylor hold off Oklahoma ...

East-leading Capitals look to sweep set with Bruins

The Washington Capitals have ascended to the top of the East Division on the strength of a season-high four-game winning ...

Kwahu festival: insights into how Ghana could boost tourism potential

Over the past few decades the boundaries of tourism have grown to include festival, cultural and ecological attractions. But the ...

Mabalacat City tourism, thriving amidst the pandemic

MABALACAT CITY, March 4 (PIA) -- Tourism industry in Mabalacat City continues to thrive despite travel restrictions and community quarantines ...

Developing Konkan tourism is prime focus: Maharashtra Govt

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 4 (ANI): Principal Secretary of Maharashtra Tourism department on Valsa Nair Singh on Wednesday said that ...

Prahlad Patel inoculated in 2nd phase of COVID vaccination

New Delhi [India], March 4 (ANI): As second phase of vaccination of COVID-19 is underway in India, Union Tourism and ...

Suns to close strong first half vs. Warriors

The Phoenix Suns will be seeking to cement the title as the biggest surprise of the NBA's first half when ...

Beautification of Srinagar underway to boost tourism

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], March 4 (ANI): In an effort to boost tourism in Kashmir Valley, the Jammu and ...

DOT urges hotels, destinations to apply for Safe Travels Stamp

QUEZON CITY, Mar. 4 (PIA) - The Department of Tourism (DOT) urges DOT-accredited accommodation establishments and local destinations re-opened to ...

Pistons bury undermanned Raptors

Wayne Ellington scored his season-best 25 points in going 8-for-11 from 3-point range and the visiting Detroit Pistons defeated the ...

Crimean Opera House Pulls Back Curtains On Russian Sanctions Loophole

Sanctions have prohibited companies from doing business with the Russian authorities controlling Crimea for more than six years, but Western ...

Erdogan, Merkel hold video conference over pandemic, regional issues

ISTANBUL, March 5 (Xinhua ) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a video conference ...

Italy's Foreign Ministry highlights Turin-Guangzhou ties in podcast

ROME, March 5 (Xinhua) -- A podcast of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs released Friday focused on the strengthening ...

Cyprus to welcome vaccinated UK nationals to enter from May: minister

NICOSIA, March 5 (Xinhua) -- United Kingdom (UK) nationals who have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by ...

Thailand mulls COVID-19 vaccine passports to boost tourism sector

BANGKOK, March 5 (Xinhua) -- Thailand is considering COVID-19 vaccine passports and quarantine exemption amid efforts to boost the ailing ...

Quotes of the Day from Xinhua World News, March 5

LUSAKA -- Zambia is targeting to vaccinate nearly half of the country's estimated population of 18 million against COVID-19, Zambian ...

UNEP says hunger elimination target in peril amid surging food waste

NAIROBI, March 5 (Xinhua) -- The quest to eradicate extreme hunger and malnutrition globally is in peril as 931 million ...

Argentine striker Quiroga earns Pachuca point at Necaxa

MEXICO CITY, March 4 (Xinhua) -- Argentine forward Mauro Quiroga scored a late goal to earn Pachuca a 2-2 draw ...

Marriott plans to open over 60 new hotels in China in 2021

SHANGHAI, March 4 (Xinhua) -- Hotel corporation Marriott International announced on Wednesday that it plans to open over 60 new ...

The ins and outs of Kenya's COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan

With the arrival of vaccines in the country, Kenya is set to begin its COVID-19 vaccination roll-out. Catherine Kyobutungi, the ...

Over $300m returned to COVID-hit travellers

The Government's Consumer Travel Reimbursement Scheme has helped return over $352 million of refunds and credits to New Zealanders who ...

Katara Hospitality opens Jamavar at Sheraton Grand Doha

Katara Hospitality opens Jamavar at Sheraton Grand Doha The Peninsula Qatar ...

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Macron says Paris not locked down for weekend

PARIS, France: The French government will not require residents of the Paris region to be locked down this weekend. However, ...

School collapses in central Greece earthquake, students safe

LARISSA, Greece: Central Greece was struck by a magnitude 6.0 earthquake on Wednesday, which was also felt in nearby Albania ...

Airbnb posts fourth quarter earnings of $859 million

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Airbnb hosts can see average earnings of up to $10,000 per year, Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, ...

Asia Album: Have fun at Islamabad Tourism Festival

© Provided by Xinhua ISLAMABAD, March 6 (Xinhua) -- A three-day Islamabad Tourism Festival, from Friday to Sunday, showcased air ...

Displaced tourism workers in NegOr get Bayanihan 2 cash aid

DUMAGUETE CITY, March 3 (PIA) - The Department of Tourism (DOT) together with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) ...

DOT: Local tourism can safely reopen

DUMAGUETE CITY, March 2 (PIA) -- Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat has showed support in reopening Negros Oriental's tourism industry in ...

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