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Visitors are allowed to bring fruits to feed elephants at the Royal Elephant Kraal Village in Ayutthaya. (Photos by Somchai Poomlard) Back in June, Thailand was again in the headlines when UK-based animal rights group World Animal Protection (WAP) released video footage showing a mahout using a bullhook to jab a two-year-old elephant to separate […]
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AirAsia X ‘out of money’ Indonesian unit to be liquidated but fresh shareholder equity essential for survival published : 17 Oct 2020 at 14:56 The tail of an AirAsia X plane is seen at the Garuda AeroAsia maintenance facility in Tangerang, Indonesia. (Reuters Photo) KUALA LUMPUR: The long-haul budget carrier AirAsia X Bhd has run […]
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Five stages lay ahead for the world’s almost one million accommodation providers until their booking cycle resets into a different normal, a new report by SiteMinder, a global hotel industry guest acquisition platform, reveals. From Booming to Privilege: ‘The New Realities for a Hotel Industry in Need of a Reset’ is SiteMinder’s six-month study of
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Terrace rice fields in Phitsanulok. (Photo: Chinnawat Singha) Phitsanulok has introduced Phu Thap Si in Ban Nam Chuang as “Sapa Muang Thai”, or Sapa in Thailand. Located in Lao Cai province in northwest Vietnam, Sapa is a famous tourist destination known for its rice terraces, pleasant weather and its peak at Fansipan, the highest mountain […]
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IATA revises 2020 forecast published : 12 Oct 2020 at 14:51 The International Air Transport Association has downgraded its traffic forecast for 2020 to reflect a weaker-than-expected recovery, as evidenced by a dismal end to the summer travel season in the Northern Hemisphere. IATA now expects full-year 2020 traffic to be down 66% compared to […]
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Normally at this time of year, Puwish Lenvaree would station himself in the forests of West Papua, an Indonesian province on New Guinea Island. Over the past three years, he routinely spent much of the latter half of each year on New Guinea and nearby islands such as Waigeo and Halmahera mainly because it’s the […]
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The Story of Wood exhibition. (Photo by Varuth Hirunyatheb) Nai Lert Park Heritage Home has opened the Nai Lert family’s private collection for public visits. “The Story of Wood” will tell the story of Nai Lert Park Heritage Home through architecture and collection of antiques including woodcraft, house conservation and home architecture. Located in Soi