Is it cultural appropriation to wear another country’s national dress when you travel?

Stepping into Pandora Cheng’s qipao rental store in central Hong Kong is like stepping back in time. A brown leather Chesterfield sofa sits in one corner beside a gramophone, opposite row-upon-row of tailor-made qipaos, the traditional high-neck Chinese dress.Is it cultural appropriation to wear another country’s national dress when you travel?

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Pennsylvania Joining National Survey on Climate Risk in the Insurance Industry

The Pennsylvania Insurance Department (PID) is joining with other states around the country in conducting the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) Climate Risk Disclosure Survey. The survey allows insurers to report on climate-related risks and opportunities and will provide …

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US National Security Advisor meets French Foreign Minister, reaffirms strong bilateral ties

84424585“National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan met today with Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian of France and reaffirmed the strong bilateral ties between our countries, the National Security Council (NSC) Spokesperson Emily Horne was quoted as saying in White House statement on Wednesday.

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Covaxin Neutralises Delta Covid Variant: US National Institute of Health

India’s Covaxin, developed by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research, effectively neutralises both Alpha and Delta variants of coronavirus, the US’ National…

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South Dakota to send National Guard troops to Texas

83971127Noem’s announcement that she will send up to 50 South Dakota National Guard troops to Texas comes as the GOP ramps up a political fight with President Joe Biden over border security.

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Fact check: White House national security adviser misleadingly describes pipeline company as ‘not Russian’

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Last Sunday, CNN “State of the Union” co-anchor Dana Bash pressed White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan on the Biden administration's approach to Nord Stream 2, a controversial and nearly completed pipeline that will carry natural gas from Russia to Germany via the Baltic Sea.

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People die every week in national parks, learn to stay safe

On average, six people die every week in the National Park system according to officials. The parks work hard and offer tips to keep hundreds of millions of yearly visitors safe.aero7PJ2irE

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National Geographic says the world has a fifth ocean

National Geographic, one of the world’s pre-eminent and most visible mapmaking groups, has officially decreed the existence of a fifth ocean. Called the Southern Ocean, it’s the body of water that surrounds Antarctica.

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National security adviser Jake Sullivan: US preparing more Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning

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The Biden administration is preparing to impose additional sanctions on Russia over the poisoning of imprisoned opposition leader Alexey Navalny, national security adviser Jake Sullivan said Sunday.

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National security adviser: US preparing more Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning and imprisonment

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The Biden administration is preparing to impose additional sanctions on Russia over the poisoning of imprisoned opposition leader Alexey Navalny, national security adviser Jake Sullivan said Sunday.

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Ransomware Attacks “Rising National Security Concern” For US: White House

US President Joe Biden views increasingly frequent ransomware attacks to be a “rising national security concern,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters on Friday.

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