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Beijing–Nanning High-Speed Railway Is NOW OPEN

September 26, 2014

The Beijing–Nanning High-Speed Railway (HSR) officially began operation on September 25, 2014. The high-speed rail line links two of China's most popular tourism ro...

World’s First Surviving Panda Triplets Born in July

August 15, 2014

On July 29, 2014, the 12-year-old giant panda Juxiao gave birth a healthy set of triplets at Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou. The triplets are only the fourth set...

Mogao Grottoes Improves Protection AND Visitor Experience

August 11, 2014

The Mogao Grottoes' management started implementing a new visiting model to protect the world famous ancient Buddhist artwork on August 1, 2014. Using a digital movie...

Strong Earthquake Hits Ludian County in Yunnan on August 3th

August 5, 2014

A magnitude-6.5 earthquake hit Ludian County of Zhaotong Prefecture, about 250 km (150 mi) north of Kunming, in northeast Yunnan Province at 4:30 pm on August 3, 2014...

Lhasa–Shigatse Railway to Open in August

July 29, 2014

It is possible to travel the Potala Palace and Mount Everest in one day. the Lhasa—Shigatse Railway is to open in August.

Kunming to Be 3-Day VISA-FREE!

July 23, 2014

Kunming has got approval to launch its 72-hour visa-free transit policy. It is the 10th city to implement this policy.

Guiyang–Guangzhou HSR to Open by 2015

July 21, 2014

Guiyang—Guangzhou HSR is to open at the end of 2014. It takes 2½ hours. from Guiiln to Guangzhou.

Wulong — a Stunning Transformers 4 Location

July 3, 2014

Transformers 4: Age of Extinction, directed by Michael Bay, was released on June 27, 2014. A 2½-minute scene of the film was shot at the mysterious and magnificent ...

Three New Panda Cubs Were Born in June

July 1, 2014

On June 27, 2014, giant panda Qing Qing gave birth her first baby at the Bifengxia Giant Panda Protection and Research Base in Ya'an Prefecture, 100 km southwest of ...

Bullet Trains Cut Beijing/Xi’an–Pingyao Trips to 3 or 4 Hours

June 30, 2014

From July 1st, 2014, the Chinese railway authority will put many newbullettrains officially into operation.One of thebenefits for tourists is that Pingyao Ancient Cit...

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