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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Reciprocal deal on visas a win-win for China and US

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 05:15am by SCMP Editorial

    ... business travellers and tourists to the US were valid for only one year. The new arrangement puts the Chinese passport on level footing with Hong Kong's. Economically, this will be a mutually ... US$85 billion a year and supporting up to 440,000 US jobs. That explains why the US saw no problem in opening the door wider for Chinese travellers. Similarly, China is expected to benefit from ...

  2. News - China - GOVERNMENT

    Guangzhou government under fire over tightened enforcement of residency rules

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 09:25pm

    ... have registered their temporary residence in the city. The rules do not apply for those who are staying at hotels in the city for short trips, including tourist travel, business or medical ... concerns about the new rules, describing them as trite and difficult to follow. “The authorities should let all Chinese citizens travel and live where they choose across the country, instead ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Chinese must fight on for their right to freely enter or leave their own country

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 04:38pm by Chang Ping

    ... and fellow activist, Zheng Churan. The two young women were travelling to Bangkok to attend the UN meeting when Zheng was detained at the Guangzhou checkpoint. China's overworked border officials have been busy of late checking all travellers against a long list of names barred from entry or exit. The list includes long-time activists on human rights and ethnic minority issues. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Cathay Pacific ponders tightening rules on lounge access

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 06:46am by DANNY LEE

    ... Polo Club through club miles, which reward regular long-haul flyers, and club sectors, meant for short-haul and Asian travel. Currently, club-sector travellers who fly economy class 20 times ... Marco Polo Club members described the potential changes as a "bombshell", though regular travellers often complained of entering airport lounges that were too busy and lacked a premium ...

  5. News - World - TRAVEL

    Xi’s graft purge hits US tourism industry but Chinese jet-set pick up the slack

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 09:51pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Business dries up for niche companies catering to Chinese officials, but visits by luxury jet-set travellers offset impact on tourism industry Xi's graft drive ... on this niche of the US tourism industry. In some parts of China there are new restrictions on the kinds of overseas travel by central and local government officials that will be allowed, according ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:31pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... In other words, younger travellers who put free Wi-fi and communal coffee makers before room service. The 152-room, restaurant-free Moxy Milan (below) will soon be followed by similar properties ... for families. For further details and reservations, visit www.shangri-la.com/sanya. Easy entry Starting tomorrow, travellers heading to Myanmar will be able to apply for a tourist visa online. ...

  7. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Chinese passport holders gain from US visa deal

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 05:08am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com China will stay more united to its people by making its passport more travel-friendly Mainlanders gain from US visa deal US President Barack Obama, whose ... to five years, my parents were flying to the US to visit me. It is their first trip to the country and has come about after at least three years of discussion on when we should travel to the US ...

  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian premier Narendra Modi's estranged wife demands recognition

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 03:35am by AFP

    ... to be with [Modi] in Delhi." Jashodaben stated in her application that she now "travels by public transport while her bodyguards travel by official vehicle", the paper reported. Modi's ...

  9. News - World - HEALTH

    Tapeworm in Chinese man’s brain four years removed by British scientists

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 10:18pm by AFP

    ... for four years, researchers said. During that time, the parasite travelled from the right side of the brain to the left, absorbing nutrients from the brain itself as it went. The tapeworm causes ... lakes, eating raw amphibian or reptile meat, or by using a raw frog poultice- a Chinese remedy for sore eyes. "We did not expect to see an infection of this kind in the UK, but global travel ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:59pm

    ... acclaimed series The Riches, appearing as Cael Malloy, the conniving eldest son of travelling gypsies Dahlia and Wayne, played, respectively, by Minnie Driver and executive transvestite Eddie Izzard ... advisers to the government) before Newton’s death in 1727, was satirised in the novel Gulliver’s Travels, the masterpiece of Anglo-Irish author Jonathan Swift … In 1729, Swift published his essay ...




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