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  1. News - China - WEATHER

    Snow clears smog but brings travel chaos to China

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Snowfall that swept across northern China over the weekend helped ease pollution that had choked parts of the country last week, but concerns about air quality were replaced with travel ... travel chaos ...

  2. Lifestyle - Travel - REVIEW FOUR SEASONS BEIJING

    Four Seasons Beijing opens doors

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Tessa Chan

    ... shopping and entertainment hub Sanlitun, and the Caochangdi and 798 art districts. "We are expecting 50 per cent business travellers and 50 per cent leisure guests here. "In Beijing, ...

  3. Beijing upgrades travel to Taiwan

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... be allowed to the island. Residents of Beijing, Shanghai and Xiamen are to get their first chance to travel to Taiwan on individual visas before the end of the month, the mainland's top ... 28 and would allow 500 people to travel directly to Taiwan each day. 'The mainland side will [also] add scheduled flights from the four new airports of Yancheng [Jiangsu province], ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Will the dealmakers go to Shanghai's financial centre?

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com International financial executives will need good reasons to travel to Shanghai, with Beijing already a more important destination for them ... in the financial industry, especially in the investment banking and private equity sectors, you may agree with me that there is not much need to travel to Shanghai from Hong Kong, London, or New York, ...

  5. Travelling a bumpy road

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nov 15-18, 2009 US President Barack Obama visits China and invites President Hu Jintao for a return visit Dec China accused by the US-led developed countries of blocking a more ambitious deal at the Copenhagen climate-change summit Jan 13, 2010 Search gia ...

  6. News - China - TRANSPORT

    Tickets go on sale for high-speed rail link between Beijing and Guangzhou

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... high-speed service. However, many travellers were shocked to learn that the eight-hour journey would cost about the same as commonly available discounted airline tickets for flights that complete ... between Beijing and Hong Kong, after the Shenzhen-Hong Kong high-speed link's scheduled completion in 2015. Cat Chen, a 33-year-old advertising agent who often travels from Guangzhou ...

  7. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, December 6, 2012

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF REPRORTER, AFP

    ... over wearing luxury watches. Fiona Tam   Air travellers to Beijing will get three-day stay Starting next month, overseas air travellers visiting Beijing may stay 72 hours without a visa, Xinhua ...

  8. Travel ban violates the Olympic spirit

    Posted Mar 13th 2008, 12:00am by Emily Lau

    ... travel ban on pro-democracy legislators. Within the Legislative Council, there are 12 pro-democracy members, including myself, who have been banned for more than a decade from travelling ... members. I am grateful to Ms Wang for raising the sensitive issue publicly in Beijing. Since the travel ban was imposed before the change of sovereignty, pro-Beijing legislators who are either ...

  9. Beijing's turbulent flight path

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Mainland airlines are hoping that when Beijing's second airport is finally opened, they will not be forced to schedule flights from two airfields in the city, which they say will add to their costs and curb flexibil ...

  10. Visa clampdown a blow for business travellers

    Posted Apr 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... frequent travellers to the mainland who are not Chinese nationals will now face great difficulty going across the border if their multiple-entry visas have just expired or are about to expire. ...




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