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One of the most unique things in Japanese culture is the Japanese anime….from Super Mario to even Hello Kitty…this is one of the most coolest things you can find in Japan.

Read on below on this unique report about anime.  Excerpt from straitstimes.com:

 

A portable shrine (above) decorated with Lucky Star anime characters. PHOTOS: YOMIURI SHIMBUN, LEE SEOK HWAI The country hopes to use the global attraction to its manga and anime to help draw tourists, whose numbers the Abe administration ambitiously hopes will swell to 40 million by 2020. As the curtains fell on the Rio Olympic Games, one man stood out as the biggest star of the moment: Super Mario. Or rather, his alter ego, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. […]

Have Air Travelers Reached Their Breaking Point Yet?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is why I fly only Cathay Pacific, ANA, or Singapore Airlines…

What’s your breaking point? When do you say “That’s it — I’m never flying again!” It’s no academic question for America’s airlines, which continue to provoke passengers with new fees, surcharges and rules. They want to know when their customers would rather stay home. As another summer winds down, maybe they’re a little closer to finding an answer. Airline consumer complaints rose more than 20 percent for the first six months of the year, the Department of Transportation reported […]

The search for Myanmar's mysterious Dhammazedi Bell

Interesting, I hope they could find the Dhammazedi Bell and that will be a great news not only for Myanmar but also to the world.

BBC News, Yangon As Jonah Fisher reports, some people doubt the bell ever existed, whilst others think the search is cursed The fate of the Dhammazedi Bell is one of Myanmar’s murkiest mysteries and for some Burmese a lifelong obsession. Four centuries after the world’s biggest bell was last seen, a new salvage attempt is under way in Yangon (Rangoon), and it’s attracting large crowds. Cast in the 15th Century, the Dhammazedi Bell was according to popular legend placed […]

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Living in: The world’s most visited cities

Time to plan for a trip but don’t know where to go? Here you go, the most visited cities!

London, most visited cities The same attractions that prompt people to love visiting a city – top-ranked restaurants, vibrant nightlife, diverse neighbourhoods, iconic sights – can entice them into staying longer term. In fact, many of the world’s most visited cities, as ranked by 2014’s Mastercard’s Global Destination Cities Index released in July, are also popular destinations for expats. But being a resident of one of the world’s most visited cities is not without its unique set of challenges. […]

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Oversize Expectations for the Airbus A380

To get a sense of the Airbus A380’s size and ambition, walk up the grand staircase of an Emirates version of the aircraft, past the showers and the first-class suites and then through endless rows in business class to the bar at the back of the upper deck. This sleek semicircle, alluringly underlit and fully stocked with pricey spirits like Grey Goose vodka, is undoubtedly one of the defining features of this aircraft, which can hold more than 500 […]

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And the world's best zoo is ...

Is your favourite zoo in this top 10 list?

Number five on TripAdvisor’s list of top world zoos, Singapore Zoo’s popular Night Safari gets visitors close to a variety of nocturnal animals. Zebras, giraffes and tigers are featured at the St. Louis Zoo — #4 on the TripAdvisor list of top world zoos — which says it receives 3 million visitors annually. In Puerto de la Cruz on the Spanish resort island of Tenerife, Loro Parque (#3 on the top zoos list) has been home to killer whales. […]

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And the world's best airline is...

Here comes the world’s best airline, you might want to mark it down for your next trip.

Lufthansa took 10th place in this year’s World Airline Awards. The airline is known for providing sleek economy seating with ample legroom. Comfortable with stylish fittings, Etihad airways offer business class seating to make you feel at home. The airline took 9th place in this year’s World Airline Awards. South-Korean based Asiana airlines has a five star rating and has maintained sky high standards since its inception 26 years ago. Garuda Indonesia scored eighth place in this year’s awards. […]

 

Singapore gay rally draws thousands amid controversy

Pink or white? What colour will you support?

Participants dressed in pink enjoy a picnic before taking part in the forming of a giant pink dot at the Speakers’ Corner in Hong Lim Park in Singapore on 28 June 2014. Pink Dot organisers said the rally drew around 26,000 participants An annual gay rally in Singapore has drawn thousands amid an unprecedented backlash from religious groups. Pink Dot has been held every year since 2009. Attendees […]

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Can Vietnamese comics win readers' hearts?

Let read some Vietnamese comics!

Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Hanoi Nguyen Thanh Phong’s Dragon General The Dragon General is about a military leader who fought off a Mongol invasion Continue reading the main story Related Stories A boy held captive in wooden stocks stares straight ahead, his gaze piercing. In the background, a woman sits on a hammock fanning herself. The arresting image graces the cover of a new Vietnamese comic entitled Long Than Tuong – The […]

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