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· September, 2013

Stories about Travel from September, 2013

30 September 2013

Gazans Call to End Rafah Border Suffering

"Human dignity has become a joke. International law is nothing but empty, powerless words printed in books," writes Gazan student Shahd Abu Salama, who is stranded at the Rafah Crossing.

Phuket-themed Stamps in Thailand

13 September 2013

France Sees Great Potential in the Chinese Tourism Industry

The number of trips abroad for the Chinese has gone from 10 million in 2000 to 83 million in 2012. A look at this booming market from France.

12 September 2013

Thai Airways Blacks Out Logo After Runway Accident

It's standard procedure according to airline officials but it became a PR disaster for the company.

5 September 2013

South Asia Shining in Some Ways, Suffering in Others

The South Asia Economic Summit , an annual meeting of civil society think-tanks has recently been concluded in Sri Lanka. Participants discussed regional issues and sought for more regional cooperation.

Homeless Foreigners on the Rise in Thailand

A charity group reports that there is an increasing number of homeless foreigners in Thailand.

4 September 2013

“In Damascus All is Quiet”: Russians Report from Syria

RuNet Echo

"You won't believe it, but all is quiet in Damascus. People sit in cafes, walk the streets, and are far from a universal hysteria"

Russia's Far East Beset with Toxic Japanese Cars

RuNet Echo

Vladivostok, a remote city in the Russian Far East, is notorious for the many used Japanese cars on its roads, which are possibly the worst in the country.

2 September 2013

When Reality TV Meets Humanitarian Action in Italy

Many Italians are already criticising RAI 1's humanitarian aid reality TV show in development, several months before it is scheduled to air.

1 September 2013

PHOTOS: Oil Spill Devastates Thousands of Fishermen in Cebu, Philippines

Oil spill from a sunken ship ruined the livelihood of several fishing villages. Residents used hair, coconut husks, chicken feathers to contain oil spill