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Montevideo, August 21st 2018 - 23:30 UTC

Tag: culture

  • Friday, February 9th 2018 - 20:10 UTC

    Essential EU poly-lingual staff for UK inbound tourism at risk with Brexit

    “The industry needs to hire poly-lingual graduates. This is a group of people the UK is not good at producing but the other EU countries are”. said Jenkins.

    The CEO of the European Tourism Association, ETOA, Tom Jenkins told Parliament that Brexit is already harming the inbound travel industry, damaging productivity and asked for assurances that hiring non-UK EU workers remains free from bureaucratic burdens, since language skills are particularly important in the industry.

  • Monday, January 15th 2018 - 09:09 UTC

    Macron lobbying for the French baguette as a UNESCO “intangible heritage”

    Macron has seen an opportunity to have his country's most famous export added to list after Naples' world-renowned brand of pizza was recognized in December.

    French baguettes could soon join Chinese calligraphy, Neapolitan pizza and Belgian beer on a global list of officially recognized cultural treasures. President Emmanuel Macron is hoping to lend some serious sway to a campaign by his country's bakers to have the iconic doughy delicacy secure a place on UNESCO's “intangible heritage” list.

  • Wednesday, July 21st 2010 - 06:52 UTC

    Forty million world-wide learning Chinese at Confucius Institutes

    Institutes to spread the language and millenary culture

    Over 40 million people are learning the Chinese language and interest keeps growing as Beijing’s international influence expands world wide according to Xu Lin, Director of the Institute to promote the language overseas and head of the Confucius Institute. ”Achievements are noticeable in the promotion of Chinese language and culture.