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AllAfrica.com
Olojo Festival Unveils Logoin honour of Ogun, the god of iron." He disclosed that the Ooni is supporting
Olojo Festival Unveils Logo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
in honour of Ogun, the god of iron." He disclosed that the Ooni is supporting the festival, as a way of promoting tourism and showcasing our culture. He noted that the festival would be branded, presented in modern form to reinforce the... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Drop in visits and phone calls leads to closure of Aldeburgh TICof Aldeburgh TIC and has now decided it will close at the end of September. Th
Drop in visits and phone calls leads to closure of Aldeburgh TIC
Ipswich Star / Posted 25 minutes ago
of Aldeburgh TIC and has now decided it will close at the end of September. The council said that despite the growth in tourism locally, the number of people calling in at Aldeburgh TIC had dropped by more than half – from nearly 34,000 in... Read more
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International Business Times
North Korea holds first-ever air show, displays its military and civilian fleetsF-16 and China's J-10 fighters. The airport, previously a military airbase, was
North Korea holds first-ever air show, displays its military and civilian fleets
International Business Times / Posted an hour ago
F-16 and China's J-10 fighters. The airport, previously a military airbase, was recently renovated in order to boost the tourism industry. The facility is meant to serve as a gateway to the Mount Kumgang tourist zone. Pyongyang's only airline... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PAL signs deal with El Al Israel Airlineson Tuesday, Sept. 20. The MOU seeks to bolster cooperation between the two lea
PAL signs deal with El Al Israel Airlines
Manila Bulletin / Posted an hour ago
on Tuesday, Sept. 20. The MOU seeks to bolster cooperation between the two leading airlines as Israel is the third largest tourism market of the Philippines in the Middle East. In 2015, tourist arrivals from Israel grew by 34 % and approximately... Read more
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Gulf News
Dh10m cave, glass house project in Quran Park approvedthe Quran Park will be one of the technical highlights of Dubai, and complement
Dh10m cave, glass house project in Quran Park approved
Gulf News / Posted an hour ago
the Quran Park will be one of the technical highlights of Dubai, and complementary to the recreational, educational and tourism projects implemented by the Municipality in the emirate.He said the Quran Park is a pioneering modern cultural... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Pulling a rip cord over North Koreatwo-day festival was part of efforts by the sanctions-strapped and diplomatical
Pulling a rip cord over North Korea
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 hours ago
two-day festival was part of efforts by the sanctions-strapped and diplomatically isolated country to boost hard-currency tourism in the Wonsan region. Coming just weeks after the North conducted its fifth nuclear test, triggering global... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Two waterways designated as wild trout streamsmomentum to efforts underway in Weatherly to create a rail trail and obtain fun
Two waterways designated as wild trout streams
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 hours ago
momentum to efforts underway in Weatherly to create a rail trail and obtain funding to clean up Hazle Creek, which already draws kayakers, Skulsky said. “It would really put Weatherly in a good spot to get some eco-tourism,” he said. — Kent Jac... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Small cities on a charm offensivesurrounding us and they're so incredible. We really want to highlight them." T
Small cities on a charm offensive
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
surrounding us and they're so incredible. We really want to highlight them." Thornton said the city will work on its tourism and outdoor recreation areas as the Ilani Casino Resort opens to try and show people the city is more than home to a... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
BN taking Sabahans for a ride on Oath Stone: DAPTan Sri Joseph Kurup that the delay was due to a technical problem in the drawi
BN taking Sabahans for a ride on Oath Stone: DAP
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 2 hours ago
Tan Sri Joseph Kurup that the delay was due to a technical problem in the drawing plan and funding from the Federal Tourism and Culture Ministry showed BN's way of doing things. "A simple matter will take them a long time to fix and... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Sabah vital link along Maritime Silk RoadSiew Ling. Currently, MCCC has 1,400 corporate members, covering trade, manufa
Sabah vital link along Maritime Silk Road
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 2 hours ago
Siew Ling. Currently, MCCC has 1,400 corporate members, covering trade, manufacturing, finance, agriculture, real estate, tourism, education, consultation and other industries. Following the rise of China, MCCC has become increasingly important... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
2,019kg rubbish from beach clean-up!iM4U volunteers comprising students from two higher learning institutions and m
2,019kg rubbish from beach clean-up!
