Turkey’s tourism gains in war-hit 2022 but trade deficit widens

ISTANBUL, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Turkey’s tourism revenue is set to reach a record $46.3 billion…

Blinken begins Middle East trip amid spate of violence

CAIRO, Jan 29 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken landed in Egypt on Sunday…

Is it Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year? Depends who you ask

Hong Kong CNN – Last week, K-pop singer Danielle Marsh asked her online fans what they…

Exclusive: Top U.S. Treasury official to warn UAE, Turkey over sanctions evasion

WASHINGTON, Jan 28 (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department’s top sanctions official, who is on a…

U.S. concerned over Israeli raid ahead of Blinken visit

WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Washington is concerned that the security situation between Israelis and Palestinians…

Turkey cancels visit by Swedish minister as planned protests stoke tension

ISTANBUL/STOCKHOLM, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Saturday that a planned…

China fuel exports to slip in Jan as Lunar New Year travel peaks

SINGAPORE, Jan 13 (Reuters) – China’s refined oil product exports could start 2023 with a 40%…

China reopens borders in final farewell to zero-COVID

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, Jan 8 (Reuters) – Travelers began streaming across land and sea crossings from Hong…

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China seeks to minimize risk of COVID-19 during travel rush BEIJING (AP) — China is trying…

Best of 2023: New design hotels and luxury train routes

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