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  1. 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 ... adventure activities such as mountain biking, river rafting, rock climbing and kayaking. WHAT: Copamarina Beach Resort, Puerto Rico (copamarina.com) WOW: Puerto Rico's undiscovered southwestern ...

  2. News - China

    Briefs, 6 October, 2012

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 12:00am by WIRE

    ... 2 arrested for stabbing tourists at sacred site Two men turned themselves in to police yesterday for stabbing tourists at a sacred mountain near Huayin city, Shaanxi province. Villagers Liu Weijun, 28, and Wang Qi, 20, were detained for assault. They were said to have stabbed Dong Liwen and his wife, Wang Jiao, from the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on Tuesday at Mount ...

  3. Hong Kong riding on last-hope Chan

    Posted Aug 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Mountain biker Chan Chun-hing will be looking for a perfect ending when he starts in the last event involving Hong Kong competitors today. Having failed to win any medal ... the opportunity to gain experience in such a highly competitive environment to pave the way for the future of the event in Hong Kong,' Chan said. 'In fact, the sport of mountain biking fits ...

  4. Island taps tourism potential

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Taiwan. From the tourist attractions of Kaohsiung in the south to the dramatic northeastern coast of Yilan and sightseeing spots in the enchanting central mountain ranges, visitors can be found ... or hiking to the top of Yushan- 'Jade Mountain'- the tallest peak in northeast Asia. The turning point for the island's tourism industry came in 2008 when an agreement was concluded ...

  5. Hong Kong is the best city to live in, new ranking system finds

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in various districts. He used the two sources to evaluate the city's public green spaces. He assessed the city's natural assets- such as protected parklands, lakes and mountains- using ...

  6. Idyllic tropical escape

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... islands under Taiwan's jurisdiction: Lanyu. Also known as Orchid Island, the small isle off Taiwan's east coast is renowned for beautiful mountains and rich aboriginal culture. Getting ... it there, Lanyu offers the closest thing to complete seclusion on a tropical island. The best thing to do on Lanyu is to just rent a scooter and ride, enjoying views of the mountains as they extend ...

  7. U.S. consulate's Weibo account is suspended

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the Hong Kong consulate responded to the suspension yesterday by posting a video of a song from Visitors on the Icy Mountain, a 1963 film about local people fighting against spies in the border ...

  8. Zone offers an unforgettable experience

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... variety of unusual plants. The starting point for exploration is Peace Dam, which holds crystal clear water. The mountains surrounding it are popular with mountain bikers and, ...

  9. Planet of the traipse

    Posted Apr 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in 2000 mainly to travel, and he and his wife Alexandra spent two years roaming the world before returning to England. But they continued on their treks, from the mountains of Greece ... mountains), human interest (history, spiritual resonance), charisma ('hard to define, but the best walks have messianic portions that you can feel', he says) and negative (large crowds, ...

  10. An amazing race for Nepal

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... teams will have to find evidence of Nepali culture in Hong Kong, play typical street children's games and visualise the highest mountains of Nepal. The event will last for some three hours, ...




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