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Hasina leaves for the United Arab Emirat...

Hasina and her entourage left Shahjalal International Airport on a Biman Bangladesh Airlines VVIP flight at 4:15 p.m. Monday. It is his first trip abroad since visiting the Maldives last December amid the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum invited Hasina to attend […]

Thai tourism wants to rebound – but it m

Open up Thailand without restrictions or risk the country being left behind by competitors, according to travel and hospitality figures. IT was a unanimous call among leading figures in Thailand’s tourism industry: let go with Test & Go. “Thailand is now at a crossroads. There is no choice but to open and get rid of […]

Japan opens online applications for entr...

Japan on Friday began accepting online applications from sponsors, including universities and businesses, seeking entry clearance for foreign students and business people ahead of the easing of strict entry restrictions on Tuesday. entering the country. Sponsors will be required to share entrant information through the Incoming and Returning Tracking System (ERFS)which comes under the Ministry […]

Ukraine Crisis: US Plans Initial Sanctio...

President Joe Biden’s administration has prepared an initial set of sanctions against Russia that includes banning U.S. financial institutions from processing transactions for major Russian banks, three people familiar with the matter said. The measures, which would only be implemented if Russia invades Ukraine, are aimed at harming the Russian economy by severing “correspondent” banking […]

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon calls President ...

The Minister of State for South and Central Asia, United Nations (UN), Commonwealth and the Prime Minister’s Special Representative for the Prevention of Sexual Violence in Conflict of the United Kingdom (UK), Lord ( Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon made a courtesy call to President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. The call took place on Saturday afternoon, at […]

Thailand News Today | Tourism sector ca...

Tourism operators wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and other government officials, calling for the country to be fully reopened to foreign visitors from March. In the letter, the groups say they want all entry restrictions dropped, including the Thailand Pass and PCR testing on arrival, and want Covid declared endemic. They […]

More WWE Superstars Confirmed For Jeddah...

“The rain has stopped playing” is one of the most mournful phrases associated with cricket. It conjures up images of spectators raising umbrellas in unison, those who aren’t waterproof rushing to find shelter and having to make decisions about whether to stay down in hopes that play will resume. . Historically, such circumstances have characterized […]

Vietnam Will Soon Issue Visa Policy for ...

Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – the Ministry of Foreign Affairs coordinate with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to complete tourism recovery plans and develop a visa policy for foreign touristssaid ministry spokesman Le Thi Thu Hang at a press conference on February 17. According to the spokesperson, the Ministry of Culture, […]

Covid-19: Household limits to be removed...

Covid-19 measures are to be eased from Monday as the government pushes ahead with its exit plan to return the country to normality. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Health Chris Fearne has said the four-household limit imposed on indoor domestic activities will be scrapped altogether. Visiting hours at Mater Dei Hospital will be extended […]

Where can I travel from the UK – and the

Where Britons can travel from the UK for holidays, including France, Spain, Turkey, Portugal, Mexico and the US – and countries that are still keeping their borders closed during Covid Video loading Video unavailable The video will start automatically soon8to cancel play now Travel rules for going to Spain? all you need to know The […]

Zanzibar, paradise island that attracts ...

The global COVID-19 pandemic may have caused most tourist hotspots to close, but not Zanzibar. The Indian Ocean island vacation paradise has adapted and stayed open, and things are somehow still extremely relaxed. In the shade of a mango tree outside Zanzibar Town, a band performs a lunchtime concert for a group of tourists. Dressed […]

A billion dollar fence against the UN

At a time when Australian businesses and families are being mowed down by Covid, Prime Minister Scott Morrison dropped $1 billion to keep the United Nations away from the Great Barrier Reef. This is just the start of Morrison’s spending spree, with funding for the Reef set to rise to $3 billion in the latest […]

UK reports 346 daily deaths; Denmark wa...

