52 Places To Go 2019 (Tag bylines with individual items.), New York Times Published 8:47 pm CST, Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Here are some of the places The New York Times thinks you should travel this year. Read the article for the full list. Here are some of the places The New York Times thinks you should travel this year. Read the article for the full list. Photo: Louise Denton Photography/Getty Images Photo: Louise Denton Photography/Getty Images Image 1 of / 39 Caption Close Image 1 of 39 Here are some of the places The New York Times thinks you should travel this year. Read the article for the full list. Here are some of the places The New York Times thinks you should travel this year. Read the article for the full list. … [Read more...] about The New York Times picks 52 places to go in 2019
Best toll free conference call service
30th Charming Vietnam set for early next year in HCM City Miss Vietnam 2010 and fashion designer Ngoc Han will introduce her latest collections of Ao dai (Vietnam’s traditional long dress) at the 30th Charming Vietnam art program slated for January 5, 2019 in Ho Chi Minh City. The information was released at a meeting to introduce the art program ‘Charming Vietnam’ in HCM City on December 21. On the program are great arts, music performances and fashion shows with the participation of popular artists such as Le Quyen, Phuong Thanh, Thu Minh, Duc Tuan, Phuong Vy, Uyen Linh, QuocThien, Giang Hong Ngoc, and Vo Ha Tram. The most anticipated moment would be the Hanoi’s fashion designer Ngoc Han introducing her new Ao Dai collection with spring patterns to welcome the New Year 2019. Charming Vietnam has been organized by Thanh Nien Media Corporation since 1994. The program aims to raise funds for Nguyen Thai Binh scholarship and Vietnamese Seed Fund to help … [Read more...] about Social News 25/12
Online Friday kicks off with 5,000 promotional products Online Friday 2018 officially kicked off on December 7, with 5,000 products at promotional prices of 0 VND or with prices reduced by 80 to 90 percent, according to event organiser the Vietnam E-commerce and Digital Economy Agency (IDEA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade. Around 3,000 businesses registered to join the programme. Around 120,000 buyers can access the website onlinefriday.vn or the Online Friday app at the same time. Many big brands participate such as Samsung, Jetstar, Vinamilk, Lazada, Shopee, Tiki, Lotte, Adayroi, The gioi di dong (Mobile World), Yes24, FPTshop and ViettelStore. Delivery businesses such as VnPost, Nijavan, Lalamove and Snailship would support firms by reducing delivery costs for the event. Twenty banks will join in cash-back programmes to help customers use card payments. To ensure product and service quality, the organiser told firms to provide certificates of origin. The organiser … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 9/12
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Annmarie Timmins Globe Correspondent November 26, 2018 DIXVILLE NOTCH, N.H. — Because room service didn’t exist at the Balsams Grand Resort, every meal was eaten in the dining room, in one’s best clothes, at a table with strangers. Your waiter came to know your preferences because you had the same wait staff your entire stay.After dinner, guests socialized or borrowed a book from the library because rooms had no TVs or Internet.It was intentional, and it worked. The resort’s return rate was 85 percent even though it sat in remote northern New Hampshire, just an hour from Canada and at least 3½ from Boston. Advertisement Until his financing hit a major snag in August, developer Les Otten had the North Country hopeful he would revive the 150-year-old resort, shuttered since 2011. Three months later, enthusiasm is giving way to … [Read more...] about Can the Balsams, in all its nostalgic splendor, be saved?
Quang Binh busts largest meth smuggling case Police seizes 308.6kg of crystal meth in the case Police of the central province of Quang Binh recently seized 308.6kg of crystal meth, the largest single amount confiscated in the province so far. On October 12, local police noticed a suspicious car on National Highway 1A in Le Thuy district of the province. When police asked the occupants to stop the car, they fled into a nearby forest. When examining the vehicle, police discovered 300 nylon bags of crystal meth weighing 308.6kg. The next morning, with the cooperation of local people, authorised forces arrested Xeng Vang, born in 1995 and residing in Bolikhamsai province of Laos, who was the car’s driver. He admitted he was hired to smuggle the drugs to Da Nang city for 10,000 USD. Local police are searching for other suspects. A day earlier, police in Nghe An province, also in the central part of Vietnam, arrested two drug traffickers, seizing 30 bricks of … [Read more...] about Social News 16/10