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  • India's Highway Of Shame 23 Jan 2020 12:12 India's Highway Of Shame more... 'Go Outside': Macron Confronts Israeli Security more... White House Confuses Iraq With Iran and Says Trump Met With Iranian President more... Pete Buttigieg Suffers …
  • Howard Jacobson: 'A feelgood Holocaust exploits the dead and demeans the living' 23 Jan 2020 06:59 Silence is the angel with which literature wrestles. The silence of inadequacy to the task of expression – TS Eliot’s struggle against “last year’s words” while “next year’s words await another voice”. The silence of moral hesitancy or humane consideration …
  • Steel, Cars and Spicy Noodles 23 Jan 2020 06:38 If Wuhan could be compared to an American city, it might be Pittsburgh — a much bigger, much hotter Pittsburgh. Wuhan, an industrial city in central China, straddles a river, the Yangtze. It is home to a troubled and declining steel industry. It is a …
  • Arizona’s desert rose: The Clog’s travel guide to Scottsdale 23 Jan 2020 06:33 While I don’t recommend visiting in the summer due to its extremely high temperatures, Scottsdale is a beautiful city in Arizona that has something for everyone. The desert views are spectacular and there are tons of places in the city to check out! From …
  • China closes city to reduce coronavirus spread as CDC gets ready to expand testing 23 Jan 2020 06:31 Image: Associated Press (ABC News) —BEIJING — China closed off a city of more than 11 million people Thursday in an unprecedented effort to try to stop the spread of a deadly new virus that has sickened hundreds and spread to other cities and countries in …
  • TAT joins forces with THAI to promote 60th anniversary promotions 23 Jan 2020 06:10 Two of Thailand’s key hospitality and tourism industry drivers are gearing up to mark their 60th anniversaries in 2020 The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is joining forces with Thai Airways International (THAI) to mark their 60th anniversaries in 2020 …
  • No binoculars in computer birding 23 Jan 2020 06:10 People keep asking if we’re going to skip winter this year. I don’t know. There have been a few snowstorms here and there; rain and high winds have replaced snow and frigid temperatures in many places. Here in western North Carolina at an elevation of 2, …
  • Sangster International Airport Celebrates 13th Win at World Travel Awards 23 Jan 2020 05:55 MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport (SIA) has been selected as the Caribbean’s Leading Airport for the 13th time at the World Travel Awards Caribbean Gala Ceremony 2020. The announcement was made on Monday, January 20 at the …
  • 8 Indian tourists, including 4 children die due to gas leak at Nepal resort 23 Jan 2020 05:47 Image Source : PTI 8 Indian tourists die due to possible gas leak in Nepal resort Eight tourists from Kerala, including 4 children were found dead in Nepal after they fell unconscious probably due to a gas leak from a heater in their hotel room at a …
  • 2020 tourism Heartbeat campaign kicks off 23 Jan 2020 05:42 NASSAU, Bahamas: Jamaica has launched a new tagline dubbed ‘Jamaica – Heartbeat of the World’ and expects to spend at least US$10 million advertising the island to the world in 2020. Coy about discussing a budget during a press conference at the 38th …
  • Grenada’s Leo Garbutt named 2020 Hotelier of the Year 23 Jan 2020 05:32 The Bahamas (22 January 2020): The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has named respected Grenada hotelier Leo Garbutt, 2020 Caribbean Hotelier of the Year. The owner of Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel in Grenada received the coveted honour …
  • China shuts down pubic transport in coronavirus-hit area as UK advises against 'all but essential' travel 23 Jan 2020 04:55 All flights out of a city in China hit with coronavirus have been cancelled as the World Health Organisation delayed its decision on whether to declare an international public health emergency. It comes as the UK Foreign Office issued a warning against …
  • Coronavirus presents low risk in Bay Area, Alameda County health official says 23 Jan 2020 04:43 ALAMEDA COUNTY (KRON) — Containment of the coronavirus is now a top concern as the City of Wuhan is on a travel lockdown. No trains or planes can go in or out. The Centers for Disease Control says it’s received items for testing from several people in the …
  • Broward County Transit Inaugurates 75 Express Service from Broward to Miami-Dade 23 Jan 2020 04:38 BROWARD COUNTY, FL – Broward County Transit (BCT) and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) are taking the stress out of getting to Miami with 75 Express Service. On January 23, the official ribbon-cutting for New 75 Express Bus Service from …
  • Canadians express concerns over Coronavirus 23 Jan 2020 04:33 Coronavirus, a pneumonia-like illness, is spreading throughout China with more than 500 confirmed cases and counting since the end of the year. With Lunar New Year just three days away, the country has become a popular travel destination for many GTA …
