News: Government

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 /


World Tourism Organization provides global resources for industry restart

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released a series of resources to help formulate a sector-wide response to the unprecedented challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Jun 11, 2020 Finance / Government / Tourism / Wellness /


Hong Kong’s theme parks to reopen as Government looks to reboot tourism

In a move to restart its tourism industry, the Hong Kong Government has approved the reopening of the Disneyland and Ocean Park theme parks while also pushing for return of trade shows and…

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Jun 10, 2020 Attractions / Events / Government / Tourism /


Singapore’s Coronavirus easing will not include gyms and sport facilities

The Singapore Government's move to ease the nation's Coronavirus lockdown from 2nd June will not include the reopening of fitness clubs and gyms along with indoor and outdoor sport…

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May 27, 2020 Fitness / Government / Recreation / Sport / Venues /


Sri Lankan Prime Minister halts plans for new Colombo cricket stadium

Less than a week after Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced plans for a 40,000-seat cricket stadium in Colombo, the nation’s Prime Minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa, has scrapped the proposal…

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May 22, 2020 Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


Hong Kong legislators struggle with Ocean Park bailout

The future of Ocean Park Hong Kong is in doubt with the Administrative region's legislators failing to agree on a Government bailout plan to inject HK$5.4 billion into the attraction…

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May 20, 2020 Attractions / Education / Finance / Government / Tourism /


UNWTO says international tourism faces worst crisis since records began

World tourism is facing its worst crisis since records were first collected 1950, with new figures from the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) predicting that 1.1 billion…

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May 13, 2020 Government / Marketing / Tourism /



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