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Immersion leadership program takes teens to China for two weeks

A new two-week Global Leadership program in China for English-speaking high school and college students is accepting applications for summer 2014.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Manila Bulletin

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Some Democrats said it's time to stop hiding from President Barack Obama's health care overhaul - even in this year's toughest Senate elections - given that enrollments are higher than expected and costs are lower.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

South China Morning Post

Jackie Chan's star-studded 60th birthday had more celebrity appearances than Spring Festival Gala

Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong-born actor and action choreographer best known for his role as Detective Inspector Lee in Rush Hour.

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Korea Herald

[Herald Interview] Designer shoe brands diversify sales channels

To most modern women, shoe's do more than merely cover one's foot for protection.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Korean-American, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel

South China Morning Post

Direct trains to Guangzhou put cross-border links back on track

Choi Wai-hang was one of the frequent travellers on the Guangzhou-Kowloon through trains in the early days of its resumption of service in 1979.

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Hospitality Net

Langham Hospitality Group Enters The Middle East With The Langham Brand In Dubai

Two milestone "firsts" for the company: Luxury property on Palm Jumeirah will be the Group's first in the region, and the first resort in the global portfolio.

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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, Travel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Travel, United Arab Emirates Travel, Middle East Travel, Middle East, Asia Travel, China Travel

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

New island off Lantau coast could ease HK's tourist pressure

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-Ying has promised to deal with increasing number of mainland tourists visiting the territory.

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Related Topix: Hong Kong, World News, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel

The Standard

Feasts fear hits home

Public officials in the mainland are running scared in the wake of a new directive to local authorities strongly discouraging them from hosting feasts.

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South China Morning Post

Haider Ackermann is a designer who prefers to shun the limelight

Haider Ackermann is looking for new avenues to explore, as reflected in a more austere, masculine aesthetic.

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South China Morning Post

Hong Kong cannot afford a city state of mind

Hong Kong needs a revolution in its education system so it turns out students able to innovate, grow businesses and move up the value chain.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Internet, Science / Technology

Sun Apr 13, 2014

South China Morning Post

Underground workers help shape new MTR station at Admiralty

Subterranean explosions, freezing earth and plans for superfast elevators help the MTR inch steadily towards its next phase of service High-tech gear such as this tunnel boring machine make large-scale construction projects possible in the heart of the city.

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Daily Mail

Judith Chalmers enjoys a quick (and VERY spicy) bite of Hong Kong

We have always loved Hong Kong, so we landed at the International Airport on Lantau island with rising anticipation.

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Southland Times

Las Vegas

If I asked you to guess some of the world's most popular tourist attractions, what would be on your list? The Eiffel Tower? The Great Wall of China? The Taj Mahal would probably rate a mention, along with the Pyramids? Oh, but hang on, what about Angkor Wat, Vatican City, Machu Picchu, the State of Liberty, the Tower of London? There are so many ... (more)

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Jim Doyle: Back to the jungle after spring break in '69

This is the time of year when high school and college students wind themselves up like cheap watches, forget everything they have learned about life and differential equations, stuff a suitcase with bikinis, flip-flops, jammer shorts and fake IDs, and head out for spring break.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, South Padre Island, TX, Family, Teenagers, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

The world's top tourist attraction is...

If I asked you to guess some of the world's most popular tourist attractions, what would be on your list? The Eiffel Tower? The Great Wall of China? The Taj Mahal would probably rate a mention, along with the Pyramids? Oh, but hang on, what about Angkor Wat, Vatican City, Machu Picchu, the State of Liberty, the Tower of London? There are so many ... (more)

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The Orlando Sentinel

Disney gives global birthday kiss to It's a Small World

Disney's It's a Small World ride is turning 50, and it received a global birthday party on Thursday.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Scoop

Healthcare systems expert to take up visiting professorship

Robin Gauld, Professor of Health Policy and director of the Centre for Health Systems at the University of Otago, has been named the 2014 NZ-UK Link Foundation Visiting Professor.

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Related Topix: Health Care Policy, Health, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, New Zealand Travel, Pacific Travel

South China Morning Post

Samson Young's Liquid Borders project aims to preserve natural sounds

Samson Young Kar-fai's latest project is prompted by the government's 2012 decision to gradually reduce the closed area near the Hong Kong-Shenzhen border by opening it to public access.

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South China Morning Post

Long Hair's pension fund filibuster a grand idea

There is no reason why some of the ample fiscal reserves cannot be designated for uses other than setting up another concrete pouring fund Jake van der Kamp is a native of the Netherlands, a Canadian citizen, and a longtime Hong Kong resident.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Hotel Online

Raffles Hotels & Resorts to Open Raffles Istanbul in Turkey in September 2014

ZURICH, APRIL 7, 2014 : When it opens on 1st September this year, Raffles Istanbul will be the perfect embodiment of the 'new' face of Istanbul: cutting-edge, eclectic and energetic.

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