Its most prominent feature is a volcanic cave system, which was reportedly inhabited by tribes 6,000-7,000 years ago. The park also possesses valuable geomorphological heritages such as beautiful ponds and waterfalls and many other tangible and non-tangible cultural values. … [Read more...] about One more geopark in Vietnam gets UNESCO recognition
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“According to the initial information we have got, it was the same type of breathing machine but the ventilator that Gia Lai Province General Hospital bought was Carescape R860 Metabolic-FRC - nebulizer. This unit has additional functions such as nutritional evaluation, functional residual capacity tool, gas analysis module and so on,” said a representative of the provincial Department of Health. … [Read more...] about Ventilators witness huge difference in prices
A view of the Park View Apartment Building developed by Phu My Hung Development Corporation. The property firm received US$75 million from the International Finance Corporation to sustain its operations and recover from the coronavirus pandemic – PHOTO: PMH HCMC – International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, offered a financial package of US$75 million to Phu My Hung Development Corporation to help sustain its operations following the Covid-19 pandemic and allow it to extend financial relief to its clients, suppliers and contractors along its property value chain, thus helping preserve jobs and contributing to a resilient local economy. … [Read more...] about IFC offers Phu My Hung US$75 million to help business recover after Covid-19
The U.S. remains a popular destination for immigration due to matching salary packages, living standards, and quality of education. Compared to other paths to citizenship, the EB-5 is attractive for investors due to its more relaxed education or language requirements, not requiring employment or family sponsorship, reasonable residency requirements, only requiring a passive investment, and more. The minimum investment required under the EB-5 Program is US$900,000 in high unemployment or rural areas and US$1,800,000 outside those areas. The process will take approximately 24 months for a conditional Green Card, and another 21 to 45 months for a permanent Green Card. … [Read more...] about CanAm: More Hong Kong residents favoring EB-5 visa to immigrate to the U.S.
The decision may have disappointed fans of the brilliant bugs, but it provides an unusually serene atmosphere as the insects blink on and off, appearing to dance through the black night air. The natural spectacle lasts just 10 days in early summer, and is the final chapter of a firefly's life. "The glowing is the courtship behaviour of fireflies. They glow to communicate between the male and the female," Katsunori Funaki, from the city's tourism division, told AFP. "During the short, 10-day period, they find a partner and lay eggs for the next year." When conditions are right, with neither rain nor wind, as many as 30,000 fireflies perform their magic during the 10-day period in Tatsuno, a town set on a river in central Nagano prefecture. "Historical records say a massive number of fireflies were seen along the Tenryu river in the late 19th through early 20th century," Mayor Yasuo Takei said. But the creature almost died out in the area as silk production and other industries … [Read more...] about With festival cancelled by virus, Japan fireflies dance alone