French Commune

French colonial houses will be demolished this week

Thirteen dilapidated 90-year-old apartments located in Phsar Chhnang Village, Phsar Chhnang Township, Kampong Chhnang Town, will be demolished this week after all the owners have decided to move at the request of the provincial authorities. Kampong Chhnang City Governor Hing Phorb Minea said on Wednesday that fences had been built around the buildings to avoid the risk of collapse that ...

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Year in review 2021: new restaurant openings

The year 2021 has been full of twists and turns, making us all the more ready to say goodbye to him. But Beijing wasn’t too bad a place to spend the year, so in 2021 Year in Review we take a look back at the best and worst times in the capital from that year. After 2020 resulted in forced ...

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Around the world in 80 days is not quite taking off

There’s that inevitable moment during a bumpy, if at times entertaining, first episode of the BBC’s lavish new adaptation of Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne (BBC One, 5:50 p.m.) when Phileas Fogg (David Tennant, more mustache) hovers above the clouds in a balloon. It’s less a dramatic flourish than the fulfillment of an unspoken contract between ...

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Inside Atlanta’s new all-day restaurant, Le Bon Nosh – Robb Report

It’s easy to forget you’re in Atlanta when you dine at Bon Nosh. The all-day cafe recently opened in the Buckhead neighborhood, an area known for its corporate aesthetic. Chef Forough Vakili’s stylish restaurant and market, on the other hand, is very personal to him, infused with global elements he lacked in Atlanta. “I wanted you to come in here ...

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9 new design collaborations we love right now, from Kelly Wearstler to Heather Taylor Home

Michael Anastassiades x Herman Miller Inspired by Scandinavian and Japanese minimalism, the sculptural Comma chair by Michael Anastassiades for Herman Miller is intended for dining rooms of all kinds. Quiet and available as bar or counter stools, the design is crafted in solid walnut, oak or painted beech. The barely there wooden carpentry combines the curved backrest and seat. hermanmiller.com ...

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Inside Melbourne commune where members must disagree with each other

“We argue… most of the time we agree and disagree,” says Sandy Kouroupidis, a multi-faith resident of the Faith Communities Council of Victoria. “It gets vocal… but in the end we laugh… and Father John, you like fighting.” Father John, who is retired but still says mass in various parishes around Melbourne, pauses before conceding that his comrade might be ...

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Missionaries kidnapped in Haiti: what happened and when were they released?

The Haitian national police have confirmed that all 17 members of a North American Christian missionary group kidnapped two months ago have now been released. Five had previously been released, but the remaining 12 were found on the outskirts of Port au Prince, the capital of Haiti. Officials have yet to say whether a ransom was paid to secure their ...

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How the everyday Brits forced their government to flee

By Tom Zoellner | December 16, 2021 The legislature had dwelled on countless questions of national importance. Black special interest money flowed freely into the legislative process, and the public could never be sure what interests were being served. Over the course of a generation, as the often corrupt representatives of rural areas with declining populations saw their power increase ...

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Kamel Mennour exhibition “Is Paris burning? 2019 “

As artistic partners and collaborators, artists of Chinese origin, Huang Yong Ping and Shen Yuan, investigated what it means to live in their adopted city, Paris. With the passing of Yong Ping many years ago, this achievement can no longer be achieved by words, but by art. To commemorate the final collaboration between the two, the Parisian gallery Kamel Mennour ...

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When French politicians protested Namaz’s public offer in 2017

The city of Gurugram in Haryana is witnessing the resistance of the Hindus against the illegal encroachment and the public offering of Namaz by the Muslim community. On Thursday, December 9, Muslims in Ekta Manch in the city reiterated their decision to offer namaz on the 37 public lands. On the other hand, Hindu groups also reiterated their determination to ...

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