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Why is this list important to know something?

Asia's 9 busiest airports in 2019 https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/asia-busiest-airports-2019/index.htmlWhen I see the airports listed here, I found that Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is close to Hong Kong International Airp…

Why don't they solve safety issue?

Paris to trial all-night metro operation https://www.metro-report.com/news/news-by-region/europe/single-view/view/paris-to-trial-all-night-metro-operation.htmlOne of the social issues about Paris Metro is safety. When we visit some station…

Why is it too late to do?

edition.cnn.comAs is often the case with imperialistic countries, indigenous people are excluded from the main stream of the countries until the time minorities are to exterminate. In this case, Japan's government passed the bill when the …

Why is the train information at the airport important?

Travel information and adverts at Stansted Airport https://www.railwaygazette.com/news/technology/single-view/view/travel-information-and-adverts-at-stansted-airport.htmlIt's often said that railways and buses connecting airport and downto…

Why is meat a social issue?

edition.cnn.comRed meat gives bad effect not only on human bodies, but also for global environment. In order to feed cows or pigs, we have to provide a lot of food for them. the process to grow this kind of food consumes a lot of energy. T…

Why are they healthy?

edition.cnn.comIt shows how important it is to eat foods with balanced nutrition, to spend life without isolating, and to ensure sound sleep. Though they seem to be simple reasons, it's difficult to satisfy them in contemporary society. Im…

Why don't you see Tehran Metro's unique characteristics?

Tehran Metro Line 6 opened www.urbanrail.netAs you see the linked map above, it is interesting that 6 intermediate stations on the operated section are still under construction. Though it is often the case with Asian subways that new metro…

Why are they devoted to self-driving cars?

edition.cnn.comIt costs a lot to embed systems for self driving cars on roads. Furthermore, that systems must be unified between car manufacturers. Otherwise, it would be a chaos world. And, because of safety reasons, it won't realistic to…

Why is creation of employment the key tactics?

Meet the millionaires (and billionaires) behind Indonesia's best island hotels https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/indonesia-islands-millionaires/index.htmlWhen building something in countryside , one of the most important ways to get a…

Why don't you take subway-like-intercity train?

Guangzhou–Dongguan–Shenzhen intercity railway will open on September 30 https://media.weibo.cn/article?id=2309351000194360647621139392 (Rough Translation begins) After opening, trains will run at the interval of 5 minutes during rush hours…

Sotetsu 12000 series train was unveiled(相鉄12000系公開)

It's the train that was prepared for futuristic operation of Sotetsu - JR through service. I took part in the festival unveiling Sotetsu 12000 series train. Sotetsu 12000 seriesWe got on the train.IMG_1636 posted by (C)gozami Through servi…

Why was I putting on weight?

edition.cnn.comI can agree with the sentence "With the Ayurvedic diet, it is not just what you eat but when you eat it." When I studied in prep school, I ate dinner after the lessons. It was around 10:00pm. Though the quantity I ate for di…

Why do we have to restrict private cars in downtown of the big cities?

London gets world's first 24-hour air pollution charge zone https://edition.cnn.com/2019/04/08/business/ulez-london-emissions-scli-intl-gbr/index.htmlAir pollution charge zone will be meaningful for ecology. But, before introduction of suc…

Why is the national railway reorganized?

Network Rail reorganisation aims to bring ‘radical change’ https://www.railwaygazette.com/news/single-view/view/network-rail-reorganisation-aims-to-bring-radical-change.htmlAbout half a century ago, the UK saw the huge restructuring of rai…

Why is this LRT an important step for Thailand?

Privately backed light rail scheme progresses in Khon Kaen https://www.metro-report.com/news/news-by-region/asia-pacific-ex-china/single-view/view/privately-backed-light-rail-scheme-progresses-in-khon-kaen.htmlIt's a big step not only for …

Why can air pollution be an issue there?

Children who live near major roads are more likely to have developmental delays, study says https://edition-m.cnn.com/2019/04/08/health/highways-children-cognition-study/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fedition.cnn.com%2FRecently in Japan, where…

Why can there be such a regulation in Thailand?

https://edition-m.cnn.com/2019/04/08/asia/brunei-indonesia-malaysia-islam-intl/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fedition.cnn.com%2FIn South East Asia, there is a nation which will be puzzled, if anti-LGBT law is enforced. That's Thailand, boastin…

Why are prisons renovated eco-friendly?

Locked up and living sustainably: Eco-friendly prison wins award https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/eco-friendly-prison-intl/index.htmlThough it's also important to create eco-friendly prison, similar activities must be done for general…

Why do we have to act against air pollution immediately?

Toxic air pollution to shorten children's lives by 20 months, report says https://edition-m.cnn.com/2019/04/03/health/air-pollution-life-expectancy-intl/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fedition.cnn.com%2FBased on the data that smoking 1 cigarett…

Why do Okinawan people live longer?

The Land of Immortals: How and what Japan's oldest population eats https://edition-m.cnn.com/2019/04/05/health/japan-okinawa-food-diet-hara-hachi-bu-chasing-life-gupta/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fedition.cnn.com%2FThough Japan itself is one…

Why do they stick to strict law?

Where being gay is illegal around world https://edition-m.cnn.com/2019/04/03/world/same-sex-laws-map-intl/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fedition.cnn.com%2FAs you see the map, you will find that countries banning gays are roughly the same as th…

Why don't you try bike seats airplane?

Here's what it might be like to travel on a stand-up airplane seat https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/standing-up-airplane-seat-testing/index.htmlI've seen news of a stand-up airplane several times. At first, I thought that it would be…

Why are many countries interested in the new era?

'Reiwa': Japan announces dawn of a new era https://edition-m.cnn.com/2019/03/31/asia/japan-new-era-reiwa-intl/index.htmlJust before announcement of the new era, some people(including me) thought overseas won't be interested in Japan's new …

Why aren't they punctual?

Serco signs Dubai metro contract extension https://www.metro-report.com/news/news-by-region/middle-east-africa/single-view/view/serco-signs-dubai-metro-contract-extension.htmlDubai Metro's punctuality is stunning. While many people in Japa…

Why did Brunei's government decided to punish gays?

George Clooney calls for hotel boycott over Brunei LGBT death penalty https://edition-m.cnn.com/2019/03/29/asia/george-clooney-brunei-lgbt-intl/index.htmlNot only Brunei but also some Islamic countries try to apply strict Islamic law to cu…

Why his kissing can be casual?

edition.cnn.comIf the boxer thought that his kissing was casual one, he wouldn't say "remove the kiss from the interview." That's one of the evidence that he must feel guilty about kissing her. Though I don't know his intention, he must ap…

Why is London thinking about suicide prevention?

Transport for London seeks suicide prevention technology https://www.metro-report.com/news/news-by-region/europe/single-view/view/transport-for-london-seeks-suicide-prevention-technology.htmlCommon way to reduce suicide is to install platf…

Why can technologies solve social issues?

She was once the smallest baby born in Texas. Now, she works in the NICU of the hospital that saved her life https://edition-m.cnn.com/2019/03/21/health/smallest-baby-to-nicu-nurse-texas-trnd/index.htmlThese days, more and more preemies ca…

Why is the metroisation interesting?

London Mayor calls for suburban rail ‘metroisation’ and restructuring https://www.metro-report.com/news/news-by-region/europe/single-view/view/mayor-calls-for-tfl-to-replace-network-rail-as-infrastructure-manager.htmlAn increase in frequen…