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3 hrs ago | Reuters

New Paris hotel joins race to pamper the super rich

After four years of refurbishment work costing 430 million euros, the Peninsula Paris hotel opens its doors on Friday, promising prince-like treatment to well-heeled visitors to the French capital.

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7 hrs ago | People's Daily Online

Chinese Embassy in Singapore marks upcoming 87th anniversary of PLA

Li Daozhong, Military Attache of the Chinese Embassy in Singapore, delivers a speech at a reception to mark the upcoming 87th anniversary of the establishment of the Chinese People's Liberation Army in Singapore, July 30, 2014.

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11 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Malaysia PM in Netherlands for discussions over MH17 disaster

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrived in the Netherlands Thursday for a two-day tight working visit over the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash in Ukraine.

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12 hrs ago | The Star Online

Savouring authentic Bidayuh lifestyle

KUCHING: It was a memorable experience for a group of eleven Australian students who put up at Danu Villagestay in Padawan recently.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Asia News Network

Malaysia to review plan for steep rise in Johor Baru tolls

Following an uproar over what commuters say is a steep toll hike at Johor's main border checkpoint, the Malaysian government said that it will review the move.

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4 Hoteliers

Top Ten Things Luxury Guests Want

Richard Gere, the iconic and legendary Hollywood actor has recently forayed into hospitality by unveiling The Bedford Post - his one-of-a-kind boutique hotel; Gere should certainly know a thing or two about luxury living and hoteliering, being a famous personality of high net worth he is used to travelling ultra luxe and staying in uber luxury ... (more)

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Hospitality Net

glh announces - every' hotels: category innovation in the 4-star sector

GLH Hotels Management Ltd 2nd Floor, Stephenson House, 75 Hampstead Road London, NW1 2PL United Kingdom Phone: +44 20 7554 3890 Fax: +44 84 5040 5768 Visit Website glh, the London-based hotel group and subsidiary of Singapore-listed GuocoLeisure Group, today announces the launch of every hotels, a direct response to the pressure that four star ... (more)

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The Nation

Call for phase-out of import duty on luxury fashion goods

The Thai Shopping Centres Association has proposed that the ruling junta gradually cut the import duty charged on luxury fashion brands by 5-10 percentage points annually, with the goal of becoming a duty-free country for such items within five years.

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TEFL.com

Russian Federation: Residential Moscow Based teaching role working...

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Bradenton.com

Thai junta sets plan for fast rail links to China

The junta approved 741.46 billion baht to build two high-speed train routes that will connect Thailand's industrialized eastern seaboard with its northern and the northeastern borders, Transport Ministry permanent secretary Soithip Traisuth said.

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ABC News

Thai Junta Sets Plan for Fast Rail Links to China

Thailand's military government approved a massive budget to upgrade the country's railways including high-speed rail that would eventually link with China as part of an eight-year plan to improve infrastructure, officials said Wednesday.

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Thanh Nein News

OP-ED: Proposed liquor curfew will only add to Vietnam's unenforceable laws

The Ministry of Health is polling for a bill that bans the sale of alcoholic drinks after 10 p.m. Photo: Shutterstock The Ministry of Health's proposed 10 p.m. curfew on the sale of beer and alcohol has sparked weeks of heated debate and divided public opinion.

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Bangkok Post

Asia tourist boom fuels airport binge

Faced with snaking queues at immigration, overflowing baggage carousels and expensive flight delays, Asian nations are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Australia focused on MH17 crash site, not sanctions: Abbott

Australia's priority was gaining access to the crash site of downed Flight MH17 in Ukraine, not imposing sanctions on Russia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday.

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Asia News Network

Hong Kong: Malaysia Airlines faces fight for survival

The tragic end of Malaysian Airline System Bhd's flight MH17 in Ukraine with 298 people on board may have sealed the fate of the struggling airline.

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NEWS.com.au

Perth congestion charge trial call

THERE are concerns for the safety of a 46-year-old man missing in the Esperance area since yesterday afternoon.

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Malaysia Sun

Malaysia Makes Lonely Planets Top 10 Countries To Travel In 2014

Lonely Planet recently released their Best in Travel 2014 list and named Malaysia, with its diverse array of culinary treats, culture and activities, as the number 10 destination to visit.

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Reuters

Malaysia tries to parlay appeal to Muslim visitors into medical tourism push

Now the Southeast Asian country, where Muslims make up about 60 percent of the population, wants to parlay its visitor dividend into a bid to overtake its neighbours for the world's medical tourism crown.

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Stock Market Review

Malaysia stock market and companies daily report

Country Height In Tie-Up To Improve Aged Care Services - Country Height Holdings' tourism unit, Palace Vacation Club, has formed a pact with Cherish-Yearn Co to improve aged care services in Asia.

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Malaysian National News Agency

4x4 World Explorer's Trans-Asia Expedition Kicks Off In Singapore

By Tengku Noor Shamsiah Tengku Abdullah SINGAPORE, July 29 -- The 4x4 World Explorer's Trans-Asia V expedition kicked off in Singapore Tuesday, aimed at promoting Malaysia and fostering a gesture of goodwill and friendship.

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