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 2 hours ago
iM4U volunteers comprising students from two higher learning institutions and members of the public, was flagged off by Tourism, Culture and Environment Ministry's Permanent Secretary Datu Rusmadi Datu Sulai together with Mayor Datuk Yeo Boon... Read more
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iol.co.za
The treehouse on top of the worldstrangler fig tree overlooking the rain forest. “Welcome home,” said my smilin
The treehouse on top of the world
iol.co.za / Posted 2 hours ago
strangler fig tree overlooking the rain forest. “Welcome home,” said my smiling wife. Were Tarzan to dream up an eco-tourism adventure, it would probably look a lot like the Gibbon Experience in northwest Laos. During a three-day, two-night... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
If Sarkordie Was President, Guess Who Would Be His Ministersnurture his fans (Children) and ensure they are protected from any further encu
If Sarkordie Was President, Guess Who Would Be His Ministers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
nurture his fans (Children) and ensure they are protected from any further encumbrances. 8. King Ayisoba - Minister of Tourism and Creative Arts The best choice for the position is King Ayisoba. The man himself is a tourist site and he can... Read more
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The Post-Journal
A Week In A New Democracyanyone in your family had any relationship with the church - your Uncle Yuref w
A Week In A New Democracy
The Post-Journal / Posted 3 hours ago
anyone in your family had any relationship with the church - your Uncle Yuref was a janitor at a historic church used for tourism, for example, you were pitied and isolated. Not that tourism was big business during those years. And not that it's... Read more
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iafrica.com
Gordhan: There are people who protect the corruptwas speaking at the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation Heritage Day banquet in Johannesb
Gordhan: There are people who protect the corrupt
iafrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
was speaking at the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation Heritage Day banquet in Johannesburg. Former president Kgalema Motlanthe and Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom were among guests attending the event. Gordhan says there are people who made it their duty... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
US guidelines on self-driving cars get good reception at G-7photo, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, second right, talks with Jap
US guidelines on self-driving cars get good reception at G-7
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
photo, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, second right, talks with Japan's Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Minister Keiichi Ishii, second left, during their meeting held on the sidelines of G7 Transport Ministers' meeting in... Read more
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Connecticut Post
US guidelines on self-driving cars get good reception at G-7photo, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, second right, talks with Jap
US guidelines on self-driving cars get good reception at G-7
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 hours ago
photo, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, second right, talks with Japan's Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Minister Keiichi Ishii during their meeting held on the sidelines of G7 Transport Ministers' meeting in Karuizawa,... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Findley Lake Dam Project Could Begin Next Montharea is the first exit coming into New York from Pennsylvania on Interstate 86.
Findley Lake Dam Project Could Begin Next Month
The Post-Journal / Posted 4 hours ago
area is the first exit coming into New York from Pennsylvania on Interstate 86. "It's like a microcosm of the whole area's tourism industry," said Andrew Nixon, executive director for the Chautauqua County Visitor's Bureau. "It has a body of water,... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Rocky Mountain Underground opens 1st combo ski shop, bar in Breckenridgeitself, Waesche and Co. are getting anxious for the upcoming season. They recen
Rocky Mountain Underground opens 1st combo ski shop, bar in Breckenridge
Summit Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
itself, Waesche and Co. are getting anxious for the upcoming season. They recently hired Jessie Unruh of the Breckenridge Tourism Office for local marketing and are ready to launch the CorePak 35, a backcountry pack made with recycled ski cores in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Gordhan: There are people who make it their duty to protect the corruptwho prevent people, including himself, from improving the lives of South Africa
Gordhan: There are people who make it their duty to protect the corrupt
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 hours ago
who prevent people, including himself, from improving the lives of South Africans. Former president Kgalema Motlanthe and Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom were among guests attending the event. Gordhan says there are people who made it their duty... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Body kept in freezer for monthsto immigration on Jan 6 this year, there was no record of that person leaving.
