Ba Vang pagoda, a religious destination worth visiting of Quang Ninh

Ba Vang pagoda, a religious destination worth visiting of Quang Ninh

The Ba Vang Pagoda, still known as the ancient name Bao Quang (meaning "precious light"), was built in 1676. It is located halfway of the Thanh Dang Mountain at an altitude of 340 m above the sea. The pagoda is located on a beautiful western place of Uong Bi city.   The Ba Vang Pagoda…

SRI LANKA FLOODED

SRI LANKA FLOODED

Flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed over 20 people and forced about 300,000 from their homes in Sri Lanka, the disaster management centre said on June 3. Nine of the country’s 25 districts including Colombo have been battered by the rains since May end. Officials say the monsoon rains have…

FENCING BANGLADESH

FENCING BANGLADESH

Natural disasterprone Bangladesh launched a project to plant 100 million trees in the coastal areas and create a "green fence". The country’s military-backed government says the trees would "fight storms, tidal surges, floods and droughts" in a "natural way." Trees will be planted over the next three months during the rainy season. They will protect…

India acts (part 1)

India acts (part 1)

Climate change plan on anvil   India’s national action plan on climate change might see the light of day around June end! The news comes after some members of the prime mirusterfcouhcil on climate change reportedly critiqued another draft of the plan. Meant to chalk out India’s response to climate change, the plan was to…

India acts (part 2)

India acts (part 2)

When contacted by Down To Earth about this contradiction, Shyam Saran, special envoy to the prime minister said: “The plan, currently being finalized, will take into account the comments and recommendations made by the prime  minister’s advisory council on climate change. It is a plan for our own national efforts to deal with the challenge…

Climate cops?

Climate cops?

COP-9 makes slow progress   the ninth meeting of the parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity concluded on May 30 in Bonn, Germany, with measures to protect ecosystems. The Conference of Parties (COP), the governing body of the convention, agreed on regulating the international biofuel sector. It also passed a moratorium on ocean fertilization—…

Excellent advices for your trip to Rome

Excellent advices for your trip to Rome

Rome is a famous tourist destination, the capital of Italy, which is also known as the "city of immortality". The suggestions below will help your trip more complete and meaningful.   1. Sipping a cappuccino in Caffè Greco   Stopping at a café and enjoying the typical Italian drink will help you to have more…

Come to visit Wat Po, Bangkok

Come to visit Wat Po, Bangkok

On my last trip to Bangkok, the budget hotel my sister and I stayed in boasted mt notable asset-it was within walking distance to Wat Po, a temple where the majority of the city’s (legitimate) masseuses are trained. Architecturally, Wat Po is a unique experience in end of itself. Imagine if Gaudi decorated cakes for…

Visiting sunflower and white cauliflower fields in Dalat

Visiting sunflower and white cauliflower fields in Dalat

Coming to Dalat, the city of flowers, you can enjoy a vast landscape of sunflowers and white cauliflowers.   1. Travel to Dalat   The city of Dalat is about 300 km from Saigon, visitors can come by several ways.   – Plane: There are currently direct flights from Saigon, Danang, Hanoi to Lien Khuong…

Shopping in Paradise

Shopping in Paradise

In Southeast Asia inventory overload can daunt even the most exuberant shopper. As you round a street comer, you are suddenly confronted by an enure boulevard of shops all carrying the same celadon pottery, embroidered tablecloths or peper lanterns; and there are entire villages devoted to a single craft. The problem with this is that…


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