By Penny Yi Wang and Jaimee Haddad Accra was listed as one of the 46 places to go in 2013 on the New York Times. The NYT called Accra “a buzzing metropolis ready for business and pleasure.” Known for its booming economy in Africa, Ghana is an interesting case study for media freedom in developing […]
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(Olympus R35, Ektar 100 color negative)
This is a neighborhood in my city in China. Like its residents, this place has aged throughout the years. When I was in primary school, this area is full of children of my age. Now, only the older generations are left. Younger people moved to more modern parts of the city.
I’ve always wanted to do photo galleries of urban development of different medium-small cities in China. This is a starting point, hopefully.
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Thousands of people turned up to the Museum of Islamic Art Park on Friday to watch some three dozen manmade “flying” machines launch off the pier and into the water, along with their “pilots.” None of the machines went very far, but people seemed thrilled nonetheless to be a part of Qatar’s first RedBull Flugtag event. Throughout […]
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Damien Hirst Installations
New Damien Hirst installation outside Sidra Hospital guaranteed to be another “talking point” in Qatar. More photos from the unveiling ceremony here.
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Spotted a colorful double decker bus around town? You’ve driven past a Doha Bus, one of the newest additions to Doha’s tourist scene.
Starting from this month, you can tour around the city’s most famous spots riding an open-top bus. Trundling from the airport end of the Corniche all the way to the Pearl, the route takes tourists on a tour of Doha’s past, present and future.
by Penny Yi Wang Step aside, cupcakes – a veritable family of sugary Asian buns has moved into Doha over the past year, tantalizing many a sweet tooth across the country. PappaRoti, RotiMum, Roti Boy and Roti King are international franchise cafes that specialize in making a type of rich, buttery sweet bun from Malaysia […]
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20130509_little_library, a set on Flickr. By Penny Yi Wang The first thing four-year-old Umayr Ansari does when he gets home after school is check his library. He gets so excited when he finds out someone has taken a book, his mother, Yasmin Fathaulla, told Doha News.
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Gabriel Iglesias, “The Fluffy Guy”, an American stand up comedian, is currently the third top ranked comedian in the world. He is known for his unique style in stand-up comedy and is very popular in the GCC, performing at sold out shows in the region in 2011. This year, he performed with Bader Saleh, the […]
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December 6, 2012, Prince Albert of Monaco visited COP18/CMP8 conference held in Doha, Qatar. Here are exclusive photos of the Prince’s visit.
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