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As Asia travel recovery commences, China keeps the walls up

As Asia-Pacific tentatively starts opening to international air travel, Beijing’s tough ‘Zero-Covid’ approach means an air travel recovery will be anything but complete for airlines. According to IATA’s travel regulation map, China imposes tough requirements for those entering the country, including two weeks of quarantine. This is in contrast to regional peers, which are cautiously …

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Chinese Dunhuang Crescent Lake

Chinese Dunhuang Crescent Lake

Chinese Dunhuang Crescent Lake Yueyaquan (Chinese: 月牙泉; pinyin: Yuèyá Quán) is a crescent-shaped lake in an oasis, 6 km south of the city of Dunhuang in Gansu Province,China. It was named Yueyaquan in the Qing Dynasty. Mildred Cable & Francesca French visited the lake during their travels in the region and recorded their impressions in their book The Gobi Desert, “All around us we saw tier on tier of …

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