News: Government

Three groups move to next stage in Hong Kong sports park project

Three consortiums - headed by an Alibaba Group subsidiary, New World Development and Dragages Hong Kong respectively - have made the Hong Kong Government Home Affairs Bureau’s…

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Dec 15, 2017 Design / Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


Six bids submitted for HK$32 billion Kai Tak Sports Park project

The Hong Kong Government has advised that the long-awaited sports park project at the site of the former Kai Tak airport has attracted six bidders for its design, construction and operation…

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Sep 1, 2017 Design / Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


India-Pakistan Test cricket series unlikely to proceed

With continued uncertainty over the staging of a potential India-Pakistan cricket series, the matches now look unlikely to proceed. First planned to be staged in India, opposition to the…

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Dec 16, 2015 Government / Sport / Venues /


Indonesia faces football wilderness after indefinite FIFA ban

Indonesia will not compete in the joint 2018 FIFA World Cup and AFC Asian Cup 2019 qualifiers following a decision taken at the recent extraordinary meeting of the Executive Committee of…

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Jul 6, 2015 Government / Sport / Venues /


Thailand records 15% rise in half yearly visitor arrivals

Thailand's Ministry of Tourism and Sports has announced its success in pushing up the number of tourists by over 15% during the six months to the end of March 2015. During a recent…

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Jul 2, 2015 Government / Marketing / Tourism /


ASEAN Tourism Forum endorses USC tourism expertise

The expertise of the University of Southern Queensland (USC) in sustainable tourism has contributed to a groundbreaking set of standards adopted by countries across Southeast Asia to ensure…

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Feb 17, 2015 Education / Environment / Government / Tourism /


Tourism Ministers upbeat on ASEAN tourism progress

Tourism Ministers and delegates attending the 18th Meeting of ASEAN Tourism Ministers and the 14th meeting of ASEAN Plus Three Tourism Ministers (China, Japan and the Republic of Korea),…

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Jan 27, 2015 Environment / Government / Marketing / Tourism /


UN report shows drowning claims over 40 people every hour in ‘needless loss of life’

The first United Nations World Health Organisation (WHO) report on drowning reveals that more than 370,000 people drown every year in bathtubs, buckets, ponds, rivers, ditches and pools as…

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Dec 24, 2014 Aquatics / Government / Safety /



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