Cambodia’s ‘Rubbish School’ where kids pay with plastic – BBC News

Usually, Kimleng Sang is a photography guide in Angkor Wat in Cambodia. But because of the global pandemic there are no tourists, so he decided to use his free time to teach local children English. As a payment, he asks them to collect plastic rubbish, so they not only learn English but also a lesson … Read more Cambodia’s ‘Rubbish School’ where kids pay with plastic – BBC News

Into Tibet 2020: The symbol of Nyingchi – Peach blossom festival

Nyingchi prefecture has the lowest altitude in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. Unlike other prefectures in Tibet, such as Lhasa, Shigatse, Shannan, Ngari, where there are not many plantations, Nyingchi is full of different kinds of plants. The most famous landscape in Nyingchi is its vast sea of peach blossoms in spring. To attract more … Read more Into Tibet 2020: The symbol of Nyingchi – Peach blossom festival

Villages fear giant ice chunk will fall off glacier

Dozens of people have been evacuated from a valley in northern Italy amid fears that a section of ice the size of a football field could collapse from a Mount Blanc glacier. About 75 people, including 60 tourists, have left the Ferret Valley in the Alpine region of Valle d’Aosta. Stefano Miserocchi, the mayor of … Read more Villages fear giant ice chunk will fall off glacier

Residents and tourists evacuate amid threat of melting Planpincieux glacier | ABC News

Officials evacuated around 75 residents and tourists in an alpine valley amid the threat of the melting Planpincieux glacier that could potentially collapse. A recent heat wave created a layer of water underneath, making a break more likely. https://abcn.ws/2XDFl9H SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW … Read more Residents and tourists evacuate amid threat of melting Planpincieux glacier | ABC News

Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara to run for third term

In Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara has announced he will run for a third term as president. This follows the recent sudden death of his prime minister, who had been due to run as the ruling party’s candidate. Also, bail has been denied to Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin’ono, who was arrested at anti-government protests last Friday. Other high-profile protesters have … Read more Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara to run for third term

Bushfires, coronavirus, have ravaged the tourism industry and the worst is yet to come | ABC News

Australia’s tourism industry is reeling with the impacts of the summer’s bushfires COVID-19 restrictions, with warnings domestic visitors may not fill the void left by foreign tourists. Read more here:https://ab.co/3gDHU2X For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go … Read more Bushfires, coronavirus, have ravaged the tourism industry and the worst is yet to come | ABC News

Live: Stunning rice paddy art depicts beautiful rural life 巨幅彩色稻田变身乡村亮丽风景线

With elaborate designs and agricultural techniques, villagers and experts cultivate various colored rice seeds to create giant pictures in the field, depicting beautiful rural life. The rice paddy art possesses both aesthetic and scientific research value. It attracts millions of tourists while increasing the income of local farmers. Join CGTN to watch the stunning rice … Read more Live: Stunning rice paddy art depicts beautiful rural life 巨幅彩色稻田变身乡村亮丽风景线

Christmas Island detention centre reopens for foreign criminals and locals aren’t happy | ABC News

Christmas Island’s detention centre is set to house criminals that Australia can not currently deport due to restrictions on travel related to the coronavirus pandemic, raising fears the move will drive tourists away. Read more here: https://ab.co/31r02Xx For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 … Read more Christmas Island detention centre reopens for foreign criminals and locals aren’t happy | ABC News

UK: Complaints about British tourists ignoring COVID-19 measures

The behaviour of British tourists who are choosing to stay in the United Kingdom this summer, rather than travel abroad, has come under the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Complaints have been growing about large gatherings of visitors who refuse to obey social distancing rules. Al Jazeera’s Laurence Lee reports from northwest England. – … Read more UK: Complaints about British tourists ignoring COVID-19 measures

Zimbabwe President vows to ‘flush out opponents’

In tonight’s edition: Zimbabwe labels opposition party as ‘terrorist’. Emmerson Mnangagwa was addressing his government’s clampdown on protests which saw scores of opposition members and government critics arrested. And secondary schools reopen in Nigeria with only two weeks to go before exams. And finally virtual tours bring tourists a taste of Rwanda as its tourism sector … Read more Zimbabwe President vows to ‘flush out opponents’

Tourists rush to Kazakhstan’s pink lake in belief that its salt helps to fight COVID

Lake Kobeytuz, located in the Akmola region of Kazakhstan, turned pink around two years ago thanks to the alga Dunaliella. The place, located near the capital of the country, became especially popular with local tourists this summer when rumors spread that salt from the lake helps to fight coronavirus. Needless to say, there is no … Read more Tourists rush to Kazakhstan’s pink lake in belief that its salt helps to fight COVID

Bali officially reopens to domestic tourists | ABC News

Indonesia’s resort island, Bali, has reopened to domestic tourists even though there’ve been thousands of new COVID-19 cases in the last month. The local government is optimistic tourists can remain safe, but one virologist warns the decision is premature. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on … Read more Bali officially reopens to domestic tourists | ABC News

2020 Year of Crisis: Middle East

Jul.31 — The Middle East was hammered by the double whammy of Coronavirus lockdowns and a collapse in oil prices. But tourists are returning, businesses are trying to get back to normal, and even Saudi Arabia says there’s light at the end of the tunnel. We check in on how the Gulf is coping in … Read more 2020 Year of Crisis: Middle East

‘Dragon absorbing water’ waterspout spotted in southern China

On July 30, a huge waterspout appeared on the sea’s surface near Weizhou Island in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. A water column connected the sea to the clouds, attracting many tourists and residents to watch. The waterspout lasted about 15 minutes. Commonly referred to as a “dragon absorbing water” in China, but also … Read more ‘Dragon absorbing water’ waterspout spotted in southern China

Maasai Mara migration: Few tourists see Kenya’s wonder of world

One of the natural wonders of the world is under way in Africa – the annual migration of hundreds of thousands of wildebeest. But unlike normal times, few tourists are able to see their journey from Kenya to Tanzania. As Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, the COVID-19 pandemic has … Read more Maasai Mara migration: Few tourists see Kenya’s wonder of world