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10 best resorts in Vietnam: Touropia
Travel site Touropia has named 10 best luxury resorts in Vietnam, based on comments and votes by travellers, picked from a selection of boutique hotel stays, luxury hotel hideaways and romantic retreats.
The Nam Hai Resort in Hoi An
Park Hyatt Saigon
Ana Mandara Villas Resort & Spa Da Lat
Evason Ana Mandara Nha Trang
La Residence Hue Hotel & Spa
Sunrise Nha Trang Beach Hotel & Spa
Pilgrimage Village, Hue
Princess d'Annam Resort & Spa, Binh Thuan
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi
Sheraton Nha Trang Hotel and Spa
Asian stocks turn lower on wary outlook; bonds firm
Light is cast on a Japanese 10,000 yen note as it's reflected in a plastic board in Tokyo, in this February 28, 2013 picture illustration. : REUTERS/Shohei Miyano/File Photo Asian shares gave up early gains and turned lower on Wednesday as investors shrugged off an overnight rally in global stocks and looked to bonds in the absence of signs of a sustainable recovery in China and other emerging markets. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.2 percent after being up… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Central Highlands’ high-tech agriculture development faces challenges
Weak supply chains and the impacts of climate change are hindering efforts by the Central Highlands to grow into a thriving agricultural hub. Inside a high-tech garden in Dak Lak The region, earmarked as one of six major economic zones nationwide, has two million hectares of industrial plantations, where key exports of the country, such as coffee and peppercorns, are grown.Local coffee and peppercorn plantations span respective areas of 576,000 and 53,900 hectares, 89.4 percent and 55.2… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Japan wants to invest in HCMC metro lines
Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs Nobuo Koshi made a remark to this effect at a meeting with Deputy Standing Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Tat Thanh Cang in the city on November 19. He said the Japanese government and Japanese local administrations and businesses hope to push ahead with their cooperation with Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh City in particular in all fields, adding that the rapid increase in the number of Japanese investors in the city demonstrates the Japanese… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Awesome Citizen-Scientist Video Shows Juno Probe's Arrival at Jupiter
NASA's Juno spacecraft trekked 1.7 billion miles (2.8 billion kilometers) to reach Jupiter, and a new video by a NASA fan documents the probe's precise approach into orbit around the gas giant. Juno arrived at Jupiter on July 4, 2016, after nearly five years of space travel. A belt of very intense radiation surrounds Jupiter and can quickly destroy spacecraft electronics, so Juno entered a very specific orbit around the planet to avoid the worst of the radiation. The new time-lapse video was… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Israel's Netanyahu lashes out at Obama over UN vote
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister lashed out at President Barack Obama on Saturday, accusing him of a "shameful ambush" at the United Nations over West Bank settlements and saying he is looking forward to working with his "friend" President-elect Donald Trump.Benjamin Netanyahu's comments came a day after the United States broke with past practice and allowed the U.N. Security Council to condemn Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem as a "flagrant violation" of… chat_bubble_outline Read More...