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At least 170 people dead in Indonesian football stadium crush

More than 170 people have died in a crush at a football match at Malang in Indonesia in an incident that has become one of the world's worst sports stadium disasters. Another 180 were…

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Oct 2, 2022 Safety / Security / Sport / Venues /


International Tourism Growth returns to 60% of pre-pandemic Levels

Newly released statistics from the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer has shown that international arrivals climbed by 172% during the first seven months of 2022 compared to the same seven-month…

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Oct 2, 2022 ByJoe Cusmano Safety / Tourism /


Hong Kong Tourism Board welcomes easing of some of the world’s toughest travel restrictions

The Hong Kong Government announced on Friday that it will be ending mandatory hotel quarantine which has significantly impacted the economy and kept the finance hub internationally isolated…

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Sep 26, 2022 Government / Hospitality / Safety / Tourism /


Japanese Government announces borders will reopen to vaccinated tourists from 11th October

Japan has announced it will lift tough Covid restrictions on foreign visitors, reopening its borders to vaccinated tourists after two and a half years of pandemic closures. Having…

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Sep 25, 2022 Government / Safety / Tourism /


Australia revealed as largest source market for tourists to Indonesia

The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy of the Republic of Indonesia has revealed that Australia is the largest source of overseas visitors to the country, representing nearly 40% of…

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Sep 23, 2022 ByNigel Benton Government / Safety / Tourism /


European Commission move to restrict microplastic use set to impact infill used in synthetic turf systems

The use of recycled rubber and plastic as an infill for artificial turf systems may well be impacted by recommendations from the European Commission (EC) to introduce restrictions for the…

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Sep 9, 2022 ByNigel Benton Legal / Play / Safety / Sport / Surfaces /


World Athletics announces postponement of Nanjing’s World Indoor Championships to 2025

World Athletics has advised that the Chinese city of Nanjing’s hosting of the World Athletics Indoor Championships, originally due to have been staged in March 2020, will be further…

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Sep 2, 2022 ByNigel Benton Events / Government / Safety / Sport /


24/7 Software continues international expansion with Australasian launch

Cloud-based operations and safety management platform 24/7 Software has announced the acceleration of the expansion of its global footprint in Australian and New Zealand. The Florida,…

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Sep 1, 2022 Entertainment / Safety / Technology / Venues /



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