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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - GO

    Chongqing's Banyan Tree Resort is relaxing, but don't miss the area's historical sites

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 09:25pm by Vickie Chan

    ... Vickie Chan The Banyan Tree Chongqing Beibei is all about relaxation, but it's also worth exploring the surrounding historical sites, says Vickie Chan Stay misty for me It's cold, damp and grey when I arrive at Chongqing Jiangbei airport- not the sort of holiday weather I was hoping for. During the chauffeur-driven ride to Banyan Tree Chongqing Beibei, industrial ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Warning that giant banyan tree was dangerous ignored

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 05:12am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Officials were told supports for giant banyan were too weak but they failed to act, sources say Warning tree was dangerous ignored The collapse of a giant banyan tree in Hong Kong Park on Tuesday could perhaps have been avoided if the government had not ignored expert advice. The 18-metre heritage tree, which was next to a greenhouse, luckily did ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Let banyans line road to Hong Kong's Disneyland

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Let banyans line road to Disney Disneyland's magic has not rubbed off on the exotic trees lining the avenue to the Hong Kong tourist attraction. Many of the 72 Canary ... to care for them. Opting for what is known and suited is best; greeting visitors with some of our more than 400 native species, such as the banyan, would make visits equally magical. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Loss of giant banyan shows us that trees don't grow on money

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Concrete and incompetence kill natural asset that had been growing for 400 years Loss of giant banyan shows us that trees don't grow on money Hong Kong will lose a longtime companion next month as the axe falls on a 400-year-old banyan tree in Kowloon Park. The tree's felling was ordered by the city's Tree Management Office last week, and although ...


    Breathtaking views at Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Lim Hui Sin

    ... Luxury resort takes guests away fromthe city's bustle without losing sight of the outside world,writesLim Hui Sin Beyond the Bund Shanghai's newest hotel, Banyan Tree Shanghai ... the "getaway"- at least for now. But while its name suggests otherwise, Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund is not actually situated on the popular stretch of the city's historic waterfront. It's ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Truck passenger killed by collapsing banyan

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong, Phila Siu and Clifford Lo Accident in Tai Po prompts calls for checking system to be expanded Collapsed banyan kills truck passenger Questions have been raised about the effectiveness of the city's tree-risk assessment programme after a 29-year-old man was killed by a falling banyan in Tai Po yesterday. It was the second fatality since the programme was put ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - LUXURY HOMES

    Banyan Tree moves into the luxury-home market in China

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Luxury resort developer makes first foray into the residential market with China project Banyan Tree targets Chinese buyers Banyan Tree Holdings, which ... into the residential market was natural, taking into account the company's niche in building holiday homes. Founded by former journalist Ho Kwon Ping, the group was named after Banyan Tree Bay (or Yung ...

  8. Nathan Road to lose another banyan

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Chifai.cheung@scmp.com One of the city's oldest thoroughfares, Nathan Road, will lose another of its Chinese banyan trees as early as today, because disease and rot ... of a disease known as brown root rot, which affects that tree and some other nearby banyans. The tree at Park Lane Shoppers Boulevard in Tsim Sha Tsui, classified as old and valuable, will be the first ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Century-old banyan relocated from Jockey Club in 1990s cut down due to root rot

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong and Ng Kang-chung A century-old banyan relocated at great expense 20 years ago has been cut down due to brown root rot Transplanted tree gets the chop A stately banyan outside ... that appears to be spreading across the city. The banyan, along with a heritage weeping fig in Chater Garden, are the latest to be found with brown root rot disease- also called tree cancer- and were ...

  10. Banyan Tree Macau's villa hosts with the most

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... an introduction, and to ascertain his or her needs,' says Julia Liu (right), senior villa host at Banyan Tree Macau. 'Together, they draft an itinerary for the guest, [which the host follows up ... 'The host provides the guest with a mobile phone, so that the guest can always reach the villa host whatever the time and wherever they might be,' she adds. At Banyan Tree Macau, villa ...




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