Tag: opposition

Hong Kong government forced to shelf China extradition bill amid huge street protests
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Hong Kong government forced to shelf China extradition bill amid huge street protests

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader, has announced that her government is suspending the plans to introduce a controversial extradition ... Read More

Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved
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Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Israel's National Infrastructure Committee has rejected a slew of petitions against the cable car to the Old City of Jerusalem ... Read More

Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips
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Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

US Government announced new extensive restrictions on travel to Cuba by United States citizens, effectively banning most of educational and ... Read More

Canada’s opposition leader vows to stop ‘illegal border crossings’ from US
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Canada’s opposition leader vows to stop ‘illegal border crossings’ from US

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Andrew Scheer, head of Canada’s opposition Conservative Party, has said he wants to stop illegal border crossings from the US ... Read More

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer
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Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet
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Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President ... Read More

New One Seychelles Party wants Alain St. Ange for President
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New One Seychelles Party wants Alain St. Ange for President

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

The launch of the "One Seychelles" Political Party was held on Friday the 26th April and Alain St.Ange, the island's ... Read More

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan
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Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

People in Sudan are tasting freedom for the first time. It will be impossible to go back and tourism is ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking
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Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and ... Read More

New ministry-level leadership in British Virgin Islands tourism
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New ministry-level leadership in British Virgin Islands tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

The British Virgin Islands has new leadership in the pivotal Tourism sector with the recent election of Premier and Minister ... Read More

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation
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‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

Yesterday, over the opposition of the Atlanta City Council, Atlanta community groups, and the nation's largest federal employee union, the ... Read More

Former Seychelles president President Albert Ren passed
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Former Seychelles president President Albert Ren passed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

Seychelles second and long serving President Albert Rene aged 83 died at Seychelles Hospital during in the early hours of ... Read More

China uses tourism to pressure New Zealand to make spying easier
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China uses tourism to pressure New Zealand to make spying easier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2019

Is China keen to export telecommunication equipment to spy on countries. New Zealand thinks so, and tourism has to suffer ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
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Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4
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‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019

The United States Department of State has raised its Venezuela travel advisory warning for US citizens to “do not travel,” ... Read More

PM, Bartlett welcome return of EP hotel model to Jamaica
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PM, Bartlett welcome return of EP hotel model to Jamaica

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 29, 2019

Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett have welcomed the return of the EP (European ... Read More

German parliament discuss the future of Selous – largest wildlife park in Africa
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German parliament discuss the future of Selous – largest wildlife park in Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 29, 2019

The Germany parliament, the Bundestag, has raised concerns over the future of the Selous Game Reserve, the largest wildlife park ... Read More

EU on Brexit: Time is very tight, we need UK’s decisions on the direction of travel
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EU on Brexit: Time is very tight, we need UK’s decisions on the direction of travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019

The European Union would like clarity from Britain on how it sees post-Brexit trade relations if they are to move ... Read More

German parliament discuss the future of Selous, the largest wildlife park in Africa
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German parliament discuss the future of Selous, the largest wildlife park in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 28, 2019

The Germany parliament, the Bundestag, has raised concerns over the future of the Selous Game Reserve, the largest wildlife park ... Read More

‘National treason’: Nationalists protesting renaming of Macedonia
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‘National treason’: Nationalists protesting renaming of Macedonia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

Macedonian lawmakers are entering the last phase of debate on constitutional changes to rename the country North Macedonia. The move ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?
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Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe ... Read More

A4A opposes increase in the UK Air Passenger Duty
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A4A opposes increase in the UK Air Passenger Duty

editor editor- December 7, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. Read More

Kenyan tourism industry opposes new VAT bill
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Kenyan tourism industry opposes new VAT bill

editor editor- August 6, 2012

The tourism industry has joined calls for withdrawal of the proposed VAT Bill 2012 warning that it risks slowing down ... Read More

Maldivian opposition hijacks tourism slogan to highlight rights abuses
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Maldivian opposition hijacks tourism slogan to highlight rights abuses

editor editor- July 16, 2012

The Maldivian opposition has hijacked the tourism slogan "sunny side of life" to highlight alleged rights abuses after failing to ... Read More

Kashmir separatist: No Israeli tourists in Kashmir Valley
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Kashmir separatist: No Israeli tourists in Kashmir Valley

editor editor- July 7, 2012

After the controversy of dress code diktat from religious groups, it was moderate separatist Umar Farooq who took objection to ... Read More

India joins global chorus opposing EU carbon emission fees
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India joins global chorus opposing EU carbon emission fees

editor editor- December 27, 2011

NEW DELHI, India - India has strongly opposed the European Union's move to slap carbon emission charges on airlines using ... Read More

UAE airlines oppose ban on flights to Syria
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UAE airlines oppose ban on flights to Syria

editor editor- December 6, 2011

Airlines in the UAE are continuing to fly to Syria after the Arab League issued a deadline of yesterday for ... Read More

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Belarus urged to release detained journalists, opposition leaders

editor editor- January 11, 2011

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for the release of journalists, opposition candidates and their supporters who continue to be ... Read More

New visa rules irk Sri Lanka tourism
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New visa rules irk Sri Lanka tourism

editor editor- January 3, 2011

Sri Lanka's tourist industry wants the government to postpone a new rule to charge for visas, scrapping on-arrival visas, saying ... Read More

German Airline Association opposes fuel tax
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German Airline Association opposes fuel tax

editor editor- August 17, 2010

FRANKFURT - The German Airline Association, or BDF, said Monday it is against a tax on kerosene as an alternative ... Read More

Opposition seizes power in Kyrgyzstan, dozens killed in uprising
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Opposition seizes power in Kyrgyzstan, dozens killed in uprising

editor editor- April 8, 2010

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan – Opposition leaders declared they had seized power in Kyrgyzstan on Wednesday, taking control of security headquarters, a ... Read More

Opposition grows against Ethiopia dam and power plant
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Opposition grows against Ethiopia dam and power plant

editor editor- April 7, 2010

The building of the GIBE III dam and hydro-electric power plant is attracting yet more opposition from the international environmental ... Read More

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FlyersRights.org strongly opposes airline exemptions

editor editor- March 23, 2010

FlyersRights.org, a major airline passenger rights advocate, said it strongly opposes the Department of Transportation (DOT) granting any exemption for ... Read More