Body kept in freezer for months
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 hours ago
to immigration on Jan 6 this year, there was no record of that person leaving. Pol Maj Gen Surachet Hakpal, commander of Tourism Police, alleged Mr Colter was the ringleader of a transnational passport forgery gang and had stayed in Thailand for... Read more
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The Economic Times
Nine Indian islands chosen for Singapore-like tourism boostazure seas and white coral beaches of Lakshadweep and the tropical lushness of
Nine Indian islands chosen for Singapore-like tourism boost
The Economic Times / Posted 4 hours ago
azure seas and white coral beaches of Lakshadweep and the tropical lushness of Andaman & Nicobar have been identified as tourism growth zones with nine islands selected as part of a Niti Aayog masterplan. The islands are being seen as drivers of... Read more
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New Kerala
Achieving Global Goals 'not about ticking boxes,' Dominica tells UN, urging action on climate, environment - newkerala.com #123477loss and damage. Likewise, the ongoing phenomenon of beach erosion, destructio
Achieving Global Goals 'not about ticking boxes,' Dominica tells UN, urging action on climate, environment - newkerala.com #123477
New Kerala / Posted 4 hours ago
loss and damage. Likewise, the ongoing phenomenon of beach erosion, destruction of coral reefs so vital to our tourism product and the character of our islands risk untold damage, to our prized tourism assets, she said, calling for more... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Colorado: Surreal Garden of the Gods a must-see destinationand horseback riding. And the park that inspired the patriotic song America The
Colorado: Surreal Garden of the Gods a must-see destination
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 hours ago
and horseback riding. And the park that inspired the patriotic song America The Beautiful has a unique place in Colorado tourism. It's one of the most popular tourist attractions in the U.S., but it isn't a state park. Garden of the Gods is... Read more
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The Courier
Tourist icon in Chinese accordand the first since 1994. Mr Andrews said the agreement would have enormous be
Tourist icon in Chinese accord
The Courier / Posted 5 hours ago
and the first since 1994. Mr Andrews said the agreement would have enormous benefits for the state’s trade, investment, tourism and jobs. “Sichuan is China’s fastest growing region with a powerhouse economy three times the size of Australia –... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Zika fears keep some travelers awayZika virus have prompted a handful of hotel cancellations in the Florida Keys,
Zika fears keep some travelers away
Key West Citizen / Posted 5 hours ago
Zika virus have prompted a handful of hotel cancellations in the Florida Keys, but no large-scale bailout — yet. Tourism officials are most concerned about the island chain’s thriving wedding and honeymoon industry, which could be hit... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Attendees at North Korean air show wowed by model F-16Koreans and hundreds of foreign tourists and journalists invited to the event —
Attendees at North Korean air show wowed by model F-16
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 5 hours ago
Koreans and hundreds of foreign tourists and journalists invited to the event — which is intended to showcase Wonsan's tourism appeal — were given a rare glimpse of North Korea's own air force fighters, including a MiG-29 and SU-25 ground... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
With record employment, let's call it the Bloomberg-de Blasio boomwhen we get the state comptroller’s take next month.Leisure and hospitality jus
With record employment, let's call it the Bloomberg-de Blasio boom
Crain's New York Business / Posted 5 hours ago
when we get the state comptroller’s take next month.Leisure and hospitality just keep expanding. The great New York City tourism boom produced 13,000 new positions last year, bringing the total to about 430,000. Most of the credit goes to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Attendees at North Korean air show wowed by model F-16Koreans and hundreds of foreign tourists and journalists invited to the event —
Attendees at North Korean air show wowed by model F-16
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 hours ago
Koreans and hundreds of foreign tourists and journalists invited to the event — which is intended to showcase Wonsan’s tourism appeal — were given a rare glimpse of North Korea’s own air force fighters, including a MiG-29 and SU-25 ground... Read more
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Salon.com
Attendees at North Korean air show wowed by model F-16Koreans and hundreds of foreign tourists and journalists invited to the event —
Attendees at North Korean air show wowed by model F-16
Salon.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Koreans and hundreds of foreign tourists and journalists invited to the event — which is intended to showcase Wonsan’s tourism appeal — were given a rare glimpse of North Korea’s own air force fighters, including a MiG-29 and SU-25 ground... Read more
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Business Standard India
Kashmir's tourism sector cries out for ending prolonged shutdownThe shoutdown in 78th day has resulted in a sharp decline in tourist arrivals,
Kashmir's tourism sector cries out for ending prolonged shutdown
Business Standard India / Posted 5 hours ago
