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Hainan Duty-free Limits to Increase February 11, 2014

The policy against duty-free shopping on Hainan Island will be relieved since November 1st, 2012.

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Hefei–Bengbu High-Speed Railway Open February 11, 2014

A new high-speed railway linking Hefei and Bengbu (both in Anhui Province) was opened on October 16th, 2012.

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Fuel Surcharges for China's Domestic Routes to Increase February 11, 2014

Fuel surcharges for China's domestic flight routes are set to increase from October 5, 2012.

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Zhengzhou-Wuhan High-Speed Railway Launched February 11, 2014

A new high-speed railway connecting Zhengzhou and Wuhan opened on September 28th, 2012.

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Daocheng-Yading Airport to Open February 11, 2014

Daocheng-Yading Airport is going to take trials in December, 2012, and will put into use in 2013.

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Beijing — 72 Hours Visa Free from 2013 February 10, 2014

Beijing will implement a new policy that foreign tourists can stay of up to 72 hours with free visas in Beijing as the transit city.

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The Forthcoming Yarlung Cultural Festival in Lhoka, Tibet February 11, 2014

The 2012 Yarlung Cultural Festival will be held from August 15 to 21 in Tsetang County, Lhoka Prefecture, Tibet.

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The Upcoming Red Yao Minority February 11, 2014

The traditional "Shaiyi" (Drying Clothes) Festival is held in the Longsheng Jinkeng Hongyao Rice Terraces Scenic Area every 6th day of the 6th Chinese lunar month (July 24th in 2012).

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China Eastern Airlines Offers Free Bullet Train Tickets February 11, 2014

China Eastern Airlines has brought a new service into operation recently: Customers can buy a flight ticket to/from Shanghai with a Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station bullet train ticket to/from Suzhou, Hangzhou, Changzhou, Ningbo, or Wuxi.

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Chengjiang Fossil Site Accepted as World Heritage February 10, 2014

Yunnan's Chengjiang Fossil Site was listed as World Heritage on July 1st, 2012. Now China's natural and cultural World Heritage sites total 43.

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