With the recognition conferred by the UNESCO's program and external relations commission at the meeting in Paris, the Dak Nong Geopark has become the third of its kind in Vietnam after the Dong Van karst plateau in Ha Giang Province and Non Nuoc Cao Bang in Cao Bang Province, both in the northern mountains. … [Read more...] about One more geopark in Vietnam gets UNESCO recognition
The administration official said the new order would extend to the end of 2020 and include H-1B visas provided to 85,000 workers each year with special skills, many of them joining the US technology industry. … [Read more...] about Trump to extend US work visa freeze to year-end: White House
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.
"A group of 33 Vietnamese tourists came to stay at Aurora Villar & Resort in Ghenh Rang District on July 7," the report said. "When other people in the group stayed in their room, two women aged 54 and 55 and a 58-year-old man went right to the beach to swim. They were then washed away by strong waves. Their tourist guide tried to save them but when getting them to shore, they had died." … [Read more...] about Three tourists drown in Quy Nhon beach
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