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  1. News - China - MALDIVES

    Maldives now a destination of choice for Chinese visitors

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 01:30pm by AFP

    ... of China’s interest in the far-flung archipelago. Their arrival – visitors from the mainland are now the biggest group of tourists to the Indian Ocean islands – has been accompanied by greater ... Agence France-Presse in Male China now the biggest source of tourists to the Maldives, as countries' economic ties grow as part of what analysts say is bid to contain India Island ...

  2. News - China

    Taiwan allows more solo China tourists to offset tour fall

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 06:02pm by AFP

    ... Overall, however, Taiwan has seen a dramatic influx of visitors from mainland China since the island’s Beijing-friendly government lifted a ban on Chinese group tourists in 2008 and further allowed ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Taiwan raises quota for individual travellers by 1,000 to 3,000 a day Taiwan will allow more solo Chinese tourists to offset a fall in group arrivals after ...

  3. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Chinese tourists abandon Vietnam in droves over bitter maritime row

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:40am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi Travel warning issued by Beijing after oil rig dispute sparked riots sees visitor numbers dwindle Chinese tourists abandon Vietnam For years Nguyen Huu Son has guided Chinese tourists around Vietnam's popular coastal city Danang, but a bitter maritime dispute between Hanoi and Beijing means he is now out of work. Relations between ...

  4. News - China - WEATHER

    World marks hottest June since 1880 as temperatures soar in China

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:14pm by Ernest Kao, Kathy Gao, Danny Mok, AFP

    ... before the "Great Heat", one of the 24 solar terms of the traditional calendar. Great Heat usually falls between July 22 and 24. READ: 5,000 tourists evacuated as Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Matmo On the mainland yesterday, the weather observatory in Xian in Shaanxi province issued a red alert for heat, with the temperature rising to 39 degrees Celsius. Similarly hot weather ...

  5. News - China - TOURISM

    Come on in, Britain tells Chinese visitors as it eases visa rules

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Britain to ease visa rules in a bid to scoop up larger pile of big-spending mainlanders' cash Come visit us, UK tells Chinese Britain will make ... who is in China leading a British trade delegation, promised the measures would help tens of thousands of Chinese visitors hoping to visit Britain. Chinese tourists visiting the European Union ...

  6. News - China - SOCIAL MEDIA

    They ban it from citizens, but Chinese officials are active on Facebook

    Posted May 18th 2014, 01:28pm by AFP

    ... on the mainland, but pulled out its servers in 2010 in a row about censorship. Twitter, which is a prominent advocate for free speech online, has shown few signs of interest in setting up in China, ... that it isn’t,” he added. The double standards have not escaped the notice of Chinese web users. The Shaanxi provincial government announced the opening of its tourist board’s Facebook, YouTube ...

  7. News - China

    Flights of architectural fantasy in the China's cities of grey

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 03:50am by AFP

    ... castles," Liu says. As the greatest urbanisation drive in history swells the mainland's cities in a sea of identical apartment blocks, Liu is creating unusual, some might say outlandish, architecture that harkens back to a time when kings ruled and knights jousted. Liu made millions of dollars running a company that feeds the mainland's growing appetite for bread and cakes. ...



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