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Tourists flock to Pokemon Go hot-spot in South Korea

By Angloinfo World Editor - Monday, October 31, 2016

Enterprising local businesses in Sokcho attempt to capitalize on the burgeoning enthusiasm.   The seaside town has seen a surge in visitor numbers as it appears it is the only… Read more…

Singapore named healthiest place to live in the world

By Angloinfo World Editor - Wednesday, September 28, 2016

United Nations report names Singapore along with Iceland and Sweden as the healthiest place in the world.     The Global Burden of Disease Study analyses 188 countries based on… Read more…

South Korea introduces ‘draconian’ business lunch legislation

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, August 19, 2016

The new laws will curb business-related entertainment including a major crackdown on business lunches and gifts.     The new anti-corruption law will impose strict limits on how much can… Read more…

Singapore’s Changi airport named best in the world

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, March 18, 2016

The Asian airport beat Seoul, Munich and Tokyo to claim the top spot for the fourth year in a row.   The Skytrax world airport awards are an extensive breakdown… Read more…

January tourist numbers in Thailand up 15 per cent

By Angloinfo World Editor - Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Despite a sluggish local economy, the tourism industry continues to expand in the Southeast Asian nation.   With growth in the overall economy lagging behind its Asian neighbours at 2.8… Read more…

South Korea fires warning shots over border

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, January 14, 2016

Shots were fired after military personnel spotted an unidentified aerial vehicle approaching its heavily fortified border with North Korea.   The device appeared around 2:10 p.m local time and prompted… Read more…

New British school set to open in Mexico City

By Angloinfo World Editor - Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Demand for English-speaking education has increased in Mexico in recent years. A new family-run British school hopes to capture the growing appetite.   The new school , founded and named… Read more…

Yawn…is it time for a nap yet?

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, August 7, 2014

It’s generally thought that most people will “catch” a yawn – from seeing it, hearing it or thinking about it – in six seconds. Read on to see what makes… Read more…

The Top Seven Scariest Places To Drive

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, July 4, 2014

It’s Friday… nearly the weekend, but also heavy traffic traffic day. Spare a thought then for fellow expats who have to negotiate their way home in some of the scariest… Read more…

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