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More International Destinations Make Official Debut at IT&CM China 2014

Shanghai – Not only are more international destinations making their debut at this year’s IT&CM China, their participation comes with added significance as it is fronted by their Convention Visitor Bureaus (CVBs) or National Tourism Organisations (NTOs). This surge in new … Continue reading More International Destinations Make Official Debut at IT&CM China 2014

Kuomintang honorary chairman Lien Chan to visit Beijing

Beijing/Taipeh – Kuomintang Honorary Chairman, Lien Chan, is expected to lead a delegation from Taiwan to visit the Chinese mainland next week. Lien, is also the Chairman of a foundation on cross-Strait peaceful development. The spokeswoman for the Taiwan Affairs … Continue reading Kuomintang honorary chairman Lien Chan to visit Beijing

ASEAN connectivity: A role for Europe?

Brussels – Connectivity is crucial for ASEAN integration, the building of an ASEAN Economic Community by end-2015 and ensuring the grouping’s centrality in an evolving and dynamic regional architecture. – An important topic, discussed by the “Friends of Europe” in … Continue reading ASEAN connectivity: A role for Europe?

The number of German students in China rises to an all-time high

Berlin/Beijing – German students are increasingly seeing the People’s Republic of China as an attractive country for pursuing their studies and obtaining internships. According to data from the Federal Office for Statistics, the number of German students in China has … Continue reading The number of German students in China rises to an all-time high

Interest in travel to Thailand remains high for Chinese tourists

Bangkok/Shanghai – Travellers from China still show a strong interest in visiting Thailand, despite political tensions in Bangkok, with the number of visa applications at the Thai Consular Office in Shanghai remaining high at 7,000-8,000 applications a day while flight … Continue reading Interest in travel to Thailand remains high for Chinese tourists

The Hall of Opium an intoxicating attraction in Chiang Rais Golden Triangle

Bangkok – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the Mae Fah Luang Foundation is presenting an enticing tourist attraction in the province of Chiang Rai – the Hall of Opium in the Golden Triangle Park. Thawatchai Arunyik, Governor of … Continue reading The Hall of Opium an intoxicating attraction in Chiang Rais Golden Triangle

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