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A junk sailing among limestone karsts

11 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cryptic Crypto Diver - Yann Poiré

My Photography Vinh Ha Long, Quang Ninh, Vietnam A junk cruising between the jagged rocky formation called karsts. The legends say that a dragon stomped the area causing the mountains to crumble or that he wagged his tail and created the valleys whi...

Nigerian Customs Officials Seize 8,800 Kilograms of Pangolin Scales

28 Jan 2021 1 minute read 2 comments AverageVancouverite

Customs officials in Nigeria reported that they seized a shipping container carrying endangered animal parts falsely declared as furniture at the Lagos port destined for Haiphong, Vietnam. The Nigerian Customs Service say that in total, about 8,800 k...

Typhoon Vamco Hits the Philippines

14 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Bringing sustained winds of over 115 kilometres per hour (71 miles per hour) and gusts of over 255 kilometres per hour (158 miles per hour), Typhoon Vamco has slammed into the Philippines, killing at least 42, destroyed infrastructure, and leaving so...

Vietnamese Police Seize Over 320,000 Used Condoms

25 Sep 2020 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

Vietnamese police spokespeople say that officers raided a warehouse in the southern Binh Duong province and seized over 320,000 used condoms that were reportedly to be illegally resold to unsuspecting customers. Local media reported that several doze...

Chainalysis: Vietnam is among the top 10 countries in terms of cryptocurrency adoption index

9 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments HenryDo

According to new research from Chainalysis, Ukraine has beaten Russia, China and many other countries in terms of crypto adoption index by 2020. In recent statistics released by blockchain data analytics firm Chainalysis, the Global Crypto Adoption...

Good morning Vietnam!

28 May 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Ghengis

  Early mornings in Vietnam are a hive of activity in the local markets. People start setting up their stalls around 3am to get ready for the onslaught of people getting ready for their day. Because things like refrigerators are still so...

Snapshots of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

9 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Ghengis

  Today I was going through my albums wondering what I would post about today. It struck me that I had lots of shots of Ho Chi Minh City where I live covering many different aspects of this large, busy, eclectic city, so why not po...

Chùa bửu long Buddhist temple HCMC

7 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Ghengis

  Chùa bửu long is a Buddhist temple on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City in District 9. It's set in a few acres of parkland and living quarters. When I first went there we met a monk who spoke a bit of English and he did explain...

Buôn Ma Thuột, Đắk Lắk, Central Vietnam

5 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Ghengis

  Welcome to Buôn Ma Thuột City, Đắk Lắk. Buon ma thuot is the Capital City of Dak Lak province in Central Vietnam. Dak Lak is best known as the best coffee growing region in Vietnam. I previously wrote a post about the Paradise Co...

Đà Lạt Coffee Shop

4 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Ghengis

  One of the first things I do whenever I visit a new place is go for a "wander". I like to just drive around and get a feel for the place. The best way to learn about a place is to get lost in it. Of course, on my wanderings I alw...