Many EU countries are choosing to reopen despite record infections as the World Health Organization suggests Omicron may signal a more manageable phase of the pandemic, our EU correspondent Jon Henley reports. The Netherlands has lifted its strictest Covid controls, Denmark is set to remove all restrictions within days and France will start easing restrictions […]

It’s time to take off your mask, seize t

AND just like that, it’s the end of the Plan B Covid restrictions. In an announcement that was almost too good to be true this week, the Prime Minister immediately withdrew work-from-home guidelines, with compulsory mask-wearing and compulsory Covid passes to be scrapped from Thursday. 6 It feels like a momentous occasion and we really […]

China’s influence in the Indian Ocean re

What India is doing, China now wants to do better. So far, acts of Chinese imitation have been limited to economic policies and technological innovations from the West, primarily the United States. Today, he seeks to emulate the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) policy by proposing a council of small island nations in the Indian Ocean […]

Mid-term flights from the UK have increa...

February’s midterm fights from the UK have increased by almost 600% in a rush to take advantage of any further relaxation of Covid rules. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has indicated that the remaining testing regulations will soon be lifted and that the boom in bookings precedes potential changes. The number of flights has increased by […]

Honeywell highlights sustainability mile...

On January 17, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, presented awards to the 10 winners of the 2022 Zayed Prize for Sustainability. The awards ceremony coincided with the start of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2022. The ceremony was also attended by Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, […]

Cambodia’s ASEAN presidency is a great o

Star digital report Tue Jan 18 2022 10:47 PM Last updated on: Tue Jan 18 2022 10:50 PM Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. AK Abdul Momen. File photo “> Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. AK Abdul Momen. File photo Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen said today that Cambodia’s chairmanship of ASEAN provides an excellent opportunity […]

23 million people face an acute food cri...

23 million people face an acute food crisis in Afghanistan Arun Kumar Shrivastav About five months since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, the country of 40 million people is facing the worst crisis of its painful political upheaval in decades – hunger and starvation. According to UN reports, nearly 23 million people are in […]

Thailand News Update | Rising inflation...

Thailand is experiencing a perfect demographic storm after two years of very rapid change in the local job market. While people scrambled to find new jobs at first and are now paid self-employed, employers are complaining of severe labor shortages. This problem has been exacerbated by border closures which have halted the flow of migrant […]

“Protected and guided” tourism to defeat

Considering the current spread of Omicron variant of Covid-19 across the country, Javed Ahmed, CEO of Bangladesh Tourism Board (BTB), said the government will implement a restricted and guided tourism policy to protect the sector and overcome the impact of the pandemic. Bangladesh tourism industry has been growing steadily across the country with significant contribution […]

Strategy and ambition: during Wang Yi’s

When Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Eritrea, Kenya and the Comoros in the first week of January as part of a five-country tour that also included the Maldives and Sri Lanka, he observed a 32-year-old Beijing ritual of visiting Africa at the beginning of each year. In fact, China’s ties to the mainland go […]

The absurdities that persist in the Brit...

There was good news for UK holidaymakers last week thanks to the rollback of omicron travel restrictions. Pre-departure testing was done for fully vaccinated Brits, while Day 2 testing no longer needs to be expensive PCRs – with no obligation to self-isolate while you wait for your result. Still, many other rules persist, adding cost […]

China Advantage in the Indian Ocean – Le

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, left, poses for the media ahead of his meeting with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Sunday, January 9, 2022. Credit: AP Photo / Eranga Jayawardena Advertising Chinese foreign ministers have traditionally started their diplomatic affairs for the year with a visit to Africa. But […]

Vacation Chef Dame Irene Hays reveals bo...

Optimist: Dame Irene Hays says 2022 will be a good year for travel Dame Irene Hays, owner of Britain’s largest independent travel agent, believes 2022 may finally be the year Britain has a great holiday. As soon as Boris Johnson lifted the strict Covid tests for vacationers traveling abroad, phones started ringing at Hays Travel. […]

Eritrea, Kenya, Comoros: Chinese FM Wang...

