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March 24, 1985|BETTY MARTIN

The Greater Los Angeles Visitors and Convention Bureau has opened a visitors center at Los Angeles International Airport to assist the over 5 million international annual arrivals. The center, in the Tom Bradley International Terminal, will provide information about Los Angeles and assistance with airport services. Mini tours are available for travelers on short layovers. The staff has fluency in 10 languages. All terminals are connected to the center by courtesy telephone.

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Singapore Airlines and CAAC (China) will inaugurate service between the two countries this summer. On May 15 Singapore will begin twice-weekly service, Singapore/Shanghai/Peking, and on June 17 CAAC will begin twice weekly routing on Peking/Guangzhou/Singapore.

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British Caledonian Airways is scheduled to begin service between London and Jeddah and Dhahran in Saudi Arabia on March 31. Flights will be every day but Saturday and beginning July 6 will be daily.

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Jean Troy, national president of U.S.-China Peoples Friendship Assn., will discuss changes in education in China on Wednesday at the Mercury Savings building, 10435 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. For information call (213) 472-4035.

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The Globetrotters Club San Fernando meeting will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at 14860 Roscoe Blvd., Panorama City. A slide program by Ollie and Rae Walters on Prague, Czechoslovakia, will be featured. Call (818) 780-1321 for information.

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"A Peruvian Adventure," a slide-film presentation will be given on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Glendale Federal Savings building, 401 N. Brand, Glendale. Sally Vogel filmed and will narrate. For information call (213) 849-4171.

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