Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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Mugs that advertise the store's convenience are for sale in the new Amazon Go store in Seattle

Exclusive: Amazon Targets Airports for Checkout-Free Store Expansion

By Jeffrey Dastin (Reuters)  Amazon.com Inc is looking at bringing its futuristic checkout-free store format to airports in an effort to win business from hungry, time-pressed...
Palestinian workers carve figurines for sale during Christmas season, at a workshop in Bethlehem

Tourism in Bethlehem Booming as Christmas Nears

By Rami Ayyub BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters)  Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels...
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...
Josephine Xuereb scoops salt into buckets at the salt pans at Xwejni, outside the village of Zebbug on the island of Gozo

Maltese Family Keeps Ancient Salt-Harvesting Tradition Alive

By Darrin Zammit Lupi ZEBBUG, Malta (Reuters) Under the scorching Maltese sun, Josephine Xuereb carefully sweeps salt originating from the Mediterranean Sea into small piles,...
An aerial picture of the airport in Maldives.

Sunk Costs: Airports Taking Action against Rising Seas, Storms as Climate...

By Jamie Freed SINGAPORE (Reuters) Global airport operators, faced with rising sea levels and more powerful storms as the climate changes, are starting to invest...
Visitors pose for pictures against Table Mountain at a viewing site in Cape Town

South Africa to Relax Visa Rules to Boost Investment, Tourism

By Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo PRETORIA (Reuters) South Africa will ease some immigration rules, including agreeing visa waiver agreements with more countries, in an effort to boost...
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