The Friday Rewind 8: Indonesian Flights Boost, Seoul Tourism Showcase & Tuk-Tuk DJs

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6 Nov 2020 • 18m00s

In episode 8 of The Friday Rewind, Gary and Hannah zip through this week’s 5 top talking points in South East Asian travel and tourism - in less than 20 minutes. This week’s hot topics include:
Hungarian Foreign Minister Tests Positive in South East Asia

  1. Philippines Sets a Ceiling Price for COVID-19 Tests
  2. Indonesian Flights Take Off in October
  3. ASEAN-Korea Tourism Pavilion Opens in Seoul
  4. Tuk-Tuk DJs Tour Phnom Penh in Style

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Watch the Tuk tuk DJs: https://youtu.be/VE6DED-j4zU

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