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Japanese food culture : Eki-Bento ( Ekiben ) #68 “Mizuho To Sakura”

Railway boxed meals in West Japan. Ekiben famous lunch boxes at every train station. “MIZUHO” and “SAKURA” of the Shinkansens began activity on March 12,2011. In commemoration of it,they produced box lunches.
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Polish children boosting standards among English pupils, study suggests

Polish children boosting standards among English pupils, study suggests | Foreign Cultures | Scoop.it
The influx of Polish children into schools in the UK has helped lift their British-born classmates' grades despite language difficulties, an economic study suggests.
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Saadiyat workers sign up for English lessons

Saadiyat workers sign up for English lessons | Foreign Cultures | Scoop.it
The master developer of Saadiyat Island has begun holding English literacy classes for labourers living at its Construction Village.
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Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau: touchstone of perfection

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau: touchstone of perfection | Foreign Cultures | Scoop.it
Ivan Hewett pays tribute to the masterful German classical singer Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, who has died aged 86.
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Oldest Mayan calendar found in Guatemala - Telegraph

Oldest Mayan calendar found in Guatemala - Telegraph | Foreign Cultures | Scoop.it
The earliest known Mayan calendar has been found in an ancient house in Guatemala and it offers no hint that the world's end is imminent, researchers said Thursday.
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China firms to exhibit in Ha Noi - Economy - VietNam News

China firms to exhibit in Ha Noi - Economy - VietNam News | Foreign Cultures | Scoop.it
The 2012 Zhejiang Export Fair on machinery,
electronics, construction materials, textiles and garments will kick-off
next Wednesday and last for three days in the capital.
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Bedouin land and culture threatened by Israel's plans for resettlement

Bedouin land and culture threatened by Israel's plans for resettlement | Foreign Cultures | Scoop.it
Bedouins say plans to transfer them to purpose-built communities sweep aside their culture and centuries-old ties with the land...
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Mozambique: Corruption Threatens Education in Country

Mozambique: Corruption Threatens Education in Country | Foreign Cultures | Scoop.it
[OSISA]

Media reports about Mozambique usually paint a rosy picture of a country with a soaring economy, a young but stable democracy and a bright future.
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Helsinki rejects Guggenheim plan

Helsinki has rejected a proposal to build a €140 million (£113m) Guggenheim museum on the Finnish capital’s waterfront.
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Prayer chair takes a bow at design show

Prayer chair takes a bow at design show | Foreign Cultures | Scoop.it
Creation that helps the elderly or infirm to perform their religious duties on show in Milan...
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Maan News Agency: Analysis: How Israel really treats Christians

Maan News Agency: Analysis: How Israel really treats Christians | Foreign Cultures | Scoop.it

Analysis: How Israel really treats Christians

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The jeweller Faberge honoured by a Google doodle

The jeweller Faberge honoured by a Google doodle | Foreign Cultures | Scoop.it
The anniversary of the birth of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge has been honoured with a Google home page doodle.
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Intercultural Communication

Intercultural Communication | Foreign Cultures | Scoop.it
 
How to Protect Your Screenplay 
 
by C.J. Perry
 
Finally, you have completed your script. After countless drafts, workshops, and merciless editing sessions, you now have a correctly formatted, workable manuscript.
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Antique 19th Century Qing Dynasty Chinese Export by joolaholic

Antique 19th Century Qing Dynasty Chinese Export by joolaholic | Foreign Cultures | Scoop.it
This is an antique Chinese Export necklace from 1880s up to around the turn of the 20th century, give or take.
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Arabic Not Allowed Among Teachers, Students, In Kfar Sava Hospital - International Middle East Media Center

Arabic Not Allowed Among Teachers, Students, In Kfar Sava Hospital - International Middle East Media Center | Foreign Cultures | Scoop.it
Israeli daily, Haaretz, reported that Arab teachers and students at the Kfar Sava medical center are not allowed to use their mother-tongue despite the fact that Arabic is one of Israel’s official languages.
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Japanese specialists revive Vietnamese silk paintings - Life & Style - VietNam News

Japanese specialists revive Vietnamese silk paintings - Life & Style - VietNam News | Foreign Cultures | Scoop.it
Japanese specialists are set to continue restoring
damaged silk paintings of Nguyen Phan Chanh, a well-known painter of
Viet Nam in the 19th and 20th centuries.
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Coal art at risk due to lack of funding - Social Issues - VietNam News

Coal art at risk due to lack of funding - Social Issues - VietNam News | Foreign Cultures | Scoop.it
Nguyen Tuan Quyet's family has run a special
profession for three generations: making sculptures from black coal, one
of the most exploited minerals in northern Quang Ninh Province.
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Woman's Asylum Plea Reconsidered

Woman's Asylum Plea Reconsidered | Foreign Cultures | Scoop.it
The U.S. government is giving another look at the case of a Chinese woman who sought asylum in the U.S. after claiming she was forced to undergo two abortions in China.
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Articlicious » Jordan Retro 4 Performing with Foreign Cultures

Articlicious » Jordan Retro 4 Performing with Foreign Cultures | Foreign Cultures | Scoop.it
Jordan Retro 4 Performing with Foreign Cultures. 06.05.2012 ... A lot of company people will not be prepared for some from the standard differences that they may expertise when performing with other cultures.
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'Conclusive' evidence of human sacrifice found in Mexico

'Conclusive' evidence of human sacrifice found in Mexico | Foreign Cultures | Scoop.it
Blood cells and fragments of muscle, tendon, skin and hair have been found on 2,000-year-old stone knives, with Mexican researchers calling it the first conclusive evidence pointing to the tool's use in human sacrifice.
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Tourists to be banned from Dutch coffee shops

Tourists to be banned from Dutch coffee shops | Foreign Cultures | Scoop.it
The Dutch government will go ahead to introduce the “weed pass” (wietpas) to prevent tourists from buying marijuana in coffee shops in the Netherlands.
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