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ASEAN gets serious about ecotourism development

ASEAN gets serious about ecotourism development Xinyi Liang-Pholsena, Pakse, Laos RECOGNISING the high-yield, low-impact benefits of ecotourism, governments in South-east Asia are now putting serious efforts to develop this niche market by including sustainable and responsible travel in national planning policies. At the regional level, the first-ever ASEAN Ecotourism Forum (AEF) which took place in… Continue reading ASEAN gets serious about ecotourism development

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Bangkok blast: 10 places to avoid in the Thai capital right now

BANGKOK, Aug 18 — Following the bomb blast at Erawan Shrine in central Bangkok yesterday, local Thai news have listed 10 high-risk areas to be avoided in the city. They are: 1. Ratchaprasong junction (area of blast, Centralworld, Siam) 2. Pathumwan junction (MBK) 3. Silom road (Sala Daeng) 4. Khao San 5. Narathiwat junction (Sathorn,… Continue reading Bangkok blast: 10 places to avoid in the Thai capital right now

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Top Picks: Asia’s top island escapades

    20 March 2014 Top Picks: Asia’s top island escapades Looking for an idyllic island retreat? Here’s a look at some of the best in the region SEARCHING for an escape from, the hectic city life? This is Asia’s best of the winners of the 2014 Travellers’ Choice Islands Awards by TripAdvisor, based on… Continue reading Top Picks: Asia’s top island escapades