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    Brunei woos tourists with rainforest

    Published on 18/11/2014

    » BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN — Largely ignored by tourists for decades, Brunei is finally stirring as a holiday destination, drawing more tourists with its pristine rainforest as well as quiet and safe image.

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    Solar panels catch fire at water park during Taiwan heatwave

    AFP, Published on 28/07/2016

    » TAIPEI - More than 1,200 people were evacuated from a Taiwan water park after solar panels caught fire in the midst of a heatwave that has seen record power consumption as the island struggles to keep cool.

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    Taiwan water park blast victims demand apology, punishment

    AFP, Published on 26/09/2016

    » TAIPEI - Victims of a water park explosion that killed 15 and left hundreds with horrific burns rallied in Taiwan Monday as anger mounts that only one person has been jailed over the tragedy.

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    Number of injured in Taiwan water park blast 'rises to 509'

    AFP, Published on 28/06/2015

    » TAIPEI - The number of people injured in an explosion at a water park in Taiwan has more than doubled to over 500, authorities said Sunday, after tracking down hundreds of victims who took themselves to hospital or were taken by others in the crowd.

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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.

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    German baroque water park makes splash on UNESCO list

    AFP, Published on 10/07/2013

    » With its Hercules statue towering above a massive water cascade, romantic gardens and castle, Germany's Bergpark Wilhelmshoehe has long been a marvel of baroque landscape design. As of last month, it's also a UNESCO world heritage site.

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    The victims fighting to survive after Taiwan water park inferno

    AFP, Published on 16/07/2015

    » TAIPEI - Almost three weeks after a fireball engulfed hundreds of young partygoers in Taiwan, the death toll continues to rise with agonising slowness as parents keep vigil at their children's bedsides, willing those who survived to stay alive.

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    Party organiser charged over Taiwan water park disaster

    AFP, Published on 16/10/2015

    » TAIPEI - Prosecutors in Taiwan charged the owner of an events company Friday over an explosion at a "colour party" which left 12 dead and hundreds injured after heat from stage lights triggered a blast that ripped through the crowd.

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    Taiwan families demand justice in deadly water park explosion

    AFP, Published on 01/12/2015

    » TAIPEI - Families of victims killed during an explosion at a "colour party" in Taiwan that left 15 dead and hundreds injured are calling for the event organiser to receive a stiff sentence, as a procedural hearing opened in Taipei on Tuesday.

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    Young partygoer dies after Taiwan water park disaster

    AFP, Published on 29/06/2015

    » TAIPEI - A 20-year-old partygoer died Monday after suffering 90 percent burns from a fireball that injured nearly 500 people at a Taiwan "colour party", with organisers facing charges after plumes of decorative powder ignited.

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