January 6 (The Africa Report) – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi returned to Africa on Tuesday January 4. He arrived in the Eritrean capital Asmara to begin a four-day three-country tour that will also take him to Kenya and the Comoros, an island state in the Indian Ocean. The tour marks the custom that the […]

Entry of Novak Djokovic’s vaccine exempt

Novak Djokovic’s entry into Australia on a vaccine exemption has been delayed due to issues with the visa he and his team submitted. After landing in Melbourne, the 20-time Grand Slam winner reportedly attempted to enter the country on a visa that does not allow medical exemptions for non-vaccination, and when the Border Force contacted […]

2021 was a bad year for democracy in Sou...

Advertising A year of chaos on the United States Capitol, a symbol of American democracy, has proved prophetic for many countries around the world, including those in South Asia. 2021 has been a bad year for democracy in the region, as politicians and political parties, even those who came to power through electoral politics, pursued […]

Growth in Bangladesh-Maldives Bilateral ...

A Bangladesh Air Force plane carried several tons of humanitarian aid, a military medical team and 70 Maldivian students stranded in Bangladesh due to the COVID-19 pandemic, returning to the Maldives on April 19 2020. Credit: Wikimedia Commons / Bangladesh Air Force Advertising Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina recent visit in the Maldives, his first-ever […]

S’pore is Chinese favorite country and t

Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg Besides China, Singapore is now the favorite country of the Chinese people, according to Chinese state-controlled media World time (GT). 14% of those polled said they liked Singapore the most, while Canada came last, with just 0.4% of those polled saying they liked the country. Germany […]

The world raves about Saudi Arabia’s rav

I always thought that rave parties were the preserve of Goa, but Riyadh is now a competitor When Bob Dylan sang in the 1960s, could he anticipate Saudi Arabia in the 2010s and 2020s? Come mothers and fathers all over the countryAnd don’t criticize what you can’t understandYour sons and daughters are beyond your commandYour […]

In the Maldives, tourism is on the rise....

The Maldives are now recognized as one of the most exotic tourist destinations in the world, surpassing their image as a fishing nation for decades. The main tourist attraction is the resort islands which have the motto “One Island, One Resort” which means that one hotel occupies the entire island. After landing at Velana International […]

6 luxury hotels on their own islands

Either way, staying on an island for your vacation seems a lot more glamorous than staying on the mainland, and if it’s a private island with just one resort, even better. . There are a few magical places in the world where this is the norm, think of the Maldives. Each island is so small […]

Critical care bed shortage persists as c...

Residents of South Seoul’s Songpa District line up outside at a local Covid-19 testing center on Sunday, which was the coldest day of this winter season so far, with high temperatures. in the morning falling to minus 16 degrees Celsius (3.2 degrees Fahrenheit). [YONHAP] The number of critically ill Covid-19 patients remained above 1,000 for […]

What will Martian tourism look like?

How should the Bangladesh hotel and tourism industry develop by taking advantage of advanced technologies such as 4IR? “Visit Mars! Was the first topic of discussion of the 4IR workshop at the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism, with heads of agencies and senior officials of the ministry in the presence of the Minister and […]

In New Zealand without omicron, Christma...

New Zealanders celebrated Christmas on Saturday in the heat of midsummer with few restrictions, in one of the few countries in the world largely untouched by the omicron variant of COVID-19. Ninety-five percent of adults in New Zealand have received at least one dose of the vaccine, making them one of the most vaccinated populations […]

Bangladesh, Maldives team up for securit...

Bangladesh and the Maldives agree to address and counter threats posed by organized crime, piracy, drug trafficking and human trafficking, through multilateral and regional forums, including the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), with the aim of bringing security, stability and peace to the Indian Ocean region. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and President of the Maldives […]

Bangladesh and Maldives cooperate to sec...

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at a joint press briefing at the Presidential Palace in Malé after bilateral talks with President of the Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Thursday, December 23, 2021 Focus Bangla President Solih and Prime Minister Hasina reaffirmed their commitment to promote and protect human rights in all forums Bangladesh and the […]

EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Boris Johnson’s waitr

Government experts procrastinating on Covid restrictions and advice not to over-socialize have caused chaos this Christmas. I heard it even touched the Prime Minister’s daughter Cassia Peaches Johnson Wheeler, 24, Boris Johnsonthe child of his second wife, lawyer Marina Wheeler. Sources close to the family told me that she worked at the trendy Sessions Arts […]

EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: The daughter of Boris...

