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Boeing: Domestic air travel recovering, international remains slow

CHICAGO, Illinois: The airline industry is showing signs of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Boeing said on Tuesday, predicting rising ...

First SpaceX tourist flight begins 3 day journey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: A rocket carrying four tourists and no professional astronauts on board blasted off into Earth orbit on ...

Vaccinated Indian travelers free to travel to Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland: As Ireland opens up the country to tourism again, it has announced that vaccinated tourists from India will ...

Australia halt Qantas-Japan Airlines flight sharing

SYDNEY, Australia: Citing competition concerns as international travel is soon to resume, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has ...

Study: Climate change could impact algae in global ocean

Norwich [UK], September 19 (ANI): A research from the University of East Anglia and the Earlham Institute says that global ...

Bangladesh, Sri Lanka receive new batches of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines

© Provided by Xinhua Bangladesh also signed an agreement with China to co-product the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine doses domestically.DHAKA/COLOMBO, Sept. ...

SpaceX's all-civilian Inspiration4 mission splashes down off Florida

SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule has splashed down in the Atlantic ocean off the Florida coast, successfully bringing back to Earth ...

IRCTC starts special train for Char Dham Yatra

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): As the Char Dham Yatra resumed from Saturday, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism ...

Aviation Ministry allows airlines to operate flights at 85

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): Following a dip in the COVID-19 case in the country, the Ministry of Civil ...

Precise control measures barely impact economy as COVID-19 rebounds

© Provided by Xinhua FUZHOU, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- As the Chinese people are about to mark a national holiday ...

'Centre has given priority to states with tourism sector'

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): Asserting the need to open the tourism sector of the country, Prime Minister Narendra ...

IRCTC dedicates new food plaza at New Delhi Railway station

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): To offer an enhanced travel experience with taste, the Indian Railway Catering And Tourism ...

Black market of visas sky rocketed in Afghanistan: Rocket

Kabul [Afghanistan] September 17 (ANI): Following the closure of most embassies in Kabul, the black marketing of visas has significantly ...

Punjab Cabinet approves restructuring of tourism, culture

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], September 17 (ANI): The Punjab Cabinet, led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, on Friday restructuring the ...

SCO reaffirms to step up joint efforts to prevent terrorism

Dushanbe [Tajikistan], September 17 (ANI): The SCO member states on Friday strongly condemned terrorism in all its forms and reaffirmed ...

Mideast in Pictures: Saudi flag carrier Saudia's crew take training

© Provided by Xinhua JEDDAH, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Saudi flag carrier Saudia's crew take the training class termly for ...

COVID-19: All shops in Pune to stay shut on Sep 19

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 17 (ANI): In view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Maharashtra government has decided to keep ...

Tourism industry welcomes Centre's move of resuming visa se

By Vipul KashyapNew Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): The tourism industry welcomed the Central government's move of considering to resume ...

'AIMIM refusing to celebrate Telangana Liberation Day'

Hyderabad (Telangana), September 17 (ANI): Union Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy on Friday said that the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen ...

Vuenow spreads its wings to EU through Buglaria

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI/SRV Media): Vuenow Infotech, an EDC (Edge Data Center) company in India with COLO and ...

Char Dham Yatra to begin from Sep 18: Dhami

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], September 17 (ANI): The Char Dham Yatra will begin from September 18, said Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar ...

Where to watch, listen to Bears-Bengals game

The Bears will welcome the Cincinnati Bengals to Soldier Field at noon (CT) Sunday. Here's how you can watch and ...

Israel re-allows entry of foreign tourist groups

JERUSALEM, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Starting Sunday, Israel has re-allowed foreign tourist groups to enter the country, the Israeli Ministry ...

Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, Sept. 18

TEHRAN -- Iran's health ministry on Saturday reported 12,847 new COVID-19 cases, taking the country's total infections to 5,408,860. The ...

Ancient ritual tools unearthed in Pharaonic site in northern Egypt

CAIRO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Egyptian archaeologists unearthed ancient tools once used in religious rituals at a temple site in ...

China to hold culture, tourism expo in Wuhan

BEIJING, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- The first China (Wuhan) Culture and Tourism Expo will take place in Wuhan, central China's ...

China's new rule to ban minors from fan-club fundraising

BEIJING, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism Saturday started to solicit public opinion about a more ...

Bangladesh gets another 5 mln doses of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine

DHAKA, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh on Saturday received another 5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine developed by China's pharmaceutical ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Sept. 18

DHAKA -- Bangladesh on Saturday received another 5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine developed by China's pharmaceutical Sinopharm Group. A ...

SCO to play bigger role in regional, international affairs: Chinese FM

BEIJING, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday voiced expectations that the Shanghai ...

China Focus: "Reading lifestyle" becomes a growing trend among Chinese

BEIJING, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- In a simple yet elegant bookstore, Chinese novelist Liu Zhenyun hosted a livestream, leading readers ...

China's Chongqing launches charter flight to UK for students

CHONGQING, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- A charter flight carrying 244 Chinese students left southwest China's Chongqing Municipality for Manchester in ...

4 mln doses of Sinopharm vaccines arrive in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan authorities on Saturday received 4 million doses of Sinopharm vaccines shipped from China ...

GLOBALink | China-Greece Year of Culture and Tourism launched

ATHENS, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- The China-Greece Year of Culture and Tourism opened on Thursday with a ceremony held at ...

Premier Li calls for enhanced China-Greece cultural cooperation, ties

BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called on China and Greece to promote cultural exchanges and ...

Annual tourism festival kicks off in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- The annual Shanghai Tourism Festival kicked off Friday in the eastern Chinese city, aiming to ...

Thailand reports 14,555 new COVID-19 cases, 171 more deaths

BANGKOK, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Thailand on Friday reported 14,555 new COVID-19 cases and 171 more fatalities, according to the ...

Aussie "Sunshine State" faces rocky road to recovery of tourism industry

SYDNEY, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Australian state of Queensland, aptly dubbed the "Sunshine State" for its warm weather and ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Africa's cases near 8.1 mln

BEIJING, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

India's 2nd largest online travel platform expands global market

MUMBAI, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- India's second-largest online travel platform, EaseMyTrip, has expanded its international footprint to the Philippines, Thailand, ...

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US holds back some Egyptian military aid due to human rights concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: Military aid worth $130 million, out of a $300 million package intended for Egypt, will be withheld by ...

Sequoia National Park still safe, but wildfires approaching

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, California: Sequoia National Park and its namesake gigantic trees could be threatened by two large forest fires ...

Crisis strikes Idaho hospitals as Covid cases fill beds, ICUs

BOISE, Idaho: Public health officials in Idaho have warned that they will need to impose an emergency-level rationing of care ...

Lithuania building fence to stop migrants from Belarus

VILNIUS, Lithuania: Lithuania's government said work on the first section of a fence along its 420-mile border with Belarus, which ...

UK budget will not include funds for Scotland-Northern Ireland tunnel

LONDON, England: A proposed 21-mile undersea tunnel to link Scotland and Northern Ireland will not be funded, according to British ...

North Korea unveils cruise missile, adding to its arsenal

SEOUL, South Korea: North Korea successfully tested a new long-range cruise missile, which is thought by analysts to potentially be ...

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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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