Quang Ninh welcomes 3M tourists in Q1

April 9, 2015 12:59 pm· Comments Off on Quang Ninh welcomes 3M tourists in Q1 

QUANG NINH, April 8 — The northern province of Quang Ninh welcomed nearly three million tourists in the first quarter of 2015, the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism reported.

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'Himala sa Buhangin!' festival benefits locals, boost livelihood

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LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte, April 8 — As the Himala sa Buhangin Festival continues to prosper on its third year, the biggest and most recognized outdoor arts and music festival in the north is again set to provide more employment opportunities for the locals of Ilocos Norte.

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Russian Railways signs agreement on railway construction on Borneo island

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BANGKOK, April 8 — Russian Railways and Thai Banpu Public Company signed a memorandum on cooperation in the railway infrastructure and marine coal terminal construction on the Indonesian island of Borneo. The document was signed in the presence of PM Dmitry Medvedev and PM of Thailand Prayut Chan-ocha.

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Hong Kong to step up tourism promotion

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HONG KONG, April 8 — Hong Kong will launch promotions to attract more tourists to the city because of a drop in the number of visitors over the holiday weekend, Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said on Wednesday.

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Angeles City's 'Sisig' to be showcased in DOT’s Flavors of the Philippines

April 9, 2015 12:59 pm· Comments Off on Angeles City's 'Sisig' to be showcased in DOT’s Flavors of the Philippines 

ANGELES CITY, Pampanga, April 8 –The famous Angeles Sizzling Sisig, is set to be showcased in the Department of Tourism’s (DOT) month-long cultural and gastronomic feast which presents the country’s culinary prowess and interest worldwide.

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French air controllers' strike disrupts Belgian air travel

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BRUSSELS, April 8 — Industrial action by French air traffic controllers led to flight cancellations at Belgian airports on Wednesday, local media are reporting.

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500,000 foreign tourists to join Thailand's Songkran festival

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BANGKOK, April 8 — An estimated 500,000 tourists from overseas are expected to visit Thailand during Songkran festival next week.

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5 ‘crowd-less’ beaches for summer vacation — DOT

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By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, April 8 (PNA)– The summer heat has started to set in and that means more people are heading to the beach. While many Philippine go-to beaches will most-likely be full, a few will be less "crowd-less".

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(News Feature)La Union to get new seaside promenade tourist attraction: Poro Point Baywalk

April 9, 2015 12:59 pm· Comments Off on (News Feature)La Union to get new seaside promenade tourist attraction: Poro Point Baywalk 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, April 8 (PNA) — A new seaside promenade, estimated to cost Php 58.91 million, will soon be joining the list of tourist attractions in Northern Luzon in yet another step to boost tourism in the country.

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2016 F1 Grand Prix Russia may be held in nighttime

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MOSCOW, April 8 — The 2016 Formula One Grand Prix Russia at the racing track in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi may be held in the nighttime, Sergey Vorobyov, the head of the Russian F1 racing promotion company Sochi AutoDrom, said on Wednesday.

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