WASHINGTON - After recent extremist attacks, the United States is to "tighten" security procedures for its visa waiver programme for visitors from friendly countries, the White House said Monday.
BARCELONA - EU counter-terror chief Gilles de Kerchove called Monday for the European parliament to secure an agreement with member states that would require airlines to share passenger data by the end of the year.
Stepping into the newly renovated front building of the National Museum Bangkok, visitors may be reminded of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York or the Louvre in Paris. We're not really there yet, but with a new design, tasteful lighting, concise bilingual descriptions and exquisite ancient artefacts displayed in a wider space to highlight their unique beauty, the 128-year-old museum has a new lease of life.
Whether you're a fanboy or an obsessive otaku, you're likely to have a few nerd-out moments at Tooney Venue, which has positioned itself as a toy "museum", although the place feels more like someone's personal home stuffed with collectibles.
The allure of Chiang Mai draws all types of nature-seekers to the north of Thailand. The mountainous region offers countless opportunities to connect with Mother Earth, whether it's trekking, forest zip-lining, bathing baby elephants or, you know, simply admiring green areas larger than Bangkok's public parks.
Vietnam is considering the installation of slot machines inside its international airport terminals to make them more attractive for travellers.