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Ta Xua – Place for cloud hunter
A girl has spent 3 months living in Ta Xua village in the northern mountain province of Son La to take photos of stunning clouds.
More than 320km from Hanoi City to the mountainous area of Son la, Ta Xua is one of the newest places in the adventure of cloud - hunters in Vietnam.
The highest peak is heavenly gate pinnacle with 2,865m, ranking 10th among the highest mountain in Vietnam.
H’mong people are an ethnic minority living mainly in Ta Xua village.
Taxi driver in Central Vietnam returns American's forgotten bag
The American tourist checks his belongings forgotten on a taxi in Quang Binh Province. Photo courtesy of Quang Binh Online Police in central Vietnam have returned a bag containing cash, documents and a computer to a forgetful American tourist. The 24-year-old man, identified only as Patterson, recovered his bag containing VND18 million (US$807), some foreign currency, a laptop, a tablet and his personal papers at a police station in Quang Binh Province on Wednesday. Patterson had mistakenly… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Auburn career sacks leader Quentin Groves dead at age 32
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Seven held over violence at West Ham-Chelsea game
London (AFP) - London police said on Thursday they were holding seven men arrested following violence at the English League Cup clash between West Ham United and Chelsea.Skirmishes broke out towards the end of the Hammers' 2-1 win on Wednesday, with police and stewards battling to keep supporters apart as coins, bottles and plastic seats were thrown.There was a heavy police presence in place at the London Stadium, formerly the Olympic Stadium, which has seen repeated violence involving West Ham… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
‘Infertility Is Brutal on Marriage’—or Not?
Below are two very different reactions to our previous note, “When Infertility Threatens Marriage,” which featured a reader expressing anger toward her husband for persuading her to wait until 35 to try for a baby; another woman who broached—with studies to back it up—how infertility can ruin a couple’s sex life, and marriage overall; and another reader describing how infertility led to her friend’s divorce. The second reader featured below is outraged over that note—“disgusted” even—because… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Gunman shoots dead three women in Finland town
Helsinki (AFP) - A gunman shot dead three women, including a local council official, as they were leaving a restaurant in a small Finnish town on Saturday night, police said.Investigators cited by the SST news agency on Sunday said the municipal council head and two local journalists were killed in the town of Imatra by a man who was swiftly arrested.The 23-year-old suspect, who was armed with a shotgun, already had a record of violent crime, police said.He was interrogated on Sunday but the… chat_bubble_outline Read More...