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Six pandas arrive in Beijing for anniversary celebration April 30, 2009
BEIJING -- Six pandas from China's quake-ravaged Sichuan province arrived in Beijing Wednesday to start their year-long display to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in October. read more...
New Passenger Trains for Qinghai-Tibet Railway March 24, 2009
The Qinghai-Tibet Railway Company will add four new pairs of passenger trains from April 1, 2009. read more...
Soong Ching-ling Exhibition Opens in HK February 11, 2014
The Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum in Hong Kong began to display on Thursday a selection of valuable artifacts and photographs showing the life of Dr Sun's wife Soong Ching-ling (1893-1981). read more...
Foshan Launches Three Eco-travel Routes March 13, 2009
The Foshan Tourism Bureau in Guangdong province has launched three eco-travel routes for 2009. read more...
Chairman Mao Zedong Memorial Hall Stopped Opening for Maintenance February 11, 2014
The Chairman Mao Zedong Memorial Hall began to make the annual repairing and equipments maintenance, and stopped opening. The maintenance project will last 20 days, and it will reopen for visitors on March 21. read more...
Guangdong Province Pilots to Renew May Day Golden Week February 25, 2009
The May Day Golden Week is expected to make a comeback in only one province in China this year, as the provincial government of Guangdong was given the greenlight Monday to revive the long holiday on a trial basis to stimulate the slowed economy. read more...
Shanghai World Expo Tickets Set to Go on Sale February 11, 2014
Tickets for the Shanghai World Expo 2010 will go on sale for groups on March 27 and for the public on July 1, 2009. The basic ticket price will be 160 yuan ($22.40 ). read more...
Hanting Hotel Launches New Checkout Service February 28, 2009
Hanting Hotels Group has launched a non-stop checkout service for its customers. read more...
HK Proposes to Offer Multiple Entry Visas February 27, 2009
Henry Tang Ying-yen, Hong Kong's chief secretary for administration, is proposing that Hong Kong offer multiple entry visas to people in more cities in Guangdong province. read more...
Hangzhou Issues 150 mln in travel coupons February 26, 2009
Visitors to Hangzhou can get a 25-percent discount at hotels, tourist sites and teahouses from March 1 to May 31 with coupons from the city government, a municipal tourism official said Friday. read more...