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Lao public, private sectors prepare for APEC economic integration

Vientiane – Representatives from government and private sectors met here in Lao capital Vientiane for a crucial knowledge-building seminar to prepare for ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) integration, according to local media Monday. Held under the Laos Pilot Program for Narrowing … Continue reading Lao public, private sectors prepare for APEC economic integration

“Beautiful China – 2014 Year of Smart Travel” website launched

Beijing – China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) has several new developments in the works, including the 2014 theme for the promotion of travel to China and a new website. The official theme for CNTA’s 2014 campaign around the globe is … Continue reading “Beautiful China – 2014 Year of Smart Travel” website launched

Skyscanner Appoints PATA Foundation as its first Charity of the Year

Bangkok – Leading global travel search site Skyscanner today announced a partnership with the PATA Foundation, its first ever Charity of the Year in Asia Pacific. Throughout the course of 2014, Skyscanner and its employees across Asia Pacific will be … Continue reading Skyscanner Appoints PATA Foundation as its first Charity of the Year

Google Play: Developers from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines & Thailand can now sell paid apps

Jakarta – Google has announced that Android developers from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand can now start selling paid applications in Google Play. Earlier, app distribution for developers from these countries was only limited to free apps in Google Play. … Continue reading Google Play: Developers from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines & Thailand can now sell paid apps

Hong Kong: Passengers refuse to disembark cruise ship

Hong Kong – About 300 disgruntled cruise passengers refused to leave their ship at the end of a five-day trip yesterday, claiming the tour company was not offering adequate compensation for cancelling a visit to Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay. Some … Continue reading Hong Kong: Passengers refuse to disembark cruise ship