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India provides VoA facilities to citizens of 11 countries. New Delhi, March 13/Nationalturk – In a good news for Indian economy and people associated with tourism sector, India witnessed 1.7 per cent growth in foreign tourist arrival under Visa on Arrival (VoA) scheme in the month of February this year. “In February 2014, a total [...]

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Two large oil slicks spotted Saturday by the Vietnamese air force offered the first sign that a jetliner carrying 239 people had crashed into the ocean after vanishing from radar without sending a single distress call. An international fleet of planes and ships scouted the waters between Malaysia and Vietnam for [...]

Canada’s capital may be a hotspot for political scandal and intrigue, but when it’s not ground zero for shake-ups and shakedowns, Ottawa has trouble shaking its reputation as Canada’s most boring city. Enter ‘Get Nipped’: the brainchild of the Sparks Street business association, a group looking to infuse a little life into the well-known strip [...]

US Secretary of State John Kerry would make another trip to the Middle East as part of his relentless effort to resolve the Israel-Palestine dispute and then head on to Vietnam and Philippines reflecting the American rebalance towards the Asia Pacific region. Kerry’s week-long trip begins on December 11, his spokesperson Jen [...]

When Nordstrom let Juan Perez go from his 27-year job playing the piano for shoppers early this year, he knew he wasn’t ready to stop sharing music with people in Tacoma. Tacoma agreed, and Perez keeps busy playing at least five days a week at several venues around the area. He said he still meets [...]

Since 2006, Asia has been more prominent for KLM than North America. That year was the first that KLM had more seats to Asia than North America, according to OAG data. (Air France and KLM only release joint traffic statistics.) The gap has progressively widened and is most apparent in 2013. The challenge, [...]

Mass evacuation as super typhoon closes on Vietnam | GlobalPost Follow us: Enlarge More than 200,000 people crammed into Vietnam storm shelters and soldiers helped reinforce vulnerable homes as a super typhoon bore down on the country Saturday after leaving a deadly trail of devastation in the Philippines. Haiyan, one of the most intense typhoons [...]

More than 200,000 people crammed into Vietnam storm shelters and soldiers helped reinforce vulnerable homes as a super typhoon bore down on the country on Saturday after leaving a deadly trail of devastation in the Philippines. Haiyan, one of the most intense typhoons on record, slammed into the Philippines on Friday with sustained winds of [...]

Image via Shutterstock Government travel advice has been hardened for the region in the Philippines devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is advising against all but essential travel to the eastern Visayas region of the Philippines where the typhoon caused extensive damage. The update came as [...]

Visa on arrival in India registers growth. New Delhi, Nov 15/Nationalturk – Signalling interest of foreign nationals to visit India for tourism purposes, the Visa on Arrival (VoA) facilities available to citizens of 11 countries in India witnessed a growth of over 31 percent in October 2013. “In the month of October, at least 1911 [...]