Mon, 27 May 2019

Iran Exempts Travel Agencies from VAT to Promote Tourism

Travel agencies taking tours to Iran have been exempted from paying Value-Added Tax (VAT) upon the order of First Vice ...

Premier Sihle Zikalala announces his KZN cabinet

Freshly-sworn in KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has announced his provincial cabinet for the next five-year term.Around 200 guests, including former ...

DOT warns public on increase of non-accredited entities

MANILA, May 27 (PIA) - Planning for a vacation? The Department of Tourism (DOT) warns the public on the proliferation ...

La Trinidad holds SME summit

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, May 27 (PIA) - - Some 150 local entrepreneurs joined the 4th Entrepreneurs' Summit which aims to ...

French Open: Federer cruises past Lorenzo Sonego in first round

Paris [France], May 26 (ANI): Roger Federer had an ideal start to his French Open campaign as he defeated Lorenzo ...

Indonesia: Australia flights cancelled after volcano erupts in Bali

Jakarta [Indonesia], May 26 (ANI): Bali's airport on Saturday cancelled flights to and from Australia following an eruption of Mount ...

20-year-old Telangana man scales Mount Everest

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 26 (ANI): After scaling Mount Kilimanjaro, a 20-year-old man from Ibrahimpatnam village in Telangana's Ranga Reddy ...

Sri Lanka: 5 terror suspects arrested with Rs 1 bn in bank accounts

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 26 (ANI): The bank accounts of five terror suspects, who were arrested a day earlier for ...

Reality check exposes 'safety chinks' in Delhi's coaching centres

New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): All is not well with the buildings of many coaching centres in the national ...

Ramaphosa's inauguration on Africa Day is 'significant?

Today is Africa Day.But what does the celebration mean overall?As a continent, countries will be reflecting on opportunities as well ...

Is gay sex in Kenya impacting tourism?

"Will 'Magical Kenya' spend money specifically to position [itself as a] destination for this particular segment of people?," Mohamed Hersi, ...

Tam-awan Int?l Arts Fest features Cordillera, Filipino cuisine

BAGUIO CITY, May 24 (PIA) -- Cordillera cuisine and other Filipino dishes are featured in this year's staging of the ...

Rapid water quality tests better protect beachgoers

Planning a trip to the beach? Along with looking forward to some summer fun, beachgoers may be thinking about the ...

Ziplining adventure sport in Tartous countryside witnesses turnout

Tartous, SANA_ His passion for outdoor adventure sports encouraged Fawaz Ghannam, from Tartous countryside, to connect two mountains separated by ...

Jahan Nama Museum: A Collection of Modern, Ancient Art

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - In 1976, a section in the western part of the Sahebqaranieh Palace in northern Tehran was allocated ...

Shah Nematollah Vali Tomb, A Splendid, Beautiful Edifice

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The tomb of Shah Nureddin Nematollah Vali, poet, sage, Sufi and founder of an order of dervishes, ...

10,000 canceled flights- Southwest Airlines grapples with Boeing 737 Max groundings

Two Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-8 Max jets are seen March 13, 2019, near a hangar at Midway Airport in Chicago. ...

Wisconsin tourism is being transformed by its grape growers

Wisconsin tourism is being transformed by its grape growers WKOW MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin might be best known for its ...

Greek Tourism Body SETE Calls for Integrated and Permanent Taxation Policy

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE)has reiterated its call for government planning that will include tax cuts in transportation, among others.... ...

MHTC aspires to make Malaysia as a hub for medical tourism - The Bruneian

This article was first published on May 18, 2019 in our Weekly E-Paper issue 38 Azrina Zin KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia ...

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Prime Minister Abe could mediate between U.S. and Iran, says Trump

TOKYO, Japan - U.S. President Donald Trump says he would be fine with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe serving as ...

Ill-treatment of Taliban detainees prompts UN rebuke

KABUL, Afghanistan - Reports of prisoners held by the Taliban in Afghanistan being tortured and killed surfaced on Sunday.The reports ...

Japan under fire from North Korea during Trump tour

PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea has issued two provocative statements slamming Japan, just as U.S. President Donald Trump has ...

Last year 98 UN peacekeepers lost their lives

UNITED NATIONS - Since the UN set up its first peacekeeping mission back in 1948, more than 3,800 peacekeepers have ...

Arson blamed for attack on Catholic Church in Derrry

LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - A Catholic Church in Derry/Londonderry in Northern Ireland have been set ablaze.Detectives say they believe the ...

National Day in U.S. for missing children

WASHINGTON DC - When a 13-year-old North Carolina girl went missing last fall, the FBI and state and local partners ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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