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3 hrs ago | ABC News

HK, Philippines Compromise Over Tourist Deaths

Hong Kong and the Philippines have reached a compromise over Hong Kong's demand for an apology for the deaths of eight tourists in a bungled rescue attempt during a 2010 hostage-taking in Manila that soured relations.


Related Topix: Travel, Philippines Travel

3 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Luxury Automakers Scramble To Woo Young Chinese

At age 32, Jason Jia already is the kind of customer luxury automakers are seeking as competition grows in China's lucrative but crowded market.


Related Topix: Travel, China Travel, Volkswagen Polo, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Cadillac, Coupe, Wagon, Cadillac CTS, Sedan, Audi A3, Audi, Audi A6, Convertible, Lincoln, SUV, Lincoln MKC

4 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

Obama to back Japan in China islands dispute

President Obama is due in Tokyo Wednesday where he will kick start a trip to Asia aimed in part at renewing the U.S.'s security commitment to the region.


Related Topix: Philippines Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, East China, MI

Tue Apr 22, 2014


Australia signals deeper search for Malaysian jet

CANBERRA, Australia - Australia may use more powerful sonar equipment that can delve deeper beneath the Indian Ocean in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet as the prime minister said Wednesday that failure to find any clue in the most likely crash site would not spell the end of the search.


Related Topix: Australia Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, World News, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel, Australia, US Navy, US News, US Military

St.Petersburg Times

The Hidden Treasures of Southern China

A trip to the southwest of Guangzhou, to the town of Kaiping, offers a parallel reality that thrusts the traveler into a magical realm.


Related Topix: World News, China, Travel, China Travel,

Modi to visit BHU before filing papers, Congress complains to EC

Varanasi/New Delhi, April 22 : BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is set to file his nomination from Varanasi Thursday after visiting the premier Banaras Hindu University , as per sources.


Related Topix: Varanasi, India Travel, Travel, India Travel, Canada

Colombo Page

Sri Lanka has achieved a lot, Korean envoy tells President

Apr 22, Colombo: A South Korean envoy, who is visiting Sri Lanka, has said that the country has made tremendous progress since the end of the war five years ago.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Travel, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Travel, Mahinda Rajapaksa

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Tesla to build cars in China

"At some point in the next three or four years we'll be establishing local manufacturing in China," CEO Elon Musk said in Beijing.


Related Topix: Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel


Trade turnover between Azerbaijan and The Netherlands exceeds $ 300 million

The trade turnover between Azerbaijan and The Netherlands amounted to $ 320 million in 2013, the Ambassador of the Netherlands to Azerbaijan Robert Jan Gabrielsen said.


Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Azerbaijan Travel

The Star Online

Felda's proven track record a model to follow

Felda Technoplant Krau 1 scheme assistant manager Abdul Rahman Mohamad Nazri with Felda Scheme Krau 1 manager Suroto Ahamad.


Related Topix: Travel, Malaysia Travel, Agriculture, Science

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

PM shoots down Greens proposal to release records of meetings

Prime Minister John Key has shot down a Green Party proposal which would require all ministers to publicly release records of their meetings with external organisations.


Related Topix: Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel

The China Post

Malaysia Airlines jet forced to land after burst tire found

A Malaysia Airlines plane with 166 people aboard was forced to make an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur early Monday in another blow to the flag-carrier's safety image after the loss of flight MH370.


Related Topix: Malaysia Travel, World News, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Travel, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

The Nation

Musharraf seeks to lift travel ban to go abroad

For news details visit : For news details Read on : Musharraf seeks to lift travel ban to go abroad ISLAMABAD- Former President Pervez Musharraf currently facing high treason trial, today moved a court to seek lifting a travel ban on him as he wants ... (more)


Related Topix: Pervez Musharraf, World News, Travel, Pakistan Travel, Karachi, Pakistan Travel, Benazir Bhutto


Asia's Dangerous Air Pollution is Affecting Weather All Over the World

Air pollution frequently reaches dangerous levels in Beijing and often exceeds the World Health Organization's recommended levels in Delhi .


Related Topix: Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, Weather

See hidden Nepal

As part of its new Treks for Change program, in August the charity is running a unique trip to Upper Mustang, a high-altitude desert region that is an outpost of Tibetan culture amid the remote valleys of northern Nepal.


Related Topix: Pakistan Travel, Travel


Obama's Asia pivot: A work in progress

The Marine Corps is beefing up its deployments to Guam and Australia. The Navy is sending more ships to Japan.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US Navy, Travel, Philippines Travel, Manila, Philippines Travel, US News, US Politics, Randy Forbes, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Japan PM makes gift to controversial war shrine, skips visit

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe donated a tree to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine Monday, but did not visit the memorial which is seen by China and South Korea as a symbol of Japan's militarist past.


Related Topix: Travel, South Korea Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel

BBC News

Iran's Rouhani urges women's rights

In a speech marking Women's Day, Mr Rouhani criticised "those who consider women's presence society as a threat" and said Iran still had "a long way to go" to ensure gender equality.


Related Topix: Travel, Iran, Azerbaijan Travel, Iran Travel, Azerbaijan Travel, Pakistan Travel, Europe Travel, Iran, Pakistan Travel, Middle East Travel, The National, Entertainment, Television

Weekday Magazine

Azerbaijan Arrests Prominent Journalist For Espionage

Rauf Mirkadyrov, a commentator for the independent Russian-language daily "Zerkalo," was taken into custody by security personnel at Baku's Heydar Aliyev airport on April 19 after being deported from Turkey, where he had lived with his family for the past three years.


Related Topix: Travel, Azerbaijan Travel, Journalism, Europe Travel, Turkey, World News, Middle East, Caucasus, Azerbaijan Travel, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Sunday Herald

Hot destinations for news junkie holidays: Kosovo, North Korea ... and Scotland

A TRAVEL firm which organises holidays to troubled destinations such as North Korea and Kosovo is reporting strong interest in its latest package holiday to Scotland.


Related Topix: Travel, North Korea Travel, Ukraine, World News, Europe Travel, Glasgow, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe, Central County, Scotland, United Kingdom