Traveling by language: Richard Juan teaches Cantonese
Traveling by language: Richard Juan teaches Cantonese(Philstar.com) – October 22, 2020 – 2:24pmMANILA, Philippines — Being stuck at home with community quarantine measures in place could definitely take a toll on many — especially for those who are used to being out and about. This year has brought so many uncertainties and one of those is not even knowing when travel for leisure will be allowed once again.This year, Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) launches its “100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong” campaign, allowing Filipinos to reminisce about the things they have come to love about Asia’s World Ci...
Investor focus shifts to plantations as CSE manages to close positive | Daily FT
Plantation-heavy food, beverage and tobacco sector most traded value and volume wise, with 8 out of 10 biggest gainers percentage wise being plantation companiesJKH regains most valuable stock status; persistent demand pushes Expolanka share price upYTD net foreign outflow tops Rs. 44 b markInvestor focus for the first time in recent months shifted to the under-performing plantations stocks yesterday, as the Colombo Bourse began a fresh and important week positive though less convincing.The benchmark All Share Price Index (ASPI) ended the day almost flat, whilst the more active S&P SL20 index ...
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Day Seven: Kilimanjaro firefighters receive food and water donation
Dar es Salaam. Various stakeholders on Saturday, October 17, donated food and water to firefighters battling the fire that has ravaged Mountain Kilimanjaro, after the Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism Dr Hamis Kingwangalla made the call on Monday.Kijani Pamoja a Non governmental organisation on Thursday donated 300 cartons of water and pledged to donate more water in the coming days in its support to the ongoing efforts to contain the blaze.The fire erupted on October 11 and so far has affected a total of 95.5 kilometres square of the forest (5 percent of the Africa’s highest Mountain ...
China's inflation drops to 1.7 percent in September, as food and crude prices drop
A woman buys vegetables at a store in Yubei District of southwest China's Chongqing Municipality on May 12, 2020. China's consumer price index (CPI) grew 3.3 percent year on year in April, moderating from the 4.3-percent gain in March, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao)China's consumer price index (CPI), a major gauge of inflation, rose 1.7 percent year-on-year in September, narrowing by 0.7 percentage points from August's increase, the National Bureau of Statistics said Thursday.Analysts said a drop in some food and crude oil prices led to t...
Minister sends food SoS for firefighters
Dar es Salaam/Arusha. Natural Resources and Tourism minister Hamisi Kigwangalla yesterday appealed for drinking water and food for some 500 people battling a fire on Mount Kilimanjaro.“For anyone who wishes to assist, we need water and food for 500 people!” Dr Kigwangalla wrote on Twitter.“We need prayers from all Tanzanians for our firefighters in the field. We won previous battles through prayers, and I believe we shall also win this one,” he added.Meanwhile, as the blaze which has been raging on Mount Kilimanjaro is coming under control, the Tanzania National Parks Authority (Tanapa) has op...
Food insecurity and the state budget: Is the right to have food political
For the past two years, the State of Israel has been operating without an approved state budget. However, this did not prevent Finance Minister Israel Katz from announcing this week that in December 2020 a budget would be approved for the final eight days of the year. In addition, he announced that the budget discussions for 2021 would only begin three months into the year, in March 2021.The state budget is meant to examine the needs of the public, represented by the various ministries, and to distribute the funds in the most equitable manner. In the face of a political crisis, the state budge...
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'Too much going out, too many girls' - Ex-France defender Rami admits love of food and partying held career back
Former France defender Adil Rami has admitted that a love of food and partying prevented him from accomplishing more in his career.Rami, 34, earned 36 caps for France and was a member of his country's victorious 2018 World Cup squad, though he did not take to the field in Russia.The centre-back has played all over Europe in his club career, including stops at Lille, Valencia, AC Milan, Sevilla, Marseille, Fenerbahce and FC Sochi.Prior to the current campaign, Rami moved to Portugal to link up with Boavista, where he has started two of his side's three league games thus far.Though he has accomp...
Gazans 'searching bins for food' as humanitarian crisis worsens: UNRWA chief
Residents in the besiegedGaza Stripare resorting to searching bins for scraps of food in order tosurvive, according to the head ofUNRWA.Describing the state in which Palestinian refugees in Gaza live, Philippe Lazzarini described the situation as hopeless."In Gaza, people are going through the garbage," Lazzarini said, referring to reports from UNRWA stationed in the besieged Palestinian enclave, according to The Guardian."More people are fighting to provide one or two meals a day to their families."Out of Gaza's 1.8 million population, 1.4 million are refugees.The descendants of Palestinians ...
Marawi LGU extends food, financial support to pedicab drivers affected by MECQ
The local government of Marawi City is extending food and financial assistance to drivers of some 2,900 registered pedicab or tricycles who are expected to be displaced as stricter quarantine measures continue until the end of the month.President Rodrigo Duterte has sustained the imposition of the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) for Lanao del Sur to further stem the surge of COVID-19 cases.According to Marawi Mayor Majul Gandamra, the local government prioritized the drivers because they are the most affected by the pandemic.Under such quarantine classification, a limited number ...
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Beyond foodMichelin Guide announces young chef, service awardspublished : 9 Oct 2020 at 04:00newspaper section:[Life](http://search.bangkokpost.com/search/result_advanced?category=news&xNewsSection=Life)The Michelin Guide Thailand recently announced its addition of two new awards, the Michelin Guide Young Chef Award and the Michelin Guide Service Award, along with a new distinction — the Michelin Green Star.The Young Chef Award celebrates a budding culinary artist with exceptional talent and great potential. While the Service Award is given to a restaurant personality who has a genuine passion...
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