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Chasing waterfalls on the outskirts of Hanoi
Mo, Hoa, Tran, Mam Xoi are a few names to be remembered this summer.
Khoang Xanh, where the waterfalls pour down the hardest, lies in a jungle 60 kilometers to the northwest of Hanoi.
The waterfalls are part of Ba Vi National Park, boasting two kilometers of natural streams.
Fake wooden bridges help any millenial a nice shot.
Besides natural wonders, humans have themselves built some waterfalls for tourism’s sake.
Further upstream, the more eerie the scene turns, dashed with hundreds year old trees and mossy rocks.
40 minutes by car is the only thing standing between you and a fresh and clean break from daily urban life.Read on the original site
Montenegro's veteran PM stepping down for new govt: party
Podgorica (Montenegro) (AFP) - Montenegro's veteran leader Milo Djukanovic will not continue as prime minister in the next government according to his party, which topped recent parliamentary polls.The Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) late Tuesday said the party's management had decided to propose Djukanovic's deputy and former national security chief, Dusko Markovic, as candidate for prime minister-designate.A party committee was expected to approve the decision later Wednesday.Markovic, a… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Vietnam pushes for fresh bilateral trade deal with US
The remaining 11 members of the Trans Pacific Partnership aim to reach agreement on whether to move ahead with the trade pact without the US when they meet on March 14-15 in Chile.Vietnam Ambassador to the US Pham Quang Vinh said on March 7 that trade officials from the remaining TPP countries plan to hold the two-day meeting in Chile to discuss the future of the trade agreement now that President Trump has withdrawn the US from the deal.The outcome of those discussions is not clear, Ambassador… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
India trying to fix hacked websites of 7 of its embassies
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian officials were trying Tuesday to restore the websites of seven Indian embassies in Europe and Africa that were hacked and had data dumped online.The security of the websites of Indian embassies in Italy, Switzerland, South Africa, Libya, Malawi, Mali and Romania was breached by hackers who identified themselves to the media as Kaputsky and Kasimierz L."We are aware of the problem and are trying to fix it," External Affairs Ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup told… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Official: Israel turned to Trump to head off UN resolution
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turned to President-elect Donald Trump to help head off a critical U.N. resolution after learning that the White House did not intend to veto the measure.The Egyptian-sponsored resolution had demanded that Israel halt settlement activities in occupied territories claimed by the Palestinians and declared that existing settlements "have no legal validity."But under heavy Israeli pressure, Egypt canceled a planned vote in… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Vietnamese Gov't debt on the rise
Government debt reached more than VND1.5 quadrillion (US$66.7 billion) last year, expanding nearly 70 per cent during the 2010-15 period, the Vietnam News Agency reported yesterday. A view of Ha Noi City. Government debt reached more than VND1.5 quadrillion (US$66.7 billion) last year, expanding nearly 70 per cent during the 2010-15 period. This happened despite a year-on-year decline of 17 per cent in Government debt recorded in 2015, the agency said, citing Ministry of Finance data.Viet Nam… chat_bubble_outline Read More...