Government experts procrastinating on Covid restrictions and advice not to socialize too much have wreaked havoc this Christmas. I heard it even touched the Prime Minister’s daughter Cassia Peaches Johnson Wheeler, 24, Boris Johnson’s child through his second wife, lawyer Marina Wheeler. Sources close to the family told me that she worked at the trendy […]

PM flies to Maldives for official six-da...

Posted: Dec. 22, 2021, 3:43 p.m. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka for Malé on Wednesday for a six-day official visit at the invitation of Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. A special Biman Bangladesh Airlines VVIP flight carrying Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and his entourage took off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at around 12:11 […]

PM leaving for the Maldives tomorrow

BSS, Dhaka Tue 21 Dec 2021 2:54 PM Last update: Tue 21 Dec 2021 15:00 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Photo file “> Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Photo file Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will depart tomorrow from here for Malé, the capital of the Maldives, for a two-day official visit, at the invitation of Maldivian President […]

Pakistani economy destroyed, but Islamab...

Archive photo | Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan with General Qamar Javed Bajwa | Facebook / ImranKhanOfficial Text size: A- A + IIt’s surprising on one level, while not at all surprising on another. Most recently, the former head of the Federal Board of Revenue of Pakistan noted clearly that the country was bankrupt and […]

‘Aitken Spence Hotels – your vacation ho

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa was on a multi-faceted inspection tour of Hambantota International Port (HIP) to assess ongoing development projects in the port. Johnson Liu, CEO of Hambantota International Port Group, welcomed the Prime Minister and his delegation, said: “It is a real pleasure for me to have the Honorable Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at […]

Skipping the US summit on democracy was ...

KARACHI: PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday opposed Pakistan’s decision not to participate in the virtual democracy summit hosted by the United States, saying the country was not in a position to “deprive itself of ”From a forum. The Biden administration had invited leaders from more than 100 countries to attend the summit on […]

Unemployed tourism workers protest trave...

Some 300 people in the tourism industry demonstrated at Ben-Gurion Airport on Monday against COVID-19 measures which they say are strangling their sector as no state-funded compensation is offered to cover the losses . Last month, Israel closed the entrance to foreign nationals in an attempt to slow the spread of the highly infectious Omicron […]

Bangladesh PM to visit Maldives December...

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to visit the Maldives on an official two-day tour from December 22 to 23 with the aim of strengthening bilateral ties with the South Asian country. “Our Prime Minister will visit the Maldives on December 22 and 23. A bilateral trade agreement is expected […]

Top 10 titles today | ABP LIVE morning ...

ABP News brings you the top 10 headlines to start your day off right and stay on top of the most important updates from India and around the world. Here are the top entertainment, sports, tech, gadgets news and stories from December 7, 2021: Better.com CEO Vishal Garg Sacks 900 Employees In Zoom Call, Video […]

At the General Assembly, UNWTO guides to...

Innovation, youth empowerment and tourism and rural development took center stage, as Spanish Prime Minister Sánchez Pérez-Castejón joined UNWTO for the third day of its General Assembly in Madrid. With the opening days of the most important global tourism meeting focused on UNWTO’s response to the impacts of the pandemic and uniting members behind its […]

Get rid of the ‘why should I care’ attit

Union Home Secretary Amit Shah on Friday called on IPS probationers to shed the ‘what’s here for me, why should I care’ attitude in order to be able to handle any situation with ease. Interacting with 122 probationers from the Indian Police Service (IPS) from the 2020 batch here, Shah said that under the leadership […]

Indian HAL Dhruv helicopters set to win ...

India is likely to sell at least seven Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) and eight Dornier 228s to the Philippines under the New Delhi to Manila line of credit. The maritime variant of the Dhruv ALH is currently under evaluation by the Philippines. This involved equipping the Dhruv Mark III with maritime policing capabilities and […]

UNWTO guides tourism towards greener and...

