Typhoon Lekima ravages China: 33 killed, a million evacuated, thousands of flights cancelled
The typhoon, which made landfall in southeast China at the weekend, has caused the evacuation of a billion people and more than $3 billion in damages.
Chinese authorities are installing a surveillance app on tourists’ phones, investigation finds
Border officers are reportedly installing a surveillance app on tourists’ phones before they cross certain borders, giving authorities access to text messages, phone logs, calendar entries and other pieces of data.
REVEALED: The number one Aussie brand for Chinese consumers is not what you think
If you think we left the name of the top brand out of this headline to make you click on it, you’re absolutely right.
China issues US travel alert, following incoming visa changes for visitors to America
China has issued a travel warning for its citizens travelling to the States, citing concerns travellers have been “interrogated, interviewed and subjected to” forms of harassment by US law enforcement.
Chinese tourists cancel trips to “punish” New Zealand
by Ali Coulton
A cooling of relations between China and New Zealand has turned icy as Chinese state media reports tourists are cancelling their trips to the land of the long white cloud.
Air New Zealand flight to China denied permission to land, forced to turn back
by Huntley Mitchell
Air New Zealand staff will be triple-checking the airline’s paperwork in future after suffering an embarrassing incident at the hands of China.
The world’s first ‘quarry hotel’ opens in Shanghai
Have your clients been begging for you to get them closer to a quarry? Perhaps inside one? Well, let them beg no more.
SHOCKING: Luxury hotels apologise for dodgy cleaning practices
All we can say is we’ll definitely be soaking any cups at hotels in hand sanitiser before we use them in the future. Ew.
World longest bridge opens connecting Hong Kong to Macau and mainland China
The bridge makes it easier to bring together Hong Kong and attractions across the Greater Bay Area into the one itinerary. Also, it’s very pretty.
Spend the night on the Great Wall of China with Airbnb
Excuse our language but how bloody good does that bed look? To be honest though, at this stage of the week our need for a nap is so strong we’d take any bed.
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