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New low cost carrier AirAsia Philippines has announced that it will soon fly from Clark International Airport to Hong Kong and to Macau. These twin launches, according to AirAsia CEO Maan Hontiveros, aims to provide more opportunity for Filipinos to have access to Hong Kong and Macau’s attractions.
To commemorate the twin AirAsia Philippines launch of Clark – Hong Kong and Clark – Macau flights, AirAsia has also announced their new airfare promo. The AirAsia Philippines promo sale fares are P688 one way from Clark to Hong Kong and from only P588 one way from Clark to Macau starting 13 – 19 June 2012. Guests who will avail of this promo seats will be able to travel from 19 July to 31 January 2013.
The Filipino domestic carrier launched its first international flight to Malaysia in June 9 with afternoon flights departing daily from Clark to Kuala Lumpur’s LCCT (Low Cost Carrier Terminal).
It wasn’t so long ago when in 1963, Singapore successfully merged with other countries like Malaya, Sabah and Sarawak to form Malaysia.
The merger was thought to benefit all the countries involved in the form of a common free market that would exist among the four members.
No matter how optimistic the countries were when they merged, they were still unable to stop the riots and bloodshed brought about by racial tensions between the people of Singapore who were against the merger and the other states of Malaysia.
It seemed then that the only hope for resolution was to separate Singapore from the rest of Malaysia. And so it was in August 9, 1965, the then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew announced that Singapore was a sovereign state once again, apart from the rest of Malaysia.
Present Day Singapore
After the Singapore regained its independence, it started to work on it own government once again. Though the first few years of renewed independence was shaky, the country has slowly gotten back on its feet and has become one of the most prosperous and beautiful countries in the world. The Singaporean economy takes much of its income from local and foreign trade as well as in tourism. The country is also proud of its history and the effects of previous colonial status continue to be event to this day.
Tourist Spots worth Visiting in Singapore
Singapore is home to a multitude of tourist destinations. Each year the country filters through Millions of tourist tat some from neighboring countries and those that travel halfway around the world just to see Singapore up close.
Over the years Singapore has slowly gained recognition as the quintessential shopping destination where locals and tourist alike are able to get the best deals on the most coveted items. Singapore is also home to lush botanical gardens that boast of exotic Asian Fauna. A bustling night life also awaits the discerning traveler.
Tourists can sample local and internationally cuisine among the many local restaurants all over the Singaporean landscape. Beaches are also a major attraction in Singapore and people come from all over the world to get one of a kind beach experience.