The shoutdown in 78th day has resulted in a sharp decline in tourist arrivals, with Pahalgam being the worst hit It is not only that people in the Kashmir Valley are suffering from the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Attendees at North Korean air show wowed by model F-16Koreans and hundreds of foreign tourists and journalists invited to the event -
Attendees at North Korean air show wowed by model F-16
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 hours ago
Koreans and hundreds of foreign tourists and journalists invited to the event - which is intended to showcase Wonsan's tourism appeal - were given a rare glimpse of North Korea's own air force fighters, including a MiG-29 and SU-25 ground... Read more
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New Kerala
67 cyclists, 14 countries, one message - environmental conservation - newkerala.com #123456India, Shimla [India], Sept. 25 : The 12th mountain cycling annual event organi
67 cyclists, 14 countries, one message - environmental conservation - newkerala.com #123456
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
India, Shimla [India], Sept. 25 : The 12th mountain cycling annual event organised by the Himalayan Adventure Sports and Tourism Promotion Association (HASATPA) began here on Saturday. Sixty-seven cyclists from 14 different countries, including... Read more
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New Kerala
Kashmir's tourism sector cries out for ending prolonged shutdown - newkerala.com #123452from tourists. Hotel staff have left since there is no work available. We have
Kashmir's tourism sector cries out for ending prolonged shutdown - newkerala.com #123452
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
from tourists. Hotel staff have left since there is no work available. We have failed to receive even one occupancy. Tourism has been immensely affected," a local hotelier told ANI. The prevailing situation in the valley has resulted in a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Olcott is wonderful place, hamlet’s booster saysoffice July 1. She also maintains the Lakeview Village Shoppes’ social media si
Olcott is wonderful place, hamlet’s booster says
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 hours ago
office July 1. She also maintains the Lakeview Village Shoppes’ social media sites and was given oversight of the Newfane Tourism Committee sites, as well. “We have a good group of people here, all with the same goal,” she said. Young co-owns... Read more
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FOX News
Attendees At North Korean Air Show Wowed By Model FKoreans and hundreds of foreign tourists and journalists invited to the event —
Attendees At North Korean Air Show Wowed By Model F
FOX News / Posted 6 hours ago
Koreans and hundreds of foreign tourists and journalists invited to the event — which is intended to showcase Wonsan's tourism appeal — were given a rare glimpse of North Korea's own air force fighters, including a MiG-29 and SU-25 ground... Read more
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The Border Mail
Tourist icon in Chinese accordand the first since 1994. Mr Andrews said the agreement would have enormous be
Tourist icon in Chinese accord
The Border Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
and the first since 1994. Mr Andrews said the agreement would have enormous benefits for the state’s trade, investment, tourism and jobs. “Sichuan is China’s fastest growing region with a powerhouse economy three times the size of Australia –... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Attendees at North Korean air show wowed by model F-16Koreans and hundreds of foreign tourists and journalists invited to the event -
Attendees at North Korean air show wowed by model F-16
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 6 hours ago
Koreans and hundreds of foreign tourists and journalists invited to the event - which is intended to showcase Wonsan's tourism appeal - were given a rare glimpse of North Korea's own air force fighters, including a MiG-29 and SU-25 ground... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mark Lister: Reserve Bank should quit while it's aheadwe're still ahead of the US, Europe and Japan. Unemployment is low at around 5
Mark Lister: Reserve Bank should quit while it's ahead
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
we're still ahead of the US, Europe and Japan. Unemployment is low at around 5 per cent, house prices are rising, while tourism and construction are booming. Dairy has been the only weak link, but now we've seen prices rebound more than 30 per... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Attendees at North Korean air show wowed by model F-16Koreans and hundreds of foreign tourists and journalists invited to the event -
Attendees at North Korean air show wowed by model F-16
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 hours ago
Koreans and hundreds of foreign tourists and journalists invited to the event - which is intended to showcase Wonsan's tourism appeal - were given a rare glimpse of North Korea's own air force fighters, including a MiG-29 and SU-25 ground... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Attendees at North Korean air show wowed by model F-16Koreans and hundreds of foreign tourists and journalists invited to the event -
Attendees at North Korean air show wowed by model F-16
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 hours ago
Koreans and hundreds of foreign tourists and journalists invited to the event - which is intended to showcase Wonsan's tourism appeal - were given a rare glimpse of North Korea's own air force fighters, including a MiG-29 and SU-25 ground... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Iloilo tourism not affected by Zika Iloilo City — The Zika virus has not affected tourism in Iloilo City. Atty.
