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Asiana 747 jet crashes west of Jeju Island

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 747 cargo plane crashed yesterday morning after reporting a fire onboard. The two pilots are missing and likely dead, authorities said.

South Korea deports 11 Chinese tourists

Shanghai,China - Eleven Chinese tourists who deserted a cruise ship at South Korea's Jeju Island were deported and arrived in Shanghai yesterday afternoon.

Jeju Island aiming to become international tourism hub

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea - Jeju Island is often referred to as the Hawaii of Korea.Over the years, it has become a popular destination for Asian tourists.

Asian destinations keen on becoming gambling giants

(eTN) - With the announcement by Samak Sundaravej, incoming Thai prime minister who is planning to legalize gambling and build five casinos for domestic and foreign holidaymakers in the country's tourist belts of Phuket, Pattaya, Khon Kaen, Hat Yai and Chiang Mai, the Far East has now entrenched itself as the world's biggest legal gambling destination for tourists.