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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    New Natives exhibit shows contemporary Filipino artists in a new light

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:48pm by Kylie Knott

    ... an international reputation, including Noberto Roldan, who exhibited in “No Country”, the travelling show from the Guggenheim Museum; Stephanie Syjuco, whose works are part of the Whitney Museum’s ...

  2. News - China

    World’s fastest elevator will whisk Chinese businessmen up at speeds of 72km/h

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 10:40am by Agence France-Presse

    ... and engineering firm said in a press release. They will be able to travel the length of the 440 metre shaft- from the first to 95th floor- in a stomach-churning 43 seconds. Hitachi will install a total ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Plane bomb hoax accused was delusional and erratic, court told

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 06:05pm by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Passenger who allegedly used Toblerone bar ‘like a sword’ says he was only making jokes 'Bomb threat on a first class that wasn't there' A Finnish traveller on an Amsterdam-Hong Kong flight that had no first-class seats claimed there was a bomb in the first class, a court heard yesterday. Antti Manselius, 23, also thought at times ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    My 48 hours in Bangkok

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:48pm by NICK TAYLOR

    ... Nick Taylor Linda Charoenlab walks us around her home city and picks out the places where the bright young things spend their time and money FASHION DESIGNER Linda Charoenlab is a Bangkok native and part of the city’s emerging vanguard of good-natured coo ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology

    US firm is taking space tourism to luxurious new heights

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:26am by Jamie Carter

    ... Although hardly affordable for most of us, space tourism could go mass market. "It represents the next step in travel experiences," Poynter says. "We're living through a pivotal ... www.astronomytours.co.uk which puts together astronomy-related travel itineraries for nature-lovers to see total solar eclipses in remote areas of the globe. "Currently, the polar regions are seen ...

  6. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    China clears way for global travel networks

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 12:27am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com Mainland clears way for global travel networks Foreign players of a global distribution system popped champagne last week when the mainland aviation authority granted them direct access to the thriving but closely held travel market, but some analysts say the celebration is premature. After 14 months of vetting, the Civil Aviation Administration ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 10:47pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... Adam Nebbs Adam Nebbs Yokohama revisited The Japanese port city of Yokohama was once, long ago, a very popular destination for Hong Kong travellers. From the late 19th century, most ships ... never quite regained its pre-1923 popularity with Hong Kong travellers, thanks largely to the imminent arrival of regional air travel and Japanese military overtures in China in the 1930s. ...

  8. News - World - HEALTH

    MIT study finds sneezes propel germs much farther than was thought

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:53pm by NYT

    ... to conclude that small droplets emitted during a sneeze actually travel farther than the larger ones, as commonly believed. Given the findings, researchers suggest architects and engineers re-examine ... and discarding the tissue immediately afterward was also recommended to prevent the spread of disease, she said. "When people smoke, they blow it into the air and it travels. If you see it like ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICAL REFORM

    Anson Chan hopes Beijing will judge merits of HK2020’s electoral reform proposal

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:43am by Tanna Chong

    ... was travelling around the world," he said, referring to the state media criticism. The veteran pan-democrat said the "cold fact" is that the final say on suffrage lies with Beijing. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Watchdog raps travel club over 'free' hotel rooms that cost HK$164,000

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 11:14am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Consumer Council acts to publicly sanction travel club after it received 75 complaints against Carefree Travel for failing to honour its offers of free accommodation during 2013 Free hotel rooms that cost HK$164,000 A travel club named and shamed by the consumer watchdog for repeatedly failing to honour its offer of complimentary hotel rooms has agreed ...




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