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CheapOair.ca Reveals the Best Destinations Around the World to View the Changing Fall Colours

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Leading online travel agency CheapOair.ca is marking the season with a look at some of the top destinations to view breathtaking fall foliage.

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  • Leading online travel agency CheapOair.ca is marking the season with a look at some of the top destinations to view breathtaking fall foliage.
  • Canadian Rockies, Alberta: With its sub-alpine larch and aspen trees, the Canadian Rockies in Alberta are one of Canadas national treasures.
  • It is here that you will be able to view the lush Autumn foliage, whether on foot or by boat.
  • Canadians can find up-to-date travel-related guidelines to destinations worldwide via the Ready for your next trip section on CheapOair.ca .

Exclusible partners with Madalia World to sell virtual properties in first government-recognised Metaverse

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

LISBON, Portugal , Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Madalia World" is a virtual world that incorporates Madeira's "digital twin", representing real locations. 500 unique virtual properties will be available on the Exclusible marketplace platform in NFT format in a first collection called the "Pioneers Collection".

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  • The first 500 virtual land NFTs of "Pioneers Collection" in Madalia are available on the Exclusible marketplace.
  • LISBON, Portugal, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Madalia World" is a virtual world that incorporates Madeira's "digital twin", representing real locations.
  • 500 unique virtual properties will be available on the Exclusible marketplace platform in NFT format in a first collection called the "Pioneers Collection".
  • explains Candy Flores de Freitas, co-founder and CEO of Dimmersions , the company focused on creating virtual and augmented reality solutions that created Madalia.

2022 Yidan Prize - world's highest accolade in education - awarded to Dr Linda Darling-Hammond and Professor Yongxin Zhu

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

HONG KONG, Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Yidan Prize Foundation has awarded Dr Linda Darling-Hammond and Professor Yongxin Zhu the 2022 Yidan Prize, the world's highest education accolade.

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  • HONG KONG, Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Yidan Prize Foundation has awarded Dr Linda Darling-Hammond and Professor Yongxin Zhu the 2022 Yidan Prize, the world's highest education accolade.
  • Following a rigorous independent judging process, Dr Linda Darling-Hammond and Professor Yongxin Zhu receive the 2022 Yidan Prize for Education Research and the 2022 Yidan Prize for Education Development, respectively.
  • "We offer our warmest congratulations to our 2022 Yidan Prize laureates, Dr Linda Darling-Hammond and Professor Yongxin Zhu.
  • Professor Yongxin Zhu, Founder of the New Education Initiative (NEI) and Professor, School of Education, Soochow University, is awarded the 2022 Yidan Prize for Education Development for his work in improving teaching quality and transforming learning outcomes in China.

2022 Yidan Prize - world's highest accolade in education - awarded to Dr Linda Darling-Hammond and Professor Yongxin Zhu

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

HONG KONG, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Yidan Prize Foundation has awarded Dr Linda Darling-Hammond and Professor Yongxin Zhu the 2022 Yidan Prize, the world's highest education accolade.

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  • HONG KONG, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Yidan Prize Foundation has awarded Dr Linda Darling-Hammond and Professor Yongxin Zhu the 2022 Yidan Prize, the world's highest education accolade.
  • Following a rigorous independent judging process, Dr Linda Darling-Hammond and Professor Yongxin Zhu receive the 2022 Yidan Prize for Education Research and the 2022 Yidan Prize for Education Development, respectively.
  • "We offer our warmest congratulations to our 2022 Yidan Prize laureates, Dr Linda Darling-Hammond and Professor Yongxin Zhu.
  • Professor Yongxin Zhu, Founderof theNew Education Initiative (NEI) and Professor, Schoolof Education, Soochow University, is awarded the 2022 Yidan Prize for Education Development for his work in improving teaching quality and transforming learning outcomes in China.

Engineers and Geoscientists Bc Celebrates 2022 Award Winners

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

The Engineers and Geoscientists BC Awards have been developed to recognize the exemplary and outstanding professional, technical, and volunteer contributions of BCs engineers and geoscientists.

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  • The Engineers and Geoscientists BC Awards have been developed to recognize the exemplary and outstanding professional, technical, and volunteer contributions of BCs engineers and geoscientists.
  • The Engineers and Geoscientists BC Awards are a chance to celebrate the outstanding talent and expertise of engineering and geoscience professionals, said Heidi Yang, P.Eng., CEO of Engineers and Geoscientists BC.
  • This year, to capture the wide range of contributions made by engineers and geoscientists, two new award categories have been added to the awards program: The Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Award and The Innovation in Sustainability Award.
  • For biographies of the award winners and more information on the Engineers and Geoscientists BC Awards program, visit egbc.ca/awards.

