• 10 Top Romantic Hotels around The world

    In need of a romantic break, but don't know where to go? Boutique hotel connoisseurs Mr & Mrs Smith (www.mrandmrssmith.com) play Cupid with a hand-picked selection of 10 of the most seductive stays worldwide.
  • Vietnam police release another detained blogger

    Vietnamese police released blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh on Saturday after more than a week in detention under investigation on state security grounds, her mother said by telephone from the beach town of Nha Trang.
  • Vietnam frees blogger ahead of Australia visit

    Vietnam has freed a blogger who was recently detained over a plan to distribute anti-China T-shirts, he said on Sunday, as Communist Party chief Nong Duc Manh prepared to leave on a visit to Australia and New Zealand.
  • Vietnam bloggers arrested over China shirt protest

    Vietnamese police have arrested two bloggers and a journalist for their involvement in a plan to print T-shirts opposing China's investment in a bauxite mining project and its claims over disputed islands, sources said.
  • Venezuelan wins sixth Miss Universe crown

    Venezuelan Stefania Fernandez, an 18-year-old brunette, won the Miss Universe 2009 title on Sunday, giving her South American country its second consecutive win and its sixth title in the beauty pageant.