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HO CHI MINH CITY cheap air vapormax 97 , Jan. 6 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam is accelerating training and sending its athletes to qualifying rounds of Olympic Rio 2016 so that the country can realize the target of gaining more than 15 berths to the global sporting event, its General Department of Sports and Physical Training said Wednesday.

Vietnamese will compete in a judo tournament in Tunisia from Jan. 12-18, a shooting event in India from Jan. 25-Feb. 3 and football matches at the Asian Football Confederation U-23 Championship in Qatar from Jan. 12-30.

Vietnamese athletes will also participate in intensive training at home and abroad, the department said.

Vietnam has so far officially won six berths to Rio Games, including one for swimming, two for shooting and three for weightlifting.


NEW YORK cheap air max 97 womens , Dec. 19 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks ended lower on Tuesday, as a decline in Apple shares dragged the tech sector lower.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average decreased 37.45 points, or 0.15 percent, to 24,754.75. The S&P 500 lost 8.69 points, or 0.32 percent cheap air max 97 mens , to 2,681.47. The Nasdaq Composite Index was down 30.91 points, or 0.44 percent, to 6,963.85.

Shares of Apple fell more than one percent on Tuesday, after Nomura Instinet downgraded the tech giant's stock from buy to neutral.

Meanwhile cheap nike react element 87 womens , Wall Street also eagerly awaited a vote on tax reform. House and Senate Republicans are planning to pass a package this week, with major elements including lower corporate and top individual tax rates.

Media reported House members Tuesday voted to pass the tax bill, which would cut the federal corporate tax rate to 21 percent from 35 percent.

U.S. equities have posted solid gains and notched record highs several times since the Election Day, partially boosted by expectations of lower corporate taxes.

The three major indices notched record closes on Monday.

"All this as optimism piles upon optimism. Like the proposed tax plan or not, there is no denying that what appears before us is incredibly friendly toward business, and that changing environment is not lost on the investing public cheap nike react element 87 mens black ," said Stephen Guilfoyle, president of Sarge986 LLC, on Tuesday.

On the economic front, U.S. privately-owned housing starts in November were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.297 million units, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.

This is 3.3 percent above the revised October estimate of 1.256 million and 12.9 percent above the November 2016 rate of 1.149 million.

Photo taken by infrared camera on Dec. 3, 2017 shows a snow leopard in the Nujiang River valley in Changdu cheap nike react element 87 mens , southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Images of snow leopards were caught for the first time in eastern parts of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Snow leopards are a Class A protected animal in China and are classified as "endangered" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. (Xinhua)

Images of snow leopards were caught for the first time in eastern parts of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

A total of 20 infrared cameras installed at a 100 square kilometers area in the Nujiang River valley captured footage of the cats several times since November, according to local authorities Monday.

"We have captured images of baby leopards with their mother, which indicates a certain quantity of the rare species live in the region," said Zhao Xiang, head of the Shan Shui Conservation Center.

Snow leopards are a Class A protected animal in China and are classified as "endangered" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. They live in the Himalayas in central and south Asia at an altitude of 2,500 to 4 ,500 meters, with 60 percent of the population in China.

Local official said their appearance in the populous region in eastern Tibet showed efforts to protect the local ecosystem and biological diversity were successful.

A number of highland species, including red fox, white-lipped deer, Chinese serow and alpine musk deer were also spotted in the region.


BEIJING, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- China's first documentary to feature a full climb up Mount Qomolangma cheap nike react element 87 sail , also known as Mt. Everest, was released nationwide on Friday.

The movie focuses on a group of Tibetan Mountaineering School graduates who had recently finished the six-year course.

Set apart from the usual style of documentaries that often focus on the extreme sport element of climbing, ""Himalaya: Ladder to Paradise"" turns its lens on the people that guide these thrill seekers -- the mountain guides.

They repair and maintain the ropes along the slope, set up camp, they ensure climbers can ascend the ""ladder.""

""Our students are from nearby villages, instead of becoming herdsmen like their forefathers cheap nike react element 87 ,they have chosen to be mountain guides,"" said Phurbu Dondrup, the vice principal of the school.

Phurbu Dondrup boats 16 years of climbing experience and has reached the summit eight times. He hopes that people can not only understand the difficulties of a climb like this through the film, but also the inner peace that it can help achieve.

The ""Ladder to Paradise"" is the name given to the patterns on the palisades across the Tibetan plateau. The Tibetan people believe that the ladders lead to the Holy Land.

""It's important to have tranquility in this impetuous society,"" said Yang Liu after watching the movie, ""the 'Ladder' brought me that inner peace.""

Production took four years cheap air max 270 coral stardust , with the crew often working at an altitude of over 5,000 meters. The crew were the first in the industry to capture aerial footage above an altitude of 6,500 meters.

Just like many other adventurers, the crew took risks when traversing the northern slope of Mt. Qomolangma. In preparation, they spent three months training two Tibetan guides to be came.
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