Iloilo tourism not affected by Zika
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 hours ago
Iloilo City — The Zika virus has not affected tourism in Iloilo City. Atty. Helen Catalbas, Western regional director of Department of Tourism (DOT-6), said this after a travel advisory earlier released by... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Attendees at North Korean air show wowed by model F-16Koreans and hundreds of foreign tourists and journalists invited to the event —
Attendees at North Korean air show wowed by model F-16
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Koreans and hundreds of foreign tourists and journalists invited to the event — which is intended to showcase Wonsan’s tourism appeal — were given a rare glimpse of North Korea’s own air force fighters, including a MiG-29 and SU-25 ground... Read more
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The Hindu
Cycling tours of city on TuesdayBeing organised by Tourism Department along with a private company Bengaluru:
Cycling tours of city on Tuesday
The Hindu / Posted 7 hours ago
Being organised by Tourism Department along with a private company Bengaluru: Cycling enthusiasts will get a chance to learn more about the history of Bengaluru as the Tourism Department, along with a private company, will be organising two... Read more
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Canberra Times
London snubbed but Adelaide, Perth firm as Bledisloe venues during ANZ Stadium re-buildthat deserve to be rewarded with our best product. It also meets the appetite o
London snubbed but Adelaide, Perth firm as Bledisloe venues during ANZ Stadium re-build
Canberra Times / Posted 8 hours ago
that deserve to be rewarded with our best product. It also meets the appetite of a number of state governments and tourism bodies around the country, that are looking for major events. It seems to make sense to head down that path right... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Chinese Jews of ancient lineage huddle under pressure from governmentmigrated to Israel. For years, the city government tolerated their activities,
Chinese Jews of ancient lineage huddle under pressure from government
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 hours ago
migrated to Israel. For years, the city government tolerated their activities, seeing the Jewish link as a magnet for tourism and investment. But since last year, authorities have come down hard on the revival, in an example of how even the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Oregon’s Three Sisters Wilderness could see use limitsthen you’ve got all this displaced use that will just go someplace else. With a
Oregon’s Three Sisters Wilderness could see use limits
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 hours ago
then you’ve got all this displaced use that will just go someplace else. With all the outdoor recreation opportunities, things are getting busier and busier as the tourism market is recovering and people are exploring outside a little b... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
UNESCO snub prompts Tasmanian World Heritage Area plan rejigCommittee rejected Tasmania Government's plans to change the way the TWWHA is m
UNESCO snub prompts Tasmanian World Heritage Area plan rejig
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 hours ago
Committee rejected Tasmania Government's plans to change the way the TWWHA is managed, including rezoning some areas for tourism and allowing the logging of specialty timbers. The Government has since abandoned logging proposals for the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Leave us alone': African nations slam charities over elephant conservationAfrican resources should be managed. "Please leave us alone, don't just come a
'Leave us alone': African nations slam charities over elephant conservation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 hours ago
African resources should be managed. "Please leave us alone, don't just come and dictate what we should be doing," Zambian Tourism Minister Stephen Mwansa said. Fortune Charumbira, head of Zimbabwe's traditional chiefs, blasted "elitist NGOs who... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Breach of trustof which more than half was plastic bags and straws, bottle caps and plastic an
Breach of trust
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 hours ago
of which more than half was plastic bags and straws, bottle caps and plastic and glass bottles. GREEN OPPORTUNITIES Ecotourism operator Jirayu Ekkul, chief executive of Wild Encounter Thailand which runs whale watching expeditions, says people... Read more
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