Kuala Lumpur: A hefty ransom may not have been paid for the release of 29-year-old Chinese tourist Gao Hua Yuan and resort worker Marcy Dayawan, 40, last Friday but their freedom did not come free. More here: No ransom paid, instead million$ as 'expenses'?
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
BANGKOK, June 4 (Reuters) - Thai shares recovered from early losses on Wednesday with tourism stocks outperforming after the military government lifted the curfew in tourist towns while other Southeast ... More here: SE Asia Stocks - Thai index up; tourism stocks gain as curfew ends
MANILA, Philippines – Where have Drogon, Rhaegal, Viserion been all summer? It seems Daenerys Targaryen's dragons have been busy giving travelers a lift as Google Maps recently unveiled yet another Easter Egg . Travelers who search for routes between Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales to South Wales' Brecon Beacons are given the option to travel by ... More here: Google Maps give travelers option to travel via dragon
FMR in OrMin to help boost calamansi farmers’ income (Department of Agriculture of the Republic of the Philippines)
(Source: Department of Agriculture of the Republic of the Philippines) Created on Wednesday, 04 June 2014 Published Date A farm-to-market road (FMR) concreting project in Victoria, Oriental Mindoro undertaken by the Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP) is expected to help calamansi farmers in the province increase their income through reduced travel time. Bidding for the concreting of 1 ... More here: FMR in OrMin to help boost calamansi farmers’ income (Department of Agriculture of the Republic of the Philippines)
Starting June, Agoda.com will roll out Pinoy Pride deals via the Philippines’ flagship tourism website, itsmorefuninthePhilippines.com. More than 70 hotels located around the country can be booked with discounted rates of up to 40% off. Stay dates validity cover until December 2014. Crimson Hotel Filinvest City Discount from Agoda.com Agoda.com, Asia’s leading accommodation site, and ... More here: Agoda and #itsmorefunPH roll out deals to mark Independence Day Celebrations
The wife of Vice President Jejomar Binay has asked the Sandiganbayan for its permission for her to travel to Hawaii. More here: Binay wife asks Sandiganbayan for travel permit