Thailand welcomes first tourists since March

Thailand welcomes first tourists since March

Thailand has welcomed its first group of tourists in seven months, as part of an experiment aimed at testing if a wider opening is possible as the coronavirus cripples the kingdom's economy.

UDC subsidiary, Corinthia Hotels sign agreements for properties at The Pearl-Qatar, Gewan Island

UDC subsidiary, Corinthia Hotels sign agreements for properties at The Pearl-Qatar, Gewan Island

United Development Company’s subsidiary Leisure and Resorts Company signed technical services and management and operation agreements with Corinthia Hotels, for ‘Corinthia Gewan Island Qatar’ hotel, and its connected golf course and beach club in Gewan Island, in addition to the new Yacht Club at Th

Three students found dead in flooded Indonesian cave

Three students found dead in flooded Indonesian cave

Three university students were found dead in a cave in Indonesia after they were trapped inside by flood waters, officials said Monday.

Qatar 'could become self-sufficient in leisure sector'

Qatar 'could become self-sufficient in leisure sector'

SEC project director Adil Ahmed said QSports was able to be self-sufficient in running the entertainment city since it opened its doors to the public on the first day of Eid al-Fitr this year.

Grand opening of Mall of Qatar on April 8

Grand opening of Mall of Qatar on April 8

The grand opening of Mall of Qatar will take place on April 8 under the patronage of HH the Father Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, it was announced on Monday.

Rome metro row raises new fears for Colosseum

Rome metro row raises new fears for Colosseum

A row over the future of Rome's metro is threatening to delay urgent work to stabilise the Colosseum, adding to fears for the ancient amphitheatre after Italy's recent earthquakes caused troubling cracks in its exterior walls.

New travel restrictions to Canada from Sept. 30

New travel restrictions to Canada from Sept. 30

Visa-exempt foreign nationals, including Europeans, who fly or transit through Canada will soon need to obtain an electronic travel authorization (eTA), the immigration ministry reminded Tuesday.

Dubai visitors up 7.5% to more than 14 million

Dubai visitors up 7.5% to more than 14 million

More than 14.2 million people visited Dubai in 2015, up 7.5 percent from the previous year, with Indians, Saudis and Britons topping the list.

'India's cleanest village' clings on to its serenity

'India's cleanest village' clings on to its serenity

In the tiny hamlet of Mawlynnong in India's far north east, plastic is banned and spotless paths are lined with flowers -- but its reputation as Asia's cleanest village has proved a mixed blessing.