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Whale watching in Sydney
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Whale watching in Sydney

That's not whaling season, but whale watching season, where tours are spotting an increased humpback population
Jade Buddha Temple battles unwanted visitors
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Jade Buddha Temple battles unwanted visitors

One of Shanghai’s most popular tourist destinations is besieged by beggars and fortune tellers, its abbot laments
What Ratan Tata said about Ambani's megabucks mansion
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What Ratan Tata said about Ambani's megabucks mansion

Did he really mean it, in that way?
Forgetful? Have a free umbrella
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Forgetful? Have a free umbrella

Forget real-name registration for train tickets, the city is taking names and numbers this year as it loans out umbrellas during plum rain season
Eastern odyssey: Unmissable experiences of a great Australian road trip
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Eastern odyssey: Unmissable experiences of a great Australian road trip

The highlights of an epic journey from Brisbane to Melbourne
Is Tokyo ready to face its own major earthquake?
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Is Tokyo ready to face its own major earthquake?

We find out what one disaster education center has lined up to prepare the capital
Red shirts mark anniversary of bloody government crackdown
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Red shirts mark anniversary of bloody government crackdown

Thousands of people gather at Rajprasong Intersection, calling for justice for those killed
No need to wait-- the ski season is here
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No need to wait-- the ski season is here

The ski season begins Friday May 20 -- and as well as being early, there'll be shorter queues
RIP Ming Ming: The world’s oldest panda dies
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RIP Ming Ming: The world’s oldest panda dies

Finally giving in to the odds, Ming Ming heads to the bamboo forest in the sky at 34 years old
National Tourism Day: Visit Shanghai tourist spots on the cheap
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National Tourism Day: Visit Shanghai tourist spots on the cheap

Sadly, this is one national day we don’t get off, but at least you get to save some kuai
The Merlion Hotel stripped for a fire sale
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The Merlion Hotel stripped for a fire sale

Staying with the mythical creature wasn't enough for some, they had to take a little piece of The Merlion Hotel home