  • Wuhan coronavirus added to Saskatchewan's respiratory illness protocol 23 Jan 2020 04:33 Although the risk in Canada is low, the new coronavirus first seen in the Chinese city of Wuhan has been added to the Severe Respiratory Illness Protocol used in Saskatchewan hospitals. Don Healy / Regina Leader-Post Although the risk in Canada is low, …
  • Inner Harbour beer store to close at end of month 23 Jan 2020 04:22 The Beer Store at the corner of Cataraqui and Bagot streets will be closed after Jan. 31. Customer John Poulin said the store closing will be an inconvenience to neighbourhood customers who don't have a vehicle to get to other locations in Kingston. ( …
  • China bookings hit amidst Coronavirus outbreak 23 Jan 2020 04:22 NEW DELHI: Travellers from India have begun cancelling bookings to China in light of the deadly coronavirus outbreak and search queries for cities like Beijing and Shanghai are declining, travel operators and online agents said. “We are getting …
  • Collaborating against Human Trafficking 23 Jan 2020 03:58   Ugo Aliogo examines the activities of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons According to a report, Nigeria remains a source, transit and destination country in the illicit trade of human trafficking. The Global Slavery Index ( …
  • China closes off large city to stop spread of deadly virus 23 Jan 2020 03:50 Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press Updated 9:41 pm CST, Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Health Officials in hazmat suits check body temperatures of passengers arriving from the city of Wuhan Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, at the airport in Beijing, China. Nearly two …
  • Regional Properties Might Be Where the Money Is for the Gaming REITs 23 Jan 2020 03:32 If Las Vegas were a playing card, it would be an ace, thanks to its stature in the gaming sector. But if you were to bet that Vegas collectively makes up the bulk of the revenue for the three publicly-traded gaming REITs, you’d lose. Two recent high-stakes …
  • Press Release: Media Advisory at Aloft Ocean City 23 Jan 2020 03:05 Announcement of month long regional celebration, capstone festival in Ocean City and participation of national beer bloggers.   BERLIN,MD, January 22, 2020 – Shore Craft Beer will announce the Shore’s celebration of FeBREWary on Monday, January 27, 4:00 pm …
  • Billions of journeys to celebrate Chinese New Year raise fears coronavirus will spread worldwide 23 Jan 2020 02:35 Passengers wear masks to prevent an outbreak of a new coronavirus in a subway station, in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The first case of coronavirus in Macao was confirmed on Wednesday, according to state broadcaster CCTV. The infected person, a 52 …
  • 2020 Tule Lake Pilgrimage Set for July 3-6 23 Jan 2020 02:21 The Tule Lake Jail, built in February 1945, was used to imprison renunciants before sending them to DOJ internment camps in Santa Fe, N.M. and Bismarck, N.D. Photo taken by Don Tateishi of Caltrans in 1988. The Tule Lake Committee announces that the 2020 …
  • The good and bad of January plane travel 23 Jan 2020 02:13 Traveling by plane in January from Illinois has got to be only for people that are nuts. That would be us. We had a short eight-day trip planned for Sunny Mexico last week. The day we were to leave they were having all kinds of flight warnings at O’Hare …
  • Waze fixes app after police say it left drivers stranded 45 miles from destination 23 Jan 2020 02:07 (CNN) — Gone are the days of printing out directions or following physical maps. If you’re trying to go somewhere and need directions, there are plenty of apps to update you while you travel in real-time. But nothing is foolproof and that’s what drivers …
  • Deadly virus fears as China flight arrives in Sydney 23 Jan 2020 02:06 The China Eastern Airlines flight from Xian via Wuhan arrived at Sydney airport just after 11am on Thursday.Biosecurity measures have been ramped up and passengers will now be checked by heath professionals as they depart the plane.The team will include …
  • Ready or not, Algeria ranks number one for adventure travel destination 23 Jan 2020 01:06 A team of tourism experts have ranked Algeria as the world’s best potential adventure travel destination for the next decade, but Algerians say the country is not ready to be a top tourist destination yet. According to the British Backpacker Society (BBS), …
  • Create a roadmap to better health with your primary care provider | Opinion 23 Jan 2020 00:53 Better communication with your primary care provider equals better health in 2020. Story Highlights Andrea D. Willis, MD, MPH, FAAP, is senior vice president and chief medical officer at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. When I take a road trip, I enjoy …
  • FITUR, Spain's biggest tourism trade fair, opens 23 Jan 2020 00:49  PROBABLY one of the world's biggest tourism trade fairs, FITUR celebrates its 40th anniversary this year and has now opened its doors for its 2020 edition, which will run until this coming Sunday, January 26. Around 142,000 travel professionals are …
