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Why Architect Tony Garnier Was Ahead of His Time

Why Architect Tony Garnier Was Ahead of His Time

In 1919, Garnier received a letter from a young admirer named Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, who had just encountered An Industrial City. “It is a milestone clearly delimiting a past period and opening up all possible hopes… In ten years, [your book] will be the foundation of all production and be the ...

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Visit The West Village’s Newest Parisien Coffee Shop

Visit The West Village's Newest Parisien Coffee Shop

Maison Kitsuné, the Parisien cult fashion-brand and music label with shops all over the world, is opening one of its popular mainstay cafés in New York City. Making a home in the West Village, Café Kitsuné—complete with a bar, restaurant, and adjoining showroom—will open its doors on November 7. The ...

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Indonesia’s halal tourism bid faces pig pushback

Indonesia's halal tourism bid faces pig pushback

Contestants in a pig-catching competition show off their prize in Muara, Indonesia. (AFP photo) MUARA, Indonesia: A bid to lure more visitors by spreading halal tourism across the archipelago is facing a backlash, with a Christian celebration of pigs — forbidden for Muslims — the latest act of dissent. The ...

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Russian tourism to GCC worth $1.22bn by 2023

Russian tourism to GCC worth $1.22bn by 2023

DUBAI — Russian tourists travelling to the GCC are expected to generate an estimated $1.22 billion in travel and tourism revenue by 2023, an increase of 19% when compared with figures from 2018, according to data published ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2020, which will take place at Dubai World ...

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Estonian president to participate in Paris Peace Forum

Estonian president to participate in Paris Peace Forum

TALLINN – Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid will be on a work visit to Paris this week where she will take part in the Paris Peace Forum at the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron, and give presentations at UNESCO’s General Conference and the GovTech summit on e-governance. Paris Peace Forum is ...

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Should ASEAN bid for the World Cup? – The Jakarta Post

Should ASEAN bid for the World Cup? - The Jakarta Post

Amid heavy political discussions, there was at least one moment of levity during the recent ASEAN Summit. The president of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), Gianni Infantino, presented soccer jerseys to the 10 ASEAN heads of state. This ceremony marked the beginning of formal cooperation between ASEAN and ...

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