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Abu Dhabi Government champions new tourism quality controls

The Abu Dhabi Government’s Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced the establishment of a new quality control system for the its tourism product,…

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Apr 27, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Government / Marketing / Tourism /


Data discrepancies suggest illegal trade in endangered hammerhead shark fins

A report commissioned by the Australian Marine Conservation Society and Humane Society International has found that trade date discrepancies between Australia and its international trading…

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Apr 14, 2021 Environment / Government /


Abu Dhabi’s Ministry of Health launches ‘Ma’kom in Ramadan’ health promotion program

The Health Education and Promotion Department of Abu Dhabi's Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has launched the ‘Ma’kom in Ramadan’ program, which aims to…

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Apr 14, 2021 Fitness / Government / Wellness /


Singapore Sports Hub Chief Executive looks to generate ‘attachment’ to the precinct

Lionel Yeo, Chief Executive of the Singapore Sports Hub, has explained his objectives for the precinct and its National Stadium, explaining how he aims to bring stability to the role. In…

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Apr 8, 2021 Events / Government / Sport / Venues /


South Korea moves forward with bid to co-host 2032 Olympics with North Korea

Seoul’s metropolitan government has this week announced that it has notified the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of its intention to enter a joint bid for the 2032 summer…

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Apr 2, 2021 Events / Government / Sport / Venues /


New UNWTO report on global travel restrictions shows slowing of easing measures

One in three destinations worldwide are now completely closed to international tourism according to a newly released report from the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). While previous…

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Mar 15, 2021 Government / Safety / Tourism /


Japan’s fitness industry faces up to post-Coronavirus lockdown challenge

While the world focusses on Japan’s preparedness for the Tokyo Olympics, the nation’s Coronavirus state of emergency is also having a significant impact on its fitness…

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Feb 17, 2021 Fitness / Government / Safety /


Singapore sets sustainable targets for next 10 years

The Government of Singapore has this week released details of a national agenda on sustainable development with the unveiling of the Singapore Green Plan 2030. Introduced as a…

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Feb 13, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Environment / Government / Parks / Recreation /



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