Maldives climate crisis: How island resorts are building sustainable luxury tourism as sea level rises
HONG KONG — An island nation in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives derives 30 per cent of its GDP and 90 per cent of its tax revenues from tourism. Facing the coronavirus outbreak, the tropical paradise closed its borders in March and announced its intention to recommence its tourism in July.Read more: TODAY »
Sexual offences, quotas and serving NS: K Shanmugam speaks frankly about women’s issues
After launching a series of public engagements on women’s issues in a move towards greater gender equality on Sunday (Sep 20), Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam sits down with Lin Suling to talk about gender relations, the law and sexual offences, and women in the workplace. He also gives his take on whether quotas would work and responds to comments about women serving National Service.
Business closures, layoffs to rise, but Singapore will get through crisis: PM LeeBusiness closures, retrenchments and unemployment are all likely to rise in the coming months, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday morning, but he remained confident the country will get through this current crisis. Read more at The Business Times.
'Slight improvement' in melting glacier threatening Italy resortThe threat that a massive chunk of glacier loosened by soaring temperatures could collapse near an alpine resort on the Italian side of the Mont ...
Some tourist attractions finding it hard to woo locals, others unable to meet demandSINGAPORE — With the Covid-19 pandemic having battered the tourism industry, several local tourist attractions have been turning to the local market in a bid to stanch the bleeding.
Some tourist attractions struggle to woo locals, others unable to meet demandSINGAPORE — With the Covid-19 pandemic having battered the tourism industry, several local tourist attractions have been turning to the local market in a bid to stanch the bleeding.
US to begin highest level Taiwan visit in decadesTAIPEI (AFP) - A senior member of US President Donald Trump's administration will land in Taiwan Sunday (Aug 9) for Washington's highest level visit since switching diplomatic recognition to China in 1979, a move Beijing has condemned.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
US to begin highest level Taiwan visit in decadesA senior member of US President Donald Trump's administration will land in Taiwan Sunday for Washington's highest level visit since switching ...