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Poetic mountain unique in Ninh Binh
Non Nuoc Mountain (or Duc Thuy Mountain) locates in the intercross of Van River and Day River, between Non Nuoc bridge and Ninh Binh bridge is the like-no-other poetic mountain in Vietnam.
A poem by King Le Hien Tong was carved on a mountain cliff in 1501
Truong Han Sieu Temple at the mountain foot in the Du Thuy Son Park close to Day river in Ninh Binh city.
Truong Han Sieu Temple
A view of Non Nuoc Mountain top
Non Nuoc Pagoda - an ancient pagoda built in King Ly Than Tong's reign.
From Panama Papers to impeachments: 2016 rocked by corruption scandals
Panama City (AFP) - From the Panama Papers to the impeachments of the presidents of Brazil and South Korea, 2016 was a year marked by corruption scandals, and by rising public outrage over graft.The question is, will that translate into a lasting demand for cleaner politics?"A new phenomenon" is being seen, said Jose Ugaz, a renowned Peruvian lawyer and the chairman of Transparency International, a Berlin-based anti-corruption watchdog, who expressed cautious optimism."What we are facing today… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
53rd Baeksang Arts Awards Honors Film And TV Extras In Heartwarming Performance
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Air strike kills dozens at jihadist camp, Syrian Observatory says
BEIRUT (Reuters) - An air strike killed more than 40 members of the jihadist group Jabhat Fateh al-Sham in northwestern Syria on Thursday night, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.The group, formerly known as the Nusra Front, could not immediately be reached for comment.The Observatory said the air strike had targeted a Fateh al-Sham base in a rebel-held area west of Aleppo, and it was not clear if it had been carried out by Russian or U.S. planes. The Nusra Front renamed itself Fateh… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Data: better payoff for public college career program grads
WASHINGTON (AP) — Graduates of career training programs at public colleges tend to land better paying jobs than those who attended for-profit schools, according to government data released Thursday.The Education Department data show average earnings of those with certificates from public schools were nearly $9,000 higher than those with for-profit certificate programs.The report also found nearly a third of for-profit students graduated from programs with median earnings below the federal… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Uber launches xe om-hailing service for Vietnam, challenging pioneer Grab
Ride-share rivals Uber and Grab have extended their battle in Vietnam to a new arena: xe om, the motorbike taxi typical of the Southeast Asian country. Grab, a startup that began as an app allowing people to hail traditional taxis via smartphone, introduced the option to catch xe om drivers in Vietnam in May 2015, forcing its competor Uber to toss its hat into the ring. As with Grab, Uber was initially an app allowing people to book a private car via smartphone before officially launching its… chat_bubble_outline Read More...