Some 2,856 migrants and refugees have drowned this year crossing the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) indicated on Friday.
East Asia countries make up 49.2 percent of total tourism visitors to the Philippines for the months of January to April 2016, officials said Friday.
Provisional statistics show a 1.5 percent drop year-on-year in Fiji's visitor arrivals for April 2016, while the Pacific island country saw an increase of Chinese tourists, the government-owned Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) confirmed Monday.
A surge in tourists from China pushed the number of visitors to New Zealand to a new high last month, the government statistics agency said Friday.
The arrivals of refugees and migrants to the Greek island of Lesvos is dropping quickly after the implementation of the refugee deal between EU and Ankara to stem the influx from Turkey, local authorities said on Tuesday.
The Chinese New Year holiday drove a record number of visitors to New Zealand last month, the government statistics agency said Thursday.
International tourist arrivals in Thailand rose 15 percent in January from a year earlier, government data showed, as the industry continued to expand in a sluggish domestic economy.
International Organisation for Migration (IOM) figures revealed on Tuesday that 76,263 maritime refugee and migrant arrivals have been recorded in Europe through the first six weeks of 2016.
A record number of migrants settled in New Zealand last year as more New Zealanders returned from Australia and rising numbers arrived from Asia, the government statistics agency said Monday.
With 45,361 migrants and refugees reaching Greece by sea since the beginning of 2016, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reported Tuesday that this represents around 31 times the 1,472 arrivals recorded for the whole of January 2015.
Chinese visitors help drive New Zealand accommodation boom
A record number of overseas visitors arrived in New Zealand last month, led by arrivals from the United States and Japan, the government statistics agency announced Monday.
The provincial government of Aklan in central Philippines said Thursday that 1.36 million tourists visited Boracay's beaches in 2013.
As from Thursday (August 1), the Philippines began implementing visa-free entry privilege to nationals from 151 countries to attract more foreign tourists.
The 15th meeting of BRICS leaders was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from August 22 to 24 with the theme "BRICS and Africa: Partnership for Mutually Accelerated Gr
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is expected to come to the United Nations headquarters in September, said Ferit Hoxha, Albania's UN ambassador, whose country ho
The First Sichuan Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative Project Jinjing Daoyin Seminar was held on Aug 26 at the foot of Mount Qingcheng in Sichuan province.Dozen
A group of people in China's Taiwan region gathered on Wednesday to protest against the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authorities' collusion with the Japanese poli
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U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo met with at least three senior Chinese officials including Premier Li Qiang, Minister of Commerce Wang Wentao, and Minister of Cul
With the theme "opening up leads development, cooperation delivers the future," the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) opened in Beijing on Saturda
China's central bank held a meeting on Wednesday to enhance financial support for private enterprises, attended by high-ranking officials from regulatory bodies and rep
Japan will start releasing more than 1 million tonnes of treated radioactive water into the ocean from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant on August 24, said Prim
Wagner Group private military company's leader Yevgeny Prigozhin was presumed dead on Wednesday in a plane crash in the Tver Region near Moscow.According to the list re
The U.S. policies, including tariffs, which were aimed at decoupling the Chinese and U.S. economies, may ultimately not reduce the U.S.' dependence on supply chains lin
The 2023 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) opened in Beijing on Saturday.Themed "openness leads development, cooperation creates a win-win future,
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Russian investigators confirmed that Wagner Group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin was killed in a plane crash earlier this week, according to Russian media on Sunday."As part
Japan said that it would start releasing more than 1 million metric tonnes of treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant on August 24, put
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) suspended a planned launch on Monday of an H-IIA rocket that was to carry a moon lander into space, according to launch op
China has unveiled a slew of measures to strengthen the cultivation and management of young sci-tech talents to facilitate the country's drive to achieve greater self-r
The profit decline posted by China's major industrial firms narrowed in the January-July period, according to National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data published on Sund
Israel's foreign minister arrived in Bahrain on Sunday for talks with senior officials in his first visit to one of the Gulf Arab states with ties to Israel.Eli Cohen w