Philippines Links

Philippines Flag Links related to the Philippines presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Taal volcano: Lava spews as ‘hazardous eruption’ feared Wikipedia Philippines Features #cmscop12 Planeta.com Philippines Manila, Philippines Asia Asia Links Links

Tanabata

Buzzwords Wikipedia: Tanabata (Japanese: たなばた or 七夕, meaning “Evening of the seventh”), also known as the Star Festival (星祭り Hoshi matsuri), is a Japanese festival originating from the Chinese Qixi Festival. Elsewhere on the Web coara.or.jp/~mieko/hoshi.htm tanabatalosangeles.org Embedded Tweets Happy Chinese Valentine’s Day, from Vega https://t.co/xoBSyXhSCP In Japan, Vega is called Tanabata. She and her …

Hiroshima

Photo: Shawn Harquail, Atomic Bomb Dome Spotlight on Hiroshima World War 2 At 8:15 a.m. on 6 August 1945, the first atomic bomb to be used in war was dropped by the United States Army Air Forces from the Enola Gay, a B-29 bomber. The force of the atomic bomb effectively obliterated the city of …

2021 Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Logo The 2020 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXII Olympiad and commonly known as Tokyo 2020 is an upcoming international multi-sport event that is scheduled to take place from July 24 to August 9, 2020 in Tokyo, Japan, with preliminary events in some sports beginning on July 22. Key Links olympic.org/tokyo-2020 …

India Links

India Flag Links related to India presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/delhi-records-all-time-high-of-48-degrees-celsius-heat-wave-to-continue/articleshow/69727572.cms India general election 2019: What happened? http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article7974733.ece http://mashable.com/2015/07/29/india-population-growth-un/ http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/zkWElRFBaSF4w1viA3iVRI/How-Kerala-got-its-tourism-story-right-and-wrong.html – http://outbounding.org/articles/view/how-kerala-got-its-tourism-story-right-and-wrong-livemint Economic Impact of Responsible Tourism in Kerala http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/opinion/2014/12/23/saving-ganga-will-require-planning-and-partnership http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Visa-on-arrival-for-American-citizens-may-boost-tourism/articleshow/44434211.cms Shripad Naik launches Comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India http://www.thealternative.in/lifestyle/gumption-gets-amritsar-boy-build-indias-first-eco-hostel – Outbounding discussion http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-04-28/india-election-votes-photo-gallery/5414570 How green must the hills be Creativity goes …

East Timor

Photo: United Nations, Fishing off Atauro Island Spotlight on East Timor, a country in Southeast Asia. It comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor. Australia is the country’s southern neighbor, separated by the Timor Sea. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/icELPuQtNB24jJ5u5 Recommended Listening Hidden bugs and helium: Bernard Collaery on our troubled history with East Timor …

Tokyo

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Skyline Tokyo … Google Maps goo.gl/maps/FxnYURs6SJxizDMR6 Headlines The underground cathedral protecting Tokyo from floods – BBC Take one last stroll through Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market before it closes – Quartz Reference Current Local Time Recommended Listening Lost and Found: Tokyo Elsewhere on the Web Sake Tours – @saketours Planeta.com Tokyo Links 2021 …

Kunming

Photo: Merryly Kunming, China hosts the 15th Biodiversity COP in October 2020. Our spotlight on this city. Kunming is the capital and the largest city of Yunnan province. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/sYwcC1LC49zqCX3u5 City Parks Jindian (Golden Temple Park) Photos Wikipedia Kunming Yunnan Planeta.com China 15th Biodiversity COP (2020) Cities

Turkey

Map Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Bulgaria to the northwest; Greece to the west; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, Azerbaijan (the exclave of Nakhchivan) and Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the southeast. The Mediterranean Sea and Cyprus are to the south; the Aegean Sea to the west; and the Black …

Ho Chi Minh

Photo: Flow Communications, Bridge Wikipedia: Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnamese: Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh; [tʰàjŋ̟ fǒ hò cǐ mīŋ̟], also known by its former name of Saigon, is the most populous city in Vietnam with a population of 8.4 million (13 million in the metropolitan area) as of 2017. Located in southeastern Vietnam, the …