Barty avenges Kvitova defeat to reach semi-finals

Australia’s Ashleigh Barty celebrates winning her match against Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova at Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia January 28, 2020 – PHOTO: REUTERS MELBOURNE (REUTERS) – Ash Barty stormed into her maiden Australian Open semi-final on Tuesday with an emphatic 7-6(6) 6-2 win over Petra Kvitova that avenged her defeat to the hard-hitting Czech in […]

A visit to the rustic, peaceful Cham Island

The local fishing market is an interesting venue where tourists can explore the atmosphere of a fishing market hard to find in other locations. Much to my surprise, it took the dealer a short while to make a bargain, often less than a few minutes each. That was why a market day lasts only for […]

Bat Trang – A star of Hanoi craft village tourism

Hanoi (VNA) – In the mornings before he opens his traditional house to visitors, Meritorious Artist To Thanh Son prepares tea to welcome his guests. When Bat Trang commune on the outskirts of Hanoi was officially recognised as a tourist site last month, his traditional house with its beautiful garden, old kiln and showroom of pottery products […]

Hanoi Opera House to host 2017 Toyota Classics

Hoang added that such a concert has promoted cultural exchanges and popularized classical music with Asian music lovers. Furthermore, nearly USD 9.3 million in ticket sales proceeds has been raised for charitable activities since 2009. The proceeds from past concerts hosted by Vietnam has gone  to the Toyota scholarships supporting young Vietnamese musical talents. So […]

Six nations to participate in Asian-European contemporary dance

As part of the festival which ends on September 24 in Hanoi and on October 14 in Ho Chi Minh City, three exhibitions themed ‘Dance and Conformations’ will take place, bringing audiences innovations in space via a number of motion and motionless images.

Kobe Bryant’s death in helicopter crash stuns the world, leaves L.A. grieving

At El Camino Real in Fullerton, the staff was “really sad,” said manager Rodolfo Garcia. Bryant patronized the Mexican restaurant for 20 years, a favorite of his and of his wife, a Fullerton native. If he couldn’t come in person, Bryant would have friends get big orders to take back to his Newport Coast mansion.