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2014-09-09 23:04:14

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2013-05-30 23:30:55

Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is providing deals on hotels in one of Vietnam’s most beautiful and alluring cities –

2012-05-17 23:05:00

Hoi An ancient town – listed by Smart Travel Asia magazine as one of the top ten most attractive destinations in Asia, is now able to be explored in the fullest detail on Vietnamonline.com.

2008-09-16 15:00:25

By HANNAH BROWN 'Women directors in France: We do cute films, we do ironic comedies, but we don't do war or detective films or huge commercial movies," says Lea Fazer, the director of What If . . .


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.