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Travelling in Vietnam's southwestern region during Tet holidays
Tra Su cajuput forest, Sam Mountain, and Tram Chim National Park to name a few, are beautiful travel destinations in the western region of Vietnam for travellers during the Lunar New Year festival (Tet).
Tra Su cajuput forest covering about 850 hectares in the south-western An Giang province charms tourists with its abundant flora and fauna.
Sam Mountain in Chau Doc, An Giang province is ideal for pilgrims.
Cai Be floating market in Tien Giang province.
Tram Chim National Park in Dong Thap province attracts visitors to its precious bird species.
Tan Lap floating village in Moc Hoa District, Long An Province is also known for its large cajuput forests.
Cai Rang floating market in Can Tho city gathers up to 400 boats selling and buying goods everyday.
Ninh Kieu wharf in Can Tho city. Visitors may take a night cruise tour along Hau and Can Tho rivers and enjoy traditional dishes and art performances.
Long, Lan, Quy, Phung islands in Ben Tre province represent 4 noble animals, the Dragon, the Qilin, the Turtle and the Phoenix
U Minh Thuong National Park in Kien Giang province is widely considered the richest region of the Mekong delta in terms of plant and animal biodiversity.
Ca Mau cape in Ngoc Hien district in Ca Mau province
Nha Trang receives TripAdvisor awards as top Asian destinations
Nha Trang has been ranked eighth in TripAdvisor's Top ten Asian destinations on the rise. Photo credit: Macaron Magazine. TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, has named Nha Trang in its 10 Top destinations on the rise -- Asia. “Vietnam is a top destination of our travellers. Not only Nha Trang, Vietnam is also well-known with Hoi An, Hue, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City,” TripAdvisor representative Aaron Hung said at the award ceremony held in Nha Trang earlier this week. “I and my wife… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Labour Is Promising A Long Campaign Against Fake News
Christopher Furlong / Getty Images Labour’s Tom Watson has drafted in fellow MP Michael Dugher to work on an inquiry into fake news on social media – partly prompted by concerns about what the spread of inaccurate information could do to the left-wing party’s own support base. BuzzFeed News understands that Dugher, who previously served as shadow culture secretary until he was sacked by Jeremy Corbyn in January, will now help run the project, which hopes to tackle fake news stories created for… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Donald Trump Faces a Barrage of New Allegations
Après Comey le déluge.Since the director of the FBI on Friday announced the discovery of new emails potentially pertinent to the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private server, the presidential campaign has been shaken up. First, came the round of recriminations, as Clinton and her allies, career prosecutors, and even some Republicans assailed James Comey for the disclosure.Now, with about a week left, there’s a new spree of investigative reports related to the election. Two, related to… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Umaro Sissoco Embalo becomes PM of troubled Guinea-Bissau
Bissau (AFP) - Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz on Friday named Umaro Sissoco Embalo as prime minister of the troubled west African state, replacing Baciro Dja whose government he dissolved earlier in the week."Mr Umaro El Mokhtar Sissoco Embalo is named prime minister," said a presidential decree.The new premier was sworn in later on Friday in a brief ceremony.Monday's dissolution by the head of state aimed to solve a succession crisis that has paralysed the tiny west African… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Late-season storm Otto becomes hurricane; 3 dead in Panama
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Late-season storm Otto strengthened into a hurricane Tuesday as civil defense officials reported three deaths in Panama amid heavy rain and Costa Rica ordered the evacuation of 4,000 people from its Caribbean coast.The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Otto was likely to gain strength as it headed for an expected Thursday afternoon landfall around the Nicaragua-Costa Rica border. It could become the first hurricane to make landfall in Costa Rica since reliable… chat_bubble_outline Read More...