Co Loa – the oldest citadel in Vietnam

EN VietNamNet - Co Loa Citadel was built during the end of the Hong Bang Dynasty (about 257 BCE). The site was the source of various relics of the Dong Son culture of the Bronze Age.

Five oldest Buddhist temples in HCM City

EN VietNamNet - To Dinh Giac Lam, Ba Thien Hau and Giac Vien pagodas are over 200 years old, which are closely associated with the formation and development of Ho Chi Minh City.

Where's 'Granny'? Oldest Orca Is Missing, and the Worst Is Feared

Yahoo News A killer whale thought to be over 100 years old and known affectionately as "Granny" has not been sighted in several months and is thought to be deceased. The orca was described as

Dau - Vietnam's oldest pagoda

EN VietNamNet - Dau is considered the oldest pagoda in Vietnam according to researchers. The pagoda is about 1 hour away from Hanoi Old Quarter, making it easy for a morning trip away from the city

Sung Hung – The oldest pagoda on Phu Quoc Island

Not only is it the oldest pagoda, Sung Hung Pagoda also has unique architecture and is one of the most popular spiritual tourist attractions in Phu Quoc. The pagoda welcomes a large number of

Discover Ly Quoc Su Pagoda - one of Hanoi’s oldest Buddhist temples

Located at 50 Ly Quoc Su Street in the Old Quarter, Ly Quoc Su Pagoda is one of the oldest ones of its kind in Hanoi.

World's Oldest Wild Breeding Bird Is Expecting Her 41st Chick

Rather, most lay an egg one year and then take a break the next, instead investing their time and energy into molting their feathers, said researchers at the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge and

Does my hair look OK? World's oldest person turns 117 in style

Emma Morano, humanity's last known survivor of the 19th century, turned 117 in style on Tuesday, dressing up for the occasion and demanding to know "does my hair look all right?" before having her

World's oldest living person celebrates 117th birthday

VERBANIA, Italy (AP) — The Italian woman who is the world's oldest living person has marked her 117th birthday by blowing out all the candles on her cake.

Space station receives oldest female astronaut, bit of Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station gained three new residents Saturday, including the oldest and most experienced woman to orbit the world.

Waiting for a repair, Saigon’s oldest temple now on the brink of collapse

'It will collapse any moment and it needs urgent intervention.'

World's Oldest Stone Tablet Containing Ten Commandments Up for Auction

Thou shalt not covet … unless you are coveting the world's oldest known example of a stone tablet inscribed with the Ten Commandments. The world's oldest slab with the Decalogue will be up for

San Francisco's Oldest Taxi Company Sues Uber For Predatory Pricing

Desoto Cab alleges the ride-hail giant has created a “race to the bottom" in its home market of San Francisco.

Hanoi's oldest pagodas among top 16 world's most beautiful temples

The UK's second biggest-selling daily newspaper Daily Mail has named Tran Quoc Pagoda, located on a small penisula on the east side of West Lake, among top 16 most mesmerising pagodas across the

Hanoi’s oldest pagoda named among the world's most beautiful

Tran Quoc, nearly 1,500 years old, sits on a peaceful peninsula on the West Lake.

Fire damages what is thought to be England's oldest hotel

LONDON (AP) — A fire has severely damaged what is thought to be England's oldest hotel.

Perth Zoo's Puan the orangutan becomes oldest in world

An orangutan at Perth Zoo has been named the world's oldest Sumatran orangutan in captivity by the Guinness Book of World Records, as she celebrated her 60th birthday on Thursday, a zoo spokeswoman

Israel unveils 'oldest' Hebrew mention of Jerusalem

Israeli archaeologists Wednesday unveiled a 7th century BC text they said contains the earliest mention in Hebrew of Jerusalem outside the Bible, prompting officials to stress the Jewish connection

Meet Snooty: The World's Oldest Manatee Living in Captivity

Sixty-eight may not seem that old, but for Snooty the manatee, it's a world record. Snooty is now the world's oldest manatee living in captivity, the Guinness World Records recently announced. The

World's oldest Panda in captivity dies in Hong Kong

The oldest giant panda living in captivity, 38-year-old Jia Jia, was euthanized in Hong Kong after rapidly deteriorating health over the past two weeks, her owners Ocean Park said on Sunday.

Jia Jia, world's oldest-ever captive panda, dies at 38

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong theme park says the world's oldest-ever panda in captivity has been euthanized because her health was deteriorating.

Tran Quoc - Hanoi’s oldest pagoda

Tran Quoc is an ancient pagoda located in a corner of Hanoi’s West Lake and is one of the most famous Buddhist temples in Vietnam.