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    Walking in a valley

    Life, Published on 17/01/2019

    » When it comes to nature trails on Doi Inthanon, the country's highest mountain in Chiang Mai's Chom Thong district, many will be familiar with Ang Ka Luang on the mountain peak as well as Kiew Mae Pan at KM42 on the road leading to Doi Inthanon. As a matter of fact, another interesting nature trail in the area was opened to the public about 10 years ago with the collaboration of local villagers and Doi Inthanon National Park. However, it is not as popular as the two other routes, famous for the sea of mist over evergreen forests and grass fields.

  • BUSINESS

    Tourists flock to the place of fire and ice

    Business, AFP, Published on 09/12/2016

    » Reykjavik: An island of ice and lava battered by the Arctic winds, Iceland's dramatic and pristine landscape is attracting a growing number of tourists, not all of whom are respectful of the fragile ecosystem.

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    Diver films rubbish wasteland in Bali waters

    AFP, Published on 08/03/2018

    » NUSA PENIDA, Indonesia: Millions of tourists are drawn to Bali's palm-fringed scenery and rich marine life, but a British diver has released stark footage highlighting a growing problem in its famously crystal-clear waters: plastic rubbish.

  • NEWS

    Typhoon kills 11 in Japan, Kansai airport flooded

    Published on 05/09/2018

    » TOKYO: A powerful typhoon killed at least 11 people in western Japan and an airport company had to transfer some 3,000 stranded passengers by boats, public broadcaster NHK reported on Wednesday. More than a million homes were without power.

  • NEWS

    Terrorist crashes car into London pedestrians

    Associated Press, Published on 15/08/2018

    » LONDON: A car ploughed into pedestrians and cyclists near the Houses of Parliament in London during the morning rush hour Tuesday, injuring three people in what police suspect is the latest in a string of attacks in the British capital that used vehicles as weapons.

  • NEWS

    Summit mania on eve of meeting

    Associated Press, Published on 11/06/2018

    » Summit mania on eve of meeting SINGAPORE: As the hours count down to the Tuesday morning meeting, here's a look at what happened in Singapore and the Koreas on Monday.

  • NEWS

    Kim Jong Un lookalike set to make impression at summit

    AFP, Published on 07/06/2018

    » HONG KONG: As the world awaits the historic summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, one man who has risen to prominence for his impressions of the North Korean leader is preparing for his own appearance in Singapore.

  • NEWS

    13 dead, about 100 hurt in IS-claimed terror attacks in Spain

    Kyodo News, Published on 18/08/2017

    » A van ploughed through a crowd of pedestrians Thursday in the centre of Barcelona, leaving at least 13 people dead and around 100 injured in an attack claimed by the Islamic State militant group, local authorities said.

  • NEWS

    Extreme heat grips N. Hemisphere on summer solstice

    Published on 21/06/2017

    » SINGAPORE -- Extreme heat across large tracts of the Northern Hemisphere raised fears for crops in China, fuelled forest fires in Portugal and Russia's Far East, forced flight cancellations in the Southwest US, and melted tarmac on roads in Britain.

  • BUSINESS

    NBCUniversal buys rest of USJ

    Business, Bloomberg News, Published on 02/03/2017

    » Tokyo/New York: Comcast Corp, the largest US cable operator, said on Tuesday that it would acquire full control of a company that operates a Harry Potter-featured theme park in Japan, targeting the appeal of getaways for the region's growing middle-class and record visitors to the Asian nation.

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