Indonesia tourism dreaming big Reply

By Novani Nugrahani The Jakarta Post Thu  November 19 2015

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Cleaning the ocean: Miss Tourism Indonesia 2014 Syarifah Fajri Maulidiyah collects litter from the water at Olele sea park in Bonebolango district, Gorontalo, on Nov. 11. Syarifah was in Gorontalo to promote the province’s maritime tourism and to attend the 2015 Miss Tourism Gorontalo competition. (Antara/Adiwinata Solihin) More…

Malaysia named Asia’s Leading Destination in World Travel Awards 2015 Reply

The Malay Mail Online  Saturday October 31, 2015

LONDON – The 22nd World Travel Awards have revealed the winners in Asia, with Malaysia named as Leading Destination.

In a release published yesterday, the World Travel Awards have revealed a list of winners for the Asian region. Not only did Malaysia come away with Leading Destination, but Tourism Malaysia also won Leading Tourist Board. More…

Long-Sought Myanmar Ceasefire Signed in Naypyidaw Reply

By Nyein Nyein THE IRRAWADDY Thursday October 15, 2015

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A “nationwide” ceasefire agreement was signed between the Myanmar government and eight armed groups on Thursday morning in Naypyidaw. (Photo: Hein Htet / The Irrawaddy)

NAYPYIDAW — A long-awaited “nationwide” ceasefire agreement between the government and eight of Myanmar’s armed rebel groups was signed here on Thursday, with signatories hopeful that the pact will go some way toward ending decades of civil war in the country. More…