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Chiang Mai Flower Festival

Every year in the first weekend of February, Thailand’s largest festival takes place in the northern province of Chiang Mai. The Chiang mai flower festival is a celebration of the vibrant and colourful flowers that are native and grown throughout Thailand. A celebration of traditional culture, the Chaing Mai festival features a number of floats highly decorated with flowers from the country and some of the most beautiful girls from local villages dressed in traditional Thai outfits.

Gain Awareness, Take Action

When people learn about Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery often their first response is I thought slavery was abolished at the end of the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade. What they don’t realize is that although slavery is not legal on any continent, it is prevalent on every continent.

Valuing Historical Documents

This article talks about the importance of valuing archival documents as a basic foundation of American freedom. Society should make a commitment to properly care for historical documents to ensure their security and help humanity move more successfully toward the future.

Mining in South Africa

Mining, one of the main industries in South Africa has proven to be a resilient industry. It has been proven that countries with healthy mining industries is more resistant to worldwide recessions, as they still provide huge profits and create many job opportunities while providing many areas in skills development. Materials such as gold, platinum and coal which cannot otherwise be manufactured are all make up the mining industry.

The US Appears in the Human Trafficking Report

After signing the Human Trafficking Protocol in 2000, the US State Department has monitored levels of compliance with the protocol among the member states. Human trafficking is now an international crime according to the United Nations. For the first time this year the State Department audited the US and included the data on the list. For the first time, the State Department ranked itself, and the US received a Tier 1 rating. While some question the validity of the US ranking itself, it is an important step to get the information out into the open. All countries have problems with human trafficking, and the US is no different.

That Pioneering Spirit

When the Mormon pioneers arrived in the Salt Lake Valley in 1847, they had been through the ringer. Utah history teaches of their suffering: a past tainted with persecution, intolerance, and murder; a harrowing winter across the plains from Illinois; more sickness and death. Many had left everything they owned and loved behind because they were looking for a place to live and practice their religion in peace.

Waste Management – Common Wealth Games in India

There are precisely 79 days left for the common wealth games to start in India. The city seems like it has been ripped apart, with dug up path ways, road construction and construction debris spewed all over the city.

The Burqa and Islam

First of all, let us get one thing clear. The burqa is not an Islamic garment.

Anti-Suit Injunctions After West Tankers – The Rise of Foreign Tactical Litigation

There may be occasions when the involvement of a national court is necessary in order to ensure the proper conduct of an arbitration. One such example is the use of an anti-suit injunction.

Turkey Facing the Challenges of Becoming a EU Member

With ongoing formal accession negotiations that would see Turkey become a permanent, fully-fledged member of the European Union and European Economic Council, political and economic communications between EU members and the Southeast European Republic will reach a fever-pitch over the next decade. Extending beyond mere diplomatic courtesies and foreign policy gestures, these developments should bring numerous widespread changes to Turkish economic and cultural life in the coming years.

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