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IT&CM China To Open With Record-Breaking Chinese Delegation

Shanghai – The 8th installment of Leading International MICE Event In China, IT&CM China, will open tomorrow with its strongest Chinese delegation to date. The unprecedented strength of the local participation is evidenced most significantly in the Chinese buyer numbers … Continue reading IT&CM China To Open With Record-Breaking Chinese Delegation

39 killed, 402 injured on first day of Songkran festival in Thailand

Bangkok – Road accidents have killed 39 people and injured 402 others on Friday — the first day of the seven-day campaign to reduce road accidents throughout Thailand — as people celebrate the annual Songkran festival or Thailand’s traditional New … Continue reading 39 killed, 402 injured on first day of Songkran festival in Thailand

Cambodia’s Angkor world heritage site favourite with Chinese tourists

Phnom Penh –  The number of Chinese visitors to Cambodia’s Angkor Wat temple, one of the World Heritage Sites, has continued to grow in the first two months of this year, a tourism official said Sunday. Some 71,100 Chinese had … Continue reading Cambodia’s Angkor world heritage site favourite with Chinese tourists

Thailand: Chinese tourists attending Songkran festivities

Bangkok – Thailand is looking to attract a larger number of Chinese tourists to join this year’s Songkran celebrations. Many of these Chinese visitors are coming into the kingdom by air or road and are heading to a range of … Continue reading Thailand: Chinese tourists attending Songkran festivities

Aviation: Commission updates the European safety list

Brussels/Manila – The European Commission has updated for the 23rd time the European list of airlines subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union — better known as “the EU air safety list”. On the basis … Continue reading Aviation: Commission updates the European safety list

ASEAN and Canada discuss Progress of Partnership

Jakarta – The Second ASEAN-Canada Joint Coordination Committee (AC-JCC) Meeting was held yesterday at the ASEAN Secretariat, co-chaired by Ambassador Tan Hung Seng, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Singapore to ASEAN and Donald Bobiash, Ambassador of Canada to ASEAN. … Continue reading ASEAN and Canada discuss Progress of Partnership

China’s top political advisor meets Thai Princess

BEIJING, April 10 (Xinhua) — China’s top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng met Thursday with visiting Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, advocating increased cultural exchanges between the two sides. Yu, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative … Continue reading China’s top political advisor meets Thai Princess

SilkAir to start flights from Singapore to Hangzhou in June

Singapore/Hangzhou –  SilkAir, Singapore Airlines’ regional wing, announced on Wednesday that it will begin flights to China’s Hangzhou in June, representing its eighth destination in China. Subject to applicable approvals, SilkAir will operate services to Hangzhou four times a week … Continue reading SilkAir to start flights from Singapore to Hangzhou in June