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Manitoba Announces Funding for Community Mobilization Project

The Manitoba government is providing nearly $95,000 to the Manitoba Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) including $25,000 to a community mobilization project that provides integrated and comprehensive supports to young people and families at risk in Portage la Prairie and the surrounding region, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced here today. “Our priority is to keep Manitobans safe, and one way […]

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Monitoba Enforcement Results in Seizure of Illegal Tobacco from Retail Stores

Manitoba Finance’s Taxation Special Investigations Unit recently seized 45,117 contraband cigarettes plus 3,600 stolen cigarettes and $10,506 in cash from three Winnipeg retail locations, all owned and operated by the same people. A total of five individuals were found selling or in possession of illegal tobacco products not marked for Manitoba tax purposes. Cigarettes from a Winnipeg break and enter […]

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Special arrangements to make your holiday trip exciting and luxurious

How about experiencing the breathtaking views on a luxurious ride? If you love travelling to different awe-inspiring destinations and exploring the secrets to create stories to cherish, get ready for a wonderful trip! Riding on the fast wheels of The Orient Express will be one of those exciting and adventurous moments of your life that you will cherish lifelong! About the vintage […]

Europe

Las Vegas welcomes distinctive MICE space for special events

For the first time, AREA15, Las Vegas’ new immersive entertainment, retail and dining destination opening this December, unveils 40,000 square feet of unique event space within a wholly reimagined world of art, technology and design. Space will be available for group event bookings of all sizes for any occasion beginning in January 2020. Located just seven minutes from the Las […]

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Seychelles ranked first in Africa for ocean health

The Ocean Health Index (OHI) has ranked Seychelles first in Africa after the latest global assessment of ocean health. Globally the island nation came out 33rd amongst 220 countries and territories. Morocco and Egypt were ranked second and third on the continent. The ranking is another important milestone for the archipelago after one of its most popular beaches – Beau Vallon – […]

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New policy to guide how Seychelles’ genetic resources can be used by researchers, businesses

Seychelles has launched a policy that will guide how researchers and foreign institutions can access the country’s genetic resources and the local knowledge associated with their traditional use. Under the Convention on Biological Diversity — an international treaty signed by 198 countries including Seychelles — genetic resources are any material of plant, animal, microbial or other origin containing units of heredity.  These […]

Africa

21 ships carrying various products expected at Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 21 ships to bring petroleum products, food, and other goods from Feb. 18 to Feb. 26 at Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports. The NPA made the announcement on Monday in its daily publication, ‘Shipping Position’. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that one of the 21 ships is bringing petrol. […]

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Tourism eco-camp in uber-remote Seychelles protects sea turtles from poachers

Blue Safari Seychelles has set up an eco-camp on a super remote island in the Indian Ocean nation, an installation that helps keep hunted sea turtles alive. Visitors can experience a true getaway adventure on a paradise island — Cosmoledo — situated 1,030 kilometres from the archipelago’s main island of Mahe.  Keeping conservation, preservation and protection of nature at heart, Blue Safari […]

Asia

Korean Air confirms new livery

In a big day for commemorative aircraft liveries, Korean Air has confirmed that ten of its planes will display a special emblem to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The special livery will depict the number 50 with a plane flying over it alongside the slogan ‘Beyond 50 Years of Excellence’. The number features a stylised taegeuk design. Taegeuk is the iconic mark […]

Automobiles

New Europcar campaign launches in UK

Self-confessed car enthusiast, Gaby Roslin, has become the face of a digital marketing campaign for Europcar set to debut this month. The campaign is designed to launch the new Long Term Flex service from the car rental giant. Experiential agency, Launch, is driving the campaign, as well as drawing on consumer research. It will be supported by a social media […]