Global News: ASEAN 2017 in full-swing, TV-fueled British Tourism, and more!
ASEAN is in full swing in the Philippines
The Philippine-hosted Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit sees day 1 of the event proceeding smoothly. Due to the importance of this weeklong event, roads leading to the Cultural Center of the Philippines complex in Pasay City, the location for ASEAN 2017, will be closed. Work and classes at all levels will be suspended on April 28 as well.
British drama, The Crown, is said to have increased the numbers for tourism for the country. The show, a biographical television series that focuses on the life of Queen Elizabeth II, is set in the United Kingdom and has sparked the interest of the show's fans to book trips and visit the locales featured in the show.
China becomes 3rd most-popular overseas education destination
China has been recognized the world over as one of the top 3 ranking countries for overseas students to study in. Educational figures in the Asian country cite that The continuous rise of education quality has garnered it the recognition of students and parents abroad.