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  1. News - China

    Taiwan wins visa free travel to US

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 08:29am by Agence France-Presse in New York

    ... is only recognised by 25 countries around the world, its officials said Taiwanese can now travel to 129 countries without a visa. Taiwan and China divided into nationalist and communist camps ...

  2. Business - China Business - TRAVEL

    Price war among mainland online travel agencies to leave few survivors

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Ctrip, the mainland's biggest internet travel company, says the fierce competition will result in only a few survivors in the industry Online agencies wage cut-throat price war The mainland's biggest online travel agent, Ctrip, says the fierce price war being waged by online agencies will leave only a few survivors in the industry. ...

  3. Business

    Checking in for a travel boom

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Beijing The number of mainland tourists heading abroad has roughly doubled in five years, despite what may be the slowest year of growth in over a decade Checking in fora travel ... If they don't feel good, they'll stop," he said. "Travel is a good indicator because people are travelling more and they are consuming a lot when they travel abroad." Investors, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Travel - TRAVEL

    ESF teacher's quest to visit every province in China

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

    ... Simon Parry life@scmp.com An English teacher's aim to see every corner of the mainland- and learn the language along the way- has given him enough travel stories to fill a book, ... was limited largely to summer holidays when his wife and daughters would fly back to England while he would spend five weeks travelling through China before joining them for the tail end ...

  5. News - China - TRAVEL

    Mainland passengers come to blows on flight to Shanghai

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... The Tianning Huangchao travel agency in Chengdu, which chartered the flight, confirmed the brawl yesterday. The agency said the Airbus A330 plane had not returned to Saipan because it was too ...

  6. Why China Will Never Rule the World: Travels in the Two Chinas

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... David Wilson Why China Will Never Rule the World: Travels in the Two Chinas by Troy Parfitt Western Hemisphere Press According to Goldman Sachs, China will outstrip the United States by 2027. Citing that claim in this take-no-prisoners travelogue with teeth, Canadian analyst Troy Parfitt attacks the assumption that China is going anywhere. Parfitt, a certified teacher ...

  7. Get your bearings

    Posted Nov 16th 2008, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... with Jin Peh You may have seen a traditional fung shui master taking readings with their luo pan or Chinese fung shui compass. This is an essential tool that provides significantly more information about a person's living or working environment than ...

  8. Finnair opens new gateway for China

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... in a 31 per cent increase in Chinese travellers staying overnight in Finland, surpassing 100,000 for the first time. The number of Finnish visitors to Hong Kong has also increased dramatically, ... travelling between Asia and Europe. In the future 'via Helsinki' will become a concept in travel between these two continents.' Finnair has focused on increasing its Asian traffic ...

  9. Rights groups issue mainland travel alerts over suppression

    Posted Apr 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong Beijing and Shanghai have been tarred with black travel warnings- not by the government, but by human rights groups over China's crackdowns on freedom of speech. Five ... Group- yesterday distributed leaflets urging travellers to avoid the mainland because of the suppression of dissidents and activists. The groups issued black alerts, the highest level- signalling ...

  10. The Ultimate South China Travel Guide- Canton

    Posted Oct 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Oil Paintings, watercolours, sketches and prints (including William Daniell's Canton Factories, above) depict daily life and landscapes in 19th-century Canton. Mon-Fri, Sun, 10am-6pm, Sat, 10am-8pm, closed Thu, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, ...




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