News: Government

Conservationists alert UNESCO of Australian Government’s move to weaken legal protection for heritage sites

Australian conservation groups have written to the Director-General of UNESCO, warning the international body of “alarming moves by the Australian Government to weaken legal…

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Sep 7, 2020 Environment / Government / Legal / Parks /

 
 

Singapore opens ‘travel bubble’ for New Zealanders

The Government of Singapore is to allow quarantine-free travel from New Zealand, based on a recognition that the country has the Coronavirus under control. Under a new system to be…

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Aug 24, 2020 Government / Insurance / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Thailand halts tourism boosting ‘travel bubble’ plan as Asian Coronavirus cases rise

With its tourism-reliant economy impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic, the Government of Thailand has delayed plans to introduce a ‘travel bubble’ agreement with select…

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Aug 6, 2020 Government / Marketing / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

New rise in infections sees Hong Kong’s museums close for the third time

With a third wave of Coronavirus cases impacting Hong Kong, the special administrative region has instituted its strictest measures yet for combatting the spread of disease, including once…

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Jul 22, 2020 Arts / Attractions / Government / Safety / Venues /

 
 

New Coronavirus outbreaks force Hong Kong Disneyland into new closure

Less than a month after its reopening, Hong Kong Disneyland is closing its gates again following a new Coronavirus outbreak in the Administrative Region. The theme park, which was…

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Jul 16, 2020 Attractions / Government / Safety / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

China bans international sporting events until 2021

The Chinese Government has announced that it will halt the staging of international sports competitions for the remainder of the year, aside from test events for Beijing and…

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Jul 10, 2020 Events / Government / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Dubai Sports Council allows fitness centres to operate at full capacity

As the Emirate further relaxes its COVID-19 restrictions, Coronavirus regulations for fitness centres and gyms in Dubai have been relaxed allowing them to operate at full capacity, The…

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Jun 19, 2020 Fitness / Government / Safety / Sport / Wellness /

 
 

Border tensions sees IPL under pressure to drop Chinese sponsor

A border dispute between China and India that has led rising military and political tension between the two nations, is leading to calls for the Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) to…

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Jun 18, 2020 Finance / Government / Sport /

 
 

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