Australia's Victorian state to upgrade Melbourne's public transport system

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MELBOURNE, May 4 — The Australian Victorian state government has announced that USD1.56 billion would be allocated in an effort to "transform" Melbourne's public transport system into one of the best in the world.

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Indonesia's int'l airline passengers rise in March

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JAKARTA, May 4 — The number of Indonesia's airline passengers for international destinations scaled up by 11.86 percent to 1.1 million in March on monthly basis, the Statistic Bureau announced here on Monday.

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Indonesia's foreign holidaymakers up in March

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JAKARTA, May 4 — The number of foreign visitors in Indonesia in March scaled up by 3.13 percent to 789,600 on yearly basis, the national statistic bureau announced here on Monday.

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Baybay counts on educational, industrial tour to boost tourism

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BAYBAY CITY, Leyte, May 4 -– With the absence of picture perfect natural wonders, this city is banking on educational and industrial tours to attract visitors in this city, said tourism officer Josefina K. Granada.

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China sees travel boom in May Day holiday

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BEIJING, May 4 — Heavy rain in some parts of China during the three-day May Day holiday did not dampen the enthusiasm of holidaymakers, with the number of travellers by rail and road both up from a year earlier.

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Liliw culminates 5-day Gat Tayaw Tsinelas Festival

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By Sol Luzano

LILIW, Laguna, May 4 (PNA) — The five-day 14th Gat Tayaw Tsinelas Festival 2015 of this town ended on Sunday with the Coronation Night of Mutya ng Liliw beauty pageant and awarding ceremonies.

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Train tour to China-DPRK border launched for South Koreans

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SHENYANG, May 4 — A train tour was launched in northeast China over the May Day holiday to take South Korean tourists to the Changbai Mountains bordering the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

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Feature: First world cruise from China arrives in LA

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LOS ANGELES, May 4 — As Xiang Rong set foot in Los Angeles on Sunday, she felt more confident that she had made a wise decision to sell her apartment to pay for a world cruise for her parents.

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Malaysia to renew tourism roadshows in China: minister

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DUBAI, May 5 — Malaysia will resume travel roadshows in china this summer while doing all to find the missing flight MH370, Malaysian Minister of Tourism Dato Seri Mohamed Nazri said Monday.

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Survey discovers Spain as favorite destination for European tourists

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MADRID, May 5 — Spain will once again be the number one destination for European tourists, according to a survey published by the consultancy company YouGov on Monday.

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