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Image : 25 bodies found in Colombia air crash, around 10 rescued alive: official

25 bodies found in Colombia air crash, around 10 rescued alive: official

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 29,2016

An aircraft with 81 people aboard, including a Brazilian football team, crashed in central Colombia.

Image : 25 people found dead in Mediterranean migrant boat horror

25 people found dead in Mediterranean migrant boat horror

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 26,2016

The French aid group Doctors without Borders (MSF) said Wednesday it had found a pile of 25 migrants who died in apocalyptic conditions, perishing in a pool of fuel and seawater aboard a crowded dinghy off Libya. MSF said its chartered rescue ship,

Image : Iran seeks more cooperation with Saudi Arabia

Iran seeks more cooperation with Saudi Arabia

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 05,2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman says the Islamic Republic and its regional rival Saudi Arabia can and should cooperate to resolve regional crises.

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Capsule Hotel in Sapa

access_time Dec 23,2016 chat_bubble_outline 148 views

Capsule Hotel, the first of its kind, in Sapa town of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, is seen as a new ideal destination for visitors.

Capsule Hotel in Sapa

The hotel on So Than Street has 48 rooms.

Capsule Hotel in Sapa

Single bed room

Capsule Hotel in Sapa

Double bed room

Capsule Hotel in Sapa

A room is priced at US$10-20 (VND200,000-400,000) per night.

Capsule Hotel in Sapa

Capsule Hotel in Sapa

The toilet
Capsule Hotel in Sapa

The coffee room
Capsule Hotel in Sapa

Capsule Hotel in Sapa

The balcony


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Congo grenade blast kills 2, injures dozens of peacekeepers

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — An official in Congo's restive northeast region says an unexplained grenade explosion has killed two people and injured 31 peacekeepers.Julien Paluku, governor of North Kivu province, said the explosion occurred Tuesday morning as the peacekeepers were exercising on the outskirts of Goma, the provincial capital on the Rwandan border.He said one of the dead was a peacekeeper and the other was an 8-year-old child. He said officials were investigating whether the grenade… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

A pagoda with distinctive architecture in HCM City

VietNamNet Bridge – Buu Long Pagoda in District 9, HCMC is frequented by tourists because of its unique architecture. Built in 1942 on a hill near the Dong Nai River, the pagoda was restored in 2007 with a mixed architecture of India, and Southeast Asian countries such as Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, and of course Vietnam. The façade of Buu Long Pagoda’s presbytery with a height of 56 meters. On top is a big wind chime which continuously produces a melodious sound. It is some 20 kilometers from… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Zimbabwe's evicted elderly white farmers pin last hope on compensation

By Andrew MambondiyaniMUTARE, Zimbabwe (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Brian van Buuren, a white former farmer in Burma Valley, eastern Zimbabwe, couldn't hide his anger as he recalled how he lost almost everything during the country's controversial land reforms.After investing most of his money in his tobacco farm, van Buuren was left almost destitute when his land was seized by the government in 2010."I lost virtually everything," van Buuren, 80, told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.Today, he… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Thousands stranded on Co To Island because of bad weather

More than 2,000 tourists have been stranded on Co To Island in Quang Ninh Province due to bad weather from June 14 to 15.  Vessels have been banned from setting sail Turbulent seas and high waves affected the island from 9pm on June 14, forcing the provincial Inland Waterway Administration to ban vessels from leaving or going to Co To Island.The local authorities also give financial support for those forced to remain on the island.The administration's representative said they would follow… chat_bubble_outline Read More...


FPT earning up in first five months of 2016Software provider FPT announced its revenue during past five months reached nearly 14.6 trillion VND (653 million USD), earning a before-tax profit of more than 1 trillion VND. Gross profit was 722 billion VND, or 116 percent of the year's plan. Earning per share (EPS) after the first five months was 1,814 VND, equivalent to 116 percent of the year's plan. FPT closed June 24 session off 1 percent to 40,900 VND (2 USD). FPT's retail service also saw a… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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