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Our National Parks Could Do a Lot with $2.5 Million

Our National Parks Could Do a Lot with $2.5 Million

At the end of his 50-minute, flyover-filled Fourth of July speech on Thursday, President Donald Trump offered a thank you to the National Park Service. He owed them one. Some $2.5 million of the total cost of the unprecedented event, the Washington Post reported Tuesday, had been diverted directly from ...

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Is Abdulla Yameen Handing Over the Maldives to China?

Is Abdulla Yameen Handing Over the Maldives to China?

Remember the good old days, when China proudly proclaimed the principle of noninterference in other nations’ internal affairs and pledged never to build military bases overseas? That now seems like a long-forgotten past. The current crisis unfolding in the Indian Ocean nation of the Maldives is a grim reminder of ...

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Kerala Tourism eyes Middle East investors – Business

Kerala Tourism eyes Middle East investors - Business

Kerala Tourism plans to hold an investors meet in the Middle East and other select overseas markets to attract investments to fund tourism-related infrastructure projects, a top executive of the department said. In an exclusive interview with sister publication Arabian Business, Rani George, secretary, Tourism, Government of Kerala said, “We are ...

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Six big projects under development

Six big projects under development

Several projects are under development in Hengqin, ‘which will add hotel room capacity and non-gaming offerings,’ says a recent Bernstein report. We list the main ones below. MB Special Report | Hengqin, our precious neighbour Chimelong International Ocean Tourist Resort  Currently the only tourist destination on Hengqin, the resort was ...

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More roads, more dams, more power plants for Indonesia

More roads, more dams, more power plants for Indonesia

The Trans-Java and Trans-Sumatra highways are expected to be completed during the second term of President Joko Widodo, shortening travelling times and opening up new job opportunities on Indonesia‘s two main islands. Officials say that the roads are part of the President‘s buffet of upcoming projects, and just like in ...

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