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The body of Christine Boskoff, a renowned US climber, has been found on a remote mountain in southwest China's Sichuan Province, said local mountaineering association official on Monday. Chinese rescuers resumed the search for Boskoff in the Genyen Mountain this month after snow melted, and found her body near the site where the body of fellow climber Charlie Fowler was found in Dec.. Boskoff, 39, and Fowler, 52, disappeared in November. Boskoff was among the world's leading high-altitude women climbers and had ascended six of the world's peaks over 7,800 meters, including Mt.
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The body of the missing Australian hiker, the 47-year-old Melbourne man Andrew Clem Lindenmayer, has been found on July 19 by local villagers nearby Upper Riwuqie (Shang Riwuqie) of 4600m on Mt. Minya Konka (Mt. Gongga / Gongga Shan) in south-west China's Sichuan Province.
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Xinhua News Agency July 13, 2007

China Southern Airlines, the country's biggest airline, opened direct flights from Guangzhou, capital of southern Guangdong Province, to Siem Reap in Cambodia on Thursday.

The company also runs direct flights from Guangzhou to Phnom Penh, the Cambodian capital.

Earlier in July, China Southern set up three new routes linking Guangzhou with Myanmar’s capital Yangon, Phuket in Thailand and Laos’ capital city Vientiane.

The airline intends to open direct flights from Guangzhou to Delhi in September.

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Shanghai Daily July 10, 2007

Chinese airline passengers may get more money back when they cancel domestic flight tickets as some carriers adopted new service fees.

The fee for returning airline tickets is now determined by discounts rather than when the ticket is returned, said operators on customer service lines with China Eastern Airlines and Air China. Both carriers adopted the new standard on July 1.
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Sat Jul 7, 7:06 PM ET

LISBON, Portugal - The Great Wall of China, Rome's Colosseum, India's Taj Mahal and three architectural marvels from Latin America were among the new seven wonders of the world chosen in a global poll released on Saturday.

Jordan's Petra was the seventh winner. Peru's Machu Picchu, Brazil's Statue of Christ Redeemer and Mexico's Chichen Itza pyramid also made the cut.

About 100 million votes were cast by the Internet and cellphone text messages, said New7Wonders, the nonprofit organization that conducted the poll.
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