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Vietnamese, Maldivian Foreign Ministers hold phone talks

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held phone talks with Foreign Minister of Maldives Abdulla Shahid on October 9 to discuss bilateral ties and regional and global issues of shared concern, on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties.
Pandemic severely impacted Lao tourism: ADB World

Pandemic severely impacted Lao tourism: ADB

Though Laos largely avoided any severe health impacts from COVID-19, the pandemic’s effect on its economy, especially the tourism sector, is forecast to be devastating, according to the Vientiane Times.
Thailand: Over 500,000 tourism workers lose jobs World

Thailand: Over 500,000 tourism workers lose jobs

The Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT) said about 10 percent of businesses in the country’s tourism industry have closed with almost 540,000 workers laid-off due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Inbound flights schedules detailed Business

Inbound flights schedules detailed

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has submitted detailed plans for flight schedules and requirements for airlines to bring foreign passengers into Vietnam, waiting for the Ministry of Transport’s approval.
Cambodia to seek UNESCO recognition for dolphin areas World

Cambodia to seek UNESCO recognition for dolphin areas

The Cambodian Ministry of Environment has been tasked with compiling data on four areas that are home to Irrawaddy dolphins in Kratie and Preah Vihear provinces. The report is a step in preparation for possible inclusion on the UNESCO World Natural Heritage list. ​
Pu Luong a fantastic retreat for nature lovers Travel

Pu Luong a fantastic retreat for nature lovers

Fresh air, cloud-draped mountain ranges, and stunning terraced rice fields come together to make Pu Luong Nature Reserve in the central province of Thanh Hoa’s Ba Thuoc and Quan Hoa districts look like art works.
Thailand to allow long-stay tourists in Phuket World

Thailand to allow long-stay tourists in Phuket

Thailand will allow foreign tourists to visit for longer stays in Phuket tourist island from October, a senior official of the country said on August 21, as the government tries to revive a key economic sector that has been devasted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Thailand considers Safe & Sealed plan for foreign tourists World

Thailand considers Safe & Sealed plan for foreign tourists

Tour operators in Thailand is planning to speak with the country’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAAT) about lifting restrictions on international commercial flights in the fourth quarter to allow the Safe and Sealed plan to take shape.