Travel and Life
BEIJING (AP) — International Olympic Committee inspectors are departing Beijing after offering a positive evaluation of the Chinese capital’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials say they would provide high security for a Winter Olympics in Beijing, as IOC evaluators wrap up their five-day inspection tour of the city’s 2022 bid.
Hardly a week goes by in Thailand when Chinese tourists are not in the press for an array apparent misdemeanors, most of which are petty cultural crimes relating to the breaching of Thailand’s many taboos. Social media has maintained a steady flow of viral photographs and videos of the Chinese parvenu in Thailand, purportedly shocking the nation – and the world – by defecating in streets, opening emergency doors on airplanes, drying laundry in public, and performing high-kicks on temple bells, all of which have led to an online dis-like campaign towards Thailand’s most lucrative tourist demographic.
It’s every tourist’s worst nightmare: being stranded on a roadside, spouse, luggage, and worst of all, your baby in tow, as the cabbie that kicked you to the curb speeds off in the distance.
Flight attendants on a KLM flight from Amsterdam to Bangkok reacted quickly Sunday after a battery in a passenger’s luggage caused a fire in an overhead locker.
Winter Olympics inspectors positive after Beijing visit
Sun, Mar 29, 2015 11:58AM UTC
3 dead as rebels attack government convoy in northeast India
Sun, Mar 29, 2015 11:52AM UTC
Flood in shale mine in central China leaves at least 5 dead
Sun, Mar 29, 2015 11:49AM UTC