Tag: culture

Top 10 Hotels in Hawaii

Known as the idyllic holiday destination, sunny Hawaii has something for everyone- from beautiful beaches, a great culture and stunning seaside accommodation, guests are guaranteed the ultimate getaway. HotelsCombined, the world leader in hotel price comparison presents Hawaii’s Top 10 Hotels. Nestled on the coast of Hawaii’s “Garden Island” is the St Regis Princeville. With…

By Luis Garrison January 27, 2020 31

Antitrust watchdog rejects SK Telecom’s bid to take over CJ HelloVision

Korea’s antitrust watchdog has rejected SK Telecom’s bid to buy leading cable TV operator CJ HelloVision, staying with its initial decision. Earlier this month, the Fair Trade Commission said the consolidation would substantially hurt market competition,… as it would make SK Telecom not only the country’s leading mobile carrier, but would also give it a…

By Luis Garrison January 18, 2020 0

Cuba’s Singing, Striding Grocery Sellers

Just like any small community everyone knows everybody’s business. Like who’s getting a divorce, and why. Bicycles have right-of-way, and there’s one phone for the entire community and anyone can answer it. Most parents take their kids to school each day, and toys are made by Dad. Around here all doors stay open day and…

By Luis Garrison December 29, 2019 2

Korea wins US$3 bil. bid to build world’s longest bridge in Turkey

Korean construction firms won a multi-billion-dollar-bid in Turkey, to build the world’s longest bridge. The consortium — which includes SK E&C, Daelim Industrial and Pyunghwa… Engineering Consultants Limited — has won the Canakkale… Project, worth 3-point-5 trillion won, or roughly 3-billion U.S. dollars, to build and operate a suspension bridge that stretches 3-point-7 kilometers over…

By Luis Garrison December 4, 2019 1

Schoolgirls for Sale in Japan

Narrator: Japan has an incredible tolerance for the sexual exploitation of young girls. Host: If somebody asked you what your job description was, what would you tell them? SCHOOLGIRLS FOR SALE ~Light Music~ Host: This is the Akihabara neighborhood in central Tokyo, and it’s ground zero for “JK”. Which is what the Japanese call “schoolgirl…

By Luis Garrison December 1, 2019 100