Chinese tourists

Uncouth Chinese Tourists in North Korea

Since Beijing’s approval of North Korea as a travel destination in 2008, the bad behavior of some Chinese tourists has unsettled their hosts. From Kristine Servando at South China Morning Post: Simon Cockerell, of Koryo...

Watchmakers Fret Over China Sales Slump

Luxury watchmakers, who have in recent years seen massive sales growth in the Chinese market, have since last summer seen that growth stifled. While President Xi Jinping’s campaign to cleanup corruption and crack down...

China to Open Disputed Islands to Tourism

Reuters reports that China will soon be allowing tourists to visit disputed islands in the South China Sea: China will this month start allowing tourists to visit the Paracel Islands, one of a group of disputed islets and reefs...

Chinese Tourists Now World’s Top Spenders

According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, Chinese tourists now spend more travelling abroad than vacationers from any other country. The Wall Street Journal reports: With their matching hats and...

Britain Looks to China for Christmas Cheer

As Britain is split over attracting Chinese tourists and visa plans posing a security threat, AFP reports Britain is now looking towards Chinese tourists for Christmas cheer: Congee and dumplings are on the breakfast menu at...

China Hires North Korean Guest Workers

While China denies accusations of exporting missile vehicles to North Korea, China is hiring thousands of guest workers from North Korea. The Los Angeles Times reports: The deal, which has not been publicly announced by either...



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