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Asia’s beaches go quiet as Chinese tourists stay home

The decline of Chinese travellers has become a painful lesson for Thailand and Indonesia which are overly dependent on visitors from China.

China beach fans never without their inflatable

Apart from safety, colourful inflatable rings is an essential for beachgoers in China.

Part 2: Beaches of Langkawi: Which reigns supreme?

Here is a review of the 12 top beaches in Pulau Langkawi with suggested rankings by the Malaysia Traveller. Here is a review of the 12 top beaches in Pulau Langkawi with suggested rankings by the Malaysia Traveller.

Part 1: Beaches of Langkawi: Which reigns supreme?

Here is a review of the 12 top beaches in Pulau Langkawi with suggested rankings by the Malaysia Traveller.

Oceans of garbage prompt war on plastics

Stories on social media of giant seas of floating waste or a beached whale found in Indonesia with six kilos (13 pounds) of plastic in its stomach are bringing plastic pollution into the spotlight.

Surfer bitten by shark in latest Australia attack

The attack is the fifth encounter off Australia's beaches in two months.

Sri Lanka to revoke rogue bikini ban

Sri Lanka, a Buddhist-majority island popular with tourists, has criticised foreigners in the past for offending moral tastes.

Lamma Island: A haven for seafood and beautiful beaches

It is good to know that some of the simple pleasures of days gone by are still available in modern Hong Kong.

5 amazing must-visit Thai islands

For beautiful sandy beaches, amazing snorkelling spots and breathtaking sunsets, head to either Koh Kood, Koh Chang, Koh Lipe, Koh Adang or Koh Samet or all five.

Whales die after mass stranding in Australia

Authorities, veterinarians and locals who were visiting the beach attempted to save 15 of the migrating cetaceans in shallow waters, however only seven were able to successfully be placed back in the water.

Beneath Malaysia’s beaches: fridges, washing machines and condoms

These items are among 2,700kg of garbage collected by 500 volunteers who took part in a massive beach clean-up this month.

Galapagos fights temptation of lucrative mass tourism

In order to protect the ecosystems of the archipelago, Ecuador is turning away millions of would-be tourists each year.

Smoking to be stubbed out on Thai beaches

Smokers will have to use designated areas with proper waste disposal for cigarette butts.

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