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Could an airport passenger tax help save Angkor ruins?

The Cambodian authorities are planning a new airport for Siem Reap, gateway to the Angkor ruins. This should help them get more tourists to visit these fabulous temples, given that the sector is the main contributor to the country’s economic growth.Is it really a good thing for these ruins, though? While more tourists will help […]

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AirAsia dispute with Malaysia Airports rumbles on

AirAsia is in a tussle with Malaysia Airports, operator of Kuala Lumpur’s low cost terminal, over RM65 million ($18.4 million) in taxes that owes.The airline refuses to pay until the operator lowers its fees, which AirAsia says are unfair and too high. This comes after AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes called airport operators “parasites” in a […]

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