Why would anyone want to become a durian master?

Why would anyone want to become a durian master?

DURIAN: you either love it or hate it.  Known as the “king of fruits”, the pungent, plump Southeast Asian delicacy is almost otherworldly in appearance and taste. Said to be native to Malaysia (it takes its name from the Malay

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The US just imposed new visa limits for some Chinese applicants

The US just imposed new visa limits for some Chinese applicants

THE Trump administration just made it a little harder for some Chinese citizens looking to work or study in the US to obtain visas. According to a White House official, the changes will mean shorter visa validity for certain types

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South Korean islands: Half the price, double the fun for young travelers

South Korean islands: Half the price, double the fun for young travelers

BETWEEN the months of June and September, both domestic and international travelers aged 28 and under can enjoy special discounts of up to 50 percent when heading to South Korea’s many islands. The initiative to boost youth sea trips by

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Is Garuda Indonesia’s Eco-Basic ticket right for you?

Is Garuda Indonesia’s Eco-Basic ticket right for you?

SINCE commercial aviation took off in the late fifties, airlines have been looking for ways to cut costs and fly more passengers. Whether it’s taking an olive out of the salad or reducing seat widths to cram more people in,

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How tech can shake up turbulence

How tech can shake up turbulence

WHILE flying, pilots face various obstacles, including busy airspace and mountainous terrain. However, adverse weather is considered one of the biggest challenges for a pilot, as it can greatly affect flight safety and efficiency during all phases of flight. Extreme

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Airbnb wants a piece of the ‘Stories’ success

Airbnb wants a piece of the ‘Stories’ success

SNAPCHAT must’ve done something right by pioneering the “Stories” feature in 2013, considering how it snowballed into an avalanche of companies implementing similar, if not exactly the same features. You may remember Instagram first announcing “Stories” in 2016. This was

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Traveloka drives into the car rental space

Traveloka drives into the car rental space

INDONESIAN travel giant Traveloka is keeping up with the ever-changing tech industry, with major launches of services that are coming in waves. Last month, the platform rolled out a bus and shuttle ticket booking feature, followed by culinary directory service

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Don’t fall victim to organized crime at airport security

Don’t fall victim to organized crime at airport security

DID you know airports are rife with thefts? They are generally safe places, thanks to the high security, but even that is not immune to some criminal activity. #TRAVEL HACKS Why you may want to rethink your plane seat choice

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Why is it a big deal for Taiwan to be listed under China?

Why is it a big deal for Taiwan to be listed under China?

SEVERAL MAJOR AIRLINES have been listing Taiwan as a separate country and China is not happy. In recent times, Beijing has been sending letters to airline companies, even those halfway across the world, demanding that any references to Taiwan as

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China province bans tourists from Yellow River source

China province bans tourists from Yellow River source

THE source of China’s second longest river is off limits to tourists.  The area’s management committee recently announced tourism has been banned in the Bayan Har Mountains where the Yellow River begins. #TRAVEL FAILS Expectation vs. reality: Asia’s hottest tourist spots

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