David Powell

David Powell

<p>David Powell is a Xiamen-based writer versed in an eclectic set of topics, including China, business, tech, education and endurance sports. Stints in Italy, the United States and China give him insight into what makes us unique as well as an abiding interest in the social, cultural and economic events and habits that unite us.</p>

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Historic Xiamen is packed with attractions, for peaceful moments or a rousing good time

Soul Bar’s house band features Filipino musicians covering modern Chinese and Western pop and rock hits

Soul Bar’s house band features Filipino musicians covering modern Chinese and Western pop and rock hits

14 Jun 2018 - 11:30AM
Upscale hotels cater to the needs of business and leisure travellers

Xiamen has a wide selection of hotels to choose from, some of which cast a wide net, while others focus on particular segments

Xiamen has a wide selection of hotels to choose from, some of which cast a wide net, while others focus on particular segments

14 Jun 2018 - 11:30AM
Haikou opens the way to a more intimate exploration of the ocean

Whether exploring the locale’s aquatic offerings, or embarking on a cruise overseas, Hainan’s capital city serves as the ideal launching point

Whether exploring the locale’s aquatic offerings, or embarking on a cruise overseas, Hainan’s capital city serves as the ideal launching point

30 May 2018 - 5:54PM
Temperate climate enhances sporting appeal from golf to marathons and yachting to kiteboarding

Last year’s Tour of Hainan cycle race featured 20 professional teams from China and abroad

Last year’s Tour of Hainan cycle race featured 20 professional teams from China and abroad

30 May 2018 - 5:49PM
Food choices in Haikou make every meal a special occasion

The cuisine bears similarities to Cantonese-style cooking, but with distinctly local twists

The cuisine bears similarities to Cantonese-style cooking, but with distinctly local twists

30 May 2018 - 5:23PM
Cultural and culinary treasures make exploring Haikou a joy

‘Coconut City’ offers tastes and handicrafts that can’t be found elsewhere

‘Coconut City’ offers tastes and handicrafts that can’t be found elsewhere

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