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Islamic State jihadists destroy ancient treasures in Iraq’s Mosul museum

Islamic State has released a video showing militants armed with sledgehammers and jackhammers destroying priceless ancient artefacts in the Iraqi city of Mosul. Experts and officials…

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Feb 27, 2015 Attractions / Culture / Security /


Raised terror alert leads to increased event security

Security is to be tightened at major sporting events and public gatherings in the wake of the Australian Government's decision to raise terror alert level to high. With the Federal…

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Sep 13, 2014 Events / Security / Sport / Venues /


Rays to boost nature-based tourism in Indonesia

Indonesia is now the world's largest sanctuary for manta rays, after the Indonesian Government backed evidence supporting the marine giants' tourism value. Indonesia now plans that…

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Feb 27, 2014 Aquatics / Environment / Recreation / Security / Tourism /


ACC presses ahead with Bangladesh Asia Cup plans

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has confirmed that the 2014 Asia Cup national team cricket tournament will take place in Bangladesh despite widespread civil unrest in the country. It has…

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Jan 10, 2014 Events / Marketing / Safety / Security / Sport /


Myanmar closes successful SEA Games

The 27th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Myanmar came to an end yesterday (Sunday 22nd December) with a lavish closing ceremony. Held every two years, the SEA Games are ASEAN region's…

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Dec 23, 2013 Events / Safety / Security / Sport / Venues /


Women barred from Afghanistan’s first waterpark

The conflict hardened Afghanistan capital of Kabul has a new attraction, a US$5 million waterpark in the heart of the city. The new 2,300 metre2 facility, which includes six water slides,…

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Oct 22, 2013 Attractions / Culture / Play / Security / Venues /


Myanmar to build new sports university in Naypyidaw

To ensure future use of facilities it is building for this years Southeast Asian Games. Myanmar plans to build a new sports university in its capital Nay Pyi Taw. In an interview with…

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Sep 24, 2013 Aquatics / Education / Events / Security / Sport /


Asian cinema operators confident on security

Cinema operators across Asia have moved to assure cinemagoers that adequate security measures are in place, in the light of the mass shooting that took place at a screening of The Dark…

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Jul 24, 2012 ByNigel Benton Entertainment / Safety / Security / Venues /



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