  • Cuba Turns To Domestic Tourism, Allies Amid Drop In Foreign Visitors 23 Jan 2020 00:42 TRINIDAD, Cuba – The US trade embargo and collapse of tour operator Thomas Cook have led to massive losses to Cuba, a country that is reliant on the tourism sector. In 2019, both events meant Cuba had 500,000 fewer tourists reaching its shores. To reverse …
  • Duluth port sorting out terminal details ahead of cruise ship visits 23 Jan 2020 00:28 Two cruise line companies have started selling and marketing for trips to stop in Duluth. German-based cruise line Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has sold out, with two stops scheduled this summer, and seven stops are scheduled for 2022 under Viking Cruises. The last …
  • In time for Valentine's Day, your couples retreat guide to Charleston 23 Jan 2020 00:08 Valentine's Day is coming up, and if you're looking for the perfect gift for that someone special, maybe a romantic Charleston getaway is in store.  Named a top city by Conde Nast for nine years in a row, Charleston is a prime port of call for all …
  • Daily Briefing: CPF rolls out online nominations; Hewlett-Packard, NTU unveil new 3D printing courses 22 Jan 2020 23:56 And Singapore is named as a destination with the richest multigenerational family offerings. From Channel News Asia: Central Provident Fund (CPF) nominations can now be made online, making it more convenient and secure for members to authorise who would …
  • City of Wuhan stops outbound flights, trains to fight virus 22 Jan 2020 23:37 BEIJING – A Chinese city of more than 11 million people planned to shut down outbound flights and trains Thursday as the world’s most populous country battled the spread of a new virus that has sickened hundreds of people and killed 17, state media …
  • Win a luxury holiday to the Cook Islands 22 Jan 2020 23:34 December 19,2019 Your luxurious South Pacific tropical adventure will begin with return airfares from Sydney to Rarotonga on Air New Zealand’s direct service, where you will then be transported to the 4.5-star Nautilus Resort Rarotonga for six nights. You …
  • Windstar Cruises Reveals Groundbreaking New Menu at Spanish... 22 Jan 2020 23:29 Windstar Cruises Reveals Groundbreaking New Menu at Spanish Restaurant Cuadro 44 by Anthony Sasso Cuadro 44 by Anthony Sasso is a trailblazing new restaurant at sea that Windstar Cruises is introducing on its three all-suite ships as part of the $250 …
  • Provincial statement on coronavirus risk 22 Jan 2020 23:24 Letter to the Editor The BC Centre for Disease Control and provincial and federal authorities are closely monitoring the outbreak of respiratory illness linked to a novel coronavirus. The risk to British Columbians is considered low. Most cases have been …
  • World Health Organisation delays call on coronavirus international emergency 22 Jan 2020 22:58 All flights out of a city in China hit with coronavirus have been cancelled as the World Health Organisation delayed its decision on whether to declare an international public health emergency. More than 440 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in …
  • Wuhan, China, shutting down transportation to limit transmission of new coronavirus 22 Jan 2020 22:36 While some of the largest migrations of travelers are taking place for the Lunar New Year (January 25), the epicenter of the new coronavirus is undergoing measures to limit transmission. Transportation to and from Wuhan, China, is being shut down by …
  • Rs 18,000 crore: Kashmir business losses since August 5 22 Jan 2020 22:34 'The economy of Kashmir has collapsed.' IMAGE: A scene from Srinagar in the post August 5, 2019 era. Photograph: S Irfan/PTI Photo With the restoration of Internet in the 10 districts of the Kashmir region from January 19, the region's …
  • Ready to move, Californians tour their top destination: Texas 22 Jan 2020 21:37 When half a dozen California families arrived in a limo-style bus for a daylong tour of suburban homes for sale north of Dallas, the sun was shining but the temperature had dipped below 50 degrees. Some came unprepared for the cooler weather, shivering in …
  • Hyatt Centric Brand Expands in Virginia With Opening of Hyatt Centric Old Town Alexandria 22 Jan 2020 20:59 CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 22, 2020-- Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt Centric Old Town Alexandria. Centrally located in the heart of Alexandria, Va., on historic King Street, the 124-room boutique hotel joins …
  • Saipan now also a marriage proposal destination 22 Jan 2020 20:53 The Saipan Mayor’s Office officiated 619 tourist marriages last year. Unrecorded, though, are the hundreds of marriage proposals that were made on Saipan by travelers who take advantage of the scenic views and perfect sunset to ask the magic question, “ …
  • Vermonters Respond to the Climate Crisis With Grief and Action 22 Jan 2020 20:38 Last spring, 27-year-old Lauren Weston quit her job as a water resource engineer at Milone & MacBroom in Waterbury and moved to a yurt on a farm in Franklin County. Over the last decade, the path from the corporate world to the yurt has seen plenty of …
