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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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Yuan Shangdu's Application for World Cultural Heritage Status Accepted February 11, 2014

Yuan Shangdu's application for World Cultural Heritage status was accepted on June 29th, 2012. It became China's 30th World Cultural Heritage site and 42nd World Heritage site.

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The Precise Length of the Great Wall Announced by the State Administration of Cultural Heritage February 9, 2014

Latest news about the precise length of the Great Wall, it is 21,196.18km, according to the State Administration of Cultural Heritage on June 5th, 2012.

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Wuhan - Yichang High-Speed Railway to Open in Mid-June February 11, 2014

Wuhan Railways Administration said that recently, Wuhan-Yichang high-speed railway is to open in mid-June, 2012. It came into use on July, 1st, 2012.

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Dragon Boat Festival Comes Soon February 11, 2014

The Dragon Boat Festival falls on June 23 this year (2012). Most people in China will enjoy a three-day holiday, lasting from June 22 to June 24.

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Holiday Arrangements for Labor Day 2014 February 11, 2014

The Labor Day is coming soon. Most people in China will enjoy a three-day holiday, lasting from April 29 to May 1.

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Qingming Festival 2014 Is Coming Soon February 11, 2014

Qingming Festival falls on April 5 this year. Most Chinese people will enjoy a 3-day holiday from April 5 to April 7.

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China Highlights Train Ticket Availability Search Available Now February 11, 2014

China train availability search, a China Highlights’ new function, has been available recently. With this function, passengers can search the ticket availability of a Chinese train before they go to a ticket office to buy a train ticket.

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Chengdu Picasso Exhibition Opens Soon February 10, 2014

The Chengdu Picasso Exhibition is scheduled to open to the public from February 28 to May 1. It is the second station of Picasso Exhibition Tour in China.

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