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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Home of the 93rd: Mae Salong

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm

    ... in northern Thailand, as does the ethnically Chinese soldier who stands beside it. Dressed in military fatigues – with sunglasses hiding an old eye wound – the 55-year-old soldier offers sticks ... forces at the end of the Chinese civil war, in 1949. The “lost army”, the Kuomintang’s 93rd Division, spent decades wandering the region between China, Myanmar and Thailand, trying to find a home ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1573385/home-93rd-mae-salong
  2. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Hong Kong professor held in Myanmar over Buddha leg tattoo plans to ink over image

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by Lana Lam

    ... to believe they would be deported. "Around 8am, I started texting friends in Hong Kong to get in touch with the Chinese embassy," he said. An hour later, Chinese diplomats in Yangon called and by 10.30am, Hong Kong immigration had texted him. Polley said the Chinese diplomats' intervention led to officials saying they could remain in Myanmar and that it had been a misunderstanding. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573022/hk-based-professor-almost-deported-myanmar-over-offensive-buddha
  3. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    City Airways planes are safe, its Hong Kong-based director insists

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:09am by MICHAEL DE WAAL-MONTGOMERY

    ... Chinese and Hong Kong investors. It ran its first flights, between Hong Kong and Bangkok, in October 2012 on a 170-seat Boeing 737-400 aircraft. The airline now has five such planes linking six ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573773/city-airways-planes-are-safe-its-hong-kong-based-director-insists
  4. 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
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:10pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... of the United States Air Force. Perhaps not the best place for those looking for authentic Okinawan culture, then, but probably a more realistic contender than Hainan Island for the title Hawaii ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1567574/travellers-checks
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: The Shangri-la, the Shard, London

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:10pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... with a few Chinese options, such as congee for breakfast. For a more relaxed vibe, the ground floor's Lang is an artisan deli, with cakes and pastries. Quench your thirst with a cocktail at Gong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1567573/hot-spots-shangri-la-shard-london
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Let it rip: surf's up in Shenzhen

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by THOMAS BIRD

    ... Thomas Bird The little-known beaches of Shenzhen's Dapeng peninsula are nurturing a fledgling culture of surf, sand and sun devotees, writes Thomas Bird Let it rip Reaching deep ... American Nate Howland and his Chinese wife, Eva Liu. The couple met through their love of surfing. "When we were dating we used to come here and camp," Howland says. "One day, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1558106/let-it-rip-surfs-shenzhen
  8. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    My 48 Hours in … Phuket

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:04am by Joan koh

    ... distinct as it combines European influence with the Hokkien Chinese details from the early settlers in Phuket." Explore Krabi Road and Rommanee Street on foot, advises Wan. Rommanee Street, ... of preservatives. "They have been around for more than 70 years and the shop is now run by third generation Thai-Chinese." MATTERS OF TASTE As far as preserving island history is concerned, Wan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1564330/my-48-hours-phuket
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... Crystal Cruises customers, and will be available for reservations to the rest of us from September 2. Promising to combine "intrepid adventure, the great outdoors, and immersive cultural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1562534/travellers-checks
  10. News - China - TRAVEL

    Visa glitch leaves US family stuck in Guangzhou with adopted babies

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:48am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Nortons and their adopted Chinese children are stuck due to State Department computer glitch Visa snag leaves US family in Guangzhou lurch After a long, bureaucratic 18 months, Mike Norton had little reason to doubt that by this weekend he would finally welcome Joseph and Marianna, his new Chinese son and daughter, to their home in Laurel in the US state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1560738/visa-glitch-leaves-us-family-stuck-guangzhou-adopted-babies

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