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Sunday, December 16, 2018

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Children holding plates wait in a queue to receive food at an orphanage in the southern Indian city of Chennai

Calls Mount to Stop Orphanages Exploiting Poor Children to Lure Money,...

By Emma Batha LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  Six years after Australian lawyer Kate van Doore set up an orphanage in Nepal she was astounded to find...
A sign warning travellers about crossing international borders with cannabis is seen at the Ottawa International Airport

More Precaution than Promotion for Canadian Cannabis Tourism

By Anna Mehler Paperny TORONTO (Reuters)  Canada's move to legalize recreational marijuana this week is unlikely to immediately trigger a flood of pot-fuelled tourism, as tour...
Frozen tuna are displayed before the first tuna auctions on the opening day of the new Toyosu fish market in Tokyo

Bells, Bids and Traffic Jam as World’s Largest Fish Market Reopens...

TOYOSU, Japan (Reuters)  The world's largest fish market resumed operations at a new location in Tokyo on Thursday, after final auctions last week at the...
A man paddles his giant pumpkin boat during the raditional pumpkin race in Lohmar

Paddle Your Own Pumpkin: German Racers Swap Boats for Vegetables

LOHMAR, Germany (Reuters) With a look of apprehension, a blond woman clad in a wetsuit wobbles her way onto a lake in western Germany...
Chinese tourists visit the Temple of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok

Thailand Struggles to Win Back Chinese Tourists during Golden Week Holiday

By Patpicha Tanakasempipat and Panarat Thepgumpanat BANGKOK (Reuters)  As China kicked off its "Golden Week" holiday on Monday, Thailand said it was struggling to lure back...
The logos of Airbnb are displayed at an Airbnb event in Tokyo

Airbnb Says Not Property Agent, French Hoteliers Say Nonsense

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters)  Online rental marketplace Airbnb rejected on Friday a contention by a leading French hoteliers' association that it is a real...
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