Fashion 4 Development appoints Lola Tillyaeva as a Goodwill Ambassador for her commitment to preserving culture

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Lola Tillyaeva (Till) was appointed Goodwill Ambassador for 'Preserving Culture' by Fashion 4 Development (F4D) during the 10th Anniversary of F4D's First Ladies Luncheon on September 20th, 2022, during the 77th Session of the UNGA in NYC.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Lola Tillyaeva (Till) was appointed Goodwill Ambassador for 'Preserving Culture' by Fashion 4 Development (F4D) during the 10th Anniversary of F4D's First Ladies Luncheon on September 20th, 2022, during the 77th Session of the UNGA in NYC.
  • This year, humanitarian, wellness advocate and entrepreneur, Lola Tillyaeva(Till) , has been appointed F4D's Goodwill Ambassador to acknowledge her commitment to safeguarding the world's endangered heritages.
  • "I am honoured and humbled to be appointed as an F4D Goodwill Ambassador.
  • I hope to continue supporting projects promoting Uzbek cultural heritage and history globally", said Lola Tillyaeva.

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto, Piedmont Region Ambassador of Italian Food and Wine Culture in the World With a Historic Reputation

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

TURIN, Italy, Sept. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Through food, the Piedmont region has fostered encounters and interaction between cultures from all over the world.

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  • TURIN, Italy, Sept. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Through food, the Piedmont region has fostered encounters and interaction between cultures from all over the world.
  • After all, when you come to Piedmont, you immediately feel attracted not only by an incredible gastronomic variety, but also by a real food culture.
  • It is no coincidence that this is the only region that hosts a university entirely dedicated to gastronomy.
  • With these words, Edward Mukiibi, President of Slow Food International, explains why he feels proud of the collaboration with the Piedmont Region, which this year hosted the 14th edition of Terra Madre Salone del Gusto, at Parco Dora in Turin.

Enabling the Digital Literacy Generation for a Stronger Indonesian Economy

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Monday, September 26, 2022

Therefore, Telkom and Telkomsel, as digital telecommunications companies owned by state, must become the backbone to Indonesia's digital economy. "

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  • Therefore, Telkom and Telkomsel, as digital telecommunications companies owned by state, must become the backbone to Indonesia's digital economy. "
  • In order to achieve digital sovereignty, at least three factors need to be considered, specifically: the environment, society, and digital economy.
  • In the development of digital sovereignty, people's digital literacy and inclusion must be improved to increase the quality of digitalization and to support Indonesia's digital transformation.
  • According to Ministry of Communication and Information data, Indonesia's digital literacy index is 3.49 out of a range of 0-5.

Global licensing powerhouse ARTiSTORY launches its first ever retail platform: ARTiSTORY Collections

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Monday, September 26, 2022

The launch comes at a time of significant growth for ARTiSTORY as it prepares to expand its retail business and announce a number of new licensing deals between brands and museums.

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  • The launch comes at a time of significant growth for ARTiSTORY as it prepares to expand its retail business and announce a number of new licensing deals between brands and museums.
  • Natasha Dyson, co-Founder and Licensing director at ARTiSTORY, commented:"We're incrediblyprivilegedto holdglobal licensing rights to thecollectionsof manyleadingcultural organisations in the world.
  • Inpartnershipwith them, we develop contemporary, trend-driven designs inspiredby their collections for theproducts we are bringing to the world with ARTiSTORYCollections.
  • ARTiSTORY partners with the world's top museums and cultural organisations to develop licensing programmes with global retailers and international consumer brands.

2022 Historic Hotels Worldwide® Awards of Excellence Nominee Finalists Announced

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Monday, September 26, 2022

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver (1939) Vancouver, Canada

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  • Fairmont Hotel Vancouver (1939) Vancouver, Canada
    It is an honor to congratulate all the 2022 Historic Hotels Worldwide Awards of Excellence Nominee Finalists, said Lawrence Horwitz, Executive Vice President, Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide.
  • Historic Hotels Worldwide is a prestigious and distinctive collection of historic treasures, including luxury historic hotels built in former castles, chateaus, palaces, academies, haciendas, villas, monasteries, and other historic lodging spanning ten centuries.
  • Historic Hotels Worldwide represents the finest and most distinctive global collection of more than 320 historic hotels in more than 46 countries.
  • Hotels inducted into Historic Hotels Worldwide are authentic historic treasures, demonstrate historic preservation, and celebrate historic significance.