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VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 22:06

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement program with Siemens Canada Appointment of three VIA Rail board members ... Read More

2019 Canadian Tulip Festival draws largest crowd in a decade

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 20:52

Despite chilly weather and occasional showers, the 67th annual Canadian Tulip Festival drew crowds estimated at over 600,000 to the tulip beds in Commissioners Park. "Our returning of all Festival ... Read More

Date set for the opening of the Vatican secret archives

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 12, 2019 22:41

On March 2, 2020, Pope Francis will open the secret archives of the pontificate of Pius XII on the Second World War. The announcement during the audience to the staff ... Read More

Japan buys small island for US jets’ landing practices

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 14:57

Japan is spending $150 million to allow US Navy pilots practice aircraft carrier landings on a small Mageshima Island, but nearby residents, who were never given a chance to debate ... Read More

Guam’s local dive shops commemorate 100th anniversary of the Cormoran

editor editor- March 28, 2017 06:51

During WWII, Guam was captured from the US by the Japanese Imperial Army and occupied for two and a half years. Read More

National WWII Museum highlights history of Olympics in wartime

editor editor- August 2, 2012 06:49

NEW ORLEANS, La. - Hosting the Summer Games require years of planning and millions of dollars. Stadiums are built, funds raised, posters painted, tickets purchased and hotels and planes booked. Read More