Six of out 12 members of the Thai football team who have been stranded along with their coach for more than two weeks inside the Tham Luang cave complex have been evacuated by 8pm local time on Sunday night (Jul 8). Experts say the survival of 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a Thai cave may ultimately hinge on mental rather than physical toughness as rescuers figure out how to free them, a process that could take weeks or even months AFP/HO The first two emerged at about 7pm, hours ahead of schedule. "Two kids are out. They are currently at the field hospital near the cave," said Tossathep Boonthong, chief of Chiang Rai's health department and part of the rescue team. "We are giving them a physical examination. They have not been moved to Chiang Rai hospital yet," Tossathep told Reuters. Shortly after, an ambulance believed to be transporting the boys was seen leaving the area. A helicopter was then seen leaving the area for the city centre, where there is a … [Read more...] about Six members of Thai football team evacuated from Tham Luang cave
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VietNamNet Bridge - Smithsonian magazine has announced its 21st Century Life List, including the world's fastest roller coaster, the world's deepest dive, an Antarctic music festival and a high-speed jaunt to the edge of space, etc. Notably, Vietnam's Son Doong, the world's largest cave, topped the list. Smithsonian/VNN … [Read more...] about Son Doong tops Smithsonian’s top places to see in 21st century
Most travellers to Vietnam are attracted wonderful natural beauty, from the green rice fields in the north to the fascinating bustle of the Mekong Delta in the south. Hanoi listed in the world's top ten emerging tourist destinations Mai Chau town listed in top ten fresh destinations Hanoi, Hoi An in Asia's top ten destinations Vietnam however is also a country with a long history and ancient traditions. It has many historic attractions and old temples. Following is an overview of the most amazing tourist attractions in Vietnam by touropia.com, a travel list website that features the most amazing sights around the world divided into various "best of" lists. 1. Ha Long Bay Ha Long Bay is situated in north Vietnam round a 120km-long coast line and is literally translated as "Bay of Descending Dragons". The top tourist attraction in Vietnam, Ha Long Bay features thousands of islands, each topped with thick jungle vegetation, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone … [Read more...] about Top ten tourist attractions in Vietnam by Touropia
Most travellers to Vietnam are attracted by the countryâs wonderful natural beauty: From the green rice fields in the north to the fascinating bustle of the Mekong Delta in the south. Vietnam however is also a country with a long history and ancient traditions. It has many historic attractions and old temples. Following is an overview of the most amazing tourist attractions in Vietnam by touropia.com, a travel list website that features the most amazing sights around the world divided into various âbest ofâ lists. 10. Nha Trang Nha Trang is Vietnamâs most popular seaside resort town located along the second most beautiful bays in the country. It features beautiful beaches with fine and clean sand and clear ocean water with mild temperatures. The city has about 300,000 inhabitants and is more lively and urban in character than other beach destinations like Mui Ne and Phu Quoc. Itâs also a major scuba diving centre of Vietnam. 9. Cu Chi Tunnels The Cu Chi Tunnels are an … [Read more...] about Top ten tourist attractions in Vietnam seen by Touropia
Danang has been designated by the central government to be the core city of the Key Economic Zone in central Vietnam, the entrance to the UNESCO World Heritage sites, and the terminal point of the East-West Corridor linking with Laos, Thailand and Myanmar. It is clear that Danang's location makes it a strategic location from which your business can access potentially rich Vietnamese and other Asian markets. I. STRATEGIC LOCATION The coastal city of Danang is situated at the very heart of Vietnam, 759km from Hanoi and 960km from Ho Chi Minh City. It lies on the north-south communications axis of land ( National Road 1A), rail, sea and air routes. Danang borders Thua Thien - HueProvince in the north, QuangNamProvince in the south and the west, and the EasternSea in the east. It is located in a typical tropical area influenced by monsoons with an annual average temperature of 25.7C. The city has a natural land area of 1,256km2 and a population of 887,069 as of 01 April 2009. … [Read more...] about Why invest in Danang?