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  1. Hong Kong tourist, 67, dies in Guangxi

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A tourist from Hong Kong has died after falling from a road at the famous Longji rice terraces in Guangxi. Yu Chi-wo, 67, was found lying near the road at Dazhaicun, 80km northwest of Guilin, with a bleeding forehead. He was confirmed dead at the scene, the state news agency Xinhua quoted a county government official as saying. It appeared Yu had slipped from ...

  2. Halfway between hotel and exhibition

    Posted Aug 18th 2006, 12:00am by Ruth Williams

    ... Ruth Williams The Hotel of Modern Art is a real find for anyone with even a slight interest in art. Halfway between Yangshuo and Guilin in Guangxi province, it is also a great place for anyone who craves the countryside. Hotel guests are invited to explore the art of Yuzi Paradise, which they can do at their own pace and with their own choice of transport, whether it be walking, ...

  3. Dollars and sense

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Stephen McCarty

    ... or ruthless restaurateur. The hills that dominate the eastern part of Guangxi province make Guilin one of China's most famous scenic areas. Tourism, therefore, is the powerhouse behind ...

  4. Nine punished for cadmium spill

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shi Jiangtao jiangtao.shi@scmp.com Guangxi's regional government has disciplined a vice-mayor of Hechi and eight other officials responsible for the cadmium contamination of Longjiang, including two junior officers from a district environmental protection bureau who may face prosecution for dereliction of duty. The deputy director of Guangxi's supervision ...

  5. Paper plant's toxic gush threatens millions

    Posted Jan 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen The health of more than 100 million residents living beside the Pearl River is under threat from a small paper factory in the Guangxi autonomous region that is pumping large volumes of crimson toxic waste into the waterway's major source, an internal government report has said. The discharge from the state-owned Guangxi Forestry Lipu Paper Company has stained ...

  6. detours

    Posted Dec 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Joshua Samuel Brown

    ... Christmas Eve in Yangshuo, Guangxi province's backpacker haven, means carols, firework-dodging and eggnog laced with snake bile. Joshua Samuel Brown enjoys a not-so-silent night ... to spend December 24. For more than a decade, the town has been one of southern China's hippest tourist hotspots. Located in Guangxi province, downstream from Guilin and on the semi-nebulous ...

  7. 600 Guilin tour guides held after protest over pay

    Posted Jul 31st 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai More than 600 tour guides from the Guangxi tourism destination of Guilin have been detained for demonstrating to demand government help to improve their working conditions. A protester detained for about seven hours on Sunday night said more than 1,000 guides gathered in front of the city government hall in Guilin's central square throughout the night, waving ...

  8. Xinao Gas to pump in 296m yuan

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Denise Tsang, Eric Ng

    ... at Guilin in Guangxi, Tongliao in Inner Mongolia, and two in Shandong province. Chairman Wang Yusuo said the investments would boost the company's nationwide presence to 43 cities ... terminal in Beihai, Guangxi province. Natural gas produced offshore near Guangxi province will be compressed and shipped to various cities, where it will be re-gasified and piped to users. ...

  9. Luxury with a conscience

    Posted Oct 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... WHAT: Yangshuo Mountain Retreat, Guangxi, China (yangshuomountainretreat.com) WOW: This gorgeous mountain retreat is in the picturesque area of Guilin. Environmental preservation is key here, and everything from the beds and mattresses to the bamboo furniture is either locally sourced or made within the grounds. Guided tours of the surroundings are available, as are a host ...

  10. Bus crash survivors say brakes failed

    Posted Feb 13th 2005, 12:00am by Carrie Chan, Klaudia Lee

    ... in Longsheng county, Guangxi, at about 10am on Friday. Eight injured travellers are still recovering in three hospitals in Guilin, while seven with minor injuries flew back to Hong Kong yesterday ... yesterday echoed her view that the driver could not apply the brakes. Guangxi Tourism Administration said an investigation was continuing. Hong Kong Travel Industry Council executive director Joseph ...




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