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TAT, Fliggy team up to improve Chinese tourists’ travel experience in Thailand

TAT, Fliggy team up to improve Chinese tourists' travel experience in Thailand

XXXXX The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has formed a strategic partnership with Alibaba’s online travel subsidiary Fliggy.com, following last week’s conference between TAT and Fliggy Holiday at Alibaba’s headquarters in Hangzhou, China. The development followed the meeting between Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Alibaba Group founder and executive chairman ...

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Top Asian News 1:24 am GMT

Top Asian News 1:24 am GMT

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0. 8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”BEIJING (AP) — China summoned the American ambassador and the defense attache and recalled its navy commander from a U.S. trip to deliver a strong protest against economic sanctions Washington lodged over the purchase of Russian fighter jets and surface-to-air missile equipment. ...

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Maldives strongman eyes new term in controversial poll

Maldives strongman eyes new term in controversial poll

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0. 8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”President Abdulla Yameen cast his ballot Sunday in a controversial election in the Maldives just hours after police raided the opposition‘s campaign headquarters, fuelling fears the vote has been rigged in the China-friendly strongman‘s favour.” data-reactid=”45″>President Abdulla Yameen cast his ballot Sunday ...

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Paradise, power and polls: five questions as the Maldives vote

Paradise, power and polls: five questions as the Maldives vote

NEW DELHI (AFP) –  The Maldives — a country of 1,200 islands in the Indian Ocean best known for its white beaches and blue lagoons — will vote Sunday in a presidential election. The archipelago of 260,000 people has seen political opposition suppressed and press freedom curtailed in recent years under ...

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No Chinese debt-trap, India is oldest ally but Maldives open for businesses, says President Yameen on the eve of polls

No Chinese debt-trap, India is oldest ally but Maldives open for businesses, says President Yameen on the eve of polls

Maldives President Yameen spoke to The Indian Express about the charges against his regime, Chinese debt trap and the ‘India First’ policy. (Reuters/File Photo) Water baby Sonakshi Sinha’s Maldives trip: Here’s what she wore to the beachUS expresses concern over continued democratic backsliding in MaldivesIndia’s tightrope walk on Maldives Presenting himself ...

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AP Explains: Why elections hold key for Maldives’ future

AP Explains: Why elections hold key for Maldives' future

A Maldivian man walks past an election campaign office of Maldivian President Yameen Abdul Gayoom and his running mate Mohamed Shaheem Ali Saeed in Male, Maldives, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. Yameen’s only contender in Sunday’s election is longtime lawmaker Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, backed by former President Mohamed Nasheed who is ...

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Ohayo Japan! RB sets sight on more East Asia routes

Ohayo Japan! RB sets sight on more East Asia routes

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN – Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) will begin direct flights to Tokyo’s Narita airport starting March 15, CEO Karam Chand announced on Saturday. The route is part of RB’s rapid expansion into East Asia, with the flag carrier announcing several new destinations in the past year including Taipei, Seoul, ...

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