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5 Reasons to Consider Working Abroad This Summer

Are you looking for a new experience? Summer work abroad may be the perfect opportunity for you to experience a new culture and enjoy an unforgettable experience. It is the rare individual who ever regrets the time he or she spent working overseas. A variety of opportunities are available for summer jobs in countries around the world. A Life Changing Learning Experience For many people, the time they spend abroad is a life changing experience that they never forget. Working abroad provides the opportunity to travel to areas of the world you may not have visited otherwise. You will find that...

Business

Rapidlash Eyelash Enhancing Serum for better looking eyes

All women want thick and long eyelashes because they enhance your eyes and make cosmetics look even better. If you are unhappy with your lashes, there are a few things you can do to encourage better eyelash growth. You can try a variety of home remedies for lash loss or an eyelash enhancement product, such as Rapidlash eyelash enhancing serum. Finding the Right Method to Enhance Your Lashes When you want to improve thin and sparse lashes, there are several home remedies that you can try with ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. In addition, there are several quality serums...

Entertainment

Art show to honour quan họ singing

quan ho singing

An original art performance entitled, “Về Miền Quan Họ” (Coming Back to Quan họ land) will be staged at the Kinh Bắc cultural centre in northern Bắc Ninh city on March 7. Artists singing quan họ melodies at the Về Miền Quan Họ show in 2013. – Photo thuanthanh.bacninh.gov.vn Held every two years, the event aims to honour the original artistic values of...

Life&Style

Smart Pills Guide Announces Surveys Results for Best of 2015 Award

Smart Pill Guide has published the results for its survey, naming the 5 top formulations for 2015. Luminol, Excelerol, Lucidal, Procera AVH and Ciltep made it to the list. Smart Pill Guide, a trusted online source for objective reviews of nootropic supplements, has published the results of the Best of 2015 award. The results are based on the votes of readers. Lumonol, Excelerol, Lucidal, Procera AVH and Ciltep have been named as the top formulations of 2015. Smart Pill Guide has strived to provide the best product reviews to its patrons, helping them in making informed choices, depending on...

Sports

Vietnamese athletes prepping for SEA Games in Singapore

SEAGAME 2015

Athletes of Vietnamese national teams are now in their peak training period in Hanoi ahead of the 2015 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games to be held in Singapore from June 5 to 16. Vietnam will send 440 athletes to compete in 27 out of 36 sports at the 28th SEA Games. As usual, Vietnamese sports authorities have set a target for their players at the tournament, which is organized every two years. Accordingly,...

Travel

Conference & meeting rooms in Northampton

Many hotels in Northampton cater to business travel. However, if it is your job to arrange an important business meeting, training session, or conference, you need a hotel with the right facilities and equipment to help ensure that your meeting or conference is a great success. By following a few easy tips, you will find that planning the event is easier than you think. Planning Business Meetings and Conferences An important first step in planning your conference or business meeting is to select a place to hold the event. A variety of factors may influence the decision and a bit of planning...

Opinion

Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa, as reported in early 20th century newspapers

The Advertiser newspaper dated June 29, 1909 reported that China sent warships to the Paracel Islands.

From the early 20th century, when China began eyeing the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa Archipelagos (Paracel and Spratly Islands), the Vietnamese government as well as local and international media were interested in Hoang Sa – Truong Sa. The Advertiser newspaper dated June 29, 1909 reported that China sent warships to the Paracel Islands. When the Qing Dynasty began paid attention to Hoang Sa in...

World

Modern Singapore’s founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, dies at 91

Lee Kuan Yew

Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first prime minister, died on Monday aged 91, triggering a flood of tributes to the man who oversaw the tiny city-state’s rapid rise from a British colonial backwater to a global trade and financial center. U.S. President Barack Obama described Lee, who ruled Singapore for three decades, as “a true giant of history” whose advice on governance and...