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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    'I'm waiting...' Woman launches countdown website to track delays in British passport office

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 08:54pm by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Hong Kong applicant launches website to track progress and highlight backlog UK passport renewal, as an internet experiment Lengthy delays to British passport ... awareness of the backlog," said Ma, who submitted her application on August 1, the start date for the website timer. Ma holds three passports- she became a naturalised British citizen in 1988 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    US passports, visas face delays worldwide as system crashes

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by Lana Lam

    ... that deals with travel documents, though other departments are involved in the process as well. This latest incident comes hot on the heels of problems that forced British passport holders in Hong Kong to wait up to four months for replacement travel documents. The delays were the result of a backlog of applications in British passport offices, and came after the British consulate ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Raffles Hainan

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:31pm

    ... if the staff’s standard of English varies. And there’s the Long Bar, which honours the legendary watering hole of the same name in the Singapore Raffles. The obvious order: a Singapore Sling, developed ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:31pm

    ... for pre-order at amazon.co.uk. Deal of the week A choice of two resorts on Pulau Gaya, an island just off Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, Malaysia, is provided with a package currently offered at Tiglion ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    High and mighty: Colorado

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Rob McGovern

    ... in that order. Ask a Coloradan the population of their town and they'll probably get it to within a few thousand or even a few hundred, but ask them the elevation and their answer will be within ... buildings but it is perhaps the Second Empire-styled Beaumont that takes pride of place. Local historians say the hotel was the finest in Colorado when it opened, in 1887. After hosting presidents ...

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    Home of the 93rd: Mae Salong

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm

    ... their new home, they turned to opium in order to survive and fund their continuing armed struggles, gaining a dubious reputation as major drug traffickers. Later, the population turned to tea ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Where to find Hong Kong's most impressive waterfalls

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:53pm by Martin Williams

    ... to the coast, it became a source of freshwater for early seafarers.   It was described in a 1748 account of a voyage around the world, and later mentioned by Clarke Abel, a member of a British mission ... sailors are said to have asked the name of the place, and were told "Heung Gong [Jai]", as nearby Aberdeen was the "fragrant harbour" exporting incense. British sailors took ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    The area around Wan Chai's Sun, Moon and Star streets offers a haven from the city

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:53pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... from British designers such as Ally Capellino. "In East London, street-side cafes are an essential part of daily life," says co-owner and former London resident Wing Lo. "This ... fragrance-maker Le Labo and British designer Timothy Oulton, who recently opened a two-storey furniture emporium in the area. Wudai Shiguo is a deceptively large basement emporium of Americana-inspired ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Point Yamu by Como, Phuket

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:09pm by Mark Footer

    ... the adults get to eat? Everything on the menus of both restaurants (the other is the Italian-flavoured La Sirena; below) is a healthy option, even if you do not order from the extra-special Como ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    British passport holders demand compensation over renewal delay

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:23am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Delay of up to four months in renewing travel document brought on by switching process to the UK leaves travel plans in shambles British passportholders demand compensation Hong Kong residents who hold British passports are demanding compensation after waiting as long as four months to renew their travel documents. Her Majesty's Passport Office (HMPO) ...




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