Tuesday, October 16, 2018

New Zealand to charge visitors €20 ‘tourist tax’ to enter the country

New Zealand to charge visitors €20 'tourist tax' to enter the country New Zealand plans to charge visitors up to NZ$35, but are taxes the best way to tackle overtourism? Bungee-jumping, Kawarau suspension...

Hundreds missing, several feared dead after Laos dam collapse

Hundreds missing, several feared dead after Laos dam collapse Screen grab taken on handout video footage from ABC Laos on July 24, 2018 shows people sitting on a rooftop of a house...

Bid launched to secure collection of 5,500 Titanic artefacts

Bid launched to secure collection of 5,500 Titanic artefacts The rare collection has become available after a US company that currently owns the items filed for bankruptcy The SS Titanic (PA) A £14 million...

Satellite images show North Korea dismantling facilities at missile test site – report

Satellite images show North Korea dismantling facilities at missile test site - report Think tank says N.Korea dismantling facilities at missile site Measures indicate 'a significant confidence-building measure' N.Korea pledged to dismantle...

Breathing space for Chancellor ahead of Budget as borrowing falls

Breathing space for Chancellor ahead of Budget as borrowing falls Economists said the figures suggest Philip Hammond could be able to change course in November. Chancellor Philip Hammond was given a boost as...

Risky behaviour leads to rapid rise in STDs

Risky behaviour leads to rapid rise in STDs HIV test A medical specialist has warned that an urgent response is needed to combat rapidly spreading sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV, in Ireland. The strong...

Old town, new opportunities, for exporters to central Europe

Old town, new opportunities, for exporters to central Europe According to EY'S Attractiveness Survey 2017, Central Europe attracted nearly half of Europe's industrial investment projects in 2016. Its strengths are its geographical...

Nothing less than return to power can save Martin

Nothing less than return to power can save Martin Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. Photo: Kyran O'Brien It seems unlikely that Micheál Martin is looking forward to his summer break because support for...

Five key things to know about the animation industry in Ireland

Five key things to know about the animation industry in Ireland Animation hit: Doc McStuffins Ireland's animation industry has undergone substantial growth in the last decade, now employing between 1,500 – 2,000 people...

Trump accuses China of vicious trade tactics amid escalating dispute

Trump accuses China of vicious trade tactics amid escalating dispute The US president is also set to meet EU chiefs for tough negotiations. Mr Trump is showing no let-up in his war of...

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Fair Deal overhaul set to help farming families

Fair Deal overhaul set to help farming families A number of safeguards have been put in place to ensure the system cannot be abused under...

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