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2013-04-17 23:15:49

Agoda.com, Asia´s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is preparing a wide range of hotel deals to help celebrate the Cheung Chau Bun Festival, one of the most lively and enjoyable celebrations of the year, which this year will be held from May 14-18. Singapore (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 Agoda.com, Asia´s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is preparing a wide range of hotel deals to help...

2008-09-12 09:00:24

Power utility CLP Holdings has suspended plans for a $1 billion liquefied natural gas terminal on the South Soko Island near Hong Kong, according to Reuters. The news source quoted a CLP spokesperson as saying that the company will not pursue its plan to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on the South Soko Island. Environmental groups who were critical of the facility's impact on the marine ecosystem around the Soko and Lantau islands have welcomed the announcement. CLP had...

2008-07-12 09:00:26

FAMILY TRAVEL Q We are flying to New Zealand in September and will be breaking the journey in Hong Kong. Although my husband and I have both visited, our four-year-old daughter has not. Is there anything we should look out for or visit while we are there? J Parker, via email A Hong Kong can at first seem a very adult-oriented city, but is accessible and enjoyable for families, even those with very young children. Its compact size also lends itself well to a short stopover. September is...


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Chinese White Dolphin, Sousa chinensis chinensis (known as rare pink dolphins)
2012-05-25 11:45:30

The Chinese white dolphin, otherwise known as the Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin, is a species of humpback dolphin that can be found in the waters of Southeast Asia. When breeding, they will travel to the waters around South Africa to Australia.  There are currently two recognized subspecies of the Chinese white dolphin. The coloring of the Chinese white dolphin can vary due to age and location. When born, calves are actually black, but will change to grey, then pink with white spotting,...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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