(CNN) — It's only the forest of swaying Eucalyptus trees, marking the path up toward Steavenson Falls in Marysville, Victoria that betrays a hint of the calamity inflicted here 10 years ago. This forest tourist town in Australia was so badly ravaged by the intense flames of a raging bushfire on February 7, 2009 it was wiped off the map. Some trunks still wear a blackened outer layer, but it doesn't spoil the view, beauty or ambiance. Nearly all the trees are regenerating, the ones that fell or were blighted for good have long since been removed. And nearly a decade on, the town is firmly back on the tourist trail for local and international visitors alike as an ideal forest break across all seasons. Back on the tourist trail Then/now: Visitors to Marysville will find it hard to believe a fire wiped the town off the map just 10 years ago. Courtesy Barry Thomas The rebirth of Marysville once seemed impossible. In 2009, the town made headlines around the world due … [Read more...] about How this Australian tourist town rose from the ashes
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Lao traffickers arrested in Dien Bien Border guards in Dien Bien province have arrested two Lao nationals for illegally smuggling drugs. The suspects were identified as Ly A Sua, 42, and Hua A Cho, 31, residing in Phongsali district, Laos. Accordingly, at 22:00, the police caught them red-handed. These men were in possession of 6,000 pills of synthetic drugs, 3 kg of opium, and other exhibits which has now been seized by the authority. The arrested admitted they transported the drugs from Laos into Vietnam for consumption. Further investigation into the case is underway. Steel flyover helps ease traffic congestion at Tan Son Nhat airport area The final arm of steel flyover at the Nguyen Thai Son-Nguyen Kiem intersection in Go Vap district, HCM City was opened to traffic on January 18. steel flyover helps ease traffic congestion at tan son nhat airport area hinh 0 With a total investment capital of VND504 billion, the steel N-shape bridge is one of the six major traffic … [Read more...] about Social News 20/1
Azerbaijani investors eye Vietnamese marketAzerbaijani investors with strong financial capacity and professional performance are keen on landing investments in Vietnam, has said Anar Imanov, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Vietnam.In his remarks at a recent workshop themed “Meet Azerbaijan” in Hanoi, the Azerbaijani Ambassador highlighted Azerbaijani enterprises' advantage of plentiful capital and practical experience in implementing projects in Europe, adding that many are seeking investment opportunities in Vietnam.As one of the world’s leading crucial oil and gas producers and suppliers, Azerbaijan also has great potential to boost its bilateral cooperation with Vietnam in three key fields, including tourism, logistics, and agriculture. The diplomat cited a FAM tour jointly held by the Azerbaijan Embassy in Vietnam and Qatar Airways last year as a big effort to bolster tourism cooperation between the two countries.The FAM tour provided many Vietnamese tourism … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 15/1
Meagan Flynn, The Washington Post Published 5:23 am PST, Friday, December 7, 2018 Mitesh Patel returns to the home with the pizza on the night police say he killed his wife. Mitesh Patel returns to the home with the pizza on the night police say he killed his wife. Photo: Cleveland Police Photo: Cleveland Police Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Mitesh Patel returns to the home with the pizza on the night police say he killed his wife. Mitesh Patel returns to the home with the pizza on the night police say he killed his wife. Photo: Cleveland Police A man killed his wife to be with his boyfriend. His iPhone gave his plot away. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery She had been strangled to … [Read more...] about A man killed his wife to be with his boyfriend. His iPhone gave his plot away.
Rod Mcguirk, Associated Press Updated 3:13 am PDT, Friday, November 2, 2018 In this Sept. 27, 2018, photo Graham Morant leaves the Supreme Court in Brisbane. Morant, a self-styled preacher who wanted to claim his wife's life insurance was sentenced on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, to 10 years in prison for persuading her to kill herself in what a judge described as an Australian-first conviction. (Darren England/AAP Image via AP) less In this Sept. 27, 2018, photo Graham Morant leaves the Supreme Court in Brisbane. Morant, a self-styled preacher who wanted to claim his wife's life insurance was sentenced on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, to 10 years ... more Photo: Darren England, AP Photo: Darren England, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 In this Sept. 27, 2018, photo Graham Morant leaves the Supreme Court in Brisbane. … [Read more...] about Australian man jailed for persuading wife to kill herself