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English school children treated ‘like second-class citizens’ in Wales, claim parents

Children who wish to be taught in English are being made to travel miles to other schools at the expense of their parents, despite Welsh learners having access to a free shuttle bus. These problems are the result of the Welsh Government’s Cymraeg 2050 Strategy, which aims to create a million Welsh-speaking nation in 28 years’ time. […]

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UK

Norway Warns Its Citizens to Avoid Travelling to Iraq Due to the Security Situation – SchengenVisaInfo.com

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has advised its citizens against any travel to Iraq, except in the provinces of Dahuk, Erbil, and Sulaymaniyah in the Kurdish areas. In a statement issued last week on May 19, the Ministry announced that citizens should not travel to these areas unless strictly necessary, SchengenVisaInfo.com reports. “The Ministry […]

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US

Seoul’s double in the metaverse is designed to simplify citizens’ lives

The municipality of Seoul has launched a major project to create a digital model of its city and administration in order to offer optimised services in the metaverse. The idea is to be able to improve the daily life of inhabitants and allow anyone throughout the world to take advantage of the city’s assets by […]

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Finance

FirstFT: China to put ‘strict’ limits on citizens travelling abroad

Good morning. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Sign up to our Asia, Europe/Africa or Americas edition to get it sent straight to your inbox every weekday morning How well did you keep up with the news this week? Take our quiz. China said it would “strictly limit” unnecessary outbound travel […]

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UK

Norway Advises Its Citizens Not to Travel to Sri Lanka After Ongoing Social & Political Unrest – SchengenVisaInfo.com

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has urged its citizens to avoid non-essential travel to Sri Lanka due to the recent civil upheaval and its economic problems. In a statement issued on May 11, the Ministry also stressed that this decision comes from ongoing social and political unrest due to the deep economic crisis that […]

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Finance

China says it will ‘strictly limit’ citizens from going abroad

China said it would “strictly limit” unnecessary outbound travel by its citizens amid escalating efforts to stamp out an outbreak of coronavirus that has already prompted weeks of city lockdowns. The National Immigration Authority’s announcement, made on social media platform WeChat, also referred to the need to prevent people bringing the virus into China and […]

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UK

Norway Tells Its Citizens to Refrain From Travelling to Shanghai After Total Closure Due to COVID Cases – SchengenVisaInfo.com

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has urged its citizens to refrain from taking any trip to Shanghai that is not absolutely mandatory or necessary. In a statement issued on Wednesday, April 27, the Ministry announced that advice against travel had been introduced for Shanghai due to the closure and restrictions on COVID-19 that were […]

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Pets

Adopt a pet for $25 or less at Citizens for Animal Protection.

Area pet shelters are working to return to normal after two years of pandemic and eager to have animal lovers adopt their furry friends. Some will soon offer reduced adoption fees. Citizens for Animal Protection in the Katy area plans to offer cat and dog adoptions for $25 or less May 2-8 through BISSELL Pet […]

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Science

How citizens can make the environment healthy for all

Raven Hernandez is the founder and CEO of Earth Rides, an all-electric ride-hailing app. Picture this – it’s a sunny Tennessee weekend. Neighbors are mowing their lawns, parents are tinkering in the garage while kids ride their bikes down the street. You look up to a clear blue sky. You take a deep breath and […]

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Health

David L. Lear Obituary (2022) Citizens Voice

David L. Lear, 83, of Mountain Top, passed away Sunday morning, April 17, 2022, at Guardian Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Berwick, he was the son of the late Orville and Ina Chapin Lear. Dave earned his Bachelor of Chemistry degree from Wilkes University and prior to retirement worked as an assistant VP in […]