Seychelles

State of the nation: Government to control alcohol to be taken

A moratorium to control the production and promotion of alcohol and a development project for a specialised hospital are some of the measures that will be implemented this year, Seychelles’ President Danny Faure said in his State of the Nation address on Tuesday. “We will impose a moratorium as of today on new licenses for alcohol production. There are too many promotions […]

Destinations

Vietjet order 200 Boeing 737 MAX planes

In a big day for Vietnamese aviation, Boeing and Vietjet have confirmed the Vietnamese carrier has purchased 100 additional 737 MAX airplanes. The deal takes the carrier’s MAX order book to 200 jets. During a signing ceremony today in Hanoi, United States president, Donald Trump, and Vietnamese Communist Party general secretary and president, Nguyen Phu Trong, joined leaders of both companies […]

Asia

World Travel Awards: Abu Dhabi for Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019

World Travel Awards has revealed that its Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019 is set to take place on April 25th at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. The park is the latest addition to Yas Island’s theme parks, joining Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Yas Waterworld. Attending the gala reception at Abu Dhabi’s newest tourist attraction […]

Africa

INEC Declares Buhari Winner as Nigeria President

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has decaled President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the 2019 presidential election, held on Saturday Feb. 23. Yakubu also said that Felix Nicholas of the Peoples Collation Party (PCP) scored 110,196 votes, while Ositelu Isaac Babatunde of Accord Party (AP) polled 19,209 votes. In 2015, Buhari scored 15, […]

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Africa

South African government declare Election Day public holiday

President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged South African employers to observe 8 May, the day of National and Provincial elections, as a public holiday and encourage staff to use the day to exercise their right to vote. President Ramaphosa on Tuesday declared the day a public holiday. In a statement, the Presidency said all Premiers have also declared 8 May 2019 […]

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Africa

South Africa companies to sample Asian food market

Gauteng businesspeople say they are ready to access the Asian market and secure opportunities during the 44th Foodex Trade Fair. The companies, which are amongst the 30 companies that received financial support from the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), will participate in the trade fair from 5-8 March in Japan.  Foodex is regarded as Asia’s largest food and […]

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Manitoba

Manitoba Announces Funding for Community Mobilization Project

The Manitoba government is providing nearly $95,000 to the Manitoba Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) including $25,000 to a community mobilization project that provides integrated and comprehensive supports to young people and families at risk in Portage la Prairie and the surrounding region, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced here today. “Our priority is to keep Manitobans safe, and one way […]

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Manitoba

Monitoba Enforcement Results in Seizure of Illegal Tobacco from Retail Stores

Manitoba Finance’s Taxation Special Investigations Unit recently seized 45,117 contraband cigarettes plus 3,600 stolen cigarettes and $10,506 in cash from three Winnipeg retail locations, all owned and operated by the same people. A total of five individuals were found selling or in possession of illegal tobacco products not marked for Manitoba tax purposes. Cigarettes from a Winnipeg break and enter […]

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Headlines

Special arrangements to make your holiday trip exciting and luxurious

How about experiencing the breathtaking views on a luxurious ride? If you love travelling to different awe-inspiring destinations and exploring the secrets to create stories to cherish, get ready for a wonderful trip! Riding on the fast wheels of The Orient Express will be one of those exciting and adventurous moments of your life that you will cherish lifelong! About the vintage […]

Europe

Las Vegas welcomes distinctive MICE space for special events

For the first time, AREA15, Las Vegas’ new immersive entertainment, retail and dining destination opening this December, unveils 40,000 square feet of unique event space within a wholly reimagined world of art, technology and design. Space will be available for group event bookings of all sizes for any occasion beginning in January 2020. Located just seven minutes from the Las […]