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China Public Holiday Schedule 2011 February 11, 2014

Chinese people celebrate seven major festivals during the course of a year (see the table below). Most of these festivals are three-day holidays. If you are fond of local pageantry, you might want to check to see whether your visiting dates coincide with local festivals at your particular destinations. Below is a table of 2011 China holiday schedule:

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The Changes of China Railway Policy February 11, 2014

According to the latest information from the Ministry of Railways, there are several modifications for China railway policy, and the new policy will take effect since December 1, 2010.

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Chinese Airlines to Raise Fuel Surcharges February 11, 2014

Major Chinese airlines will raise passenger fuel surcharges from October 27, 2010, because the factory price of aviation kerosene has been raised. Air China Ltd, Hainan Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and several other Chinese carriers will carry out the new standard.

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Strong Typhoon Hits Guangdong Province February 11, 2014

According to the latest news from the Guangdong Meteorological Station, the strongest typhoon in 2010 named Megi (Nianyu in Chinese, pronounced nyen-yoo) will directly hit Guangdong Province on October 22 or 23. Meanwhile, a stream of strong cold air has been sweeping across China from north to south since October 1st, 2 read more...

China Pavilion to Reopen in December after Shanghai Expo February 11, 2014

The China Pavilion of Shanghai Expo reopens to the public for 6 months from December 1, 2010 till May 31, 2011.

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Typhoon FANAPI Landed Fujian Province February 11, 2014

Typhoon FANAPI has touched down Fujian Province in the morning, September 20. It is moving west and will orderly arrive at Guangdong and coastal Guangxi.

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Acupuncture Bids for Place in World’s Intangible Cultural Heritage February 9, 2014

China has recently completed and submitted the inscription of acupuncture of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to the UNESCO, in the hope of it getting enrollment in the list of the world’s intangible cultural heritages.

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The Holiday Arrangement for China's National Day February 11, 2014

In this year, people in China can also enjoy a seven-day rest during the National Day holiday between October 1 and 7, according to a circular by the State Council.

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Mid-Autumn Festival Holiday Schedule February 11, 2014

China’s Mid-Autumn Festival(中秋节, zhōng qiū jié) is a day for family reunions much like the Western Thanksgiving Day. Besides that, it is also a harvest festival in China.

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Hot Weather Continues across China February 11, 2014

Hot weather has persisted in China since the end of June, with temperatures often reaching or even exceeding 35 ℃ (95℉). The National Meteorological Center has issued high temperatures alerts which include South and North China.

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