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Air Transat boosts Canadian ski connections from London Gatwick
Air Transat is to increase flights to Toronto this winter by offering a daily service from November to April.
This now means that the airline will fly year round daily flights to Canada’s largest city from London Gatwick during the key ski season.
London Gatwick to Vancouver also gains a second weekly flight commencing in December.
Air Transat will continue with its seasonal winter flights direct to Toronto from Glasgow and Manchester weekly.
Passengers can also fly direct from London Gatwick to Vancouver twice weekly from December offering easy access to Canada’s number one ski resort - Whistler.
Passengers can also connect to the Rocky Mountains with a flight to Calgary (weekly via Toronto).Read on the original site
Aspirin may help protect against bile duct cancer: Study
FRIDAY, May 6, 2016 -- Regular aspirin use may lower the risk of bile duct cancer, a new study suggests. The study included nearly 2,400 bile duct cancer patients and a control group of more than 4,700 people without the cancer. About 25 percent of the bile duct cancer patients and 45 percent of those in the control group took aspirin. Overall, people who took aspirin were roughly three times less likely to develop bile duct cancer than those who did not take aspirin, according to the study… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Master plan for Mekong Delta’s tourism development approved
The Prime Minister has approved overall planning a master plan for tourism development in the Mekong Delta region until 2020 with a vision to 2030. The plan aims to develop tourism in line with the region’s potential and advantages, affirm the region’s position in Vietnam’s tourism map and enhance the position and role of tourism in the region’s development, thus improving the lives of locals and promoting the region to the country and the world. The Mekong Delta region includes Can Tho city… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
This ridiculous clock has shape-shifting 3D digits
You might think that by this point in humanity’s existence we’ve exhausted every possible style, configuration, and design of the modern clock, but you’d be dead wrong. Leave it to the Swiss to invent one of the most interesting — and insanely expensive — timekeeping concepts ever imagined. It’s called the ETCH clock, and at first glance you might not even realize it’s a clock. Don't Miss: Nicolas Cage is scared that playing Ronald Reagan will ruin his careerETCH is designed to look like a… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Sales going swimmingly for Finding Dory at box office
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As Asia's rice crop shrivels, food security fears resurface
A farmer burns his dried-up rice on a paddy field stricken by drought in Soc Trang province in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. Photo by Reuters Nearly a decade after a spike in global food prices sent shockwaves around the world, Asia's top rice producers are suffering from a blistering drought that threatens to cut output and boost prices of a staple for half the world's population. World rice production is expected to decline for the first time this year since 2010, as failing rains linked to… chat_bubble_outline Read More...