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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Tribal pursuit

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by TOM CARTER

    ... They show off their new bride's dowry and ask our driver where I am from. "I'm Chinese," I say. "We have never seen a Chinese before," they reply. Tang dynasty Buddhist monk Xuanzang was one of the first Chinese to travel to India, in 636AD, during his legendary 20-year pilgrimage to the "western regions". Sometimes it feels like I am the second. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1612791/tribal-pursuit
  2. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: The Emperor Far Away, by David Eimer

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... takes him through Xinjiang, Tibet, Yunnan and Dongbei where he meets a colourful cast of locals tied together only by their notional Chinese citizenship. In Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang, he meets Billy, an Uygur who is blunt in his disdain for Chinese rule: "We don't have any connection with the Chinese. We don't look Chinese, we don't speak the same language, and we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1556096/book-review-emperor-far-away-david-eimer
  3. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Bienvenue! France welcomes Hong Kong youth in new working-holiday scheme

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Teddy Ng

    ... to China, Hong Kong remains a very unique place, boasting strong structural and specific assets," Fabius told the Asia Society earlier yesterday. Fifteen years after its handover to China, Hong ... in culture, education and research. "When I see what has been done for 15 years, when I see the dynamism of the people here, and when I see the relationship between the Chinese authorities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1231677/bienvenue-france-welcomes-hong-kong-youth-new-working-holiday-scheme

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