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Home affairs pushing hard for new visa requirements and e-visas

Home affairs pushing hard for new visa requirements and e-visas

With 10.3 million tourists visiting the country in 2017, the Department of Tourism is working hard alongside the Department of Home Affairs to push this number even higher. This is according to minister of tourism, Derek Hanekom, who presented his departmental budget vote for the 2018/2019 financial year on Thursday ...

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Bergen ‘in a pickle’ over new courts at Overpeck

Bergen 'in a pickle' over new courts at Overpeck

CLOSE Pickleball advocates Iris Borman and Norm Levy talk about the decision of the Bergen County Park Department to put tile surfaces on Pickleball courts. Mitsutaro Yasukawa, Photo Journalist, @MitsuYasukawa Pickleball advocates Norm Levy of Fort Lee and Iris Borman of Cliffside Park (foreground) play Pickleball together on a concrete ...

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Is It Safe to Visit Istanbul Right Now?

Is It Safe to Visit Istanbul Right Now?

On January 12, 2018, the U.S. State Department issued a Level 3 travel advisory for Turkey, asking its citizens to “reconsider travel … due to terrorism and arbitrary detentions.” Specifically, it cautioned against traveling in the southeastern provinces along the Turkey-Syria border, and to be vigilant in places with large ...

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New Philippine tourism secretary named as Wanda Tulfo Teo resigns

New Philippine tourism secretary named as Wanda Tulfo Teo resigns

Bernadette Romul-Puyat (in pink) will replace Wanda Tulfo Teo as tourism secretary Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has appointed agriculture undersecretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat as new tourism secretary, replacing Wanda Tulfo Teo who has resigned amid a tourism advertising controversy. The daughter of former senator and foreign affairs secretary Alberto Romulo, Romulo-Puyat ...

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New routes to tourist spots

New routes to tourist spots

(Clockwise from top left) Khandagiri-Udayagiri, Dhauli Peace Pagoda and city buses in Bhubaneswar. Pictures by Ashwinee Pati Bhubaneswar: Visitors willing to explore the tourist spots in the city would be able to board buses that will provide end-to-end connection to those places. The housing and urban development department will open ...

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Celebrate Powell’s trees on Arbor Day

Now, with the city’s annual Arbor Day celebration scheduled for next week, the spotlight will once again shine on Powell’s trees. Festivities will kick off Thursday, April 26, as fifth graders from Parkside, Westside and Southside elementary schools are invited to The Commons for an afternoon of programs promoting education ...

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