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The hunt for pink dollars Tourism January 12, 2019 01:00

The hunt for pink dollars Tourism January 12, 2019 01:00

The Life Partnership Bill still has a long bureaucratic path ahead and an election and post-election uncertainty to endure before it could become law. But its recent approval in the Cabinet was an important initial step in making Thailand the first country in Southeast Asia to legally recognise same-sex civil partnerships.  ...

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Why tourists should stay away from disappearing destinations

Why tourists should stay away from disappearing destinations

What do Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, Bagan, in Myanmar, and the Kazakh eagle hunters of Mongolia have in common? They are all recipients of “last-chance” tourists, travellers keen to experience a place before it disappears or is transformed beyond recognition, the victim of climate change or globalisation. In 2016, the ...

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China tourism to Asean slowing: report

China tourism to Asean slowing: report

The China tourism boom is fizzling, with China visitor arrivals easing across most Asean countries in late 2018, said Maybank Kim Eng economists in a Jan 14 report. With slowing growth, a weaker yuan and waning consumer confidence, the current tourist slowdown may persist for most of 2019, they added. Nonetheless, the ...

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