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Why are they the most livable cities?

The world's most liveable cities in 2018 https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/worlds-most-liveable-cities-2018/index.htmlI think where the most livable cities are depends on personal mindset. As far as I observed, This survey focuses on …

Why is it possible in that country?

edition.cnn.comIt's understandable, if it happened in a small-medium sized airport. But, the fact is that it happened in Seattle Tacoma Airport, the most famous airport in the state of Washington. US authority has to take it seriously. The…

Why don't Japan's railway company boast World's Biggest IC Card Area?

JR West unifys ICOCA areas of Kansai, Hokuriku, Sanyo, and San-in on September 15, 2018 https://news.mynavi.jp/article/20180530-638714/(Translation begins) JR West announced extension of ICOCA area on Sanyo Main Line, Ako Line, and Hokurik…

Why don't they share preparation?

'Unprecedented' floods in Indian tourist hotspot kill dozens; 40,000 evacuated https://edition-m.cnn.com/2018/08/12/asia/kerala-india-floods-intl/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fedition.cnn.com%2FUnprecedented disasters have been observed recen…

Why is there an absolutely healthy food?

Are the health benefits of turmeric too good to be true? https://edition-m.cnn.com/2018/08/07/health/turmeric-benefits-explainer/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fedition.cnn.com%2FThough it's often said that something is good for health, there m…

Why do we have to take it seriously to step in isolated areas?

edition.cnn.comWhen it comes to visiting isolated areas, especially isolated islands, what we should mind is whether or not local folks have an immune system, which most people around the world have already had. If not, visitors mustn't br…

Why did they cause faulty construction?

MTR Corp management shake-up after construction scandal https://www.railwaygazette.com/news/policy/single-view/view/mtr-corp-management-shake-up-after-construction-scandal.htmlI don't know why faulty construction happened. The reasons why …

Why is it difficult to replace all the rolling stocks in North Korean urban rails?

Kim Jong Un inspects North Korean tram and trolleybus http://www.metro-report.com/news/news-by-region/asia-pacific-ex-china/single-view/view/kim-jong-un-inspects-north-korean-tram-and-trolleybus.htmlNorth Korean subway of Chollima line has…

Why don't they take measures for earthquake?

Indonesia earthquake: Thousands await rescue after quake hits resort islands Bali and Lombok https://edition-m.cnn.com/2018/08/06/asia/lombok-earthquake-intl/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fedition.cnn.com%2FThough earthquake happened in Osaka …

Why is Matera attractive?

edition.cnn.comI've wanted to visit coastline of Mediterranean Sea with architectures seen in Matera (Though it's not in front of sea). I've thought it's kind of utopia. While my main purpose to go abroad is train spotting, it's one of the…

Why don't you take Maharajas' Express

All aboard the Maharajas' Express, India's most luxurious train edition.cnn.comIt's common on Indian trains to pay attention to those who want to give you a cup of drink, because it may contain sleeping pills. They intend to steal your mon…

Why do they rent middle-aged men?

edition.cnn.comBasically, all of the citizens who have grown up in Japan are educated to respect elderly people. So, it means they cannot ask older people about impolite questions, and they assume older people must tell them correct ways t…

Why don't you take the first metro in Vietnam?

Test running begins on whole of first Hanoi metro line http://www.metro-report.com/news/news-by-region/asia-pacific-ex-china/single-view/view/test-running-begins-on-whole-of-first-hanoi-metro-line.htmlIt's the first metro in Vietnam, which…

Why don't you rule out malignant reviews?

Australian hotel chain fined $2.2 million for manipulating TripAdvisor reviews https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/australia-tripadvisor-hotel-fined-trnd/index.htmlThough manipulation of customer reviews must be punished, extreme bad re…

Why is Istanbul changing dramatically?

Istanbul's third airport to gain metro link in November 2019 http://www.metro-report.com/news/news-by-region/europe/single-view/view/istanbuls-third-airport-to-gain-metro-link-in-november-2019.htmlI wonder why Turkish authority decided to …

Why is it about military service?

Big Bang's Seungri takes on Trump-Kim summit with new video https://edition.cnn.com/2018/07/30/entertainment/big-bang-korea-summit-trump-kim-intl/index.htmlWhen I saw the title, I thought it would be all about Big Bang's movie itself. But,…

Why do more and more people live longer?

edition.cnn.comAnyway, life longetivity must be mainly improved by modern medicine and safe foods. But, it's not better to rely on modern medicine to extend our lives. It would be better to do so by focusing on factors below as Harvard Sch…

Why did they build theme park?

edition.cnn.comYas Island, where the theme park is located, seems to be neighboring to Abu Dhabi International Airport. It means the road between downtown of Abu Dhabi and the airport will have congested traffic. Though Abu Dhabi Metro is …

Why didn't they use feces of lions?

www.railwaygazette.comOn Kisei Line in Japan, to prevent collision with deers, feces of lions were scattered. As far as I remember, it was effective. But, I wonder why it was not conveyed to Dutch railway companies. Otherwise, Tupoleum is …

Why did he carry out terror?

Explosive detonated at the US embassy in Beijing https://edition-m.cnn.com/2018/07/26/asia/beijing-us-embassy-china-intl/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fedition.cnn.com%2FI'm skeptical about his intention to bomber US embassy. I guess his real …

Why is it difficult to see Hajj metro?

Hajj metro prepared for annual seven-day operating season http://www.metro-report.com/news/news-by-region/middle-east-africa/single-view/view/hajj-metro-prepared-for-annual-seven-day-operating-season.htmlThough I've heard there is a metro …

Why are foreign buildings unfavorable?

These Chinese buildings are coming to a city near you https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/chinese-buildings-abroad/index.htmlThough buildings imported from different countries are criticized, they can be historic heritage more than a hun…

Why don't you know newly ranked Asian destinations?

edition.cnn.comThough population in Busan is gradually decreasing, the city is building new subway lines and try to attract more tourists. I'd like to evaluate the city's positive policies. Finally, it was nominated as the best destination…

Why can they afford to work for less time?

A New Zealand company tried a four-day work week. It was a 'resounding success' money.cnn.comUnbelievable sentences came into my eyesight. The quote "employees became more productive, spending less time on social media or non-work activity…

京阪電車 特急の四か国語放送(英、中スクリプト)  Keihan Limited Express Train Announcement(English and Chinese script)

Thank you for using the Keihan Railway. This is a Limited Express Train bound for Demachiyanagi, leaving at 15:20. We will be stopping at Kitahama, Temmabashi, Kyobashi, Hirakatashi, Kuzuha, Chushojima, Tanbabashi, Shichijo, Gion-Shijo, an…

Why do they focus on vacuum trains?

Hyperloop, the superfast 'vacuum train,' is coming to China https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/first-hyperloop-in-guizhou-china/index.htmlIt's dubious that vacuum train will be able to begin commercial service. Though those who have ha…

Why don't you take diesel metro?

Abuja metro starts operation with diesel-hauled trains http://www.metro-report.com/news/news-by-region/middle-east-africa/single-view/view/abuja-metro-starts-operation-with-diesel-hauled-trains.htmlI've never heard that electrified metro l…

Why is recent democracy defective?

Obama warns against 'strongman politics' in speech after Trump news conference https://edition.cnn.com/2018/07/17/politics/obama-mandela-day-address-intl/index.htmlEmotional politics by those who are just good at being popular seem to beco…

Why do they worry about oil price?

Why oil prices are suddenly tanking https://money.cnn.com/2018/07/16/investing/oil-prices-plunge/index.htmlThe leader of the United States have to mind how oil price moves, because the country deeply depends on oil. In the United States, o…