Innovation, youth empowerment and tourism and rural development took center stage when Spanish Prime Minister Sánchez Pérez-Castejón joined UNWTO for the third day of its General Assembly in Madrid. While the first days of the world’s largest tourism meeting focused on UNWTO’s response to the impacts of the pandemic and uniting Members behind its leadership […]

Travel industry stimulus halted by Omicr...

Tourism businesses that had just found their place after nearly two years of devastation from the COVID-19 pandemic are shaken again as countries erect new travel barriers in a bid to contain the omicron variant. From shopping districts in Japan and tour guides in the Holy Land to ski resorts in the Alps and airlines […]

Fiji reopens to fully vaccinated Austral...

Incredible scenes were recorded both at the airport and on the streets after Fiji once again welcomed its first tourists in nearly two years. Incredible scenes were recorded after Fiji welcomed its first tourists in almost two years, pushing the reopening despite the unknown threat from Omicron. Despite the potential threat, Fiji welcomed hundreds of […]

UK, Germany, Italy Detect Omicron Covid ...

Read more Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla, in the presence of various stakeholders, an official spokesperson said. The meeting took place a day after a high-level review by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the worrying new COVID-19 variant ‘Omicron’. After a long hiatus of more than 20 months, the government announced on November 26 the […]

GMIS 2021: UAE will use industry to scor...

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs Heikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan participated in the 4th edition of the Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS 2021). Image Credit: WAM Dubai: the United Arab Emirates are focusing, through the “Projects of the 1950s”, on strengthening their economy by implementing an ambitious development plan. This […]

US sees Bangladesh in a new light

Recognizing the growing importance of the economy and security, the United States is moving away from its old idea of ​​Bangladesh and seeking to chart the next 50 years of relations between the two countries in a new way, said a senior American official. Ambassador Kelly Keiderling said Bangladesh has traditionally been known as a […]

US-Bangla’s Male flight saves US $ 1 mil

US-Bangla Airlines, the country’s largest private airline in terms of fleet size, is now spreading its wings to yet another South Asian destination, the Maldivian capital, which will prevent Bangladesh from losing $ 1 million US per month in foreign currency. “From today, as a local carrier, we will operate a direct flight to Male […]

Qatar Travel Mart 2021 draws huge crowds

Speakers at the QTM 2021 conference in Doha. Doha: The ongoing Qatar Travel Mart (QTM) 2021 has drawn huge crowds since opening and has received an overwhelming response from sponsors, partners as well as exhibitors. Organized by NeXTfairs for Exhibitions and Conferences, the three-day event will conclude today at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center […]

Local tourism expected to recover as pan...

This was made possible thanks to the massive vaccination campaign across the country to contain the spread of the new virus The Bangladesh Tourism Board (BTB) envisions 3 million local tourists over the next five years as the economy is steadily on the road to recovery after being hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. This […]

Japan Eases Border Entry Restrictions fo...

~~ ~ On November 8, Japan officially saw a relaxation of border entry requirements for some travelers. Specifically, this affects business travelers either coming to Japan for the first time, or returning to Japan after a trip abroad. In both cases, if the business travelers are vaccinated and meet other conditions, they could have a […]

Sheikh Mohammed meets President of Maldi...

Sheikh Mohammed with President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih during his visit to the Maldives pavilion at Expo 2020 on Monday. WAM His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, today visited the pavilions of Maldives, Egypt, Palestine, Switzerland and Emirates Airline at […]

Should the Caribbean, the Maldives push ...

The island nations of the world are the most vulnerable to climate change but also the most dependent on income from tourism. Share this article VSToday visiting the Maldives, its president pleaded with the world at this year’s United Nations General Assembly, moments before moving on to a passionate plea for help in tackling climate […]

Maldives Tourism News: India becomes the...

India has emerged as the primary source market for the Maldives, with visitors from the country overtaking visitors from other countries. Maldives Tourism Minister Dr Abdulla Mausoom explained how after the lockdown, the arrival of Indian tourists to the island country was higher than Russia, which was previously the key market. Indian tourists account for […]