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New Singapore to Helsinki route launched

By Angloinfo World Editor - Wednesday, October 19, 2016

New route claims to be fastest way to Europe from Singapore, with a flight time of just 11 hours and 30 minutes.     The new route will use a… Read more…

Koh Phi Phi aims for sustainable future

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, August 11, 2016

The idyllic Thai island in the Andaman sea looks for a sustainable solution to its tourism problems.     After a surge in visitor numbers to the island made famous… Read more…

France bans single-use plastic bags

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, July 1, 2016

It’s the end of single-use carrier bags at French supermarkets…you have been warned. Back in 2014, World Blogs wrote about a France fighting back against a “seventh continent of plastic… Read more…

Island in Thailand shut down after tourism damage

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, May 19, 2016

Thai authorities plan to close the island of Koh Tachai with tourism blamed for affecting the natural resources and the environment.     The island forms part of the Simian… Read more…

Tulum government bans rave parties

By Angloinfo World Editor - Monday, May 16, 2016

Authorities in the Mexican resort want the town to ward off the encroaching party scene and retain its peaceful status.     January is party month in the Riviera Maya,… Read more…

Balearics plan to ban tourist cars

By Angloinfo World Editor - Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Cars could be banned from the Balearic Islands during the summer under proposals from tourism chiefs.     The islands are gearing up for a record year for tourist numbers… Read more…

Belgium Government set to hand iodine pills to every person in the country

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, May 5, 2016

The iodine initiative is a response to terrorist threats to nuclear facilities and a possible Fukushima style disaster.     The government’s health minister urged the Belgian government to issue… Read more…

Is the air you breathe safe?

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, April 28, 2016

Are there more pollutants outside or inside your home? It depends where you live, but for many inside is surprisingly unhealthy. Last week, the French environment awareness group Générations Futures,… Read more…

Mexico City escalates car restriction policy

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, April 8, 2016

Mexico City’s car restriction policy has failed to curb air pollution so now authorities are asking twice as many cars to stay off the roads.     The city remains… Read more…

Swiss cities feature strongly in top world cities index

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, February 25, 2016

Zurich and Geneva make the top ten in the Mercer quality of Life rankings, which measure healthcare, social and economic conditions.   The study which ranked Vienna as the world’s… Read more…

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