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Bangkok: Number One Travel Destination in the World

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, May 30, 2013

Bangkok is this year’s number one city for travel, according to MasterCard’s third annual Global Destination Cities Index. The study looked at the highest international visitor numbers in 2013, with… Read more…

School-Age Workers in the UK: Know Your Rights and Restrictions

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Post GCSE and A-Level exams many students are keen to earn some money during the summer. School-age teenagers must follow government rules and regulations. Find out what they are here…. Read more…

Is there Freedom of the Press Where You Live?

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, May 27, 2013

Most people, worldwide believe the media in their country has freedom of speech. According to a Gallup survey, a median of 67 percent of adults across 133 countries and areas… Read more…

Urban Green Spaces – and Marriage – Produce Positive Effect on Mental Wellbeing

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, May 22, 2013

People living in urban areas with more green space tend to report greater wellbeing than city dwellers that don’t have parks, gardens, or other green space nearby, according to a… Read more…

Phuket Airport May Not be able to Handle Expected Increase in Visitors

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Despite the US$174 million investment in Phuket Airport, there will still be capacity issues on Thailand’s biggest island and one of the nation’s favourite locations for international expats.  The Chairman… Read more…

France Adopts Same-Sex Marriage and the UK Debates

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, May 20, 2013

From 18 May, following 170 hours of debate by the National Assembly and Senate, France became the ninth country in Europe and the 14th in the world to allow same-sex,… Read more…

This Saturday: Visit A European Museum at Night

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, May 17, 2013

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to tour around a museum at night Ben Stiller-style, as in the fantasy adventure movie Night at the Museum? This Saturday,… Read more…

France: Non-European Residency Permits Could Become Multi-Annual

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, May 16, 2013

Under the current residency system in France, non-European residents may apply for a one-year carte de séjour which they must renew each year through a lengthy process at the local… Read more…

Sleep Deprivation Affects Young Pupils International Exam Results

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, May 15, 2013

A study carried out by Boston College in the United States found that sleep deprivation significantly affected the results of pupils aged 10 to 11 when taking international education tests…. Read more…

Change to Passport Service for British Nationals In Spain And Andorra

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, May 14, 2013

British nationals in Spain and Andorra who need to apply for a new passport must now (from 13 May) send their applications to Belfast in the UK rather than to… Read more…

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