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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
The best campsites near Hanoi
You may experience camping on the coast, on the windswept highlands or along the forest not too far from Hanoi. The following destinations are good for those who want a true feeling of camping. You will have a lot of fun in one or two days at low cost.Ham Lon Hill, Hanoi It is located in the north which is 50 kilometers far from Hanoi. Tourists may easily travel in the direction of Thang long – Noi Bai highway and then turn to 35 highway. Ham Lon hill area attracts many young adventurous… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Leeds United: Sacko on stand-by as Leeds corner set-piece market
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Fake U.S. embassy in Ghana shut down after decade issuing visas
By Matthew Mpoke BiggACCRA (Reuters) - Authorities in Ghana have busted a fake U.S. embassy in the capital Accra run by a criminal network that for a decade issued illegally obtained authentic visas, the U.S. State Department said.Until it was shut down this summer, the sham embassy was housed in a run-down, pink two-storey building with a corrugated iron roof and flew a U.S. flag outside. Inside hung a portrait of President Barack Obama."It was not operated by the United States government, but… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
OTC market heats up on State-owned firms
Shares of many big enterprises have become hot commodities in recent days on the over-the-counter (OTC) market as investors bet on yet to list companies to be superstars on the Unlisted Public Company Market (UPCoM). Vietnam Airlines, Saigon Beer-Alcohol-Beverage Corporation (Sabeco), Quang Ngai Sugar JSC, Truong Hai Auto Corporation and Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) are all floating on the OTC market and are on investor's radars The success of State-owned companies such… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Fidel Castro's military forays into Africa
Havana (AFP) - Back in the 1970s at the height of the Cold War, the small Caribbean nation of Cuba went to war thousands of miles away on the battlefields of Angola and Ethiopia, leaving thousands dead.Cuban leader Fidel Castro, who died late Friday, was convinced that the global stage for the "world revolution" was happening in Africa -- and thus Cuba became the first Latin American nation to go to war outside its own continent.Angola and Ethiopia soon became symbols of the "regional… chat_bubble_outline Read More...