The origin of Disneyland On July 17, 1955, Disneyland first opened its doors in Anaheim, California, ushering in a new era of entertainment that would go on to capture the world’s imagination. Now there are a total of 11 Disney-operated parks around the globe, with five Disneyland locations and six other theme parks. By the end of 2018, Disneyland had welcomed more than two billion visitors globally –the equivalent to nearly one-third of the world’s population –since that historic opening day. For both adults and children, Disneyland is a must-see experience – one that they would gladly return to again and again. The theme parks are filled with thrilling rides and magical experiences that whisk all who enter into a fun-filled world. Most visitors agree that one day at Disneyland is never enough to see everything. Such is the lure of the Disneyland brand, it is no wonder that many people will happily fly overseas to experience the world’s most famous … [Read more...] about Entering new era of travel and leisure with Sun World
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The Hanoitimes - The big question is whether the "new monarchs" automatically lead to a "new era" in Japan and Thailand? Dangerous developments in a region of conflicts From traditional partner to strategic counterweight The enthronement of new monarchs in Japan and Thailand was widely considered the beginning of a new era in these two countries. It took place in Japan on April 30 and will be soon carried out in Thailand in the coming days. The emperor of Japan Akihito abdicated while the king of Thailand died two years ago, both paving the way for their offspring to ascend to throne. Japan's new emperor Naruhito and Thailand's new king Maha Vajiralongkorn. The big question is whether the "new monarchs" automatically lead to a "new era" in Japan and Thailand? It is no doubt that the royal families in Japan and Thailand have been enjoying respect and confidence from subjects who are very powerful despite of not having any executive powers. Even when the throne was … [Read more...] about New monarchs, new era?
Viet Nam News TOKYO — "Reiwa": Japan on Monday revealed the name of the era that will define the new emperor’s reign when he ascends the Chrysanthemum Throne next month following a historic abdication. The name consists of two characters: "Rei", which can have meanings related to "order" but also "auspicious" and "Wa", usually translated as "peace" or "harmony." After weeks of fevered speculation and top-secret discussions, the two "kanji" characters were unveiled to reveal a name that will last as long as new emperor Naruhito’s rule. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the term came from the "Manyoshu", an anthology of Japanese poems dating back 1,200 years that "symbolises our nation’s profound public culture and long tradition." "Just like amazing plum flowers in full bloom that signal the arrival of spring after bitter cold, each and every Japanese person can hope for the future and make their own flowers blossom," added the prime minister. It may appear … [Read more...] about Reiwa: A new era name for Japan ahead of abdication
With one month to go until the historic abdication of Emperor Akihito, Japan on Monday (Apr 1) unveiled the name of the new era that will be ushered in when his son ascends the Chrysanthemum Throne. The new era name has a huge impact on daily life and anticipation is at fever pitch to see what will replace the era that marked Emperor Akihito's reign - "Heisei" or "peace prevails everywhere." (AFP/JIJI PRESS) Named Reiwa, the new era will be effective when the new emperor ascends the throne on May 1. It may appear trivial to outsiders, but the announcement of a new era name is a massive event in Japan that will be marked with special newspaper editions, calligraphy shows and public festivities. Although the Gregorian calendar is widely used in the world's third-largest economy, Japan is the only country still using Chinese-style imperial calendars for private and public documents as well as computer records. The new era name therefore has a huge impact on daily life and … [Read more...] about Japan unveils new era name ahead of Emperor Akihito”s abdication
Investors met with Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue (right) at Vietnam M&A Forum 2018 with the focus of discussing the future growth of Vietnam’s M&A market, Photo: Le Toan Choosing the right investors At last week’s Vietnam M&A Forum 2018 in Ho Chi Minh City, senior officials, experts, businesses, and investors discussed the future growth of Vietnam’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market. After 10 years of booming M&A activities in the country and 30 years of foreign direct investment attraction, many believe that now is the time for Vietnam to map out a plan for the next phase of growth. According to Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung, in the new era, Vietnam will become much more selective about M&A inflows from overseas. Specifically, foreign investors should be willing to help with Vietnam’s environmental preservation plans and protecting Vietnam’s natural resources. “We’d like to attract … [Read more...] about Plan for new era fosters M&A market