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Miss Laowai Unveiled

“Let’s introduce you all to the ladies of the night,” said the hostess. And so began the pageant for Miss Laowai China 2010. It was a fittingly amusing start for an evening that was to be nothing less than entertaining … Continue reading

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Beijing’s Traffic Madness Set to Worsen

Back in July we reported that Beijing had scored the world’s highest rating on the “Commuter Pain Index,” with traffic five times worse than Los Angeles. That followed a Chinese Academy of Sciences report in June that found Beijing had … Continue reading

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Beijing’s population surges near 20 million

Commuters try hard to squeeze into a train at a stop on subway Line 1 in Beijing, July 14, 2010. [Photo / Xinhua] Beijing municipal people’s congress revealed this week that the Chinese capital now has 19.72 million inhabitants, growing … Continue reading

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Travel guide to Beijing

Beijing (Capital City of China) As the capital of China, Beijing is one of the world’s truly imposing cities, with a 3,000-year history and 22 million. Covering 16,808 square kilometers in area, it is the political, cultural and economic center … Continue reading

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Chongqing-Yichang Cruise Line Chongqing–Yichang:­ 4 Days and 3 Nights Downstream Cruise Route The itinerary is the highlight of Yangtze River… Online Classifieds

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What credit cards do I have to bring with me?

Take your credit cards like Visa, Master Card and American Express. Make sure they are actually credit cards and not just debit cards with the logo of the credit card company on them. Many places require a credit card and … Continue reading

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