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  1. Lifestyle - Travel - TRAVEL

    ESF teacher's quest to visit every province in China

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... and elephants and is like Southeast Asia. In the north, there are snowy mountains and the culture of Tibet. Friendliest people: Sichuan. The people are very, very down to earth. They spit and smoke ...

  2. News - China

    Border dispute an obstacle to building trust between China and India

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... for both sides. Half a century later, the border war today is seen largely as a dispute over land in the high mountains. But for a long time, India's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, ...

  3. News - China - TOURISM

    China tourist attractions raise fees ahead of holiday, sparking outrage

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... attractions to hike ticket prices by as much as 30 per cent ahead of the holiday include the Yellow Dragon Cave and Baofeng Lake in Zhangjiajie, Hunan, the ropeway of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain ...

  4. News - China - CRIME

    China considered using drone in Myanmar to kill wanted drug lord

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... Yuejin, director of the public security ministry's anti-drug bureau, said one of the plans to end the months-long manhunt for drug lord Naw Kham was to strafe a mountain hideout in northeastern Myanmar using unmanned aircraft. Naw Kham was the ringleader of a large drug trafficking outfit based in the Golden Triangle- the mountainous drug-producing region in Southeast Asia ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Kachin rebels retreat in Myanmar as government troops close in

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by ERIC RANDOLPH

    ... shuttered. The reason is the presence of Myanmese soldiers 6 kilometres away on the jungle-covered mountains overlooking the town. They aren't there for the nightlife- they are there because ... followed by the fiercest bombardments yet. The Kachin leadership have retreated to an undisclosed mountain location. Their representatives have been in talks with the government in the Chinese ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Clean air should be a basic right

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am

    ... but brought to a halt. Ringed by mountains that trap pollution, its roads choked by traffic and, in winter, locked in a chill, it represents a significant challenge. If clean-up measures ...

  7. News - China - DISASTERS

    Landslide claims lives of 46 villagers in disaster-prone region of Yunnan

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... a temperate province known for its tobacco industry and for being the home of Puer tea. But its mountainous areas are prone to landslides and earthquakes. Two quakes in September- one of magnitude ...

  8. News - China - CONSERVATION

    Warning over commercialising heritage sites

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Admission fees for Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) in Anhui, which was inscribed into the World Heritage List in 1990, have nearly tripled to 230 yuan since 2002, to great public dismay. Professor He, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Composer Wang Qiang tells of musical journey from China to Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Wang, citing the example of well-known contemporary musician Tan Dun, one of tens of millions of youngsters sent to the countryside to toil in Mao's "up to the mountains and down ...

  10. News - Asia

    Mine row in Myanmar tests hopes of reform

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by Helene Franchineau

    ... Hélène Franchineau helene.franchineau@scmp.com Protesters face losing livelihoods and a mountain they consider sacred to make way for a development that will feed China's demand for copper Mine row tests hopes of reform Six camps used to dot the lush countryside around the Letpadaung Mountain near Monywa, in Upper Myanmar. They were set up by protesters against a vast copper ...




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