  • Yakin County farms – there’s an app for that 22 Jan 2020 20:27 Yadkin County is the newest community in the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Visit NC Farms App. The app is intended to connect visitors and tourists to farms and farmers. While the Visit NC Farms App is a state-wide program of the Ag …
  • Seahawks success: East Bladen standout in significant role at UNCW 22 Jan 2020 20:23 WILMINGTON — Game days are gold. So is her jersey, a navy No. 15. It’s underneath the teal warm-up as Abby Ward steps into 5,200-seat Trask Coliseum on a Sunday afternoon to put up shots, toss passes to teammates, and live a dream without regret. She’ll go …
  • Wuhan, Center of Coronavirus Outbreak, Is Cut Off by Chinese Authorities 22 Jan 2020 20:16 BEIJING — Chinese authorities plan to close off Wuhan — a city of more than 11 million people and the epicenter of a mysterious, pneumonia-like virus that has already spread halfway around the world — canceling planes and trains leaving the city beginning …
  • Coronavirus: Flights screened for horror SARS-like virus from Wuhan from tomorrow 22 Jan 2020 19:57 Australia will begin screening passengers that land from Wuhan where a new deadly virus was discovered last month. The new screening efforts will only be in place at Sydney Airport where three direct flights from Wuhan land per week on Mondays, Thursdays …
  • Wuhan is QUARANTINED: Ground zero for deadly coronavirus halts all travel in AND out of Chinese city 22 Jan 2020 19:56 The Chinese city of Wuhan has been placed under quarantine in an effort to stop the spread of the killer coronavirus believed to have originated there.   No one will be allowed to enter or leave Wuhan, a city of 11 million in China's Hubei province, …
  • A poet of many worlds 22 Jan 2020 19:41 Written by Nonica Datta | Published: January 23, 2020 12:47:22 am Faiz would have been disturbed by the present battle over his nazm that he wrote against the Pakistani dictator Zia-ul-Haq in 1979. Faiz Ahmed Faiz visited Kurukshetra in 1978. One of the …
  • South Africa's stateless children: 'I thought I would be shot' 22 Jan 2020 19:39 According to the World Bank, in 2017 there were approximately four million migrants in South Africa. Of those, 309,000 were refugees or asylum seekers. Save the Children estimates that at least 30 percent of the refugees and migrants who enter South Africa …
  • As Seasonal Weather Grips Much of the United States,... 22 Jan 2020 19:38 St. Barts leads list of destinations offering exceptional value and fewer crowds during period between holidays and spring break. NEW YORK (PRWEB) January 22, 2020 With winter doldrums setting in, more travelers are seeking both quick and lengthier …
  • Foreign Office warns Britons not to travel to Chinese city after coronavirus outbreak 22 Jan 2020 19:34 Officials in Wuhan City have asked residents not to leave unless there are special circumstancesAfter medical reports that the deadly coronavirus has been spread person-to-person, the Foreign Office is advising against all but essential travel to Wuhan …
  • The Palmerston North couple taking Kiwi Christians on the journey of a lifetime 22 Jan 2020 19:30 A Palmerston North couple are taking Kiwi Christians on the journey of a lifetime. Medieval legend has it that the Milky Way is the dust flicked up into the sky by the feet of pilgrims. Even today, in a far more secular world, some 200 million pilgrims …
  • Twelve Of Central And Eastern Europe (CEE)’S Biggest Companies Have Signed A Memorandum Establishing... 22 Jan 2020 19:12 WARSAW — January 22, 2020 — Powszechny Zakład Ubezpieczeń S.A. (PZU) lays a cornerstone of the three seas region’s global development. Representatives of 12 Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)’s biggest and most dynamic companies have signed today a …
  • Reading's £40m plan to build new swimming pools and revamp leisure centres 22 Jan 2020 19:10 A £40m plan to build two new swimming pools and revamp leisure centres in Reading has been approved by council bosses. Reading Borough Council chiefs committed the huge amount of money to improve its sports centres in the town. Artist impressions of the …
  • Is it safe to travel to China? Latest Foreign Office advice during the coronavirus outbreak 22 Jan 2020 18:50 The UK Foreign Office has issued new advice for people planning on heading to China since an outbreak of coronavirus killed nine people and affected hundreds of others in the country. The World Health Organisation (WHO) is expected to declare a Public …
  • As deadly virus reminds the world of SARS, China seeks to stop scare from becoming political crisis 22 Jan 2020 18:48 BEIJING/HONGKONG – A deadly new virus reminiscent of one of China’s biggest public health debacles has the country’s leaders rushing to keep another outbreak from becoming a political crisis. After three weeks of revelations about a mysterious strain …
  • St. Paul Catholic High School travels to March for Life 22 Jan 2020 18:19 Contributed Nearly 160 St. Paul students, faculty and staff will travel to Washington D.C. to attend the March for Life. For several years, St. Paul Catholic High School students have participated in the Archdiocese of Hartford’s March for Life Pilgrimage, …

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