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  1. Nepal Travel WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

    This replaces the Travel Warning dated May 1, 2015. While their frequency and severity have diminished, the possibility of earthquakes or aftershocks continues.

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  2. Petaling Jaya: Fernandes bullish on AirAsia X, but Cimb downgrades airlineRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    While Tony Fernandes remains bullish about the prospects of his loss-making AirAsia X Bhd , one research house downgraded its rating on the long-haul, low-cost airline, giving it a target price of a mere 17 sen. CIMB Research said its downgrade rating from "hold" to "reduce" was on the back of a more challenging outlook and continuing drain on AAX's cash.

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  3. Modi 'positive' about China-Nepal-India corridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of India

    BEIJING: China has revealed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has responded "positively" to its proposal to build an economic corridor, which include road and rail links, connecting three countries~China, Nepal and India. This is besides the China backed program, Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar with road and sea linkages starting from the Chinese city of Kunming.

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  4. International aid agencies gain unexpected help from corporate sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    The Vodafone Foundation and the UN Refugee Agency provide tablet-based learning in schools at the Dadaab refugee settlement in Kenya. Aid agencies are finding new ways to offer relief through support from an unexpected source: the corporate sector.

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  5. This nun plans to save orphans of the Nepal earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Star Online

    As disaster relief efforts continue in earthquake-stricken Nepal, Vietnamese Buddhist nun Ven Thich Nu Tri Thuan, who is based in India, is worried about the future of hundreds of children left orphaned by the two recent earthquakes on April 25 and May 12. "Now there are still humanitarian workers giving out basic necessities and assisting the victims in various parts of Nepal. But in months to come, these workers will be gone," the 69-year-old said.

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  6. My travelling kids keep me up at night but am I worrying about the wrong things?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Globe and Mail

    Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide .

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  7. In Nepal, China and India seen as reliable tourism partnersRead the original story

    Tuesday | Newkerala.com

    Nepal continues to look to both India and China to give its key revenue-earning tourism sector a much needed boost. An interactive session with Nepal Tourism Board representatives here revealed that notwithstanding the devastating impact of the April 25 earthquake in the Kathmandu Valley and in some outlying areas, the three months of June, July and August have been declared as "Readiness Months Period" to give a proactive boost to the tourism season that normally gets underway from September and lasts up to March.

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  8. Boom in 'volunteer' tourism sparks concerns over whether the industry is doing goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | DNA India

    Voluntourism, which allows socially-conscious holiday-makers to pay thousands of dollars to work in poor communities across South America, Asia and Africa, has become a boom sector of the global travel industry. Rapid growth in the multi-billion dollar volunteer tourism industry has prompted calls for tighter controls with concerns over exposing vulnerable communities to unskilled foreign labour and dodgy operators exploiting foreigners for profit.

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  9. Post-quake, Nepal tourism bouncing back betterRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Newkerala.com

    Impressions and perceptions have a way of changing with the passage of time. Sixty-six days ago, Nepal was in the news for all the wrong reasons, or so it seemed, given the wide and largely negative media coverage of the devastation and ravage caused by the April 25 earthquake.

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  10. Arc'teryx Climbing Academy: An open enrollment adventure school...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Cool Hunting

    British Columbia-based climbing company Arc'teryx started back in 1989 when Dave Lane and Jeremy Guard began making harnesses in their basement. They wanted to make the very best climbing gear and the brand has grown to be one of the best respected outdoor sporting and clothing brands in the world.

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  11. 'Voluntourism' may be doing more harm than goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Rapid growth in the multi-billion dollar volunteer tourism industry has prompted calls for tighter controls with concerns over exposing vulnerable communities to unskilled foreign labor and dodgy operators exploiting foreigners for profit. Voluntourism, which allows socially-conscious holiday-makers to pay thousands of dollars to work in poor communities across South America, Asia and Africa, has become a boom sector of the global travel industry.

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  12. Boom in "voluntourism" sparks concerns over dodgy operatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | AlertNet

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  13. Will ensure rights of disabled in new constitution, says NembangRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Nepalnews.com

    Kathmandu, June 29: Constituent Assembly Chairman Subas Nembang has pledged to do his best to ensure the rights of people with disabilities are enshrined in the new constitution. Talking to representatives of the National Federation of the Disabled-Nepal, CA Chairman Nembang said although the new constitution could not incorporate rights of all, it would incorporate some rights as it is the common document of all.

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  14. Foreigners promoting Nepal's tourismRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Nepalnews.com

    Mustang, June 29: At a time when the number of tourist is decreasing after the devastating earthquake, the Annapurna Conservation Area Project has launched a campaign to disseminate the message that Nepal is safe for visitors. The ACAP has arranged a visit for geologists, engineers and media persons from Belgium, USA and Germany in different areas of its districts in Mustang, Myagdi, Lamjung, Kaski and Manang.

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  15. Marriage equality in Nepal - the "Love Jihad" is not what you may think June 28thRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Daily Kos

    Yes, I was there for the earthquake. No, I was hundreds of miles from the epicenter, traveling in one of the non-touristy areas of Nepal where there happens to be a medical school .

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  16. Tourism Program of Nepal in Lao PDRRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Nepalnews.com

    Kathmandu, June 28: The Embassy of Nepal in Bangkok, Thailand organized a tourism promotion event with the slogan of 'Nepal is Safe: Visit, Enjoy and Help Nepal' by inviting high level dignitaries, government officials, journalists, and travel entrepreneurs in Vientiane of Lao PDR on Saturday. On the occasion, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy Dornath Aryal highlighted tourism potentialities of Nepal and its major tourist destinations, post earthquake scenario of Nepal's tourism, facilities including promotional packages to be provided to the visitors in the present context.

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  17. The Next Page: For 3 Pittsburgh friends, a trek in Nepal became more than a "gap year" adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    After a long morning of trekking through the Himalayan foothills in north-central Nepal, we arrived April 25 at a teahouse - a small guesthouse where trekkers stop to eat and sleep - clinging precariously to the side of a mountain. We were three Pittsburgh friends on a "gap year" between high school and college, enjoying the rhododendrons and magnificent vistas of Nepal.

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  18. Big thanks to West Sussex Fire and Rescue Nepal heroesRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | West Sussex County Times

    A team of West Sussex firefighters have been thanked for their search and rescue work following the devastating earthquake in Nepal. Six members of the county's Technical Rescue Unit flew out to help following April's devastating quake, that left more than 8,000 people dead and countless homeless.

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  19. Thai University provides over Rs 3 million to quake survivorsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Nepalnews.com

    Kathmandu, June 26: The Songkra University in Hat Yai, of Thailand, has donated over Rs 3 million for the relief of the earthquake victims in Nepal. A group from the University and Hospital, led by Associate Prof.

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  20. Sunderland trekker raises money for people of Nepal after getting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Chronicle Live

    After climbing the highest mountain in the world, endurance junky Mark Grimes came face-to-face with a gruelling situation of another kind following his descent. The 40-year-old was caught up in Nepal's disastrous earthquake that destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes and left its people in need of food, clean water and shelter.

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